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Company Overview of Aptina Imaging Corporation

Company Overview

Aptina Imaging Corporation manufactures CMOS imaging products. It offers image signal processors/system-on-chip solutions and image sensors. The company’s products are used for automotive, DSLR, DSC/DVC, medical, mobile, PC camera, surveillance, gaming, scanning, video conferencing, and industrial applications, as well as in consumer electronic devices, such as tablets, laptops, digital cameras, and wearables. It serves mobile handset OEMs and module integrators, as well as PC camera manufacturers. The company offers its products through distributors and manufacturers’ representatives in North America, Asia, and Europe. Aptina Imaging Corporation was founded in 2008 and is based in San Jose,...

3080 North 1st Street

San Jose, CA 95134

United States

Founded in 2008





Key Executives for Aptina Imaging Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 58
Vice President of Corporate Sales and Managing Director of Aptina Singapore
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Aptina Imaging Corporation Key Developments

Aptina Will Demonstrate Intelligent Imaging Solutions at 2014 Mobile World Congress

Aptina announced that it will showcase advancements in its mobile imaging solutions including clear pixel Clarity+ technology and video quality MobileHDR at 2014 Mobile World Congress. Additionally, the company will demonstrate its 8MP, 13MP, 18MP image sensors as well as its next-generation high-performance image sensor along with 4K video for mobile devices.

Aptina Announces ASX350AT System-On-Chip and the AR0140AT Image Sensor, New Imaging Solutions for Automotive Viewing Applications

Aptina announced their ASX350AT system-on-chip (SOC) and the AR0140AT image sensor. These new products enhance Aptina's product portfolio to address the broad range of automotive viewing applications. The Aptina ASX350AT is a 1/5-inch optical format SOC, with VGA resolution output that provides excellent lowlight performance. These specifications make it ideal for vehicle manufacturers designing cost effective rear view camera (RVC) systems to comply with potential requirements from the NHTSA. It supports NTSC/PAL interfaces and features dynamic overlay capability, an on-chip temperature sensor for system feedback and additional optical pixels to assist lens alignment during camera manufacturing. The ASX350AT SOC imaging solution allows integrators to rapidly design rear view camera systems without needing additional processors. The Aptina AR0140AT is a 1/4-inch, 1-megapixel high-performance image sensor that provides tier-1 auto manufacturers with high dynamic range (HDR) capture of up to 96dB or linear capture, and a low light sensitive 3.0-um pixel with Aptina(TM) DR-PIX(TM) technology. The on-chip statistics engine and temperature monitoring improves overall camera system control and protection. When combined with Aptina's co-processor, the AP0100AT, the AR0140AT enables a high-performance 720p rear view camera solution with multiple dynamic colored overlays, perspective and lens distortion correction, extended de-warp capabilities with options for front/side viewing and images to assist the driver that are split into three sections (Triptych viewing). The ASX350AT and the AR0140AT are AEC-Q100 qualified with an operating temperature range of -40 C to +105 C and are in production now. Aptina will highlight and demonstrate its imaging solutions at their hospitality suite during the 2014 International CES January 7 - 10.

Aptina Imaging Corporation Announces Management Changes

The board of directors of Aptina Imaging Corporation announced that Phil Carmack has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Carmack most recently served as the Senior Vice President for NVIDIA Corporation's Mobile Business Unit which he established in 2003. Carmack succeeds Nicholas Brathwaite who has been the company's Interim CEO since August 2012. Mr. Brathwaite will continue in his role as the Chairman of the board of directors for Aptina.

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