Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Sidense 1T-OTP Helps Calibrate Aptina’s Advanced Imaging Products
Sidense memory for TSMC's 65nm process helps Aptina provide customers with superior imaging technology
Ottawa, Canada – (February 21, 2012) – Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP cores, announced that Aptina, a leading provider of CMOS image sensors and camera modules, is using Sidense's field-programmable 1T-OTP memory macros for several image sensor and camera module products for the mobile, consumer, automotive and surveillance markets. Developed for use at TSMC's 65nm low-power (LP) process node, the 1T-OTP macros provide a reliable and flexible memory solution in a small footprint to support calibration and optimization of image sensors in a chip, module or system environment.
Sidense Corp. provides secure, very dense and reliable non-volatile, one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP for use in standard-logic CMOS processes with no additional masks or process steps required and no impact on product yield. The Company's innovative one-transistor 1T-Fuse™ architecture provides the industry's smallest footprint, most reliable and lowest power Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP solution. With over 90 patents granted or pending, Sidense OTP provides a field-programmable alternative solution to Flash, mask ROM and eFuse in many OTP and MTP applications.
Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions that enable Imaging Everywhere™. Using performance enhancing technologies like Aptina A-Pix™, DR-Pix™ and award winning MobileHDR™, Aptina has created a market-leading portfolio of image sensor products found in leading consumer electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital and video cameras, as well as applications in surveillance, automotive, medical, video conferencing, and gaming. Aptina drives innovation in the market with industry recognized products like the AR0331 surveillance image sensor and the 16MP APS-C DSLR sensor. Privately held, Aptina's investors include Riverwood Capital, TPG Capital and Micron Technology. For additional information on Aptina visit http://www.aptina.com or subscribe to the latest news from Aptina by copying the Aptina RSS feed into your favorite RSS reader.