Hutchinson Technology manufactures high volume precision components for the mobile device market. Our Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) actuator provides significant advantages compared to existing voice coil OIS components.

Best performance in smallest footprint

  • Smallest actuation components, 25 µm wire, no position sensors or magnets
  • Can achieve small footprint (8.5mm or smaller)
  • High force actuator, good suppression with heavier optics
  • > 3 stop suppression performance @ > ±1° compensation
  • Low power consumption
  • Low camera orientation dependency (strong centering springs)
  • Meets mobile phone industry standard reliability requirements

    High Capacity

  • Manufactured using automated processes
  • Ability to scale to high volumes quickly by replicating equipment leverages significant existing surplus HDD suspension capacity

    Lowest Cost

  • Designed for automated web, sheet, and assembly processing
  • SMA resistance feedback, no position sensors, low BOM
  • HTI proven hard disk drive components high volume, low cost business model
  • Highly automated for cost, quality, capacity, and capability