Himax reports Q3 2013 results. The company says about its image sensor business:
"CMOS images sensors' third quarter sales were supported by shipments of Himax's 1 mega-pixel sensor for tier-one laptop customers and growing demand for its 2 and 5 mega-pixel sensors from smartphone and tablet makers. The Company will launch a new 8 mega-pixel sensor this quarter targeting higher-end smartphone and tablet markets. The release of this product positions Himax as the pioneer of high-end image sensors among Taiwanese and Chinese suppliers, advancing it to one of the leaders in the world market."
Himax Nov. 2103 investor presentation shows image sensor as a company growth area: