Thursday 2 August 2018
IoT applications driving sensor tech upgrades, says AMS Taiwan chief
As a front-tier device of an IoT (Internet of Things) system, sensor plays a crucial role in data collection and transmission to determine the performance of the system, and the rapid...
Wednesday 4 July 2018
Global image sensor shipments to top US$15 billion in 2020, says Digitimes Research
Global shipments of CMOS as well as CCD image sensors will exceed US$15 billion in value in 2020, Digitimes Research estimates. The shipment value increased by over 15% on year to...
Thursday 10 May 2018
CMOS image sensor sales to hit another record high in 2018, says IC Insights
The spread of digital camera applications in vehicles, machine vision, human recognition and security systems, as well as for more powerful camera phones will drive CMOS image sensor...
Tuesday 3 May 2011
Small-size panel shortage could impact 2Q11 DSC shipments
Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers including Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical may see their DSC shipments in...
Friday 15 April 2011
Supply of handset image sensors hit by Japan earthquake, says IHS iSuppli
The recent earthquake in Japan is impacting the production of CMOS image sensors at two facilities in the country, affecting the supply of these parts to the mobile phone market,...
Thursday 17 March 2011
Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact
Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...
Wednesday 2 March 2011
Digital camera market turning to CMOS sensors
Shipments of complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors for digital still cameras (DSCs) are set for rapid growth over the next three years, allowing them to exceed...
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Taiwan digital cameras – 3Q 2010


Friday 29 October 2010
CCD to account for less than 10% of image sensor market in 2010, says iSuppli
The light may be fading for CCD image sensors as digital cameras, their principal application, switch to a less expensive and more efficient rival technology, according to iSuppli...
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Image sensor market to post record year in 2010, says IC Insights
With demand for digital cameras, camera phones, and machine-vision systems recovering, sales of image-sensor devices are forecast to grow 31% in 2010 and will reach a new record high...
Thursday 20 August 2009
Image sensor market ends long, steep growth to face more cyclic area, says Strategies Unlimited
The market for image sensors will decline to US$6.4 billion in 2009, a drop of 11% from 2008 and the first decline since 1997, according to Strategies Unlimited. However, the average...