Saturday, May 26, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Takes The Lead Over Amazon in Smart Speaker Market
FBI Says Reboot Your Router to Stop Malware Infecting 500k Devices
ASUS Chromebox 3 Series Coming in July
U.S. to Impose Fine, New Management to ZTE to Keep it in Business
Facebook Keeps Working on In-house Chip Designs
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q1
Seagate's New VR Power Drive Adds Capacity and Extends Battery Life of the HTC VIVE Focus VR Headset
Samsung Should Pay Apple $539 million in Patent Retrial
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Toshiba Launches Highly Sensitive CMOS Image Sensor with BSI


Toshiba today announced the launch of a new CMOS image sensor that will bring 14.6 million pixels to digital still cameras and to mobile phones supporting video imaging.

The sensor, the latest addition to Toshiba's "Dynastron" line-up, is also the company's first to integrate the enhanced sensitivity offered by back-side illumination technology (BSI). Sampling of the new sensor will begin in December and mass production will follow from the third quarter of 2010 (July?September).

BSI brings new levels of responsiveness to CMOS imaging. Lenses are deployed on the rear of the sensor on the silicon substrate, not on the front, where wiring limits light absorption. This positioning boosts light sensitivity and absorption by 40% compared to existing Toshiba products, and allows formation of finer image pixels.

Toshiba has made full use of the advantages of BSI to realize image pixels with a pitch of 1.4 microns, and to pack 14.6 million of them into a 1/2.3-inch sensor that meets the high level imaging and processing requirement, and that will also bring a new level of image quality to mobile phones. Toshiba will use the new sensor to promote its full-scale entry to digital camera market, and will continue to develop BSI products as a mainstream technology.

The new sensor will be mass produced at Toshiba's Oita Operations, on 300mm wafer lines deploying 65nm process technology. Initial production will be at a volume of 500,000 sensors a month.

CMOS image sensors are a focus product of Toshiba's System LSI business. Until now, their main application has been in mobile phones, where Toshiba could leverage its high density integration and low power consumption technologies.

Key features

Optical format: 1/ 2.3 inch
Number of pixels: 14.6 mega pixels
Size of pixels: 1.4 micro meter
Frame rate: 60 frame per sec. (Supports 1080p, 720p)


Previous
Next
Intel Takes Down New TRIM Firmware For SSDs        All News        Kingston Releases 40GB SSD V-Series 40GB Solid-State Drive
Google Announces Android 2.0 Support in SDK     Mobiles News      Nokia Launches Its First TD-SCDMA Device - the Nokia 6788

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba's Twin-Field Quantum Key Distribution Extends the Limit of Intercity Secure Communications
Toshiba Confirms Approval of $18 billion Chip Unit Sale by China
China Finally Approves Toshiba's Plan to Sell Its Memory Chip Unit: report
Samsung Makes Image Sensor Integration Easier With New 16Mp ISOCELL Slim 3P9 Solution
Toshiba Weighs Memory Chip Unit Options
Toshiba Releases New Surveillance, Video Streaming Laptop and Desktop Hard Drives
China Opposes SK hynix-Toshiba Deal
Toshiba Delays Memory Chip Unit Sale
Toshiba Memory to Make New Investment in Production Equipment for Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operation
Toshiba Launches KumoScale NVM Express over Fabrics Storage Software for Cloud Infrastructures
Toshiba Adds 64-layer BiCS CD5, XD5 and HK6-DC Models to Data Center SSD Lineup
Western Digital to Inject $4.6bn in Toshiba Memory

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .