Forza Silicon Reconfigurable Image Sensor Technology Platform Enables Smart Applications

October 28, 2014 – Pasadena, CA – Forza Silicon (www.forzasilicon.com), a leader of advanced image sensor ­­and mixed-signal IC designs for digital camera applications, today announced the first fully reconfigurable image sensor design with multiple programmable features and functions in a single chip. Read more

CMOS Imagers Look to Increase Dynamic Range

October 2014 – To increase the dynamic range of their imagers, sensor manufacturers are incorporating a number of novel techniques In many industrial and automotive applications, it is necessary to capture images that may simultaneously contain very bright and very dark components. Read more

The Future of Image Sensors is Chip Stacking

September 15, 2014 – CMOS image sensors (CIS) have often been heralded as the first 3D devices in volume manufacturing. However this is not really the case. Shellcase MVP, the first generation of CIS that used through silicon vias (TSVs) to form interconnects was still a 2D device. Read more

Forza Silicon to Present 4K Sensors & Beyond at Image Sensors Americas 2014

September 3, 2014 – 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 chief technology officer, Daniel Van Blerkom, will present at Image Sensors (IS) Americas 2014 in San Francisco, California on September 10, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. Read more

Forza Silicon’s Interview with Photonics Online at SPIE DSS 2014

Forza Silicon’s 100+ MP CAM Platform System is an advanced CMOS image sensor modular camera reference design. Forza Silicon President, Barmak Mansoorian, met with Photonics Online at SPIE DSS to discuss some of the camera’s features/specifications and to show some images captured demonstrating its impressive digital zoom capabilities. Read more

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

May 15, 2014Combination 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