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Vision Components is a leading international manufacturer of embedded vision systems. The freely programmable cameras with powerful onboard CPUs perform image processing tasks on their own without additional computer. Vision Compo-nents offers OEMs versatile Linux-based embedded systems for 2D and 3D image processing, supplied as board cameras or in protective casings. These are complemented by a growing range of ultracompact MIPI camera boards, which connect to a variety of different CPU boards. Software libraries and customized solutions are also part of the program. The team of experts can draw on extensive knowledge and over 20 years of experience with imaging applications. The company based in Ettlingen, Germany, was founded in 1996 by Michael Engel, the inventor of the first industrial-grade intelligent camera. Today, Vision Components works with local partners in over 25 countries to provide consistent customer focus and readily available expertise throughout the world.

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Vision Components Wins Innovators Award 2015 in Gold for Z Series of Intelligent Cameras

POSTED 04/13/2015

Endre Tóth, Director of Business Development USA at Vision Components accepted the Innovators Award 2015 in Gold for the intelligent camera series VC Z in Chicago.Ettlingen – The image processing specialists Vision Components have been honored with the Innovators Award 2015 in Gold by American Vision Systems Design magazine. The judging panel, consisting of ten experts from system integrator and end-user companies, recognizes the best products and innovations in the image processing industry. Criteria are innovation, impact on system integrators, end-users and designers, fulfilling a need in the market that hasn't been addressed and increasing productivity. Vision Components convinced the jury with their VC Z series of intelligent high-performance cameras for industrial applications. ”The team at Vision Components should be very proud,“ says publisher Alan Bergstein. ”The Innovators Award recognizes only the most innovative products and services in the vision and imaging processing industry.“ The VC Z series so honored is a new generation of intelligent cameras featuring an innovative hardware and software approach. Equipped with operating system VC Linux, it offers users extremely fast real-time image processing. The camera series includes types VCSBC nano Z, VC nano Z and VC pro Z. Endre Tóth, Director of Business Development USA at Vision Components accepted the award on 25 March 2015 in the Exhibitor Lounge at Automate, Chicago.

About Vision Components
Founded in 1996 by Michael Engel, inventor of the first intelligent camera for industrial applications, Vision Components GmbH is a leading supplier in the field of machine vision. Branches and distributors represent the Ettlingen-based company worldwide in more than 25 countries. Vision Components 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 machine or plant. Customers can choose between models with ARM processors and VC Linux firmware or DSP-based models with the proprietary VCRT operating system. The product portfolio includes Smart Cameras with or without a protective housing, single board cameras, and vision sensors. Vision Components also develops custom-tailored machine vision solutions for a wide range of applications. Amongst others, typical applications include quality inspection and automation. Furthermore, VC provides free software libraries for many applications including license plate recognition, motion capture, decoding, measurement, and positioning.

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