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

NHK and Forza Silicon Present 133 Mpixel 60 fps CMOS Image Sensor at Global IC Design Conference (ISSCC)

March 5, 2015 – Pasadena, CA – Forza Silicon (www.forzasilicon.com), a leader of advanced image sensor ­­and mixed-signal IC designs, announced today that researchers at NHK presented the design architecture and specifications of the unprecedented 133 megapixel (MP) 60 frames per second (fps) CMOS image sensor, an advancement resulting from a collaboration between NHK and Forza Silicon, at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). Read more

Reconfigurable Image Sensors Make Imagination The Only Limit For Innovative IoT Use

January 12, 2015 – With an estimated 13 billion electronic devices already connected to the Internet, interest in the potential explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) market has greatly increased and attracted a large amount of technology investment. Read more

Viewpoint Commentary: Forza Silicon President, Barmak Mansoorian

January 9, 2015 – In 2015, Forza Silicon (www.forzasilicon.com) will be celebrating its 14th year in the business of delivering innovative custom CMOS image sensor (CIS) and IC design solutions. The business success that we have enjoyed over those years is a reflection of our continued emphasis on innovation and problem solving. Read more

Stacked Image Sensor Enables ‘Internet of Things’ Fire Sensing

January 6, 2015 – As the number of devices connected to the Internet is expected to grow to more than 50 billion devices by 2020, this interconnected network of sensors—described as the Internet of Things (IoT)—has become the focus of a number of leading technology companies. Read more

15 Futuristic Gifts for the Super-Early Adopter

December 3, 2014 – The future is now. But for one person you know, the future was yesterday. They don’t wear shoes; they wear RocketSkates. The first thing they do when they buy a Galaxy phone is turn the eye-tracking feature on. Read more

Lattice & Forza Announce Fully Reconfigurable Image Sensor

October 29, 2014 – Two topics that are currently receiving a lot of attention are the Internet of Things (IoT) and the deployment of numerous sensors. Of particular interest is the concept of smart sensors and “processing on the edge.” Consider the case of a sensor that detects whether or not someone is in a room, and uses this information to activate or dim the lights, for example. Read more

Forza Silicon Unveils Super-Adaptable Image Sensor

October 29, 2014 – Video tech developer Forza Silicon has announced a new image sensor offering a great degree of customization. Forza says it’s the world’s first image sensor offering total reconfiguration and programmability in a single chip.  Read more

Forza Silicon Reconfigurable Image Sensor Technology Platform

Forza Silicon’s Reconfigurable Image Sensor is a single compact device merging an imaging array with a customizable analog/digital processor. The video discusses the features of the fully reconfigurable image sensor design which provides a flexible platform to connect smart sensors to the Internet and enable a variety of “Internet of Things” (IoT) product applications. Read more