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

The International SPAD Sensor Workshop (ISSW)

Date: June 8-10, 2020 Location: Scotland, UK The International SPAD Sensor Workshop focuses on the study, modeling, design, fabrication, and characterization of SPAD sensors. The workshop welcomes all researchers, practitioners, and educators interested in SPADs, SPAD imagers, and associated applications, not only in imaging but also in other fields. Read more

2020 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits

Date: June 14-19, 2020 Location: Honolulu, HI Celebrating its 40th edition in 2020, the VLSI Symposia is the premier international conference on semiconductor technology and circuits. It offers a superb opportunity to interact and synergize on topics spanning the range from new neuromorphic devices, to beyond-the-state-of-the-art process technology to systems-on-chip and AI accelerators. Read more

Design Automation Conference (DAC)

Date: July 19-23, 2020 Location: San Francisco, CA As the premier conference for the design automation of electronic systems, the 57th Design Automation Conference program has expanded to also include many verticals closely integrated with and/or dependent on cutting-edge electronic design automation. Read more

IMAPS International Symposium on Microelectronics

Date: October 5-8, 2020 Location: San Diego, CA The 53rd International Symposium on Microelectronics is being organized by the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS). The IMAPS 2020 Technical Committee seeks original papers that present progress on technologies throughout the entire microelectronics/packaging supply chain. Read more

Image Sensors Americas & Auto Americas

Date: October 28-29, 2020 Location: Milpitas, CA Image Sensors Americas, co-located with Image Sensors Auto Americas, is going to Milpitas, California. Meet key industry experts, discuss novel ideas and opportunities, and hear the latest industry updates in California this October. Read more

SMPTE Technical Conference 2020

Date: November 9-12, 2020 Location: Los Angeles, CA SMPTE 2020 is the world’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. The event will provide access to the latest technology and offer top-quality education and professional development opportunities to help attendees increase their personal and professional value within the media and entertainment industry. 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