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Market Trends: Six Technologies Will Define the Future of CMOS Image Sensors, 2016

Published: 04 April 2016

ID: G00295245

Analyst(s): Hiroyuki Shimizu


Future demand for CISs will extend far beyond smartphones to include industrial electronics (or operational technology) and will be enabled by six emerging camera technologies. Image sensor providers must target wearables, automotive, surveillance and action camcorder markets to grow.

Table Of Contents


  • Automotive Camera Market Demand
  • Industrial Camera Market Demand
    • Vendor Strategies Are Adjusting to Market Demand

Market Trend

  • Six Camera-Related Technologies Will Define the Future of Image Sensors
    • Technology Issue No. 1: 3D Technologies
    • Technology Issue No. 2: High Sensitivity
    • Technology Issue No. 3: High Dynamic Range
    • Technology Issue No. 4: High Frame Rate
    • Technology Issue No. 5: Chip Stacking
    • Technology Issue No. 6: Bioimage Sensors

Vendors to Watch

  • Sony
  • On Semiconductor
  • OmniVision

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