AMS acquires CMOSIS, the designer of the Leica M 240 sensor

CMOSIS, the designer of the sensor inside the Leica M Typ 240 camera, was acquired by AMS. Back in 2013 CMOSIS was purchased by the private equity firm TA Associates. Here is the press release:

Unterpremstaetten, Austria (4 December 2015) – AMS (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide provider of high-performance sensor and analog solutions, announces the completion of the transaction to acquire CMOSIS.

AMS on 20 November 2015 announced that the company had entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in CMOSIS, a leading supplier of high performance area and line scan CMOS image sensors for demanding imaging applications. CMOSIS’ portfolio of low noise, global and rolling shutter, high dynamic range, and high frame rate image solutions serve a broad range of markets including machine vision, medical, broadcast, traffic, scientific and photographic imaging.


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