E2v sees growth in space imaging and industrial vision

Share this on social media:

E2v has posted revenue of £102.3 million for its half year financial results ending 30 September, representing growth of 4 per cent.

Sales for the imaging sector were up by 6 per cent at £37.4 million due to growth in space imaging and in industrial vision in Asia. This was partially offset by lower revenue in thermal imaging. Revenue for science was steady.

Order intake in space imaging was particularly strong with new orders for sensors from the US for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) and from the European Space Agency for Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO). Also there have been further orders from the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences at the system level.

Industrial vision demand experienced good growth in Asia, reflecting some recovery of the industrial markets. The company anticipates further growth from new product introductions in the second half of the year, including the new CMOS based camera, the Uniiqa+.

Related stories:

Imaging payload onboard Philae probe to build picture of comet 

Further information:

E2v

Recent News

22 February 2021

Participants in the Embedded Camera API Exploratory Group will discuss requirements for new interoperability standards to accelerate market growth and reduce development costs

19 February 2021

On 4 March, panellists from Basler, MVTec, Sick, and Amazon Web Services will discuss developments in embedded vision during the Embedded World digital show. IMVE's Greg Blackman will moderate

12 February 2021

Cognex's revenue was $811m for the year, a 12 per cent year-on-year increase thanks to higher revenue from consumer electronics and e-commerce

10 February 2021

The firm's Lacera technology delivers greater than 90 per cent quantum efficiency and low noise architecture with up to 18-bit readout