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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 Business Conference 2016


In or Out of Europe:
An Economic Perspective

The EMVA is happy to announce that

Martin Vander-Weyer
Financial Journalist

will open the 2016 EMVA Conference with his keynote.

Martin Vander Weyer is business editor and columnist for The Spectator, the world’s oldest weekly current affairs magazine, and a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Literary Review, and other national publications.

He is also the author of a number of books and plays. His latest book is Fortune’s Spear (2011), the biography of a 1920’s fraudster. He published Falling Eagle: The Decline of Barclays Bank in 2000, and was editor and principal author of Closing Balances: Business Obituaries from The Daily Telegraph (2006).

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Previous journalistic assignments include: City editor of The Week; associate editor and co-founder of MoneyWeek; leader writer for the Daily/Sunday Telegraph; founding editor of Spectator Business.

Martin spent fifteen years as an investment banker in London, Brussels and the Far East and was a director of what became Barclays Capital, before turning to writing.

First ‘Parma Vision Night’ well received

More than 20 machine vision companies took the chance to be present at the first ‘Parma Vision Night‘. Taking place the evening before the SPS Italy opened its doors in Parma the networking event attracted 50+ persons representing trade show exhibitors and also visiting companies. Photo PVN
The representatives of the two organisers Messe Frankfurt Italy and the EMVA showed themselves impressed by the very positive feedback their proposal received. Both confirmed their plan to repeat the event and establishing it as a fixed topic in the trade show agenda for the years to come.

In 2017 the ‘Parma Vision Night’ will be held on Monday, May 22nd.

In general the SPS Show Italy could achieve new records too, both in number of exhibitors and trade show visitors. 674 exhibitors (+11%) were prepared to present products and services to 28,614 visitors (+22%). Within this success also the exhibitors of our industry again gained increased visibility and attention.

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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 at Heidelberg University, Germany, and focus on image processing algorithms – from low level to deep learning.

Member News

The EMVA welcomes new members:

Beijing Microview Science and Technology Co.,Ltd.

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Beijing Microview Science and Technology Co.,Ltd is a high-tech company, located in the District of New Developing Technologies, Beijing. Microview researches and develops the video image grabber boards, module, systems software ,high speed and high resolution camera etc. Read on…

Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH

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Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH is a worldwide recognized manufacturer of high-performance lenses and filters as well as optical and mechanical components for industrial applications. Schneider-Kreuznach also provides customized solutions for OEM projects. The understanding of our customer’s demand and the in-depth expert knowledge lead to excellent opto-mechanical systems.The parent company is located in Bad Kreuznach/Germany with subsidiaries in Germany, Asia and the United States. Read on…

FRAMOS Call for Entries:
Creative Photography for the FRAMOS Young Art Collection

Art is about using our eyes interpreting images. FRAMOS is a company that specializes in imaging technology and has been building up its “Young Art Collection” since 2011, selecting photographs and works that form a bridge between technology and art. FRAMOS operates as an imaging technology partner all around the world. Every year it supports an artist through its “Young Art Collection”. This scheme perfectly complements the design and architecture of the company’s headquarters in Munich. Read on…


Case Study

Industrial cameras improve track monitoring efficiency for London Underground

STEMMER IMAGING has worked closely with London Underground to develop and deliver 104 industrial camera assemblies that are mounted directly onto passenger trains to provide image data on the condition of the wheel/rail interface and the track itself. By acquiring this data during normal timetable periods, more time is available during the 4-hour night closure period to maintain the network’s 1000 km of track, minimising any disruption to services and helping to make the new weekend extended operating times possible. Read on… Case Study

Recent Case Studies


Presenting the new FireBird USB 3.0 Host Controller

Active Silicon Press The new FireBird Quad USB 3.0 Host Controller supports the rugged PCIe/104 format and allows easy integration of USB 3.0 devices into embedded systems as well as cameras using the USB3 Vision standard.. Read on …

LX VisualApplets industrial cameras honored with award

Baumer Press The Baumer LX VisualApplets cameras with integrated image preprocessing were honored with the highest award at this year‘s „Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards Program“: the Platinum-level award. Thanks to their innovative technology approach and the added user value provided by enhanced productivity, the esteemed expert jury of system integrators and end-users considered the cameras as one of the top innovations 2016 in the image processing industry. Read on …


EURESYS – Watch the new Memento presentation video!

Euresys Press Memento is an advanced debugging tool available for Euresys Coaxlink cards.
This software tool records an accurate log of all the events related to the camera, the frame grabber and its driver as well as the application. It provides the developer with a precise timeline of time-stamped events, along with context information.
Memento provides valuable assistance during application development and debugging, as well as during machine operation. Read on …

High-Resolution CMOS Image Sensors with a 3.45 µm Pixel and Global Shutter Function for Industrial and Traffic Applications

Framos Press Sony are continuing their outstanding PREGIUS CMOS Global Shutter series with further high-resolution image sensors for crisp, clear, distortion-free images at high speeds. Available globally from Sony’s distribution partner, FRAMOS, any of these sensors can meet all industrial requirements: high resolution, high sensitivity, high frame rates and high sensitivity in the near infra-red region. Read on …

TATTILE – New Effective Partnerships – Halcon Embedded

Tattile Press Tattile’s S50, S100 and S200 series smart cameras are now available with standard user-friendly software, ideal for all machine vision applications. HALCON Embedded by MVTec Software has been successfully ported to new smart camera models, with an integrated development environment and a comprehensive set of functions.. Read on …

Teledyne DALSA Adds Eight New Cameras to its Low-Cost GigE Series

DALSA Press Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, today announced the addition of eight new models to its Genie Nano series of affordable, easy-to-use GigE Vision® cameras. Eight models, including four new monochrome and four color models, are built around the Sony Pregius image sensors, IMX250, -252, -264 and -265. Customers can expect a significant increase in frame rates to achieve faster throughput with Teledyne’s award-winning TurboDrive technology.
Read on …

New xiSpec Hyperspectral Multi-Linescan Camera model available

Ximea Press Conventional color cameras use a mosaic pattern of red, green and blue (RGB) color filters on top of the pixel matrix. Hyperspectral cameras replace the RGB pattern by many different wavelength filters. While the numerous color filters increase the complexity of the de-mosaicing and reduce the spatial resolution, HSI cameras deliver spectra for individual narrow color bands revealing a different set of information that can also indicate chemical or composition differences of objects of same or similar color imaged by RGB cameras. Read on …

New Products receive High Attention At Exhibition

Z-Laser Press Z-LASER presented itself at this year’s CONTROL 2016 not only in a new look, but also only with new products. Thus there had been several tech-talks with leading automotive companies and suppliers.
The interest persists also through out the follwing days, mainly in the projection and measuring laser Z3D/ZLP-Control and the ZLP-Laser projector. Both Z-LASER products are primarily used in the processing of composite materials, but also at the alignment of components and the scanning of its surfaces. Read on …


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Vision & Robotics

01 – 02 June 2016

Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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08 – 09 June 2016

Moscow, Russia
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EMVA Conference
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09 – 10 June 2016
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

21 – 24 June 2016

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Heidelberg Image Forum

5 July 2016

Bensheim, Germany
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8 – 9 September 2016

Heidelberg, Germany
Heidelberg Image Forum

4 October 2016

Renningen, Germany

8 – 10 November 2016

Stuttgart, Germany

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22 – 24 November 2016

Nuremberg, Germany


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