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Machine Vision in the Far East: MVTec Presents its Portfolio at Vision China Shanghai

  • Machine vision solutions for the Chinese market

  • Presentation of the new MERLIC 4 and HALCON 18.11 software releases

Munich, February 7, 2019 – MVTec Software GmbH (www.mvtec.com), the leading supplier of standard machine vision software, will be asserting its presence in China: The Munich-based company will exhibit its products at Vision China, which takes place from March 20 to 22, 2019 in Shanghai. The event is one of the most important international trade shows for machine vision.

MVTec will present its entire portfolio of machine vision software, with a focus on the new MERLIC 4 and HALCON 18.11 releases, at the VDMA Pavilion (Booth W5.5633), the joint booth of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association. MVTec’s products will also be exhibited at booth W5.5432, which belongs to MVTec's Chinese distributor DAHENG IMAGING.

By participating in this trade show, the technology leader demonstrates its commitment to successfully penetrate the important Chinese market with its machine vision software.

About MVTec

MVTec is a leading manufacturer of standard software for machine vision. MVTec products are used in all demanding areas of imaging: Semi-conductor industry, web inspection, quality control and inspection applications in general, medicine, 3D vision, and surveillance. MVTec, with its head office in Munich (Germany), has more than 30 established distributors worldwide and in addition, MVTec, LLC works out of Boston, MA (USA). www.mvtec.com

About MVTec HALCON

MVTec HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment (HDevelop) that is used worldwide. It enables cost savings and improved time to market. HALCON’s flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of any kind of machine vision application. MVTec HALCON provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, special instruction sets like AVX2 and NEON, as well as GPU acceleration. It serves all industries, with a library used in hundreds of thousands of installations in all areas of imaging like blob analysis, morphology, matching, measuring, and identification. The software provides the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as comprehensive 3D vision and deep learning algorithms.

The software secures your investment by supporting a wide range of operating systems and providing interfaces to hundreds of industrial cameras and frame grabbers, in particular by supporting standards like GenICam, GigE Vision, and USB3 Vision. By default, MVTec HALCON runs on Arm®-based smart cameras and other embedded vision platforms. It can also be ported to various microprocessors/DSPs, operating systems, and compilers. Thus, the software is ideally suited for the use within embedded systems.

www.halcon.com, www.embedded-vision-software.com

About MVTec MERLIC

MVTec MERLIC is the all-in-one software product for quickly building machine vision applications without any need for programming. It is based on MVTec's extensive machine vision expertise and combines reliable, fast performance with ease of use. An image-centered user interface and intuitive interaction concepts like easyTouch provide an efficient workflow, which leads to time and cost savings. MERLIC provides powerful tools to design and build complete machine vision applications with a graphical user interface, integrated PLC communication, and image acquisition based on industry standards.

All standard machine vision tools such as calibration, measuring, counting, checking, reading, position determination, as well as 3D vision with height images are included in MVTec MERLIC. Furthermore, the software is able to execute tools in parallel, increasing overall efficiency and improving the implementation of multi-camera-setups. MERLIC’s features are all based on the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as matching or deep learning. The software is available for Windows-based PC and embedded platforms, making it ideally suited for use in smart cameras.

www.merlic.com