EMVA 1288

EMVA 1288 is the Standard for Measurement and Presentation of Specifications for Machine Vision Sensors and Cameras.

Customers and users of vision components benefit from the standard’s application as well as the component manufacturers.

New as of December 30, 2016: Release 3.1 with the new data template sheet is operative, download the new documents here


EMVA launched the initiative to define a unified method to measure, compute and present specification parameters for cameras and image sensors used for machine vision applications. Avoiding misunderstandings and reducing pre and post support cycles has been the goal right ... read more


Release 3.1, in effect since December 30, 2016 The new release contains only a few refinements and additions, because release 3.0 proved already to be a robust and stable release. The changes are listed in appendix D. The major additions ... read more

Licence Application

To indicate datasheets and sensor/camera specifications compliant with the EMVA Standard 1288 EMVA grants a licence to use the "EMVA standard 1288 compliant" logo to all companies that selfcertify that the specification set with which the logo is used is ... read more

Group Members

Active contribution of relevant industry players is key for driving standardisation forward. Unifying the most important manufacturers, distributors and end users of machine vision cameras the EMVA 1288 working group has elaborated a modular approach to define step by step ... read more