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Alrad Imaging

ALRAD IMAGING is one of Great Britain's foremost vision distributors for Machine Vision, Industrial Inspection, Scientific, Research and Microscopy applications. We sell a very wide range of CCD and CMOS cameras, lenses, frame grabbers, imaging software, lighting solutions for imaging applications and a whole range of Machine Vision accessories.

ATD Electronique

For more than 25 years, ATD Electronique, European Distributor and Rep, offers innovative Imaging Solutions, including sensors (SONY, CMOSIS, AWAIBA, FAIRCHILD IMAGING, etc.), controllers & interface ICs, ISPs and design solutions (HELION), Liquid Lenses and Optics for the development of camera systems dedicated to Security, Automotive, Medical, and Machine Vision.

Carl Zeiss AG

ZEISS develops and produces photo lenses, which are used in industrial applications with line scan sensors up to 41mm and area scan up to 24x36mm.

These lenses are popular due to their high optical performance, fast apertures and high versatility.
Additionally ZEISS manufactures high-performance telecentric lenses for large FoV.

Edmund Optics

Edmund Optics®, headquartered in the USA, offers precision optics, assemblies and imaging products. With manufacturing facilities in the US and Asia and global sales representatives, EO has the world's largest inventory of optical components (> 27,200) for immediate delivery, standard or customized, in small quantities or for volume production.

Knight Optical (UK) ltd

Knight Optical (UK) Limited has been a global leader in the production and distribution of scientific optical components for over 20 years.

Supplying optical components to some of the leading companies within scientific, defence, medical, pharmaceutical, opto-electronics industries around the globe, Knight Optical is situated in Kent, England, for convenient distribution to Europe via the Channel Tunnel rail link which is just 20 minutes away.

MaxxVision GmbH

MaxxVision's customers benefit from an outstanding variety of cameras, lenses and illumination from leading manufacturers. As a major supplier of machine vision, Maxx Vision offers common and future camera types and interfaces (USB3 Vision, GigE Vision, etc)., various entocentric and telecentric lenses for sensors up to 29 megapixels/90 mm as well as expert consultancy and services (modifications, prototyping, etc) for special requirements.

Multipix Imaging

Multipix Imaging is the UK’s independent distributor of machine vision components. Customers receive superior service and support from dedicated staff with extensive knowledge in vision.  Multipix remain committed to educate and support the machine vision industry with the aim to improve the UK’s productivity and efficiency with the use of vision.

Navitar, Inc

Navitar, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures precision optical solutions across the globe. Navitar Imaging Solutions, Projection Optics and Custom Optics divisions produce leading-edge optical and electro-optical technologies for the fastest growing segments of the world's economy.

NET New Electronic Technology

NET is a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of innovative camera technology, components and software for industrial and medical applications. Our portfolio includes compact and remote video cameras, cameras with integrated image processing, smart vision systems, software for machine vision/real-time algorithms, lenses, illumination and cables.

Qioptiq

Now a proud part of Excelitas Technologies Corp., Qioptiq manufactures photonics products and solutions serving the semiconductor, precision manufacturing, QC/inspection, biotech, security, sensing and machine vision sectors. Specialize in micro-imaging lenses, machine vision lenses, zoom optics and customized automated optical inspection solutions. Rich 135-year optical heritage integrates the expertise of Optem, Rodenstock, LINOS, Spindler & Hoyer and many more.

Sill Optics

Sill Optics is one of only a few mid-sized companies in Germany specialized in the production of optical components. Its philosophy “100% Made in Germany” is maintained throughout its own production and supplier chain.

Stemmer Imaging

STEMMER IMAGING is Europe’s largest imaging technology provider. Our rich portfolio covers the entire range of components and services required to produce an imaging solution. Based on 40 years of imaging experience and our expert know-how in machine vision, we are able to offer everything our customers need to solve their imaging tasks.

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