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MVTec to exhibit at Vision China Shanghai and news from Innovation Day

MVTec Software GmbH (, a leading international software provider for machine vision, will be presenting its product portfolio at Vision China Shanghai 2021 ( from March 17 to 19, 2021. Visitors to booth W1.1628 will be able to take a first-hand look at the features of the latest releases of MVTec HALCON and MERLIC. In addition, interested parties can learn more about the MVTec Deep Learning Tool, current trends, and technologies in machine vision.

Live demonstrations illustrate practical scenarios

In a live demo, the concept feature "Anomaly Detection" in MVTec MERLIC will be shown. Using the example of an inspection of printed circuit boards it is demonstrated how the all-in-one software can drastically simplify the use of complex deep learning algorithms. Here, a camera from MVTec's Chinese distribution partner DAHENG IMAGING will be used.

The Embedded Vision Starterkit, a joint demo with Allied Vision Technologies GmbH, will demonstrate how to get started quickly with the development of embedded vision applications.

The latest technologies of MVTec HALCON will also be presented and explained with the help of standard examples on a touch screen demo.

With its Chinese office in Kunshan (near Shanghai) and together with its long-time distribution partner DAHENG IMAGING, MVTec aims to provide customers in China with the best level of support and the greatest possible added value. During Vision China Shanghai, one of the most important international trade fairs for machine vision, visitors will have the opportunity to exchange ideas directly with MVTec experts.

Innovation Day

February 3 was the big day: MVTec Software GmbH (, a leading provider of standard machine vision software, presented its informative, annual Innovation Day in digital format for the first time. More than 400 attendees from over 190 companies, 33 countries, and five continents benefited from brand-new information on innovative technologies and the latest machine vision trends, such as deep learning, embedded vision, and 3D vision. The experts also spoke about the performance, particular highlights, and new features of the standard software HALCON and MERLIC. MVTec broadcast the event live from a professional streaming studio in the heart of Munich, with partners and guest speakers patched in.

The content was offered vividly in a wide range of interactive and virtual formats. In addition to attending fascinating presentations by MVTec experts and guest speakers from SICK AG and MSTVision GmbH as well as interviews and demonstrations streamed in real time, the participants also had the opportunity to get actively involved. They were able to reach out to presenters and other experts and ask questions in group video chats or 1:1 video meetings via the event portal. For example, the attendees were able to discuss special software topics with MVTec developers and take part in polls and surveys in real time. Many online visitors also took the opportunity to chat and network with each other during breaks and in the evening. Not least, there was a virtual exhibition room, where partners such as aku.automation GmbH, attentra GmbH, KEYENCE DEUTSCHLAND GmbH, and SICK AG showcased interesting examples of industry applications.

"Under the given circumstances, the digital format proved to be an enormous success for the MVTec Innovation Day, our most important event of the year. The large number of attendees and positive feedback demonstrated that our customers and partners enjoy a lively discussion even in the virtual world and that the showcased innovations offer visible added value for customers," remarks a pleased Dr. Olaf Munkelt, managing director, co-founder, and co-owner of MVTec Software GmbH.


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