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Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The efforts are expected to bear...

Niche-IC distributors post revenue growth in August

Sep 12, 11:51

Taiwan-based Answer Technology (ANStek) and Edom Technology saw their August revenues climb to the highest monthly levels thus far in 2017, while revenues at Sunnic Technology &...

Asix, Pixart to post double-digit revenue growths in 3Q17

Sep 12, 10:57

Network IC design house Asix Electronics and CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging are expected to post double-digit sequential growths in third-quarter revenues, according to...

Shanghai Huahong to build 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Aug 2, 21:47

Shanghai Huahong Group on August 2 struck a deal with the national China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund and the city government of Wuxi to set up a new 12-inch wafer...

HHGrace likely to operate a new 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

Tong Hsing starts shipments for 3D sensing products

Jun 30, 15:56

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, started shipments for 3D sensing products in small...

CMOS image sensor sales to reach another record high in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 28, 22:22

CMOS image sensor sales are on pace to reach a seventh straight record high in 2017, and nothing ahead should stop this semiconductor product category from breaking more annual records...

Sony gives priority to Apple, China-based vendors for CIS capacity

Jun 1, 15:24

Sony has given priority to Apple, and China-based Huawei, Oppo and Vivo for CMOS image sensor (CIS) capacity, according to industry sources.

Coasia, Sunnic enjoy robust demand for CMOS image sensors

Mar 21, 20:54

Robust CMOS image sensor demand will make a positive contribution to both Taiwan-based Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, according to industry sources...

SMIC signs license agreement for Invensas DBI technology

Mar 15, 20:01

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has executed a technology transfer and license agreement for Invensas' Direct Bond Interconnect (DBI) technology, according to the...

IC distributor Sunnic to enjoy record 2017 revenues

Jan 18, 14:45

IC distributor Sunnic Technology & Merchandise is expected to enjoy record revenues in 2017, buoyed by robust CMOS image sensor demand, according to a recent Chinese-language...

CMOS image sensor demand promising

Jan 18, 10:51

High-resolution automative panels and handsets with dual-lens camera modules will spur demand for CMOS image sensors, particularly high-end ones, according to industry sources.

Himax announces 5.5MP BSI image sensor for computer vision and NIR imaging applications

Dec 27, 21:56

Himax Imaging, a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, has announced the HM5530 UltraSenseIR product, a low-power and low-noise 5.5-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor...

Digitimes Research: Sony to lower investment on CMOS image sensor equipment in fiscal 2016

Aug 4, 13:56

Sony will reduce its equipment investment for CMOS image sensors to JPY70 billion (US$691.53 million) in fiscal 2016, while maintaining its sensor production capacity at 70,000 12-inch...

Quake-hit facilities to resume production by end-May, says Sony

May 16, 15:09

Sony's sensor production was affected by earthquakes on April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in Japan's Kumamoto region, but is set to resume operations by the end of May, according...

Pixart 1Q16 profits hit 12-quarter low

May 13, 14:15

IC design company Pixart Imaging saw its net profits fall to NT$25.26 million (US$0.78 million) in the first quarter of 2016, the lowest level in 12 quarters, with EPS coming to NT...

Digitimes Research: Car-use image sensor market to grow to US$900 million by 2020

Apr 25, 16:00

Sony is the largest CMOS image sensor vendor worldwide and its products mainly go to the consumer sector. Weakening demand for smartphone has impacted the business's recent performances,...

Sony halts production in Kumamoto due to quake

Apr 18, 22:02

Sony has issued a statement disclosing its manufacturing sites in the Kumamoto region which have been affected by the earthquake of April 14 and subsequent earthquakes.

Xintec February revenues rise 30% on month

Mar 14, 11:38

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

Sony acquires LTE chipmaker Altair Semiconductor

Jan 26, 16:15

Sony announced on January 26 that it has reached an agreement with Altair Semiconductor and its major shareholders to acquire the company. The purchase price is US$212 million, and...

Pixart Imaging to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 11:08

IC design house Pixart Imaging has unveiled plans to buy back up to two million of its own shares from January 12 to March 11 at prices between NT$50 (US$1.50) and NT$117. The repurchased...

Sony and Toshiba sign definitive agreements for transfer of semiconductor fabrication facilities

Dec 7, 11:12

Based on the memorandum of understanding entered into between Sony and Toshiba on October 28, 2015, the parties have signed definitive agreements to transfer to Sony and to Sony Semiconductor...

TSMC to dispose of Xintec shares

Nov 30, 22:59

TSMC has announced plans to sell its 5.1% ownership of Xintec. The 5.1% Xintec ownership is part of the 10.2% Xintec ownership TSMC obtained from its purchase of OmniVision Technologies'...

TSMC raises holdings in affiliate Xintec

Stockwatch - Nov 27, 10:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has hiked its holdings in affiliate Xintec to more than 51%, as a result of the addition of two new subsidiaries to TSMC, Xintec...

ALi, Pixart look to new products for 2016 growth

Nov 16, 21:47

IC design houses ALi and Pixart Imaging both expect the roll-outs of their new products to drive their overall business growth in 2016.

Digitimes Research: Sony to expand CMOS production capacity via acquisition of Toshiba plant

Nov 12, 10:16

Sony's planned acquisition of Toshiba's CMOS sensor manufacturing plant in Oita, southern Japan will not only help solve its tight sensor production in the near term but also push...

Price erosion in sensors and volatility in discretes slows total O-S-D growth, says IC Insights

Oct 29, 16:26

The worldwide market for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) has turned into a mixed bag of double-digit growth for several major product categories...

Sony and Toshiba sign MOU for transfer of certain semiconductor fabrication facilities

Oct 28, 22:17

Sony and Toshiba have entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding that confirms their intent to negotiate the transfer to Sony of certain Toshiba owned semiconductor fabrication...

TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Aug 11, 21:45

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$1.237 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

OmniVision stockholders approve sale of company to China investors

Jul 27, 19:49

Shareholders of OmniVision Technologies have approved the sale of the US-based company to a group of China-based investors led by state-owned Hua Capital Management, according to...

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...

Three trends driving optoelectronics market growth through 2019

Jun 8, 22:02

Over the past 15 years, strong growth in optoelectronics has been fueled by several different product categories at different times. Laser transmitters for high-speed optical networks...

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...

China investors near deal to acquire OmniVision

May 4, 21:29

OmniVision Technologies, a developer of CMOS image sensors for mobile devices, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of China-based investors including...

Xintec to list on Taiwan OTC on March 30

Mar 25, 21:53

Image sensor packaging house Xintec will be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at a tentative price of NT$42 (US$1.34) per share on March 30, according to the...

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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