TowerJazz and Newsight Imaging Announce Advanced CMOS Image Sensor Chips for LiDAR used in ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles
Customized for high volume markets of automotive visual safety solutions as well as drones and autonomous home appliance robots
MIGDAL HAEMEK and NESS ZIONA,
LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), a detection system which works on the principle of radar, but uses light from a laser, is considered a must have for autonomous driving due to its high resolution at long distances, and market growth is expected to be exponential once L4/L5 autonomous vehicles become mainstream. IHS estimates the automotive LiDAR semiconductor market will reach
Newsight’s innovative image sensor chips are ideal for high volume, competitive applications requiring cost effectiveness, low power consumption, high performance, and analog and digital integration. The NSI3000 sensor family, currently in mass production at TowerJazz’s Migdal Haemek,
In addition, Newsight’s innovative NSI5000, currently in development with TowerJazz at its fab in
“We chose TowerJazz for its advanced pixel technology, specially customized for our CMOS image sensor chips addressing very high volume markets. Together with our technology, we were able to demonstrate a 4X better sensitivity to our customers. TowerJazz’s CIS offering is proven in the industry and we are pleased to manufacture locally in
“With our high-end pixel offering, tailored to specific product and application needs, we are able to provide advanced technology used for high dynamic range CMOS sensors and solutions for the growing LiDAR and automotive markets. We are very happy to work closely with Newsight Imaging to provide market leading solutions and achieve quick time to market. They have shown to be an extremely fast-moving customer and we have a lot of confidence in their success,” said Dr.
For more information on TowerJazz’s CIS offering, please visit: http://www.towerjazz.com/cmos-image-sensor.html.
TowerJazz will be exhibiting at AutoSens on
Amol Kalburge, head of the automotive program at TowerJazz will present the “Role of Specialty Analog Foundry in Enabling Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving” on May 17, 2018from 9:50am - 10:15am. Nadav Haas, Product Manager, Newsight Imaging will present “Enhanced Time-Of-Flight – a CMOS full solution for automotive LIDAR” on May 16, 2018from 2:30pm - 2:55pm.
About Newsight Imaging
Newsight's NSI3000 family is already in the market with high volume customers and a big pipeline of evaluations. Newsight’s patent-pending eTOF™ (Enhanced Time-of-Flight) Technology bridges the gap between short-distance iTOF and the long-distance requirement of the automotive industry by extending the dynamic range while retaining high accuracy. For more information, visit www.nstimg.com, or follow Newsight Imaging on LinkedIn.
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Source: Tower Semiconductor