Company Profile

Fairchild Imaging Inc
Profile last edited on: 1/16/20      CAGE: 0BED2      UEI:

Business Identifier: Solid-state electronic imaging components
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Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

1841 Zanker Road Suite 50
San Diego, CA 95112
   (650) 479-5749
Location: Single
Congr. District: 19
County: Santa Clara

Public Profile

With a corporate history going back over a century begining with American scientist and industrialist Sherman Fairchild inventing a novel camera shutter/lens system and timing mechanism that enabled accurate aerial photography for the first time, through various Fairchild entities with various foci and several M&A transactions, the SBIR elements in that history began in 2001 with the founding of Fairchild Imaging and their first associated DOD (Army andNavy) awards in 2005 (4 Phase I and 3 Phase IIs). (Re-)acquired by BAE Systems in January 2011. Fairchild Imaging operates under a fabless semiconductor business model to design, develop and manufacturer image sensors and imaging systems. With a portfolio of image sensors found in many high performance imaging applications, the firm also provides custom designed sensor solutions for customers with unique requirements. Fairchild Imaging sensors can be found enabling astronomical discoveries (e.g., Hubble Space Telescope and Mars Rover), powering today’s most demanding scientific cameras in research laboratories, and capturing big budget feature films and broadcasts. As their management note, Fairchild Imaging allows to be seen what not be visble any other way

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VC funded?
Privately Held
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IP Holdings

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2010 2 Army $837,264
Project Title: Megapixel Low Light Level Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Imager for Persistent Surveillance
2008 2 Army $869,233
Project Title: Micro Solid State Low Light Level Camera
2005 1 Navy $69,967
Project Title: Large Format Monolithic CCD Camera
2005 2 Army $5,436,307
Project Title: Interline CCD for Low light Imagery

Key People / Management

  Charles Arduini -- President

  Rex Bordwell

  Bruce Willy