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ON Semi's Aptina Acquisition Aims at Automotive

Builds image sensor brain trust
6/11/2014 08:20 AM EDT
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junko.yoshida
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CMOS image sensor experts united
junko.yoshida   6/12/2014 10:23:56 PM
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One of the most striking things about this deal is that ON semi is suddenly becoming a destination place for many CMOS image sensor experts. Through a host of acquisions, ON Semi will have both IPs and talents.

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Loek.Frederiks_#2   6/13/2014 4:24:44 AM
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There is a nice article on:

http://image-sensors-world.blogspot.nl/2014/06/on-semi-presentation-on-aptina.html

They acquired TrueSense (= CCD industrial sensors) and now Aptina. Aptina is a small player in mobile, but ok-ish for industrial and DSC (AFAIK, they are supplying the sensor for the Nikon 1" system camera).

I also didn't know On Semi formerly was part of Motorola Semi.

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