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MVTec appoints Christoph Wagner to grow company's embedded vision business

MVTec Software GmbH (www.mvtec.com) is expanding its team. Since September 1, Christoph Wagner has been responsible for growing the company's embedded vision business. As the new Product and Business Development Manager, the 34-year-old will work to further increase MVTec's presence in the international embedded vision market. The mechanical engineer and certified business administrator has extensive expertise in machine vision. He has also gained more than ten years of experience in product management, technical support, as well as research and development.

Embedded vision is a hot topic with high future potential within the field of machine vision. MVTec is considered a leading supplier in this field of technology. With HALCON Embedded, the company has been building expertise in porting its leading machine vision software, MVTec HALCON, to a wide range of embedded platforms since 2005. The latest version 13.0.1 of HALCON also supports Arm®-based platforms running the Linux operating system. In addition, MVTec implements well thought-out embedded vision applications in close collaboration with a strong network of hardware partners.

In-depth know-how and many years of experience in machine vision

Previously, Christoph Wagner worked primarily on the hardware side, in particular in the area of 3D vision. Before joining MVTec, he was employed at wenglorMEL GmbH as a technical support manager and product manager for 2D and 3D profile sensors (optoelectronic sensors). Before that, Wagner worked at SmartRay GmbH, where he held various positions in customer support, order processing, project management of customer-specific applications, as well as in research and development.

Proven expertise at embedded world 2018

Christoph Wagner will hold a presentation on "Embedded Vision – Efficient Development of Applications Using Professional Vision Software" at the embedded world Conference 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany.

On his new job, Christoph Wagner comments: "I very much look forward to joining the leading manufacturer in the market for standard machine vision software. As part of this work, I will be able to purposefully combine my machine vision expertise with my knowledge in the area of hardware development. I am eager to help actively and profitably strengthen the embedded vision technology field – which is equally important for both customers and MVTec – and to broaden MVTec's presence in this international growth market."

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