Kyocera has entered into a share transfer agreement with NEC to acquire all of NEC’s shares in Showa Optronics (‘SOC’), an optical components manufacturer. When the share transfer is completed, Kyocera will own 93% of SOC’s shares; SOC will begin operating as a subsidiary of Kyocera on June 1, 2020, under the name Kyocera Showa Optronics (KSO). The acquisition of the Japan-based firm is intended to maximize the synergy through the combination of technologies the two companies offer.
3D Sensors with GigE Vision 2.1
With the newest firmware update, all Photoneo 3D cameras running on firmware 1.10 are fully compatible with GigE Vision 2.1.