[Seoul Yonhap News]Samsung Electronics of South Korea announced on the 13th that it will release a CMOS image sensor for in-vehicle cameras. Until now, we have focused on image sensors for smartphones, but we will make a full-scale entry into the in-vehicle market and expand our system LSI (large-scale integrated circuit) business. This “ISOCELL Auto 4AC” will be the first product of Samsung Electronics’ in-vehicle image sensor brand “ISOCELL Auto”. It is installed in the surround view monitor system and rear camera that allow you to see the outside from inside the car. I packed 1.2 million pixels in a 1 / 3.7 inch optical format. It also employs proprietary pixel technology specializing in in-vehicle image sensors to provide drivers with the information necessary for accurate and safe road driving, such as minimizing blind spots even in harsh environments. According to research firm Techno System Research, Samsung Electronics ranked second in the global image sensor market last year with a 19.8% share. To catch up with Sony (45.1%), not only for smartphones, but also for in-vehicle use, where the market scale is rapidly expanding due to the recent spread of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and the acceleration of self-driving car development. There is a need. Samsung Electronics’ new products will be installed in new models scheduled to be released by major global automobile companies in the second half of the year. In the future, we would like to expand our lineup, increase the competitiveness of our products, and expand our market share.