First Sensor specializes in the development and manufacture of custom sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. Custom sensors and complex systems from First Sensor allow OEM device manufacturers to shorten their design cycle, save development costs and achieve competitive advantages as well as fast innovations to the market.
First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5. From thick-film technology to the processing of bare dice and mounting of active or passive electronic components up to the encapsulation and sealing in hermetic housings all modular technology steps will be optimized to enable a cost efficient production process. Further, First Sensor performs custom and application specific calibrations as well as test procedures such as design margin testing, screening and qualification according to industrial standards. The company has many years of application experience from development projects in the medical, industrial, aerospace and automotive market. From custom specific development up to serial production all processes at First Sensor are subject to different quality management systems certified according to e.g. EN ISO 13485 (medical device standard), ISO/TS 16949 (automotive industry) or EN 9100 (aerospace standard).
Custom sensors and complex systems from First Sensor are successfully used e.g. in medical ventilators, camera systems, computed tomography systems, driver assistance systems, LIDAR systems, baggage scanners and space probes.
First Sensor is the right partner for OEM device manufacturers when their own development and production capacities are not sufficient, cost and technology risks should be limited or they decide to concentrate on their core tasks.