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Basler Announces New Distributor in Japan for Intelligent Camera Series eXcite

POSTED 03/02/2007

Ahrensburg, 01 March 2007 – We are pleased to introduce LinX (www.linx.jp/) as our new sales representative for the eXcite camera line in Japan. Basler will provide their eXcite intelligent camera series to LinX for resale. Under the terms of the agreement, LinX will sell Basler’s eXcite cameras in Japan, as well as provide training and support for the products. We believe that our Japanese customers will benefit from the expertise of LinX’s image processing specialists.

LinX is an experienced, highly competent partner for users seeking image processing hardware and software. They offer educational training classes on a regular basis that highlight their know-how and increase customer awareness of their products. LinX has also successfully distributed MVTec’s Halcon products for more than 10 years. Halcon software and the eXcite camera are an ideal combination and make an exceptionally powerful bundle. This fact, along with LinX’s competence and experience, make us confident that LinX was the best choice.

Our other line scan and area scan camera models are being well represented in Japan by the Neopt company. Neopt started distributing our camera products one year ago. 

We are convinced that our customers in Japan will benefit from our choice of partners.

About LinX:
LinX Corporation was founded in 1990 as an exclusive distributor of advanced real-time hardware and software control systems manufactured by dSPACE GmbH.  LinX entered the machine vision market in 1995. Since 1997, they have been an exclusive distributor of Halcon from MVTec Software GmbH, the world’s leading machine vision software.  LinX manufactures its own line of 'GINGA' frame grabber boards with products ranging from one, two, and four channel analog devices to two and four channel Camera Link devices.  Based on their wide technical knowledge and long experience in the vision products market, LinX also offers engineering assistance to customers setting up machine vision systems.

About Neopt:
Neopt corporation was launched in 1989 as a joint venture between NOK corporation in Japan and Perkin Elmer Optoelectronics (formerly EG&G) in the U.S.A. In 2001, Neopt became a 100% subsidiary of NOK, a leading manufacturer of sealing components.
Neopt supplies a wide range of optoelectronic products from photodetectors to cameras and lighting equipment for industrial applications. The company not only distributes some of the most unique products in the world to its Japanese customers, but also develops custom designed components to meet special requirements. Neopt continuously monitors industry trends and establishes close, long-term relationships with the best overseas manufacturers.

About Basler:
Basler-VC designs and manufactures advanced vision components for industrial users. Products include color and monochrome line scan, area scan, and intelligent area scan digital cameras ideal for high-speed and/or high-resolution applications. Product designs are driven by industry requirements offering easy interfacing, compact size, and a strong price/performance ratio.

For more information, please contact us at +49 4102 463-500 or visit us on the web at http://www.basler-vc.com.

Press Contact:
Anke Wübbelmann – Vision Components
Tel.  +49 4102 – 463 511
Fax: +49 4102 – 463 599
Basler AG
An der Strusbek 60 – 62
22926 Ahrensburg
Internet: www.basler-vc.com