751 news items tagged Sony
Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2019Thursday 20 February 2020
Because of seasonal pickup in demand, Taiwan's TV shipments grew 14.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2019, but still slipped 12.6% on year.
CIS, chip resistor shortages emergingWednesday 19 February 2020
The coronavirus outbreak in China has further tightened supply of CMOS image sensors (CIS) and chip resistors, with severe shortages set to surface and price hikes to follow, according...
OmniVision set to raise quotes for diverse CIS devices by 10-40%Tuesday 14 January 2020
OmniVision Technologies will raise its quotes for various CMOS image sensors (CIS) by 10-40% in 2020 to counter ever-expanding demand for application to handsets, notebooks, smart...
Memory backend firms positive about demand for flash devicesFriday 10 January 2020
Memory backend specialists have expressed optimism about demand for SSDs and other flash-based devices in 2020, while being upbeat about NAND flash chip prices this year.
Mini/micro LED: Challenges and opportunities in the display industryMonday 6 January 2020
Mini LEDs and micro LEDs are expected to become improved backlighting solutions that can significantly enhance displays' quality and create added value in the upcoming years.
Graphics DRAM prices to rise over 5% in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchangeFriday 27 December 2019
Graphics DRAM contract prices for the first quarter of 2020 are forecast to rise over 5% sequentially, with the price rally outperforming other DRAM products' price increases, according...
ASE, VisEra to enjoy robust demand for in-display fingerprint sensorsTuesday 24 December 2019
ASE Technology and VisEra Technologies are both being pinpointed as among the backend houses set to enjoy robust demand for optical in-display fingerprint sensors, according to industry...
Highlights of the day: UMC enters Sony CIS supply chainThursday 12 December 2019
UMC's acquisition of Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor apparently has fulfilled two of its major strategic purposes: to expand its presence in the Japanese maket and the niche market. Through...
Backend firms to gain from robust high-spec auto CIS demandThursday 12 December 2019
Global makers of CMOS image sensors (CIS) are expected to embrace explosive demand for higher-specs CIS devices for application to autonomous vehicles in addition to handsets, which...
UMC enters supply chain for Sony CISThursday 12 December 2019
United Microelectronics (UMC), through its takeover of Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor (MIFS), has entered the supply chain for Sony's CMOS image sensors, according to industry sources.
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2019Wednesday 11 December 2019
Taiwan makers shipped 14.21 million handsets in third-quarter 2019, up 3% sequentially but down 34.8% on year.
Backend partners to gain from Sony CIS capacity expansion in 2020Tuesday 10 December 2019
Taiwan's CMOS image sensor (CIS) packaging specialists including Kingpak Technology, Xintec,VisEra Technologies and Tong Hsing Electronic Industries are expected to benefit significantly...
TSMC obtains Sony orders for CIS, says reportTuesday 10 December 2019
TSMC has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from Sony, and will fabricate the chips using 40nm process technology at Fab 14A in Tainan, southern Taiwan, according to a recent...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2019Thursday 5 December 2019
Taiwan's TV maker shipped a total of 7.39 million LCD TVs in the third quarter, up 3.2% sequentially.
Sony, Samsung competing head to head in CIS sector, Digitimes Research saysTuesday 5 November 2019
Sony and Samsung Electronics have been competing head to head in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market in order to maintain their leadership, using their respective technology advantages,...
Sony, OmniVision enjoy robust demand from HuaweiWednesday 2 October 2019
CMOS image sensor suppliers Sony and OmniVision have both enjoyed robust demand for multi-camera smartphones from Huawei, with their regional distributors and backend suppliers being...
Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2019Friday 30 August 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments arrived at 13.8 million units in the second quarter of 2019, a level similar to that of the previous quarter, but slipping 33.2% on year.
Top-15 semiconductor suppliers see combined sales fall 18% in 1H19, says IC InsightsThursday 22 August 2019
IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-15 semiconductor suppliers in the first half of 2019, and identified Sony as the only company registering year-over-year growth...
Sony launches 8K TV in TaiwanTuesday 20 August 2019
Sony have launched two models of its new Bravia Master series TVs - an 85-inch LCD 8K HDR model (KD-85Z9G) and a 77-inch 4K OLED model (KD-77A9G) - in Taiwan.
AUO, Innolux shipping 8K TV panels in small volumesTuesday 20 August 2019
AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux have begun shipping 8K TV panels to their Japan-based clients, respectively, albeit in small volumes due to low yield rates at the moment, according...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2019Monday 12 August 2019
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments grew 14.4% sequentially, but dropped 6.4% on year to arrive at 7.16 million units in the second quarter of 2019.
Apple may adopt ToF camera VCSEL for iPhones in 2020, say sourcesWednesday 17 July 2019
Apple has reportedly asked its supply chain partner to supply VCSEL components for use in rear ToF camera lens in its mobile devices to be released in 2020, according to supply chain...
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019Friday 21 June 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year ago, the volume dropped 23.5%.
Intel regains semiconductor market lead from SamsungMonday 20 May 2019
Intel replaced Samsung as the number one quarterly semiconductor supplier in the fourth quarter of 2018, after losing the lead spot to Samsung in the second quarter of 2017, according...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2019Friday 10 May 2019
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments plunged 35.5% sequentially to reach only 6.26 million units in the first quarter of 2019 due mainly to seasonality and decreased ODM/OEM orders.