Silicon Software GmbH founded Silicon Software was established and registered in September of 1997. Focus lay on industrial imaging.
1st Appearance at VISION show Even in 1997, VISION was the leading trade show for international imaging. Silicon Software was an exhibitor.
Release of the microEnable I series With FPGA preprocessing and a modular interface concept, the first generation of Silicon Software frame grabbers was born.
Real-time Bayer color reconstruction With color value conversion in real time, inline inspection (i.e., for image printing inspection) was now possible.
Release of the microEnable II series The second generation of frame grabbers started with high FPGA resources, fulfilling even highly complex system requirements.
Real-time segmentation In 2001 at VISION, we presented object segmentation that separated pixel objects using color analysis.
Release of the microEnable III series Right after the standard was finalized, Silicon Software started on its first Camera Link frame grabber family.
Membership in AIA Silicon Software became an AIA member and committed itself to the Camera Link Specification Group.
Move to Schildkrötstrasse Silicon Software occupied new space in Mannheim's High-Tech-Park for the next growth phase.
Membership in EMVA Silicon Software became a member of the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) and became involved in the GenICam standard.
Release of VisualApplets In VisualApplets, Silicon Software presented a new graphical FPGA development environment product line.
Membership in VDMA Silicon Software became a member of the Robotics & Automation Association (Machine Vision Group) within the VDMA.
Silicon Software wins VISION Award The internationally renowned industry prize for technological innovation was awarded to Silicon Software for VisualApplets.
10-year anniversary Silicon Software celebrated the tenth anniversary of its founding in Mannheim.
Release of the microEnable IV series Silicon Software extended its product portfolio by expanding to Camera Link, GigE Vision and LVDS.
Move to Steubenstrasse Silicon Software continued to grow, doubling its office space for the coming growth phase.
Release of SmartApplets With SmartApplets, Silicon Software granted the wish for application-related real-time processing.
Release of DMA900 Data transfer rates were optimized to 900 MB/sec to fully exploit the potential of frame grabbers and main boards.
Release of microEnable 5 ironman series A new generation of high-speed frame grabbers with CoaXPress, Camera Link HS, and color processing with Camera Link began.
Release of DMA3600 Bandwidth optimizations for data transfer at 3.6 GB/sec were made available for the microEnable 5.
15-year anniversary In spite of the international crisis, Silicon Software looked back on 15 very successful years in imaging.
Silicon Software Inc. founded The goal of such expansion was improvement of distributor and direct business in the American market.
inVISION Top Innovation Award 2015 The LightBridge series' novel concept was immediately selected as one of the most interesting innovations in 2015.
Release of LightBridge An external frame grabber with automation interfaces – LightBridge heralded a new product line.
Release of microEnable 5 marathon The marathon product line built upon high-speed interfaces and offered an attractive price-to-performation ratio.
Two awards for VisualApplets in cameras VisualApplets is embedded in Baumer LX VisualApplets cameras, honored in 2016 with even two innovation prizes.
New extensions and more functions Punctually at the 10th anniversary we released the new version VisualApplets 3 of our multiple awarded development environment as 64 bit version.
VSD Award in Gold for VisualApplets Embedder VisualApplets Embedder awarded with VSD innovation prize 2017 in gold. FPGA devices can be equipped faster with custom applications.
Silicon Software celebrates 20th jubilee 20 years of continuity in change. Existing product lines were further optimized and supplemented by new ones.
VSD Award in Gold for deep learning concept VSD Innovation Award 2018 in Gold for deep learning concept with deep neural networks (CNN) on FPGAs, implemented in VisualApplets.
Organization of the IVSM together with VDMA Organization and execution of the international standardization meeting IVSM in Frankfurt with a record number of participants together with VDMA.
Basler acquires 100% of Silicon Software Basler AG, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial cameras, acquires 100% of the shares of Silicon Software GmbH.
Move to new building Eastsite IX Due to the steady growth of the workforce, Silicon Software has rented a newly erected building in Mannheim's Eastsite.