The Embedded Vision Experts

Vision Components is a leading international manufacturer of embedded vision systems. For over 25 years, our components and solutions have been tested and proven in numerous industrial and non-industrial embedded vision applications.

... from the first Smart Camera to modern Embedded Vision Systems ...

The development and manufacturing of our smart embedded vision systems comprises three main categories:

On request, we develop customised embedded vision solutions. Consultation and service are available to you worldwide through our local partners in over 30 countries. We operate sales offices in the USA and Japan.  

The company based in Ettlingen, Germany, was founded in 1996 by Michael Engel, the inventor of the first intelligent camera suitable for industrial use. 

2021: 25 years of Vision Components!

Michael Engel - Company founder Vision Components

Company founder Michael Engel interviewed.

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Milestones

board camera VC picoSmart

World's smallest Embedded Vision System with all components on only one board

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2021

World first: Presentation of the VC picoSmart® at embedded world 2021

MIPI Embedded Vision Kits

Perfect for entry into Embedded Vision development, proof-of-concept or rapid prototyping

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2020

Embedded Vision Starter Kits for NXP i.MX8M Plus, NVIDIA® and Raspberry Pi®

ingelligent board camera VC DragonCam

VC Embedded Vision Systems with Quad-core CPU: more power, interfaces and memory

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2020

Introducing the VC DragonCam® with Snapdragon™ processor

Embedded Vision System VC DragonCam based on Snapdragon 410 Processor

More power, more interfaces, more memory thanks to Snapdragon 410 processor

Learn more about the VC DragonCam prototype

2019

Presentation of a first Embedded Vision prototype with quad-core processor

VC MIPI CSI-2 camera module

High-quality camera modules with MIPI-CSI-2 interface

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2018

Presentation of the first
VC MIPI® camera modules

VCnano3D-Z laser triangulation sensor

Laser profilers for all working distances!

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2018

Presentation of intelligent
3D laser profilers

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CARRIDA - Your ALPR/ANPR solution!

To the CARRIDA Technologies website

2017

Foundation of CARRIDA Technologies GmbH

Intelligent board camera VCSBC nano Z-RH1

Intelligent cameras with even more powerful CMOS sensors

More about the Sony CMOS sensors for VC Z

2017

Introduction of SONY Pregius sensors into our product ranges

VC Z Embedded Vision Systems: Board level cameras with Sony Pregius IMX sensors.

Intelligent cameras with ARM technology and VC Linux operating system

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2014

Introduction of dual core ARM processors with FPGA (SoC) from Xilinx

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Imaging components for industrial applications

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2011

Foundation of NOTAVIS GmbH.
Project development & component sales

VC Smart Finder software tool for pattern matching

Identification of structures based on given patterns

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2008

Introduction of the VC Smart Finder image processing software for contour detection

VC Smart Reader SW tool for decoding 2D codes

2D code recognition for data matrix codes and barcodes

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2006

Introduction of the VC Smart Reader image processing software for reading 2D code

Webinar on Embedded Vision

Bring embedded vision to your projects

Jan-Erik Schmitt, Managing Director of Vision Components, demonstrates multiple ways to integrate camera technology into hardware designs.

Michael Engel - Company founder Vision Components

After 30 years of experience in developing industrial cameras, I am still enthusiastic and passionate about pushing the development of the technology even further and, together with my team, setting new limits to what is feasible. Our customers hold Vision Components in high regard, not least because of our special flexibilty and excellent service quality. We are a highly efficient innovative force, setting the standards for Embedded Vision Systems throughout the world.

MICHAEL ENGEL VC FOUNDER & INVENTOR OF THE SMART CAMERA

Any question? Contact us, it's our pleasure to help you!

Jan-Erik Schmitt - Vice President of Sales - Vision Components

Your contact for international sales

Sales international
Jan-Erik Schmitt
Vice President of Sales

P +49 7243 2167-23
M +49 176 63 31 85 08
schhyemitt@vision-krs5fcomponents.sufcom
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Endre Tóth - Sales North and South Amercia - Vision Components

Your contact in Americas

Sales Americas
Endre Tóth
Director of Business Development
Vision Components US Office

P +1 603 598-2588
M +1 603 55 77 122
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Sven Klette-Matzat - Sales - OEM Solutions - Vision Components

Your contact for Europe

Sales Europe
Sven Klette-Matzat
Sales Manager/OEM Solutions

P +49 7243 2167-24
M + 49 176 83 04 07 23
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Shinobu Minobe: Sales Japan, Vision Components Japan Office

Your contact in Japan

Sales Japan
Shinobu Minobe
Director of Business Development
Vision Components Japan Office

T +81 (48) 299-4798
M +81 (80) 3023-2314
minobe@y2qvision-c+7omponents.jpfz6

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Andreas Beising - Sales Asia and Middle East  - Vision Components

Your contact for Asia (excl. Japan) & Middle East

Sales Asia (excl. Japan) & Middle East
Andreas Beising
Director of Business Development

M +49 172 72 59 176
M +971 56 11 56 577
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We are member of:

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VDMA

Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau (German Engineering Federation)

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Vision Components is member of AIA

AIA

The World's Largest Machine Vision Trade Association

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Edge AI and Vision Alliance

The Edge AI and Vision Alliance™ is a worldwide industry partnership that brings together technology providers who are enabling innovative and practical applications for computer vision.

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Hands on Technology e.V.

HANDS on TECHNOLOGY organizes various international educational programs to help young people to get access to scientific subjects and to motivate them in a early phase of their educational lives to become future engineers or IT professionals.

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Vision Components is member of JIIA

JIIA

Japan Industrial Imaging Association

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Logo SPIE - The International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE

International Society for Optics and Photonics

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