Forza Silicon Image Sensor Design Video: Foundry Selection

Forza Silicon’s President & Co-Founder, Barmak Mansoorian, discusses the technical and business criterion for selecting a foundry partner in the image sensor industry. Read more

CES 2018

Date: January 9-12, 2018 Location: Las Vegas, NV With more than 4,000 exhibiting companies and exhibit space of more than 2.6 million net square feet, CES 2018 welcomes the world’s biggest companies. Read more

SPIE Photonics West 2018

Date: January 27 – February 1, 2018 Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA SPIE Photonics West is the world’s largest photonics technologies event, consisting of three conferences and two world-class exhibitions. Read more

Image Sensors Europe 2018

Date: March 13 – March 15, 2018 Location: Park Plaza Hotel, London Image Sensors is set to take place in London, March 2018 and offers end-users in all the main applications, camera system suppliers, sensor design houses and technology developers, optics suppliers the chance to network with over 240 attendees from across the image sensing value chain. Read more

Viewpoint Commentary 2017: Forza Silicon President, Barmak Mansoorian

January 18, 2017 – This year we celebrate Forza Silicon’s 16th anniversary in the business of delivering innovative custom CMOS image sensor (CIS) and IC design solutions. Technological advancements in devices and architectures are still remarkable in the CIS marketplace. Read more

Future Architectures for CMOS Image Sensors

December 12, 2016 – Twenty sixteen was yet another outstanding year to be a participant and spectator in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) marketplace – with significant advancements in devices and architectures. Read more

Forza Silicon to Present 3D Integrated Image Sensor: Options for the Fabless at the 2016 3D ASIP Conference

December 13, 2016 – Pasadena, CA – Forza Silicon (www.forzasilicon.com), a leader of advanced image sensor ­­and mixed-signal IC designs for digital camera applications, today announced that its president, Barmak Mansoorian, will present at the 2016 3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging (ASIP) Conference in San Francisco, California on December 14, 2016. Read more

Large Stitched X-Ray CMOS Image Sensor

  • 30 µm square pixels
  • 6 repeating segments
  • 854 H x 1200 V
  • 2-MHz pixel clock rate
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163 MP High Resolution CMOS Image Sensor

  • 163 MP with APS-C format
  • 1.5 µm square pixels
  • 20 frames per second (full resolution)
  • On-chip ADC
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Large Pixel Flexible Test Array

  • 8-16 µm range of pixel pitch options
  • 0.3 MP to 1 MP available array format resolutions
  • Flexible/programmable timing and level signaling control
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