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Market Focus: Semiconductors for Use in Digital Still Cameras, Worldwide, 2003-2008

Published: 30 November 2004

ID: G00124961

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan, Joseph Byrne, Jon Erensen , Hiroyuki Shimizu


The end of the megapixel race, the threat of "camphones" and integration trends are altering the semiconductor content of digital still cameras. The top eight branded suppliers shipped almost 44 million DSC units in 2003.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary: Digital Still Camera Trends
  • Semiconductor Content Analysis
    • Content Analysis Overview
  • DSC Technology Trends
    • Overview
    • Image Sensor
    • Lenses
    • Image Processor
    • Removable Storage
    • Connectivity
  • Forecast Analysis and Market Opportunities
    • Overview
    • Baseline Assumptions
    • Forecast Accelerators
    • Forecast Inhibitors
  • Market Share
    • Branded Digital Camera Suppliers
    • Contract Manufacturers of Digital Cameras
    • Image Sensor Suppliers
    • Image Processor Suppliers
  • Photographs and Block Diagrams of DSC Designs
    • BTC DSC3300 3-Megapixel Camera
    • Sony P-93 5-Megapixel Camera
    • Kodak DX3600 2-Megapixel Camera
    • Block Diagram of a DSC Based on ICs From TI
    • Block Diagram of Samsung DigiMax V5 5-Megapixel DSC
    • Block Diagram of Canon 300D (Digital Rebel, Kiss Digital) 6-Megapixel SLR DSC
  • Glossary of Terms

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