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TSMC looks to expand presence in CMOS image sensor field

Jun 15, 22:54

TSMC has teamed up with China-based GalaxyCore in the entry-level and mid-range CMOS image sensor (CIS) market segments, while partnering with InVisage Technologies of the US to supply...

China smartphone vendors look for more supplies of CMOS image sensors

May 6, 21:48

China-based smartphone vendors reportedly are suffering shortages in the supply of CMOS image sensors from Sony as the Japan-based supplier has given priority to Apple and Samsung...

SMIC starts mass production for CMOS image sensors

Mar 2, 21:00

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started mass production for two backside illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensors using 0.13-micron process technology, according...

Sony to boost production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors

Feb 2, 21:53

Sony has announced plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 in order to increase production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. Sony Semiconductor...

Sony commercializes high sensitivity CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras

Oct 17, 10:55

Sony has announced the commercialization of its "IMX224MQV" CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras, which it says boasts the world's highest sensitivity levels of any...

Sony increases production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors

Jul 24, 11:47

Sony has announced that it plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor Corporation's Nagasaki Technology Center (Nagasaki TEC) and Kumamoto Technology Center (Kumamoto TEC) from the second...

KYEC enjoys brisk orders for CMOS image sensors, says report

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:42

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has landed a pull-in...

Silicon Labs intros MEMS oscillator, manufactured by SMIC

Jun 28, 15:30

Silicon Labs recently introduced its highly-integrated oscillators designed to replace general-purpose crystal oscillators (XOs) in cost-sensitive and high-volume applications such...

KYEC looks to brisk sales in LCD driver IC and CMOS image sensor testing services in 1H13

Feb 26, 22:06

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its testing lines for LCD driver ICs and CMOS image sensors to continue booming in the first half of 2013, particularly for CMOS image...

Toshiba announces sample availability of 8-Megapixel, 1.12 micrometer, CMOS image sensor with color noise reduction

Feb 4, 10:11

Toshiba has announced sample availability of an 8-megapixel, 1.12 micrometer, back side illumination (BSI) CMOS image sensor integrating a color noise reduction (CNR) circuit.

IC distributor CoAsia receiving more CMOS sensor orders in September

Sep 25, 14:19

CoAsia Microelectronics, which distributes Samsung Electronics' CMOS sensors in China, is expected to post strong revenue gains in September due to increasing orders for Samsung's...

Sony to reduce DSC outsourcing to Taiwan makers in 2013

Jul 26, 01:45

Sony, which used to outsource 30-40% of its consumer digital still camera (DSC) production to Taiwan makers, will outsource fewer orders in 2013 with Ability Enterprise to land mid-range...

Sony DSC

Taiwan OEMs may benefit from MILC orders in 2014

Jul 24, 01:35

As Canon has announced a new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) series - EOS M - to symbolize its entrance to the global MILC market, sources from Taiwan-based digital...

AMD to adopt 28nm Bulk CMOS manufacturing process for products in 2013

Jun 18, 10:13

AMD is set to make a major change in its manufacturing process in 2013 and will fully switch from the existing SOI manufacturing processor to 28nm Bulk CMOS process, according to...

Mark Papermaster, senior vice president and chief technology officer of AMD

KYEC, Tong Hsing gearing up for new CIS orders

May 29, 01:20

Packaging and testing firms King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Tong Hsing Electronic Industries reportedly have landed new orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from OmniVision, with...

Tong Hsing expects revenue growth through 4Q12

Apr 24, 00:33

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the production of LED devices, has guided that its...

Ability to ship 18-megapixel 36x optical zoom digital cameras in 2H12

Mar 26, 14:38

Ability Enterprise plans to start shipments of 18-megapixel 36x optical zoom CMOS digital cameras in second-half 2012, company chairman Roger Tseng has told an investor conference.

Silterra launches 130nm CMOS logic aluminum backend technology

Mar 14, 14:40

Malaysia-based wafer foundry Silterra has announced the release of 130nm CMOS logic technology with aluminum backend interconnection, CL130AL, for mainstream and high-volume consumer...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

Powerchip to halve DRAM output

Sep 9, 01:10

Powerchip Technology has unveiled plans to slash its total PC DRAM output by 50%, while reporting huge declines in revenues for August 2011.

