inVISION Newsletter Englisch 1 2020
Image: Stradvision Inc.
Image: Stradvision Inc.
Stradvision Raises USD27m for ADAS Systems

Stradvision Raises USD27m for ADAS Systems

Stradvision Raises USD27m for ADAS Systems Stradvision, a developer in vision processing technology for Autonomous Vehicles, has announced it raised USD27m in its Series B funding round. This round brings total funding to USD40m. Stradvision's efforts are based on its SVNet Deep Learning-based software, which enables high-level perception abilities...

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Bild: Geopraevent AG
Bild: Geopraevent AG
Geopraevent Becomes Part of Hexagon

Geopraevent Becomes Part of Hexagon

Geopraevent Becomes Part of Hexagon Hexagon acquired Geopraevent as of January 1. Geopraevent will continue to operate as an independent company under its current management. The Swiss company develops avalanche radars with image algorithms for the automatic detection of surface deformations using high-resolution photos or radar detection of millimetre...

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Bild: Rebellion Photonics Inc.
Bild: Rebellion Photonics Inc.
Honeywell Acquires Rebellion Photonics

Honeywell Acquires Rebellion Photonics

Honeywell Acquires Rebellion Photonics Honeywell announced that it has acquired Rebellion Photonics, a Houston-based provider of intelligent, visual gas monitoring solutions that maximize safety, operational performance, emissions mitigation and compliance in the oil and gas, petrochemical and power industries. Rebellion offers the industry's only...

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Bild: VDMA e.V.
Bild: VDMA e.V.
Declining Numbers in German Mechanical Engineering

Declining Numbers in German Mechanical Engineering

Declining Numbers in German Mechanical Engineering In November 2019, order intake in the mechanical engineering sector in Germany fell by 15% in real terms compared with the previous year. While orders from domestic customers fell by 15%, foreign customers ordered 14% fewer machines. Orders from the euro partner countries fell by 11%, while non-euro...

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Bild: Patrick Schwarzkopf
Bild: Patrick Schwarzkopf
New IFR President

New IFR President

New IFR President The robotics association IFR has elected Steven Wyatt (m.) as its new president. He succeeds Junji Tsuda, Yaskawa (l.), who had been in office since December 2017. Wyatt is Global Head of Portfolio and Digital for ABB's Robotics & Discrete Automation division. Prior to his election as IFR President, he served his predecessor as Vice...

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Bild: Pyramid Computer GmbH
Bild: Pyramid Computer GmbH
Pyramid Computer goes North America

Pyramid Computer goes North America

Pyramid Computer goes North America Pyramid Computer announced new North America operations, based in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. Josef Schneider, CEO of Pyramid Computer GmbH in Germany, said: "We are thrilled to announce an experienced sales and leadership team to spearhead our Pyramid North America operations. This move allows us to finally become a real...

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Bild: Fujifilm Corporation / Hitachi, Ltd.
Bild: Fujifilm Corporation / Hitachi, Ltd.
Fujifilm to Acquire Hitachi’s Diagnostic Imaging Business

Fujifilm to Acquire Hitachi’s Diagnostic Imaging Business

Fujifilm to Acquire Hitachi's Diagnostic Imaging Business Fujifilm announced that it has entered into an agreement with Hitachi to acquire Hitachi's Diagnostic Imaging-related Business to further expand its Healthcare business. Prior to the acquisition, Hitachi will establish a company and implement an absorption-type company split whereby the new company...

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Bild: SWIR Vision Systems
Bild: SWIR Vision Systems
SWIR Vision Systems raises USD1.01m

SWIR Vision Systems raises USD1.01m

SWIR Vision Systems raises USD1.01m High definition camera manufacturer SWIR Vision Systems has raised USD1,01m in debt. Founded in 2018, SWIR Vision Systems is a spin out venture company for RTI International, and specializes in commercial applications of infrared camera technology for the industrial machine vision, security systems, agricultural,...

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Bild: Flir Systems GmbH
Bild: Flir Systems GmbH
New Image Sensor Periodic Table

New Image Sensor Periodic Table

New Image Sensor Periodic Table With so many CMOS and CCD sensors to choose from, it's difficult to keep track. Flir's new revised Image Sensor Periodic Table categorises over 130 sensors by resolution and speed, from classic CCDs to the latest CMOS technology or the Pregius S, Sony's 4th generation sensor, from under 1MP to 25MP resolution. The free...

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Bild: Sick AG
Bild: Sick AG
Sick Opens Production Site in China

Sick Opens Production Site in China

Sick Opens Production Site in China Sick is expanding its local production capacities in China. In the future, the German sensor manufacturer will also produce in Changzhou in eastern China, where it will focus on localized product manufacturing and customized system construction. The location was inaugurated on December 12 in the presence of 80 guests....

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Bild: ©Lukas Gojda/stock.adobe.com / TeDo Verlag GmbH
More than 1,000 inVISION LinkedIn Followers

More than 1,000 inVISION LinkedIn Followers

More than 1,000 inVISION LinkedIn Followers Shortly before the turn of the year it happened. Less than 3.5 months after the 'inVISION News' corporate site was launched on LinkedIn, it already had more than 1,000 followers. News, products and technical articles from the fields of image processing and measurement technology are posted there daily.

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Bild: Schneider Kreuznach
Bild: Schneider Kreuznach
New CEO at Schneider Optics Inc.

New CEO at Schneider Optics Inc.

New CEO at Schneider Optics Inc. Effective December 16, 2019, Stuart Singer started as Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Optics Inc., the US subsidiary of Schneider-Kreuznach. Singer is responsible for the sustainable growth of Schneider Optics by reinforcing business and partnerships with current customers, developing new business and new opportunities...

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Bild: EMVA European Machine Vision Association
Bild: EMVA European Machine Vision Association
Change in EMVA Presidency

Change in EMVA Presidency

Change in EMVA Presidency The EMVA announced that Dr. Chris Yates (l.) will adopt the role of President of the EMVA effective from the 1st January 2020. Chris will succeed Jochem Herrmann (r.), the current President of the EMVA, who has held the role since 2015 and now decided to step down to be able to spend more time with his family. According to the...

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Bild: iniVation AG
IniVation wins CES 2020 Award

IniVation wins CES 2020 Award

IniVation wins CES 2020 Award IniVation has won the 'Best of Innovation' Award from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 in the category Embedded Vision. The company won the award for the DVXplorer. Using an all-new custom-designed sensor from Samsung, the product is the world's first neuromorphic camera employing technologies suitable for...

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Bild: NürnbergMesse GmbH
Bild: NürnbergMesse GmbH
Embedded Vision Arena at the Embedded World

Embedded Vision Arena at the Embedded World

Embedded Vision Arena at the Embedded World The 'Embedded Vision Arena' with ten exhibitors (including Allied Vision, Basler, Framos, NET, The Imaging Source) will be held for the first time at Embedded World (25 to 27 February 2020, Nürnberg). In addition, there will be two Embedded Vision Sessions, each with five lectures (including Allied Vision, Intel,...

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