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Sony to Return Image Sensors to Full Capacity on Smartphone Pickup

Sony Corp’s image sensor production will return to full capacity in the October-March half-year due to a pickup in smartphone demand, having spent part of the past year running just under full strength, the head of its chip-making subsidiary said. “The business environment for our customers is improving,” President Yasuhiro Ueda of Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp said at a news ... Read More »

Reverse Parking Sensors Will Be Soon Made Mandatory On New Cars

The government of India will soon make rear view sensors or reverse parking sensors mandatory on all new vehicles as its latest endeavour to ensure road safety in India. The directive that will be announced in the near future intends to address the risk posed to children and pedestrians from reversing vehicles. Mr Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road ... Read More »

Sony Says Nagasaki, Not Suspended Kumamoto Plant, Makes Smartphone Sensors

Sony Corp said on Monday that its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, which has been shut since earthquakes hit southern Japan last week, makes components mainly for digital cameras. Sony’s plant in Nagasaki, which resumed full operations on Sunday, is the company’s major production facility for image sensors for smartphones, it said. The company said it had yet to decide ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Sport Sony Camera Sensors: Report

A new report has claimed that Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones pack Sony’s IMX260 sensor, which is an upgrade from last year’s Sony IMX240. The biggest change this year however is that the South Korean company has opted to use Sony’s image sensors in all of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge variants, claims a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Sport Sony Camera Sensors: Report

A new report has claimed that Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones pack Sony’s IMX260 sensor, which is an upgrade from last year’s Sony IMX240. The biggest change this year however is that the South Korean company has opted to use Sony’s image sensors in all of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge variants, claims a ... Read More »