Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Microsoft Nikon Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
CMOS image sensors
Ralf Jurrien : July 9th 2012 - 15:38 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
SonySony CMOS image sensors : Sony Corporation announced that it plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor Corporation's Nagasaki Technology Center from the first half of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 through the first half of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, to increase the production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. This investment is intended to provide for new wafer processing equipment for stacked Sony CMOS image sensors, and to increase and transform wafer lines capable of manufacturing Sony CMOS image sensors. With this development, Sony plans to increase total production capacity for CCD and CMOS image sensors to approximately 60,000 wafers per month by the end of September 2013.

CMOS image sensors

CMOS image sensors
In light of the rapidly expanding demand for smartphones and tablets, Sony plans to continue to solidify its leading global position in CMOS image sensors by strengthening its production capabilities for stacked Sony CMOS image sensors, which provide greater performance in a more compact form. Furthermore, Sony intends to accelerate its growth strategy by incorporating superior core technologies, including stacked Sony CMOS image sensors, into a wide range of products for its digital imaging and mobile businesses, which are priorities within its electronics business.

CMOS image sensors

Sony CMOS image sensors
The Sony CMOS image sensors investment amount is approximately 80 billion yen, of which, the amount to be invested in the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 (approximately 45 billion yen) was included in the forecast of the capital expenditures for semiconductors in the current fiscal year announced at the annual earnings release on May 10, 2012. In addition, Sony will utilize a governmental subsidy in its investment plan which will be provided by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan, through the "Subsidy for Domestic Location Promotion Projects" program.
   HD image sensor
   CMOS sensor
   Xperia Dual SIM phone
   Next  SanDisk smartphone memory
   Previous  Samsung Series 9 monitor
   News by brand:Sony
   News by category:Image sensor
   News by brand and category:Sony Image sensor
   Nikon D7200 - $829.00
   Canon EOS 750D - $749.00
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $495.00
   Samsung NX3000 - $
   Nikon D3200 - $299.00
   Olympus PEN E-PL7 - $499.00
   Canon EOS M3 - $429.00
   Canon PowerShot SX610 HS - $
   Panasonic Lumix DMC GF7 - $597.99
   Nikon D7100 - $766.95


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Sony announcements
Sony G Master Standard Zoom Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Prime Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Zoom Lens
Sony A6300 Mirrorless digital camera
Sony Alpha 6300 records 4K UHD video
Sony Alpha A68
Sony RX1R II
Sony RX1R II Premium Compact camera
Sony VAIO Z Canvas convertible personal computer
Sony consumer products shown in James Bond Spectre
Sony Alpha 7S II records 4K video
Sony A7S II full-frame camera
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Style Cover Window
Xperia Z5 Series launched at IFA 2015 Show
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 4K smartphone
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Canon LEGRIA HF camcorder serie
Panasonic 4K camcorder range
Samsung SUHD TV Lineup
LG 4K HDR-enabled OLED TVs
Canon professional handheld video cameras
Sony G Master interchangeable lenses
Sony G Master Standard Zoom Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Prime Lens
Sony G Master Telephoto Zoom Lens
Nikon SnapBridge App
Sigma 20mm prime lens
Sony A6300 Mirrorless digital camera
Sony Alpha 6300 records 4K UHD video
Olympus 300mm telephoto lens
Nikon D5
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA