- Toshiba and ST 1.4um FSI pixels show very high QE, approaching 70% in green. That good FSI pixels set too high bar for BSI competition.
- Sony: In addition to the recently announced 1.4um pixel based camera modules, Sony has another module having a lot of advanced high-speed functions integrated in the camera module form factor. The module has a high speed 5-frame memory and implements a multi-frame low-light image stabilization. The module also has face detection feature integrated.
- Microsoft "Project Natal" demo and PDKs distributed to the game developers are based on Primesense 3D solution. Aptina design win for the next generation Xbox360 is in fact related to the Primesense device.
- DxO Labs is up for sale. The company failed to raise money recently and forced to look for a buyer. There are 6 potential buyers doing due diligence at DxO. The rumor is that the acquisition deal is near.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The stuff below is unconfirmed rumors and should be treated as such. Although I did some cross-checks to verify them, I can not guarantee they are correct.
Posted by Vladimir Koifman at 20:31