July 2, 2002 – Kirchheim, Germany – Dialog Semiconductor Plc has acquired the CMOS imaging business and associated CMOS Active Pixel Sensor (APS) patent portfolio from the New Jersey-based Sarnoff Corp., the R&D institute formerly known as RCA Laboratories.
The two companies will partner for long-term development of imaging technology and Sarnoff will continue its CMOS business in advanced imaging for medical, government, and low volume applications.
Effective immediately, the new technology extends Dialog’s product portfolio. As part of the agreement, a core team from Sarnoff is designated to transfer and implement the technology at Dialog.
The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.