August 2019


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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.

Thomas Lübkemeier
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Thomas Lübkemeier
EMVA General Secretary


Embedded VISION Europe 2019
Conference Programme Is Online

After the very successful debut in 2017 with more than 200 attendees, the 2nd edition of Embedded VISION Europe will take place 24-25 October in Stuttgart, Germany.

Event organiser EMVA supported by Messe Stuttgart just recently published the again highly attractive Conference Programme.

The impressive list of EVE-2019 Speakers includes embedded vision professionals like keynote speaker David Austin, Senior Principal Engineer at Intel Corp., Neil Trevett, Vice President Developer Ecosystems at NVIDIA, Jagan Ayyaswami, Sr. Director of Mobile Architecture and Systems at Micron Technology or Takashi Someda, CTO at Hacarus Inc.

The conference supplementing table-top exhibition already counts on well known brands like Active Silicon ++ Allied Vision ++ Baumer ++ Framos ++ Gidel ++ IDS ++ iniVation ++ OptoMotive ++ Phytec ++ Sedeco Imaging ++ The Imaging Source ++ Vision Components presenting their embedded vision components, systems and developments.
Up to now there are still opportunities available to become sponsor or exhibitor of Embedded VISION Europe. Details at

Embedded VISION Europe 2019 targets developers and users of embedded (vision) systems from all industries. The conference will be supplemented by an exhibition where all participating companies are invited to show their embedded vision expertise through products and applications.

European Machine Vision Forum
European Forum in Lyon – Last seats available

Don’t miss the opportunity to get one of the last seats at the 4th edition of EMVA’s European Machine Vision Forum, taking place 5-6 September in the Palais de la Bourse, Lyon, France.

Photonics and Machine Vision: Going Deep into Integration.

The program is finalized and the speakers for the so-called “French Evening”, which provides insights in the domestic machine vision eco system, have also been assigned. So just have a look at the packed agenda we’ll have in Lyon!

The exhibition is booked up – you’ll find all our exhibitors here. Sponsoring the event is still possible, if you are interested, please contact us at



Member News

XIMEA appoints Jürgen Hillmann as Managing Director

Image Effective from July 15th, Jürgen Hillmann is the new Managing Director of XIMEA GmbH. He takes over the office from Dr. Vasant Desai, who remains CEO of the company. Furthermore, procuration was confered on Michael Cmok, the Technical Sales Director of XIMEA.
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VDMA Pavilion at Vision China Shanghai 2020

Image Again, the VDMA Shanghai Representative Office in cooperation with VDMA MV is offering a VDMA joint booth at the Vision China Shanghai show. Registration deadline: 31 October 2019.
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Change of shareholder at SVS-Vistek GmbH

Image On 31 July the purchase agreement for the 100% takeover of the shares of SVS-Vistek GmbH was signed by the TKH Group. We, the SVS-Vistek GmbH team, see the handover to the “TKH” as paving the way for a positive future with extended possibilities.

All business activities will continue unchanged. Commercial and contractual agreements as well as obligations remain unchanged and in force. The acquisition of the shares in SVS-Vistek GmbH is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019. Read more ›




OPC Machine Vision Companion Specification Part 1 – Released

OPC UA Companion Specification for Machine Vision (short: OPC Machine Vision) aims at straightforward integration of a machine vision system into production control and IT systems. The scope is not only to complement or substitute existing interfaces between a machine vision system and its process environment by OPC UA, but also to create non-existent horizontal and vertical integration abilities to communicate relevant data to other authorized process participants, e.g., up to the IT enterprise level. Read more ›

Case Study

Better Polymer Fleece Quality at Low & Bonar


Low & Bonar has achieved better error detection in their polymer fleece manufacturing using real-time image processing with hard- and software from Silicon Software. The solution can detect more errors as with other inspection systems that are available in the market.

