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.


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. Choosing the suitable camera for a given machine vision application often proves to be ... read more
New Release 4.0 in Effect The new release 4.0 of the EMVA 1288 Standard for objective characterization of industrial cameras, which is successfully used worldwide, has become effective in June 2021. The release takes into account the rapid development of ... read more
You already have acquired a certain specific EMVA 1288 knowledge or will join one of the next EMVA 1288 courses to do so and you would like to get your expertise certified? The EMVA offers EMVA 1288 Certification on two ... read more
Release 4.0 Until the previous Release 3.1 dated back December 2016, the application of the EMVA 1288 standard with a simple linear model was limited to cameras with a linear response and without any pre-processing. While this model is being ... read more
License Application
To indicate datasheets and sensor/camera specifications compliant with the EMVA Standard 1288 EMVA grants a license 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