DSS 2014: Forza makes waves with near-200 megapixel camera

May 15, 2014 – Combination of wide-angle views and ultra-high resolution could be used in ocean searches Searches of vast areas of ocean like that for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may benefit from Forza Silicon’s newest camera system, the 100+ MP CAM Platform, in the future. Read more

RedShark News: 8K is so last month. How about 19K?

April, 25, 2014 – Fancy a video camera with 200 Megapixels? Just a quick, breathless note to say that if you’re already indifferent to the so-so resolution of 8K video, how does 19K sound?  Read more

So You Think 4K and 8K Look Good? Behold This 18K Camera Platform

April 24, 2014 – 4K was all the rage at NAB, but that’s hardly the ceiling for resolution, even in the near future. Even at NAB, you could see 8K acquisition in the Astrodesign and NHK booths, and you may have been wondering, then, how far resolution can really be pushed. Read more

Forza Silicon Introduces Advanced CMOS Modular Video Camera Platform System – 100+ Megapixels at 60 fps

April 23, 2014 – Pasadena, CA – Forza Silicon (www.forzasilicon.com), a leader of advanced image sensor ­­and mixed-signal IC designs for digital camera applications, introduces the unprecedented Forza 100+ MP CAM Platform featuring a customizable CMOS image sensor operating at 60 frames per second (fps) and supporting multiple camera resolutions­. Read more

Forza Silicon Announces Continued Strategic Partnership with TowerJazz

Irvine, CA – November 13, 2013 – Forza Silicon Corporation, a fabless mixed-signal semiconductor company, and TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry, today announced at the TowerJazz 8th annual U.S. Technical Global Symposium, their continued strategic partnership to design and produce mixed-signal and image sensor chips utilizing TowerJazz’s process and design technology capabilities. Read more

Forza Silicon to Present with Berkeley Design Automation at the TSMC Open Innovation Platform® Ecosystem Forum 2013

Pasadena, CA – October 1, 2013 – Forza Silicon Corporation, provider of mixed-signal IC and advanced image sensor design services for digital camera applications, will jointly present its CMOS image sensor verification methodology and results with Berkeley Design Automation (BDA) at the TSMC Open Innovation Platform Ecosystem Forum today in San Jose, California. Read more

New Miniaturized Wide-Angle, High Resolution Camera

September 25, 2013—A new type of miniature camera system developed by engineers at the University of California, San Diego, promises to give users a big picture view without sacrificing high-resolution. The new imager achieves the optical performance of a full-size wide-angle lens in a device less than one-10th of the volume of a regular lens. Read more

Forza Silicon Announces High Dynamic Range CMOS Image Sensor Development

Pasadena, California – June 22, 2010 – Forza Silicon Corporation announced today that it is in a joint development effort with a leading image sensor foundry to bring to market the next generation of high dynamic range CMOS image sensors. Read more

CMOS DETECTORS: New Techniques Recover Dynamic Range as CMOS Pixels Shrink

June 1, 2010 – As CMOS pixel sizes are aggressively scaled down to increase resolution, high-dynamic-range (HDR) techniques are required to maintain or even enhance imager performance. Anyone who has tried to take an indoor picture with a cell-phone camera of a person standing in front of a brightly lit window has experienced the limited dynamic range of CMOS image sensors. Read more

Forza Silicon Announces High Definition CMOS Imaging Technology

Pasadena, CA – June 4, 2007 – Forza Silicon Corporation announced today the availability of its groundbreaking proprietary FORZ-HDTM CMOS imaging technology which supports frame rates up to 60 fps, proven at 33.2 Mega-pixel resolution, and features 12-bit on-chip ADCs. Read more