Himax Imaging lands more CMOS image sensor orders from notebook sector

Jul 20, 14:08

Himax Imaging, a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, has continued to ramp up its shipments of CMOS image sensors as the company has managed to win more orders from the notebook supply...

Strong demand for driver ICs and CMOS sensors to affect SDRAM production in 2H11, says Powerchip

Jun 13, 12:30

Production of SDRAM chips at Powerchip Technology might be affected in the second half of 2011 as a major part of the company's capacity will be allocated for the production of LCD...

APCB seeing strong demand from CMOS product line

Jun 1, 13:58

Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB), which mainly supplies PCBs for notebook peripheral, LCD TV and LED lighting applications, has seen shipments of its packaging boards for CMOS...

Nvidia joins IMEC program on advanced CMOS scaling

May 25, 15:57

Nvidia has signed a 3-year research collaboration agreement with IMEC on advanced CMOS scaling, according to the Belgium-based research institute.

Aptina opens engineering center in Taiwan

May 6, 01:00

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.

Tong Hsing sees flat growth in 2Q11 revenues

May 5, 01:05

Taiwan's Tong Hsing Electronic Industries now expects second-quarter revenues to stay flat sequentially, compared with its previous estimate of sequential growth through the last...

Himax reportedly cuts into Dell supply chain

Mar 31, 01:10

Fabless IC firm Himax Imaging reportedly has landed orders for CMOS image sensors for use in Dell notebooks, and has also cut into the supply chain of China handset brands including...

Japan earthquake: Toshiba closes down CIS plant; may result in further tightening of supply

Mar 15, 11:51

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...

Digital camera market turning to CMOS sensors

Mar 2, 11:17

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...

Pixart 1Q11 revenues could decline 20% sequentially, says chairman

Feb 16, 01:10

Pixart Imaging, which specializes in CMOS image sensors, expects first-quarter 2011 revenues to decline 20% sequentially due to inventory adjustments by games console clients, company...

Lite-On Semi posts flat growth in January consolidated revenues

Feb 9, 13:53

Lite-On Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$720 million (US$25 million) for January 2011, almost flat from NT$717 million in December. The figure showed a 15% decline...

Quanta to start pilot production at Chongqing plants in March

Jan 27, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer will start pilot production for Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) orders at its plants in Chongqing, China in March with a volume of 40,000-60,000...

Ranks of leading-edge chip foundries dwindle, says iSuppli

Jan 24, 10:23

By the end of 2011, there may be only three remaining sources for high-volume and leading-edge semiconductor foundry manufacturing: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC),...

KYEC expects IDM orders to boost sales in 2011

Dec 30, 01:20

IC backend testing and assembly firm King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects more than 30% of its revenues to come from international IDM clients in 2011, up from 25% in 2010,...

CCD to account for less than 10% of image sensor market in 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 29, 10:28

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...

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  • Toshiba+20MP+BSI+CIS

    Toshiba 20MP BSI CIS

    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new 20-megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor, the TCM5115CL, as the latest addition to its sensor line-up for digital still cameras. TCM5115CL...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • HTC+Windows+Phone+8X%2C+8S

    HTC Windows Phone 8X, 8S

    HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The new HTC smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • Sony+NEX%2D6+camera+

    Sony NEX-6 camera

    The new Sony NEX-6 is a pocket-sized mirrorless camera. The newest addition to Sony's E-mount camera lineup includes Fast Hybrid AF, Wi-Fi capabilities and the Play Memories Camera...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Samsung+S5K3H7+CMOS+imager

    Samsung S5K3H7 CMOS imager

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new 1/3.2-inch 8 megapixel (MP) CMOS imager, the S5K3H7, utilizing 1.4um back side illuminated (BSI) pixel technology. Samsung's S5K3H7 imager...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

  • Spreadtrum+SC6820+baseband+chip

    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Taiwan digital cameras – 3Q 2010

    Taiwan manufacturers shipped 15.25 million units in the third quarter of 2010, up a mere 1.8% from the previous quarter and down 2.5% on year.

  • Taiwan digital cameras – 3Q 2008

    Taiwan shipped 14.6 million digital cameras in the third quarter of 2008, up 30.8% sequentially and up 5.1% from the same period one year earlier.

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