April 2021

APRIL 2021

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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.

Kind regards,
Thomas Lübkemeier
EMVA General Secretary

EMVA Business Conference Special Edition 2021

Program and Speakers Are Getting Announced

The EMVA Business Conference Special Edition 2021 will take place 10-11 June 2021 in an online event format.

EMVA’s event team has recently started to publish details of its annual highlight conference and networking event by announcing SPEAKERS and AGENDA. The program is composed by:

  • Afternoon Conference Tracks from 12am – 4 pm. CEST
  • Keynotes and Invited Talks
  • Special slots for Member News & Start-up Pitches
  • Panel Discussions and Fireside-Chats
  • Pre-scheduled Individual Video Meetings before and after the conference sessions
  • Get-together networking event at the virtual space of Wonder.me

The EMVA Business Conference Special Edition 2021 offers an agile format with top-notch talks, excellent networking and interactive sessions.

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FRAMOS Turns 40

FRAMOS is celebrating 40 years of doing business! It was at that time that Bernd Franz set up FRAMOS Electronic Vertriebs GmbH.

Today, his son, Dr. Andreas Franz, is guiding the company for last 10 years, together with his global executive team.

This experience has provided FRAMOS with a good foundation for continued growth, built up from its recent successes, to become one of the most globally relevant players in the imaging market. Read more ›

EMVA welcomes new member

Light Labs Inc.

Light is a provider of depth perception software and semiconductor IP intended for automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers for ADAS/AV applications. The company has developed an advanced computer vision platform that uses software and semiconductor IP to detect, position, and track where objects are in the world, with range and accuracy, thereby, providing automotive and other markets with an unmatched range and resolution in real-time. Read more

EMVA1288 Hands-On Online Training – New Release 4.0

Be among the first to learn about the exiting extensions that have been added to the new EMVA 1288 Standard, Release 4.0.

The EMVA 1288 standard, release 4.0 takes the rapid development of the camera and image sensor technology into account. In fact, until Release 3.1, the application of the EMVA 1288 standard with a simple linear model was limited to cameras with a linear curve and without any pre-processing.

Hands-on training scheduled for 19-20 May 2021. Read more

New CEO at JAI A/S
JAI appoints Michael Lisby Jensen as new CEO. Jorgen Andersen takes over the role as Chairman of the Board.

The appointment of Michael Lisby Jensen marks a further step in JAI’s growth strategy, centered around the tremendous opportunities of the fast-developing Machine Vision market and JAI’s unique capabilities built up over more than half a century. Read more

PCO partners with Swiss company for lossless image compression
As a manufacturer of high-end camera systems PCO in its research for new ways of compressing image data met Dotphoton, a Swiss startup specializing in image compression for critical applications and AI.

Dotphoton’s Jetraw software starts before the image is created and uses the information of the image sensor’s noise performance to efficiently compress the image data. The parameters required in Dotphoton’s software largely correspond to the measurement data required for the EMVA 1288 standard of which PCO is a long-term supporter.

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The show must go on! Keeping 3D projection mapping on track

Machine vision expertise from STEMMER IMAGING helps disguise, one of the world’s leading providers of experience production software and media servers to deliver spectacular visual experiences at live events.

The 3D camera/projector systems allow video content to be projected perfectly onto complex geometric surfaces such as stages, cars, buildings and domes. Read more ›

Harrier USB/HDMI autofocus-zoom cameras deliver more choice for a variety of applications

Our Harrier USB/HDMI cameras support up to 1080p60 full HD video output and provide simultaneous HDMI and USB Video Class (UVC) v1.1 video. The USB interface serves as (UVC) video output, USB based control input port and power supply. We offer USB/HDMI block cameras with a variety of features.

Find the smallest and lightest AF-zoom camera in our portfolio, as well as cameras with 10x optical, 30x optical, 36x optical zoom and both rolling shutter and global shutter. Read more ›

Modular 3D Compact Sensors – Tailor-Made Sensor Solutions

With the MCS series, our customers do not need to select pre-configured models, but can configure the solutions required for their applications themselves. The customer simply specifies the desired data such as height resolution, working distance, scan width (x-FOV), points per profile as well as laser wavelength and safety class and receives a 3D sensor composed of corresponding sensor, laser, and link modules. He gets this perfectly tailored solution for his measuring task without any extra cost or extra time, even as a single piece. Maximum flexibility without NRE charge – no other manufacturer in the world offers this. Read more ›

P2X series: Pushing power to the edge

Datalogic is pleased to announce the P2X series, the ultimate smart camera with the unparalleled performance and flexibility of the most innovative vision system. Although very technically capable, the P2X is easily setup and operated.

The heavyweight specifications packed into the industrial-grade camera housing will let operators tackle the most demanding of application requirements. The small form factor and large field of view make it the ideal camera on robot guidance applications. Read more ›

New camera delivers 26-megapixel images at 150 fps Headline

AI has introduced the Spark Series SP-25000-CXP4A, a new 26-megapixel high performance industrial area scan camera capable of providing full resolution images at 150 frames per second. The new camera is available in monochrome and Bayer color versions which are equipped with four-channel CoaXPress v2.0 interfaces capable of providing data transfer at the fastest rate currently supported by the CoaXPress standard – 12.5 Gbps per lane (50 Gbps total). Read more ›

KOWA – New Large Format Lenses
Kowa introduces a new 50MP lens series for sensors up to a diameter of 32mm. The VM series can be used with sensors down to a pixel size of 3.1µm. This makes it suitable for sensors such as Sony IMX342, CMOSIS CMV12000, CMV20000 and CMV50000.

The lenses are ideal for applications such as line scan, flat panel display inspection and aerial photography.

The series is offered with M42-mount and TFL-mount (M35-Mount). Different flange back adapters are available for the M42 version. Read more ›

OpenEB, the industry’s largest open-source Event-Based Vision software library

Prophesee announced the release of OpenEB, a set of key open-source software modules and a set of new Event-Based Machine Learning solutions that are aimed at optimizing ML training and inference for event-based applications, including optical flow and object detection. In addition, the company is offering the industry’s largest HD Event-Based dataset to developers as a free download.

This latest release of the company’s Metavision® Intelligence Suite also adds an expanded set of development tools and software for designing industrial vision systems that leverage the performance and efficiency of Event-Based Vision. Read more ›

Upcoming Highlights
As the organization of and participation in events in the near future are currently subject to significant disruption in the context of Covid-19, we monitor the situation closely and we will inform you of any cancellation, necessary arrangements, planned postponement, or alternative forms of holding our EMVA events.

EMVA1288 Hands-on Training

19 – 20 May 2021
Online Event, FRAMOS
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WIN>DAYS – the virtual industry event

7 – 9 June 2021
Online Event
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EMVA Business Conference –
Special Edition 2021

10 – 11 June 2021
Online Event
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Vision 2021

5 – 7 October 2021
Stuttgart, Germany
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