The CSEM S.A. is a leading technology center in the field of embedded vision systems, high-value CMOS image sensors, and high-resolution optical encoders.
Fields of Activity • Machine learning • Optical metrology (sensor systems, optics, illumination) • ASIC development • Image processing
Services • Development of image sensors, optics and systems • Characterization/Qualification stations (optoelectronics, optics) • Miniature/low cost/low power (IoT) 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 • Special techniques for optical metrology/microscopy - Time-of-flight cameras - Triangulation/Stereovision/360°- cameras - Phase contrast X-ray imaging • Miniaturization
Special Equipment • Wafer-level test set-up with mixed signal option (200 digital, 50 analog inputs) • Phase contrast X-ray set-up Technology Partners Numerous collaborations with partners from industry and academia Current top technologies Face recognition in vision in package system High-speed absolute encoders with nanometer resolution
Managing Director Dr. Alain-Serge Porret
CSEM Zurich Center Technoparkstr. 1 CH-8005 Zürich