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2012-02-21 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its flagship automotive image sensors, the OV10630 and the OV10635, have both received AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualifications, meeting the high standards of quality and performance for automotive applications. Additionally, OmniVision announced that both sensors are in volume production and will be...

2012-02-16 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced the OV9724,an ultra-compact, , high-performance image sensor offering 720p high-definition (HD) video in an industry-leading miniaturized form factor. Developed specifically for highly compact designs, the OV9724 CameraChip(TM) sensor leverages OmniVision's new 1.4-micron OmniBSI+(TM) pixel to enable camera...

2012-02-13 05:00:00

NISHIWAKI, Japan, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced Qin Lei, China Country Manager is presenting a keynote at IIC China in Shenzhen on February 25, 2012. The presentation will focus on the availability of TowerJazz's advanced specialty technologies such as front-end module (FEM) development, CMOS image sensors for security and x-ray applications, 700v LED lighting, and scalable LDMOS for DC-DC converters. TowerJazz's presence at...

2012-01-23 04:20:01

To be Equipped in First Release of New Stacked CMOS Image Sensors, To Begin Sample Shipment Tokyo, Jan 23, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corp. today announced the development of two CMOS image sensor models designed for use in smartphones and other devices. They are equipped with Sony's unique "RGBW Coding" function which allows images to be captured with low noise and high picture quality even in low-light conditions. They also contain Sony's "HDR (High Dynamic...

2011-11-29 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its ultra-compact, high-performance OV6930 CMOS image sensor performed exceptionally well in a recent 448-patient clinical study on Avantis Medical Systems' Third Eye Retroscope. The study, published in the March issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, demonstrates that the Third Eye Retroscope can increase the accuracy...

2011-10-28 21:05:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP today announced that it is investigating OmniVision (Nasdaq: OVTI) following the revelation that management sold over $12 million in OVTI stock at a time when it was experiencing production delays and the company was losing its exclusive contract with Apple to provide imaging sensors for the Apple iPhone. A class-action lawsuit on behalf of investors has been filed in the United States District Court for the...

2011-10-10 07:00:00

IRVINE, SANTA CLARA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL), and OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), today announced a jointly developed 360-degree surround view parking assistance system - the world's first Ethernet-based parking assistance solution. The collaboration, combining best-in-class semiconductor innovation and automotive electronics expertise, is an important step in the...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced the OV5680, the first 5-megapixel CameraChip(TM) sensor using OmniVision's new 1.75-micron OmniBSI-2 pixel. The OV5680 combines best-in-class image quality and sensitivity with high frame rate 1080p high definition (HD) video, making it the highest performance 5-megapixel sensor for mobile applications. "With the rise...

2011-08-23 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today unveiled its new flagship high-definition (HD) image sensor using OmniBSI-2 technology, the OV9770. The 1/6-inch OV9770 sets a new standard for sensitivity, image quality and color reproduction, providing best-in-class 720p/30 HD video capture to the next-generation notebooks, tablets and portable media players. "HD has quickly...

2011-06-29 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with VisEra Technologies Company, Ltd., or VisEra, OmniVision's joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, or TSMC, to acquire from VisEra its wafer-level lens production operations. OmniVision currently outsources the wafer-level lens production and...