The CSEM S.A. is a leading technology transfer center in the field of intelligent embedded vision systems, high-value CMOS image sensors, machine learning and high-resolution optical encoders.

Main activities
• Machine learning
• Ultra-low power sensing and processing
• Optical metrology (sensor systems, optics, illumination)
• Multispectral imaging
• ASIC development
• Image processing

Range of services
• Development of image sensors, optics and systems
• Clean room, optical labs, characterization/qualifi cation stations
• Miniature/low cost vision systems (optics, sensor, electronics, processing)
• Cooperation partner in research and development projects Main areas of research and development
• Embedded intelligence
• Multispectral imaging with Machine Learning
• Optimization of optical sensors with a focus on
  - high-speed
  - high dynamic range
  - low power
  - smart / on-chip processing
• Multidisciplinary system optimization
• Miniaturization

Special facilities
Subwavelength optics fabrication and replication facilities

Technology partners
Numerous collaborations with partners from industry and academia

Current top technologies
• Machine Learning for defect detection, face recognition/ eye gaze tracking and situational awareness
• Intelligent Vision platforms, ultra low power, autonomous, multi-modal and with embedded intelligence


Managing Director
Vice president Dr. Alain-Serge Porret

CSEM Zurich Center
Technoparkstr. 1
CH-8005 Zürich

Tel.: +41 44  497 14 11
Fax: +41 44  497 14 00