Image Sensors Market Tracker - Q4 2012

BSI Image Sensors Continues to be the Top Cost Driver in Mobile Handsets

Image Sensors Market Tracker  |  February 04, 2013  | Subscribers Only

Brian O’Rourke Brian O’Rourke Senior Principal Analyst, Consumer Devices and MEMS & Sensors

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Image sensor suppliers continue to penetrate the market and see opportunities within new emerging markets as image capture expands into more consumer electronic devices and emerging end devices. 
Key Issues
  • What are the market sizes and forecasts for image sensors?
  • What is the future of CCD technology in the face of competition from CMOS image sensors?
  • What are the various trends in cameras used in mobile handsets?
  • What are the market shares by manufacturer by application?
  • How fast is the PC industry moving to videoconferencing? 
  • How quickly is the automotive industry incorporating cameras?
  • How are mobile handsets rivaling DSCs?
  • What are the current trends in the overall image sensor market?
Applicable To
  • Marketing and Product Managers, Market Analysts, and Executives: Semiconductor Suppliers, OEMs, EMS and ODM Companies, Service Providers, Trade Associations
  • Financial Institutions: Banks, Securities Firms, Venture Capitalists

Table of Contents
Important Subscription Update
Executive Summary
Findings and Implications
CMOS Technology to Dominate Market
BSI is Becoming Mainstream in Smartphones

  • FSI vs. BSI

Smartphones to Rival Point-and-Shoot Cameras
OmniVision offers DSC Quality Imaging on the Go

  • OmniVision Offers OmniBSI-2 Technology
  • OmniVision Launches OmniBSI+ Pixel Architechture
  • Sony’s Exmor RS Sensors

Handset Camera Segment Update
Camcorder Segment Update
Image Sensors for Videoconferencing Applications

  • Image Sensors for Security Applications

Automotive Image Sensors
Media Tablet Image Sensors
Key Market Updates and Insights

  • Sony Increases Image Sensor Production Capacity
  • New Stacked BSI Sensor from Sony
  • Panasonic to Launch 13.4-megapixel sensor for smartphones September 20, 2012
  • Toshiba unveils 1.12 micrometer, 13MP CMOS image sensor with Color Noise Reduction
  • Apple Granted Patents for Image Sharpening
  • Aptina Advances Global Shutter Technology for High Speed Surveillance

Appendix: Image Sensor Definition

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Brian O’Rourke

Senior Principal Analyst, Consumer Devices and MEMS & Sensors

Brian O’Rourke has responsibilities in consumer electronics and wireless technologies at IHS, including image sensors, digital imaging and mobile broadband. In addition, he follows...

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Research Area
MEMS & Sensors