News and discussions about image sensors
While its nice to hear TSMC talk about BSI (meaning its still alive) I can't help but think that they won't be shipping til year end at the earliest. I know that OV goes for low cost, so it is probably taking a while to get the yields up. We should all do a first shipment date pool LOL. I'll take January '10.
Not only Omnivision talks about low cost, but TSMC too. Specifically, Rick Tsai says:"We have also made pretty good progress. For instance, in the sensor technology we have developed together with a key partner what we call backside illumination technology, which will render a very high density sensor to be produced in a very low cost. This technology is now being moved into production."My bet is that Omnivision announces BSI mass production before the end of this summer.
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