System conversion to GigE Vision frame grabbers and VisualApplets for the graphical programming of image processing applications, triggering, and peripheral connection proceeded seamlessly.
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Out now: First Alvium camera series models

Image The first series models of the Alvium camera series powered by ALVIUM® Technology from Allied Vision are available. Allied Vision starts the camera series with the release of three 1500 series models with a MIPI CSI-2 interface and one 1800 series model with USB3 Vision interface. To coincide with the launch of the release, the new production facility, specially designed and built for Alvium production, was inaugurated in Stadtroda on June 21st. In the following months, the range of Alvium cameras will be continuously expanded with further models and sensors. Read more ›

Debut of NVIDIA-Powered CoaXPress Embedded Vision Solution

Image BitFlow, Inc. underscored its commitment to embedded vision by demonstrating a high-speed CoaXPress-NVIDIA® embedded imaging system at the recent Laser World of Photonics Show in Munich, Germany.
This Small Form Factor (SFF) solution was engineered with lower hardware requirements so it can reside in compact devices or be integrated directly into a larger mechanical or electrical system, all while minimizing space, cost and energy consumption.

“Embedded vision is still in its infancy, but it has the potential to transform industries and open up new imaging capabilities that are almost infinite,” said Donal Waide, Director of Sales for BitFlow. Read more ›

Featuring New Products

Image Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, continuously expands its product offering to reflect market developments and customer needs.
On a monthly basis, new products are added to even better serve the industry. This release features details about the recent additions including TECHSPEC® Ultrafast Harmonic Separators and TECHSPEC® λ/40 Aspheric Lenses.
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Industrial 3D GigE Camera Based on Intel’s® RealSense™ Technology

Image FRAMOS, the global partner for Vision Technologies, has developed an industrial grade version of Intel’s® RealSense™ Suite to provide Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and an IP66 rated housing. The D435e industrial 3D GigE Vision camera leverages the advantages of easy-to-integrate 3D vision in rugged environments; enabling real-time positioning, orientation and tracking of robots, automated guided vehicles, and smart machines. Read more ›

JAI adds 4 more microscopy cameras offering enhanced suppression of dust/FODs

Image JAI has announced the availability of four new 3-CMOS prism color cameras designed for use in microscopy-based systems where maximum control of dust, lint, and other foreign object debris particles (FODs) in the optical path is critical.
The new Apex Series AP-3200T-USB-LSX is a 3.2-megapixel, 38.3 fps camera featuring three prism-mounted Sony IMX265 CMOS imagers. The AP-1600T-USB-LSX is a 1.6-megapixel camera with three IMX273 CMOS imagers and a full-resolution frame rate of 79 fps. Both models feature USB3 Vision interfaces, whose combination of bandwidth and easy plug-and-play compatibility have made it a widely-used choice for microscopy systems. Read more ›

Adds 3rd Gen Sony Pregius IMX429 and IMX428 CMOS to Triton Camera Series

Image LUCID Vision Labs announced the addition of the 3rd generation Sony Pregius 2.8 MP and 7.1 MP global shutter CMOS image sensors to its Triton GigE Vision camera series.
Featuring the Sony IMX429 and IMX428 sensors, the new 2.8 MP and 7.1 MP Triton camera models have now entered series production. The larger 4.5 μm pixel size offers a high saturation capacity of 25,000e-, low read noise of 2.5e- and a wider dynamic range of 76 dB compared to the 2nd generation Sony Pregius sensors, enabling a superior image acquisition under low light conditions. Read more ›

Teledyne DALSA
Advanced Sherlock vision system software now includes Shape Extraction

Image Teledyne DALSA announced the introduction of Shape Extraction to its Sherlock 7 vision software platform. This feature offers a robust solution to the ever-increasing demands of the machine vision industry.
The new Sherlock SE offers a solution for extracting and inspecting features on parts or assemblies based on their 3-dimensional shape. This includes features that are raised, such as embossed characters or features that are impressed or indented, such as stamped and engraved markings.
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Foundation of Carrida Technologies

Image The German embedded vision expert Vision Components and its Austrian partner SL Solutions have founded Carrida Technologies GmbH to further develop vehicle and number plate recognition. The joint venture is headed by two experienced managers, Jan-Erik Schmitt, vice president of sales at Vision Components GmbH, and Oliver Sidla, founder and managing director of SL Solutions GmbH. Jan-Erik Schmitt is responsible for European sales at Carrida Technologies and oversees international sales together with Endre Tóth. Read more ›

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Upcoming Highlights


European Machine Vision Forum

5 – 6 September 2019
Lyon, France
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Measurement World

24 – 26 September 2019
Paris, France
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Fall’19 International Vision Standards Meeting

7 – 11 October 2019
Stresa, Italy
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Embedded VISION Europe

24 – 25 October 2019
Stuttgart, Germany
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