As the market for virtual reality technology continues to grow, Apple has made an interesting acquisition that could further its role in the space. TechCrunch has confirmed that Apple has snapped up Faceshift, a startup based in Zurich that has developed technology to create animated avatars and other figures that capture a person’s facial expressions in real time.
Acquisition expands ams’ optical sensor portfolio and market leadership with high-value solutions for machine vision, medical, photographic and scientific imaging at expected 2015 revenues of approx. EUR 60m Unterpremstaetten, Austria.
“Critical technology shifts including 3D, computational, motion, infrared (IR) are ahead of us, with the camera module ultimately becoming the hub for multi-sensing,” says Pierre Cambou, Activity Leader at Yole Développement (Yole). Yole reveals its vision of the Compact Camera Module (CCM) industry in its first technology and market analysis dedicated to the CCM world. This report is entitled Camera Module Industry report and is based on both “bottom-up” and “top-down” methodologies.Read more ...
IP camera chips from Realtek Semiconductor reportedly have entered the supply chain of BMW's fisheye reversing camera systems, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report.
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Samsung Investors Forum held on Nov. 16, 2015 gives interesting details on its image sensor business from Kyushik Hong, VP of Marketing, Samsung System LSI.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the latest advancement in its portfolio of innovative pixel technologies: PureCel®Plus and PureCel®Plus-S.