Thursday 8 November 2012
Aptina benefiting from product differentiation via CIS chips, says executive
Aptina, which supplies a complete lineup of CMOS image sensors, will benefit from the increasing emphasis on camera functionalities and the image processing capabilities of smartphones...
Friday 6 May 2011
Aptina opens engineering center in Taiwan
Aptina has announced the opening of a new enginnering center in Hsinchu, Taiwan, in response to growing demand for its products and solutions from the Asia Pacific market.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Japan earthquake: Toshiba closes down CIS plant; may result in further tightening of supply
Toshiba has closed down its plant that produces logic ICs and CMOS image sensors (CIS), including those for handsets, in Iwate, Japan because of the power failure caused by the March...
Wednesday 2 December 2009
Aptina to supply CIS for white-box handsets
CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Aptina Imaging plans to enhance its VGA level products for 2010, gearing up to tap China's white-box handset market, according to industry sources...
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Aptina creates 14-megapixel high performance 1.4-micron camera image sensor
San Jose, CA, November 10, 2009 - Aptina announced today the launch of the MT9F001 camera image sensor, the latest addition to its extensive portfolio of high performance image sensor...
Wednesday 25 November 2009
High-end CIS orders from Japan DSC vendors to grow in 2010
With more Japan-based DSC vendors stepping into the hybrid camera segment, major CMOS image sensor (CIS) suppliers Aptina and OmniVision are expected to vie for growing orders from...
Friday 20 November 2009
Aptina adds Micron 8-inch fab in Japan to its production line
Aptina Imaging plans to use Micron Technology's 8-inch fab in Japan as a CMOS image sensor (CIS) production site since it is still unable to immediately support short lead-time orders...
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Global demand for HD CIS to take off in 2010, say Taiwan makers
Competition among Aptina Imaging, Samsung Electronics and OmniVision Technologies in the high-definition (HD) CMOS image sensor (CIS) market is expected to lower product price and...
Thursday 10 September 2009
Supply of OmniVision CIS to remain tight in 4Q09
The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS) from OmniVision will remain tight in September as well as in the fourth quarter of 2009 as demand from OEM notebook makers and terminal device...
Tuesday 25 August 2009
Samsung aims at 20% notebook CIS market share in 2009, say IC distributors
Samsung Electronics has set an internal goal of attaining a 20% share in the global notebook CMOS image sensor (CIS) market in 2009 and an over 30% share in 2010, according to Taiwan-based...
Wednesday 12 August 2009
CIS supply continues to tighten
The supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS), which remains tight from Samsung Electronics and Aptina, has also recently fallen short from OmniVision, according to industry sources. The...
Friday 7 August 2009
Richtek to stir up CIS controller IC market
Richtek Technology is in talks with camera module makers worldwide for orders of its CMOS image sensor (CIS) controller ICs and is expected to grab market share from Sonix Technology...
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Aptina to be sole supplier of 1.3-megapixel CIS for new Xbox 360, say sources
Aptina has won exclusive rights to supply 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensors (CIS) for a new version of the Xbox 360 console under Microsoft's Project Natal technology, and shipments...
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Advasense looking to cooperate with foundries for next-generation CIS technology
Israel-based IC design house Advasense is in talks with several foundries, including Aptina, for future cooperation for the development of CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology, according...
Thursday 2 July 2009
Aptina, Samsung share CIS supply for HTC Hero
Aptina and Samsung Electronics are supplying 60% and 40%, respectively, of the 5-megapixel CMOS image sensors (CIS) needed by High Tech Computer (HTC) for its new Hero smartphone,...
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