Forza Silicon to Present at IS Auto Europe 2019: SPAD Image Sensor Characterization and Production Testing

PASADENA, CA – Forza Silicon, a unit of AMETEK, a leader of advanced image sensor and mixed-signal IC designs for imaging applications, today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Daniel Van Blerkom, will present at Image Sensors Auto Europe in Berlin on April 9, 2019. Read more

LIDAR ASIC with SPAD Based Pixel Array

  • SPAD-based pixel array
  • Integrated Analog Front-end (AFE), Time-to-Digital converters (TDC) and readout circuitry
  • On-chip PLL and thermal sensor
  • 10 mm x 9 mm chip size
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High Dynamic Range Imager

  • 4 MP array resolution
  • 10.8 µm square pixels
  • Lateral Overflow pixel architecture for high intra-scenic dynamic range
  • 180 FPS at full resolution
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CMOS Image Sensor Verification Challenges for Safety Critical Applications

CMOS image sensors are sensitive to noise and layout effects due to their array based pixel architecture which makes it challenging to meet performance specifications. In this video, Forza Silicon’s CAD Manager, Kevin Johnson, addresses these challenges by adopting Mentor’s Mixed-Signal Verification Platform. Read more

Forza Broadens AMETEK’s Advanced Camera Sensor Technology

BERWYN, PA, NOVEMBER 1, 2018 – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has completed two acquisitions: Telular Corporation, a leading provider of communication solutions for logistics management, tank monitoring and security applications, and Forza Silicon Corporation, a leader in the design and production of high-performance imaging sensors used in medical, defense, commercial and industrial applications. Read more

Forza Silicon to Present at Image Sensors Americas 2018: SPAD vs. CMOS Image Sensor Design Challenges

October 9, 2018–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 Americas 2018 in San Francisco on October 11, 2018. Read more

Forza Silicon Invited to Speak about Image Sensor IP at the 2018 Design Automation Conference

June 25, 2018 – 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 2018 Design Automation Conference (DAC) in San Francisco, California on June 26, 2018. Read more

Forza Silicon to Present Accelerated Image Sensor Production Techniques at Image Sensors Europe 2018

March 12, 2018 – 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 Europe 2018 in London on March 15, 2018. Read more

Pixel Size and Resolution: Forza Silicon Image Sensor Design

Pixel size is one of the biggest considerations for image sensor design. This video discusses reticle size, resolution and the challenges of small and large pixels. Forza Silicon works with our customers in creating the specifications to optimize pixel size. Read more

CES 2020

Date: January 1-10, 2020 Location: Las Vegas, NV CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. Read more