Introduction

Imec has unique expertise in the development of CMOS-based image sensors and integrated imaging vision systems with beyond standard solutions. 

From industrial inspection to aerial photogrammetry, security to spectroscopy, medical fluorescence to astronomy, imec’s CMOS-based imaging innovations allow its partners unprecedented capabilities, enabling new discoveries - and providing competitive advantage.

A wide range of core imaging and vision systems, hardware and software technologies, and product demonstrators are presently available:

Specialty CMOS image sensors

Customized to your specifications by leveraging our broad CMOS technology knowhow, design IP & pixel portfolio. 

79GHz and 140GHz radar systems

Learn more about imec’s development of high resolution, compact 79GHz and 140GHz radar solutions. 

Organic polymer imagers

Explore imec’s customizable organic polymer imaging solutions for randomly-coated substrates. 

Sensor fusion

Learn more about imec’s development of software that combines data from different sensors.

Lens-free imaging microscopes

Discover imec’s development of solutions for lens-free imaging microscopes with micrometer-level resolution.

Hyperspectral CMOS imaging

Find out more about imec’s development of hyperspectral CMOS imaging solutions. 

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What can we do for you?

  • We offer flexible collaboration models ranging from pure contract research for concept design, prototyping and low volume manufacturing, to full support in process technology transfer and licensing to a CMOS foundry for high-volume production ramp-up.
  • We offer custom product development with strong engagement model of collaboration matching your own internal R&D team objectives.

Why work with us?

  • Our comprehensive expertise includes image processing expertise, HW and SW system design, calibration, simulation and more.
  • Our unique CMOS semiconductor infrastructure includes a 1 billion euro state-of-the-art 200mm and 300mm cleanroom for process technology development.
  • Ideal environment from early prototyping to ramping up small-volume production of up to 500 wafers per year per project.

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