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Sony Semiconductor Announces An OpenChain Conformant Program

By 2021-08-09November 2nd, 2021Featured

Sony Semiconductor Solutions, a global leader in advanced technologies of image sensor, has announced an OpenChain ISO 5230 conformant program.

“As a global leader of imaging & sensing technology, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation adopted the OpenChain standard early in the lifecycle in 2019. We have operated a quality management system including OSS license compliance so that our customers can use our products and services with confidence,” says Dai Sugimoto, Quality Officer of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation. “We are delighted to continue our engagement by announcing conformance to OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230. This International Standard offers a clear signal that a company uses industry best practices in managing open source license compliance. We believe it is important for our company and our supply chain.”

“Sony Semiconductor is a prime example of the very heart of the supply chain,” Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “They play a critical part in ensuring advanced products get to market, and they do so with a continuing commitment to excellence. OpenChain ISO 5230 conformance is another step in this process, ensuring the highest quality of open source compliance program. We look forward to collaborating deeply in the months and years to come.”

About Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation is the global leader in image sensors. Our semiconductor business also includes a variety of other parts including microdisplays, LSIs, and laser diodes. We strive to provide advanced imaging technologies that bring greater convenience and fun to people’s lives. In addition, we also work to develop and bring to market new kinds of sensing technologies with the aim of offering various solutions that will take the visual and recognition capabilities of both human and machines to greater heights. For more information, please visit:

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