• Exhibiting at the VDMA joint pavilion

  • HALCON 20.05 and Deep Learning Tool in focus

  • Presentation of the hardware-software bundle with MERLIC and PALLAS

  • Celebrating the opening of the new subsidiary

Munich, June 4, 2020 – MVTec Software GmbH (www.mvtec.com), a leading international software provider for machine vision, will present its current release HALCON 20.05 at VISION China Shanghai from July 3 to 5, 2020. In addition, MVTec will show the new Deep Learning Tool, which is used to prepare and manage images for deep learning applications in MVTec HALCON efficiently. In a live demo, screws are used to show how HALCON’s deep learning technologies uniquely recognize a wide variety of objects.

The VISION China Shanghai (www.visionchinashow.net) is one of the internationally most important fairs for machine vision. In the pavilion of the the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) at booth 7.1D312 visitors can inform themselves about MVTec’s current software products. However, MVTec’s products will not only be on display at the own booth, but also at the booth of MVTec’s established Chinese distribution partner DAHENG IMAGING. Among others, the hardware-software-bundle consisting of the smart camera PALLAS by DAHENG and the software MERLIC by MVTec will be presented there. The combination of powerful and easy-to-use machine vision software with hardware components offers the user a fully integrated machine vision system ready for immediate use.

Participation in VISION China Shanghai will be the first trade fair appearance of MVTec Vision Technology (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.. The Chinese branch of MVTec was opened in April 2020 in Kunshan, near Shanghai. Interested parties are cordially invited to meet the new colleagues and to celebrate the opening of the new office together with MVTec.

For more information about the new subsidiary in China, please read the interview by Dr. Olaf Munkelt in the cover story of the trade show magazine “Machine Vision” or contact us.

About MVTec Software GmbH

MVTec is a leading manufacturer of standard software for machine vision. MVTec products are used in all demanding areas of imaging: semiconductor industry, surface inspection, automatic optical inspection systems, quality control, metrology, as well as medicine and surveillance. By providing modern technologies such as 3D vision, deep learning, and embedded vision, software by MVTec also enables new automation solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things aka Industry 4.0. With locations in Germany, the USA, and China, as well as an established network of international distributors, MVTec is represented in more than 35 countries worldwide. www.mvtec.com


MVTec HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment (HDevelop) that is used worldwide. It enables cost savings and improved time to market. HALCON’s flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of any kind of machine vision application. MVTec HALCON provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, special instruction sets like AVX2 and NEON, as well as GPU acceleration. It serves all industries, with a library used in hundreds of thousands of installations in all areas of imaging like blob analysis, morphology, matching, measuring, and identification. The software provides the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as comprehensive 3D vision and deep learning algorithms. The software secures your investment by supporting a wide range of operating systems and providing interfaces to hundreds of industrial cameras and frame grabbers, in particular by supporting standards like GenICam, GigE Vision, and USB3 Vision. By default, MVTec HALCON runs on Arm®-based embedded vision platforms. It can also be ported to various target platforms. Thus, the software is ideally suited for the use within embedded and customized systems. More information: www.halcon.com, www.embedded-vision-software.com


MVTec MERLIC is the all-in-one software product for quickly building machine vision applications without any need for programming. It is based on MVTec’s extensive machine vision expertise and combines reliable, fast performance with ease of use. An image-centered user interface and intuitive interaction concepts like easyTouch provide an efficient workflow, which leads to time and cost savings. MERLIC provides powerful tools to design and build complete machine vision applications with a graphical user interface, integrated PLC communication, and image acquisition based on industry standards. All standard machine vision tools such as calibration, measuring, counting, checking, reading, position determination, as well as 3D vision with height images are included in MVTec MERLIC. Furthermore, the software is able to execute tools in parallel, increasing overall efficiency and improving the implementation of multi-camera-setups.

MERLIC’s features are all based on the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as matching or deep learning. The software is available for Windows-based PC and embedded platforms, making it ideally suited for use in smart cameras. More information: www.merlic.com

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