Sony and OmniVision have acquired US licenses to renew delivery some picture sensors to China’s Huawei, Nikkei Asia reported Thursday, citing a number of sources conversant in the matter.
US restrictions on Huawei, citing safety considerations, have banned international sellers from promoting chips, together with picture sensors that use US know-how, with out a particular license since September 15.
Nevertheless, some show and picture sensor distributors are getting US licenses as a result of these elements are much less associated to cybersecurity considerations, Nikkei Asia reportedquotes a supervisor within the chip business.
In accordance with the report, the license granted to Sony might solely be restricted to a part of its merchandise.
Sony declined to remark. Representatives from OmniVision, a subsidiary of Will Semiconductor of Shanghai, couldn’t be reached for rapid remark.
In accordance with a Reuters supply, the Samsung show unit has acquired licenses from the US authorities to proceed supplying sure show merchandise to Huawei.
Final month, Intel introduced it had obtained licenses from US authorities to proceed to ship sure merchandise to Huawei.
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