XIMEA GMBH honored by Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards Program

XIMEA GmbH announced today that its Smallest Hyperspectral Cameras Based on USB3 Vision was awarded one of the best in the industry by the Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program.

Munster, Germany April 09, 2015


XIMEA GmbH, developer of high grade machine vision and scientific cameras for special applications announced today that its Smallest Hyperspectral Cameras Based on USB3 Vision was awarded one of the best in the industry by the jury of the Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of highly valued experts from system integrator and end-user companies.

XIMEA GMBH was awarded the Bronze level award: http://bit.ly/1DJ5TYW

"On behalf of the Vision Systems Design Innovator Awards, I would like to congratulate XIMEA GMBH on their Bronze award," said Vision Systems Design Group Publisher Alan Bergstein. "This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. The team at XIMEA GMBH should be very proud."

XIMEA coupled imec's hyperspectral sensors to its USB 3.0 camera product line called xiQ, which features exceptional form factor with unmet specification to date for the hyperspectral imaging space: xiQ cameras offer miniature 26.4 x 26.4 x 21.6 mm total dimension and weight of mere 27 grams. These numbers make xiQ cameras officially the world's smallest industrial USB3 Vision and hyperspectral imaging camera. This ultra-compact footprint is achieved by using a single planar rigid board construction as opposed to competing multi-board and multifold flexi-rigid PCB construction, making the xiQ easier to integrate into specialized equipment and OEM designs. xiQ cameras consume only 1.8 W, easing the power and thermal management design challenges of UAVs for example and support Windows, Linux, Mac OSX and ARM.

About Vision Systems Design

Published since 1996, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers and systems integrators that provides comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design's magazine, website (http://www.vision-systems.com), email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.

About The Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program

The Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognized the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. High-scoring companies were announced at AUTOMATE 2015 held in Chicago, IL, USA. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: originality, innovation; impact on designers, systems integrators and end-users; fulfilling a need in the market that hasn't been addressed, leveraging a novel technology, and increasing productivity.

About XIMEA GMBH
Drawing on two decades of experience in the industry, XIMEA offer consists of state-of-the-art cameras with USB 3.0, USB 2.0, PCI Express and FireWire interface as well as X-RAY, Hyperspectral and Thunderbolt technology enabled cameras.

For more than 20 years XIMEA has developed, manufactured and sold standard or OEM cameras for machine vision applications in motion control, assembly, robotics, industrial inspection and security, as well as scientific grade cameras for life science and microscopy.
The main distinction is based on extremely robust way the cameras are built while still providing highest speed like for example the USB3 Vision camera line. Learn more about XIMEA at http://www.ximea.com

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