Tuesday 6 June 2023
FHD to become mainstream for computing products, says OmniVision
Full HD (FHD), or 1080p, will overtake 720p as the standard for computing products, according to CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier OmniVision Technologies.
Friday 12 May 2023
CIS firm PixArt enjoys ramp-up in short lead-time orders
PixArt Imaging has enjoyed a ramp-up in short lead-time orders which will continue buoying its sales performance in the second quarter, according to the CMOS image sensor developer...
Thursday 27 April 2023
TSMC talks about enhanced N3E and other 3nm variants
At its 2023 North America Technology Symposium, TSMC showcased progress in its 2nm technology and new 3nm process variants, including an improved N3E.
Thursday 6 April 2023
Kioxia, Western Digital intro 218-layer 3D flash memory
Kioxia and Western Digital have revealed details of their latest 3D flash memory technology, showing their ongoing innovation collaboration. The 218-layer 3D flash memory uses advanced...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
Arctic, Compal team up for 5G small cell infrastructure
Arctic Semiconductor (formerly SiTune) has announced that its groundbreaking RF transceiver, IceWings, is powering Compal Electronics' new universal 5G small cell infrastructure pl...
Thursday 23 February 2023
Wafer-level backend house VisEra expects gradual recovery in CIS demand
VisEra Technologies, which offers wafer-level backend services for CMOS image sensors (CIS), expects a gradual recovery in CIS demand starting the second half of 2023.
Thursday 23 February 2023
VisEra looks to auto CIS, AR micro-optical components for 2023 growth
VisEra Technologies, which specializes in wafer-level optical thin film services, is optimistic about demand for automotive CMOS image sensors (CIS) and micro-optical components used...
Wednesday 15 February 2023
PixArt sees continued inventory adjustments
PixArt Imaging continues to see inventory adjustments across the IC industry supply chains, which may persist throughout the first half of 2023, according to the fabless chipmaker...
Tuesday 31 January 2023
China CIS suppliers stepping up deployment in automotive sector
In the face of still-sluggish demand for consumer electronics, China-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) manufacturers are turning their attention to the automotive sector, according to...
Wednesday 21 December 2022
CIS vendor OmniVision to cut costs
CMOS image sensor (CIS) specialist OmniVision has informed its employees about measures to reduce costs by 20% in 2023, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 21 December 2022
Taiwan CIS suppliers brace for weak 1H23
Taiwan-based CMOS image sensor suppliers PixArt Imaging and Silicon Optronics expect sales to remain flat in the first half of 2023 before bracing for a significant pick-up in the...
Thursday 20 October 2022
Taiwan wafer foundry industry, 3Q 2022


Wednesday 19 October 2022
Consumer MCU, CIS demand may fail to pick up in 2H23
A pick-up in consumer MCU and CMOS image sensor demand starting the second half of 2023 would be the best-case scenario, according to industry sources, which see demand likely to...
Friday 14 October 2022
Foundry PSMC slashes 2022 capex
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC), which specializes in specialty DRAM, display driver ICs, CMOS image sensors and power management ICs, as well as customized...
Wednesday 28 September 2022
Handset CIS destocking slow
Lackluster handset sales have led to excess inventories of related CMOS image sensors (CIS), also dragging down wafer reconstitution (RW) demand, according to industry sources.