Wednesday 3 April 2024
EgisTec to acquire Japanese IP company Curious
Taiwan-based IC design house Egis Technology (EgisTec) has announced plans to acquire Curious, a Japan-based IP and fabless chipmaker, in a share swap transaction valued at NT$525...
Friday 29 March 2024
Sony opens new CMOS image sensor fab in Thailand
Sony inaugurated an expanded facility in central Thailand, which will make automotive CMOS image sensors (CIS), OLED display components for digital cameras, and laser diodes for high-capacity...
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Toppan relocates CIS components production from Japan to China
Japan-based Toppan Holdings has shifted the production of components for CMOS image sensor components (CIS) from Japan to China, increasing local production by 40% as Beijing seeks...
Wednesday 6 March 2024
IC design houses see limited development in automotive chip market
Amid polarized demand for automotive chips, Taiwanese IC design houses are experiencing growth constraints in this sector due to uncertainties, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 5 March 2024
Taiwan CIS earnings calls show light at the end of the tunnel
Earning calls from Taiwan's CIS supply chain promise an uptick in demand in 2024.
Monday 26 February 2024
VisEra: smartphone demand will still grow; future focus will be on AR applications
Despite uncertainties like the global economic situation and geopolitics, optical film packaging, and CMOS image sensor (CIS) back-end manufacturer VisEra remains cautiously optimistic...
Monday 19 February 2024
Sony lowers PS5 sales goal amid record CIS shipments
At its latest earnings call event, Sony revealed a downward adjustment to its sales goal for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) console while reporting a new high in CMOS image sensor (CIS)...
Wednesday 7 February 2024
PixArt upbeat about demand for PC and gaming mice
IC design house PixArt Imaging (PXI), which supplies CMOS image sensors (CIS) and other sensor chips, anticipates consistent growth in sales from orders for PC and gaming mice in...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Mobile phone CIS shipments to pick up in 2Q24
Inventory adjustments for mobile phone CMOS image sensors (CIS) have commenced due to disappointing demand since December 2023. Still, overall shipment pull-ins are expected to accelerate...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Automotive CIS demand promising in China
Automotive applications will be the key growth driver for CMOS image sensors (CIS) in 2024, with promising demand from China, according to supply chain sources.
Monday 22 January 2024
Kyushu IC production value hits JPY1 trillion for first time in 16 years
The semiconductor industry in Kyushu, Japan, is gradually recovering, with IC production value exceeding JPY1 trillion (US$68 billion) from January to November 2023.
Friday 19 January 2024
Demand ebb sees SK Hynix slash CIS production
A demand downturn has made SK Hynix reduce the production of CMOS image sensors (CIS) and prioritize High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) business in the short term.
Friday 12 January 2024
CIS price hikes reflect Samsung's new strategy
Looking back to 2023, the DS division of Samsung's semiconductor business suffered an overall poor performance in the memory industry, and eventually implemented production cuts to...
Friday 5 January 2024
CIS firm Silicon Optronics sees 2023 revenue disappoint
CMOS image sensor company Silicon Optronics had its revenue peak for 2023 in December, but revenue for the entire year was still a disappointment.

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Thursday 4 January 2024
Samsung and SK Hynix plan to implement AI into CIS to compete for visual applications
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix plan to implement AI in CMOS image sensors (CIS). They aim to compete with Sony with the commercialization of "On Sensor AI" technology, the current...
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Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research