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What is a CMOS image sensor?
It is a CMOS-based chip that records the intensities of light as variable charges similar to a CCD chip. (Souce: EE Times)
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2012-08-21 Utilize wafer-scale CMOS X-ray imaging for medical apps
This imaging technology can bring key advantages in terms of performance such as high resolution, high dynamic range and low noise capabilities.
2013-01-02 Toshiba introduces 20MP BSI CMOS sensor
Toshiba's TCM5115CL claims to offer the industry's highest resolution in the 1/2.3in optical format, using backside illumination technology to improve sensitivity and imaging performance.
2007-10-23 SXGA CMOS sensor first with snapshot shutter, LVDS outputs
Cypress Semiconductor has started the commercial sampling of a high-sensitivity, high-speed SXGA resolution CMOS image sensor that's first to offer snapshot shutter and on-chip digital LVDS outputs.
2002-10-11 STMicro CMOS sensor suit USB-enabled digital cameras
The VV600 1.3 million pixel CMOS sensor from STMicroelectronics is capable of operating at 30fps in VGA (640x480) mode for preview on an LC or a PC via USB streaming.
2013-12-06 Sony mulls Renesas fab buy to boost CMOS sensor share
Sony is considering buying a chip fab from Renesas in a plan to expand its complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensor production.
2007-04-16 Sneak peek at the future of CMOS imaging
This fourth-generation CMOS imager concept is already being applied to many markets. This article discusses HMI and MEI applications with CMOS imagers
2009-02-10 Smart sensor integrates DSP with imager
A smart sensor that aims to lower the cost of automotive, industrial and consumer electronics machine vision systems integrates a DSP chip with a CMOS imager, according to the Swiss Center for Electronics (CSEM), which showcased its SoC at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
2004-11-16 Sensor pushes cellphone cam to 2Mpixels
IC Media announced it had begun ramping production of a 2Mpixel sensor intended specifically for handset use
2008-02-01 Sensor improvements usher cars to safety
This article examines how two CMOS image sensor technology improvements are helping the automotive market improve the car's security and assistance and provide benefit for OEMs. It also discusses how they enable new possibilities in the automotive market and further integrate image sensors in cars.
2007-01-11 ProMOS invests $10M in image sensor start-up
ProMOS Technologies is getting into the CMOS image sensor business, investing $10 million in a start-up that will initially target low-density sensors for mobile phones.
2002-07-18 OVT CMOS digital camera IC hits 2.1 megapixels
Following up the 1.3 megapixel Camera-Chip it launched last fall, OmniVision Technologies Inc. has begun sampling a 2.1 megapixel CMOS device for digital still cameras
2008-05-29 OmniVision tips backside illumination for CMOS imager
OmniVision touts it has found the answer to shrinking pixel size in CMOS image sensors without degrading performance and image quality through adopting backside illumination (BSI) technology
2008-10-01 OmniVision claims first 1/3-inch 8Mpixel CMOS sensor
OmniVision touts the world's first 1/3-inch, 8Mpixel CMOS image sensor.
2002-05-23 National CMOS sensors target industrial apps
The LM96XX family of CMOS sensors from National Semiconductor Corp. offers low power dissipation, and improved dynamic range and light sensitivity suitable for a variety of consumer and industrial imaging applications
2008-01-11 Mobile devices to get 'first' true HD video sensor
OmniVision Technologies says it came up with the first true high-definition video sensor for mobile handsets and notebook computers with the launch of its OV9710 HD video CameraChip sensor
2006-05-25 Micron plans to double CMOS sensors production
Micron Technology intends to double its CMOS sensor manufacturing capacity by converting two memory fabs to imager chip production.
2005-01-20 Micron new CMOS sensor in Given diagnostic device
Micron said its new CMOS sensor is embedded in Given's swallowable diagnostic device that takes high-quality, high-speed photos as it passes through a patient's esophagus.
2005-01-17 Micron bets big on CMOS image sensor market
For Micron, it's never too late to pursue a big business opportunity--and CMOS may be the break they need
2007-03-01 Memory maker enters sensor business
ProMOS Technologies Inc.'s move into CMOS image sensors will let the memory maker use its older production capacity and capitalize on growing demand from the mobile phone business
2006-07-11 MagnaChip introduces CSP to CMOS sensor line
MagnaChip Semiconductor announced that it will introduce chip-scale packaging to all lines of its imaging products.
2012-09-14 Lumenera unveils CMOSIS-sensor based cameras
The device boasts a robust, sleek enclosure, compact design for integration, as well as industrial and scientific models.
2003-05-28 Leatec Fine sets up LED, CMOS substrate line
Leatec Fine Ceramics has established a manufacturing line for making LED and CMOS carrier substrates at its Taiwan plant
2002-06-17 Kowin CMOS sensor consumes 40mW
The CIS-W12 VGA CMOS image sensor from Kowin Electronics Ltd consumes 40mW at 2.5V, 12MHz while providing a display resolution of 650x494 pixels and RGB, YUV, and 8-bit/16-bit output formats.
2002-02-05 Innotech CMOS sensor delivers CCD image quality
Designed using the CMOS process, the Threshold Voltage Modulation Image Sensor (VMIS)-IV1018 delivers CCD sensor image quality by maximizing the efficiency in converting photoelectric charges from the photoetecting device into electrical charges.
2007-09-10 In-Stat: CMOS tops CCD in image sensors market
Contrary to an IC Insights report, a recent survey by market research firm In-Stat found that CMOS image sensors continue to dominate the market over CCD
2006-07-01 Improving CMOS sensor performance
CMOS image sensor performance can be improved with combined pixels.
2010-08-27 Image sensor tips 2.4-fold resolution increase
The newest CMOS sensor from Canon offers a resolution of 13,280 by 9,184 pixels in a 29.2mm x 20.2mm package.
2006-08-17 Image sensor enables better images, thinner cellphones
Avago Technologies claimed its new 1/5-inch optical format, 1.3Mpixel image sensor is smaller and offers better image quality than other 1.3Mpixel sensors in the industry
2014-04-03 Gpixel endows CMOS image sensor with 150Mpx res
The sensor was developed using TowerJazz's TS18IS manufacturing technology, enabling scaling to 167.6mmx30.1mm die size
2002-03-14 Fujitsu shrinks fingerprint sensor for portable apps
Fujitsu Microelectronics America said it has developed a tiny fingerprint sensor that is about one-tenth the size and less than half the cost of conventional fingerprint sensors
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