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Vision Components

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Vision Components GmbH is a leading supplier in the field of machine vision and develops and distributes intelligent, network-compatible real-time Smart Cameras which are able to operate without a PC. These embedded vision solutions can be easily integrated into almost any application. Customers can choose between models with ARM processors with freely programmable FPGA and VC Linux firmware or DSP-based models with the proprietary VCRT OS. All cameras are freely programmable and come with the comprehensive library VCLib, providing more than 300 basic functions of machine vision.

The product portfolio includes embedded systems with or without a protective housing, single board cameras, and vision sensors. Providing custom-tailored OEM solutions for all kinds of applications are the core of the more than 20 years experience in machine vision and imaging. Amongst others, typical applications include quality inspection and automation. VC provides software libraries for many applications including license plate recognition (ALPR/ANPR), motion capture, decoding, measurement and positioning.

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LogiMAT Exhibition: New Embedded Vision Approaches

December 16, 2019 – Vision Components will present its latest embedded vision systems and MIPI camera modules at the 2020 LogiMAT trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany. Co-exhibitor Retenua will demonstrate its advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) for forklift trucks, which is based on an intelligent VC stereo camera. The board camera detects the reflective stripes …

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SPIE Photonics West: Largest Lineup of MIPI Camera Boards and Quad-core Embedded Vision

December 13, 2019 – Vision Components will present its extended range of high-end camera modules with a MIPI CSI-2 interface at the 2020 SPIE Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco. Vision Components has even integrated non-native MIPI sensors in MIPI camera modules, using a specially developed adapter board. Examples for these are IMX250 and IMX252 …

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Embedded World: Largest Lineup of MIPI Camera Boards and Quad-core Embedded Vision

December 13, 2019 – Vision Components will present its extended range of high-end camera modules with a MIPI CSI-2 interface at the 2020 embedded world exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, at Booth 2-444 and in a talk at the accompanying conference. These high-tech components enable compact, repeatable OEM designs and easy connection of image sensors to …

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iREX2019 Robotics Show: MIPI Camera Modules and Embedded Vision

November 25, 2019 – At the iREX2019, one of the largest international robotics shows, held in Tokyo this December, Vision Components presents camera boards and embedded vision systems for robotic vision applications such as robot guidance, bin picking, code reading, etc. The German vision experts the global market for camera modules with a MIPI CSI-2 …

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ITE2019: Largest Variety of MIPI Camera Modules and Quad-core Embedded Vision

ITE2019: Largest variety of MIPI camera modules & quad-core embedded vision November 21, 2019 – At the ITE2019 show in Yokohama, Japan, Vision Components presents its extended range of high-end camera modules with a MIPI CSI-2 interface: now offering 10 different image sensors with resolutions up to 13 MP, the German manufacturer leads the global …

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Embedded Vision at BIOMEDevice

November 21, 2019 – This December, Vision Components exhibits at the BIOMEDevice show for the first time. The German embedded vision experts present recent additions to their lineup for vision OEMs: MIPI camera boards and quad-core embedded cameras. They also showcase a data matrix reader for surgical instruments, which is based on a VC embedded …

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New Embedded Vision Systems with Quad-core Processors

October 30, 2019 – Vision Components premiered the first prototype of its latest generation of embedded vision systems offering a substantial performance boost at Embedded VISION Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, on October 24, 2019. The onboard quad-core processor, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410, is clocked at 1.2 GHz. The board camera features a Gbit Ethernet interface, 12 …

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Shielded MIPI Cables for High Data Rates

October 9, 2019 – Vision Components supplies its MIPI camera modules with a shielded FPC (flexible printed circuit) cable, which is primarily designed for the MIPI modules and enables outstanding data transfer rates. The company uses the stalwart MIPI CSI-2 camera interface and the Raspberry Pi connector schema. Raspi boards are the most widely used …

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Embedded Vision Driver-assistance System

September 18, 2019 – Swedish startup Retenua has developed the first fully integrated advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) for detecting people around industrial vehicles and forklifts, basing it on a Vision Components embedded camera. This is also the first system trained to detect reflective workwear and using an NIR flash. The patented technology significantly increases occupational …

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New Standard for Embedded Vision

August 29, 2019 – Vision Components will exhibit and give a talk at Embedded VISION Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. Company founder and CEO Michael Engel will speak about MIPI cameras as the new standard for embedded vision. Vision Components is the market leader, offering the widest available variety of MIPI camera boards, with image sensor …

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Foundation of Carrida Technologies

