Tag Archives: CMOS

Who needs Captain America when we’ve got Heroes with Vision?

May 27, 2014

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the AIA Vision Show in Boston. With some 2,000+ attendees and 100+ exhibitors this conference is not large when compared to other North American trade events but it is an important one. … Continue reading

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One for All, and All for One – A Flexible Approach to CMOS Line Scan Design

Mar 19, 2013

Our internal projects typically have names that are more “fun” than the part numbers that end up in our datasheets. I’ve been involved in projects with names ranging from star constellations and wine varieties to superheroes! A while back, I … Continue reading

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New Technology Takes Time

Aug 30, 2012

Today, we expect new technologies to come to market very quickly. The truth is it takes many years to realize the full benefits of a new technology. Consider the cell phone. Wikipedia’s History of Mobile Phones tells us it all … Continue reading

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The Art of Making Large Image Sensors (or Quilting with Silicon)

Feb 7, 2012

While most of the semiconductor world is busy shrinking chips to ever smaller sizes, high performance image sensor manufacturers are often pushing the bounds of chip size in order to achieve ever higher image resolution. In the 1980s and early … Continue reading

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