LG Electronics Camera phones|
In overall handset sales worldwide, LG ranks among the four largest handset makers, which include Nokia and Motorola, with a 7.4 percent market share. “LG Electronics sold over 15.5 million GSM and CDMA handsets worldwide in the third quarter alone,” said Mr. S. K. Kim, Vice President, Mobile Communication Company of LG Electronics Inc. “Camera phones will be an important growth driver in our handset business in 2006, with more than 70 percent of total handset shipments likely to include a camera. We are pleased to build on our strong existing relationship with OmniVision and to have their commitment to support our technical and logistical requirements. OmniVision support will allow LG Electronics to capitalize on the anticipated growth in camera phone demand.”
OmniVision’s CMOS image sensors
“We are delighted that our strategic partnership with LG continues to flourish,” said Jess Lee, Vice President of OmniVision’s Mainstream Products Business. “By constantly improving product performance, quality and customer care, OmniVision continues to differentiate itself by supporting customers, not only with CMOS image sensors, but with total camera solutions.”
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. designs and markets high-performance semiconductor image sensors. Its OmniPixel, OmniPixel2 and CameraChip products are highly integrated single-chip CMOS image sensors for mass-market consumer and commercial applications such as mobile phones, digital still cameras, security and surveillance systems, interactive video games, PCs and automotive imaging systems.