August 19, 2019 – 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 …

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MIPI Camera Giveaway

June 19, 2019 – Vision Components announces a special offer for students: high-end MIPI camera modules for €39.99 net. What is more, the first 100 students to order the VC MIPI Students’ Package get it for free. The deal includes a VC MIPI OV9281 camera module with a 1MP OmniVision sensor, a trigger input, a …

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Vision Components: Embedded Cameras with LED Ring Light

Vision Components now offers image processing systems with integrated LED ring lights and flash controllers in a compact camera housing. Many applications can therefore be implemented with VCnanoZ embedded vision systems without any additional components. These systems are particularly well-suited for code reading, pick & place applications, completeness control, and shape inspection. The integrated design …

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ISS Yokohama: Embedded Vision Made in Germany

May 15, 2019 – Vision Components presents its portfolio of OEM cameras at the Image Sensing Show in Yokohama, Japan. The brand-new line of ultracompact MIPI camera boards is designed for applications with many cameras such as autonomous driving, UAVs, Smart City, medical technology, and laboratory automation. The MIPI modules interface to more than 20 …

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Laser Munich: Enabling Efficient Embedded Vision

May 15, 2019 – At the upcoming Laser World of Photonics show, Vision Components presents its current line-up of tried-and-tested hardware and software solutions for image processing OEMs including various recently added products. All-new VC-MIPI camera modules, for instance, are designed to connect to Raspberry Pi, 96Boards and many other makes of CPU boards. These …

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Visionlink Becomes Vision Components’ Distributor for Italy

May 7, 2019 – Vision Components is happy to announce Visionlink has agreed to become its new distribution partner for the Italian market. Visionlink is a supplier and service provider with a portfolio comprising image acquisition and processing systems from leading international brands. The company based in Seregno serves all market sectors: industrial, scientific, medical, …

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New MIPI Cameras Available For Immediate Supply

April 30, 2019 – Vision Components is now shipping additional new MIPI camera modules. These high-end boards meet industrial standards and are available in large quantities at consumer prices. OEMs can choose from various global shutter and rolling shutter sensors and implement their imaging tasks with powerful CPU boards to take advantage of rapid developments …

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Embedded Vision Summit: High-end OEM Cameras

April 18, 2019 – Vision Components will present its portfolio of OEM cameras at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara, California. The brand-new line of ultracompact MIPI camera boards is designed for applications with many cameras such as autonomous driving, UAVs, Smart City, medical technology, and laboratory automation. The MIPI modules interface to more …

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Vision Components At the ISC West Trade Show: Embedded Vision and MIPI Cameras

March 28, 2019 – At ISC West, Vision Components presents embedded solutions for automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) and security applications, as well as MIPI camera modules. Vision Components, a member of SIA, is a German manufacturer of embedded vision systems and software for various OEM applications such as parking management, vehicle make & model …

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MIPI Cameras For the Digital World at Embedded World Expo

February 6, 2019 – Vision Components exclusively presents its new MIPI camera modules at the 2019 embedded world trade show in Nuremberg, Germany, Hall 3, Stand 764. The ultracompact boards aim at novel applications with many cameras, such as Smart City services, autonomous driving, UAVs, and medical technology. The available product portfolio offers maximum flexibility …

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Embedded World Exhibition: Hardware and Software for Vision OEMs

February 6, 2019 – Vision Components presents new software and hardware products for vision OEMs at two booths at the 2019 embedded world exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. At the main booth (#2-444), everything revolves around VC Z series embedded vision systems. These are now available with an even wider variety of CMOS sensors, including several …

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Embedded Vision Innovations at MD&M West

January 31, 2019 – Vision Components will showcase its brand-new MIPI camera modules at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West exhibition. The ultra-compact boards are manufactured at highly competitive costs. They are available with a range of global shutter sensors and rolling shutter sensors with resolutions up to 8.4 MP; other models with higher resolutions …

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Embedded Vision Innovations at SPIE Photonics West

January 31, 2019 – At SPIE Photonics West, Vision Components will present new products geared at vision OEMs. In addition to full-fledged embedded vision systems, these include the brand-new MIPI camera modules. These ultra-compact boards are manufactured at highly competitive costs, making them ideal for applications with a large number of cameras. OEMs have a …

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Optimized Visibility in 3D Laser Scanning

January 16, 2019 – Vision Components' proprietary ambient light suppression technology enables measurements with laser profilers under up to 100,000 lux. This is an all-new feature for the intelligent VCnano3D-Z laser profilers, enabling them to achieve best-in-class performance. The high ambient light immunity results from a high-intensity laser, combined with extremely short exposure times. The blue …

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