February 2016


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February 2016

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Welcome to the EMVA newsletter! Each month it provides hands-on information on machine vision in Europe and the world. Find out about the latest projects of the EMVA, innovative products, what’s going on in the machine vision industry and interesting events.

EMVA Young Professional Award 2016

The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award to honor the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision or image processing.

With our award we would like to specifically encourage students and young scientists from European institutions to focus on challenges in the field of machine vision and to apply latest research results and findings in computer vision to the practical needs of our industry.

If you are a student or a young professional working in the field of machine vision or image processing check our Call For Papers

The winner of the award will be announced during the 14th EMVA Business Conference 2016 taking place June 9-11 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

If you are not registered yet and would like to attend, find more details on registration, venue, attendees and program here.

New EMVA initiative:
European Machine Vision Forum

EMVA’s brand new annual two-day event, where machine vision industry and academic research meet to learn from each other, get an understanding of the newest research results, of open problems from applications, learn about new and emerging application fields, and to discuss new research cooperation between industry and academics. The first forum will take place from Thursday, September 8 to Friday, September 9, 2016, at Heidelberg University, Germany, and focus on image processing algorithms – from low level to deep learning.

The event will include invited plenary talks, poster presentations and software demonstrations. Read on…

Jochem Herrmann, EMVA President, will give a talk at the 20. anniversary celebration of the Heidelberg Image Processing Forum

Taking place at Heidelberg University on April 8, 2016, he will represent small and medium-sized companies and speak on “Impact of state of the art CMOS Image Sensors and Embedded Vision Technologies on the Machine Vision market of the future” . Read on…

Member News


e2v partners with FRAMOS for Imaging Sensor Distribution

FRAMOS, the Germany based provider for imaging solutions and distributor for image sensors and related components today announced it has been appointed by e2v as official distributor for their entire CMOS image sensors portfolio. FRAMOS will today focus on e2v’s JADE, SAPPHIRE, RUBY and ONYX global shutter sensor series up to 2 Mpixels, especially allowing to address special imaging applications in the near infrared (NIR) segment or under extreme low-light imaging conditions, or providing sensors in extended temperature range. Read on…

STEMMER – new partnership for hyperspectral imaging

STEMMER IMAGING and the Graz-based company
Perception Park have signed a cooperation agreement for
the distribution of innovative imaging systems based on Chemical Colour Imaging (CCI) technology. CCI combines essential advantages of the basic technologies of chemical imaging (hyperspectral imaging) and colour imaging (Colour image processing) and makes chemical material properties accessible to a completely new range of users through new approaches to data processing. Read on…

Stemmer Picture

Headed for the north!
SVS-Vistek expanding its sales network in Scandinavia

After achieving a roughly 25% increase in turnover last year and reinforcing its position in the international market, SVS-VISTEK GmbH now has its sights set on expansion in the new year. Effective 1 January 2016, the Seefeld-based producer of industrial cameras signed Swedish company Metric Industrial AB as its new sales partner for Scandinavia, thus additionally expanding its sales network in Northern Europe. Read on…


Case Study

Teledyne DALSA –
Integrated Camera and Sensor Systems Scan Freight Rail

Improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of the US rail network is a daunting challenge. It takes innovation and creativity to make any progress. But with billions at stake, every single gain can pay off in a big way. Case Study
Accounting for 69 percent of U.S. freight rail mileage and 90 percent of employees, America’s Class I freight railroads operate in 44 states across the United States and concentrate largely on long-haul intercity traffic. There are seven Class I railroads: BNSF Railway, CN, Canadian Pacific, CSX Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. Each company is worth billions of dollars and is essential to commerce across the company.
Read on…

Recent Case Studies


ADVANTECH Launches Compact Modular IPC Platform with Innovative i-Modules for Flexible Expansion


Advantech Press Advantech, a leading global provider of intelligent systems and platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, is pleased to announce the launch of MIC-7500, a compact modular inter-process communication (IPC) platform, along with Advantech’s innovative optional expansion i-modules. MIC-7500 is an industrial-grade platform equipped with a 6th generation Intel® Core™ i processor, widely employed for factory and machine automation. Read on …


EURESYS announces a new CoaXPress board featuring data forwarding

Euresys Press The Coaxlink Quad G3 DF is a CoaXPress frame grabber with four CXP-6 inputs and four CXP-6 Data Forwarding outputs. It allows sharing the data (images) coming from the camera between two or more host computers. The Coaxlink Quad G3 DF is able to distribute the image processing load among several PCs, a feature which makes it ideal for demanding applications requiring heavy image processing and analysis. Read on …

On Semiconductor’s MatrixCam™ for Internet of Things Applications in Home Security and Surveillance

Framos Press On Semiconductor’s MatrixCam™ new video development kit (VDK) is a smart low power, 1080P Full-HD camera solution with up to 60fps that streams video over Wi-Fi and Ethernet. Available at global imaging expert and distributor FRAMOS, it has been developed specifically to encourage greater video adoption for Internet of Thing (IoT) products. Among its key applications are home automation systems, building access devices, baby monitors, advanced lighting controls and smart appliances. Read on …

pco.edge 4.2 CLHS – higher quantum efficiency and image data bandwidth

PCO Press PCO a leading camera manufacturer and pioneer of sCMOS technology, presents the new pco.edge 4.2 Camera Link HS camera system. This camera combines an advanced generation sCMOS sensor with the new Camera Link HS (CLHS) interface. The PCO high performance pco.edge 4.2 sCMOS camera provides a peak quantum efficiency (QE) of up to 82% combined with a small form factor. Read on …

Teledyne DALSA Adds Six New Models to its Low-Cost, GigE Camera Series

DALSA Press Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, today announced the extension of its Genie Nano series of affordable, easy-to-use GigE Vision® cameras. New color, monochrome and NIR models feature ON Semiconductor’s 2 and 5 megapixel Python image sensors for fast, high resolution vision across a wide range of applications.
Read on …

Next certified Thunderbolt™ camera has Sony IMX174 sensor inside


Ximea Press XIMEAs commitment to bring fast and widespread Thunderbolt™ interface from consumer area to industrial and scientific users results in additional camera model being added to the list of certified products. Simplicity and speed of 20 Gbit/sec can now be enjoyed in Vision applications without the need of frame grabbers. Read on …



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