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Opto, sensors, discretes market set to rise 9% in 2014, says IC Insights

Nov 6, 10:48

The worldwide market for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) appears to be returning to a new state of "normal" after struggling...

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...

SMIC establishes 12-inch CIS supply chain in China

Jun 30, 14:07

The 12-inch color filter and microlens array production line of Toppan SMIC Electronics (Shanghai) (TSES), a joint venture between Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

Dongbu HiTek confirms volume production of Foveon 39-megapixel image sensors

Mar 5, 16:02

Dongbu HiTek has announced that its specialized foundry processing is enabling the volume production of enhanced CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips developed by Foveon for its parent company,...

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...

Himax sees flat growth or slight drop in 1Q14 sales

Feb 14, 14:19

LCD driver IC design specialist Himax Technologies expects its first-quarter revenues to register flat growth or a slight decrease sequentially. Gross margin for the quarter is set...

Tong Hsing looks to strong sales in 3Q13

Aug 12, 18:09

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries expects its sales in the third quarter of 2013 to grow at the same pace or higher than the 8% it posted in the previous quarter, powered by ever growing...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Renesas, and Sony return to profitability in 1Q13

May 31, 14:39

Japan's top-three semiconductor firms, Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, and Sony, saw on-year decreases in their fiscal 2012 (from April 2012 to March 2013) revenues, but profits impr...

Etron to begin shipping 3D image sensors in July

May 30, 14:23

IC design house Etron Technology has announced the development of a single-chip 3D image sensor, the eSP870, which will be shipped to a China-based TV maker starting July.

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.

Seasonal factors push KYEC revenues down in 4Q12

Jan 8, 13:58

IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has announced that revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 slipped 7.8% sequentially to NT$3.28 billion (US$112.9 million), citing seasonal...

SMIC announces breakthrough in backside-illuminated image sensors

Dec 20, 20:36

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced a breakthrough in its development of backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology. The complete BSI...

Tong Hsing looks to strong sales of LED substrates and image sensors in 2013

Nov 27, 14:11

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its sales to remain...

Testing firm KYEC to break ground for new factory

Nov 9, 15:21

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) is scheduled to break ground for a new factory in Miaoli, northern Taiwan, in December, with construction scheduled to complete at the end of...

Pixart expects up to 5% sales growth in 4Q12

Nov 8, 15:13

CMOS image sensor specialist Pixart Imaging has enjoyed growing shipments of optical mouse sensor products. The firm expects to post sales growth of up to 5% sequentially in the fourth...

UMC, STMicro team up to develop BSI process for image sensors

Sep 7, 15:02

United Microelectronics (UMC) has teamed up with STMicroelectronics to develop 65nm CMOS image sensor technology using backside illumination (BSI).

Powerchip posts smaller 2Q12 loss

Aug 31, 10:57

Powerchip Technology saw its losses narrow sequentially in the second quarter of 2012, when revenues grew 37.4% on quarter. The chipmaker expects to see further improvement in its...

OmniVision reportedly mulls buying stake in China foundry

Aug 27, 11:14

CMOS image sensor vendor OmniVision Technologies is looking to buy a stake in Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch wafer fab in China, according to industry sources.

Singapore IME, UMC team up to develop TSV for BSI sensors

Jun 6, 01:20

Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second largest foundry company, have announced plans to jointly develop through-silicon...

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...

Kodak sells image sensor business

Nov 8, 15:26

Eastman Kodak Company has announced the sale of its image sensor solutions (ISS) business to Platinum Equity. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Tong Hsing cuts revenue guidance for 4Q11

Oct 26, 16:59

Taiwan's Tong Hsing Electronic Industries now expects to post flat sequential growth in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011, as some orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) have been...

Tong Hsing 2Q11 profits meet guidance; expects flat growth in 3Q

Aug 11, 14:32

Ceramic substrate supplier Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has posted net profits of NT$214 million (US$7.37 million) for the second quarter of 2011, which met with the company's...

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...

OmniVision to buy wafer-level lens manufacturing unit from JV

Jun 30, 13:50

OmniVision Technologies has announced plans to buy the wafer-level lens production operations from VisEra Technologies, its joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

IHS iSuppli raises 2011 chip forecast

Jun 22, 10:22

The global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2% because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smartphones, according to IHS iSuppli...

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...

LCD driver IC maker Himax looks to 10-15% sequential revenue growth in 2Q11

May 11, 16:24

LCD driver IC designer Himax Technologies expects its second-quarter revenues to grow 10-15% from US$141 million recorded in the first quarter and gross margin to shed 1.4pp from...

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.

Supply of handset image sensors hit by Japan earthquake, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 15, 10:36

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,...

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...

Toshiba, Sony enter agreement for facility transfer

Mar 1, 12:23

Toshiba, Sony and Sony Semiconductor Kyushu (SCK) have executed definitive agreements based on the non-binding MOU signed earlier between Toshiba and Sony for the transfer from Toshiba...

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...

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    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.

  • Samsung+S5K8AA+HD+CMOS+imager+for+ultra%2Dslim+smartphones+and+tablets

    Samsung S5K8AA HD CMOS imager for ultra-slim smartphones and tablets

    Samsung Electronics has announced its high resolution 1.2-megapixel, 1/8.2-inch CMOS image sensor (CIS) system-on-chip (SoC), the S5K8AA. The new S5K8AA expands the company's product...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

  • Toshiba+1%2E12%2Dmicrometer%2Dpixel+CIS

    Toshiba 1.12-micrometer-pixel CIS

    Toshiba has announced a new 1.12-micrometer-pixel CMOS image sensor (CIS), the latest addition to its CIS lineup. Sampling of the new sensor will begin in end-July followed by mass...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

  • Canon+202x205mm+image+sensor

    Canon 202x205mm image sensor

    Canon has developed what it claims is the world's largest CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202x205mm. The newly-developed CMOS sensor is among the largest chips that...

    Photo: Company, Sep 10.

  • Samsung+CMOS+image+sensors+for+webcams

    Samsung CMOS image sensors for webcams

    Samsung Electronics has expanded its portfolio of CMOS image sensors to include the S5K6A1 and S5K5B3 for use in notebooks and other devices requiring video capture. Samsung's new...

    Photo: Company, Apr 21.

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