BitFlow Joins European Machine Vision Association

Industry Association Aligns Company for Continued Growth in Key Market

WOBURN, MA, JULY 31, 2017 -- BitFlow, Inc., a global innovator of frame grabbers for industrial, scientific and military vision systems, today announced it has joined the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA), a Barcelona-based non-for-profit association representing the machine mision industry in Europe. BitFlow aims to help shape the future of the region's machine vision technology and standards in conjunction with EMVA partners, as well as to leverage its membership to expand distributor relationships and boost demand for its frame grabbers.

"Although we are headquartered in the United States, BitFlow is a global company with deep roots in the European marketplace," said Donal Waide, Director of Sales, BitFlow, Inc. "As an EMVA member, we look forward to participating in efforts to advance common interests with a like-minded association of Europe's blue chip vision companies and suppliers."

According to experts, the European machine vision industry grew by 10 percent in 2016 in comparison with the previous year, and will reach $4.47 billion (USD) by 2025. The ability of machine vision systems to process large amounts of data in milliseconds is a major factor driving market growth, especially in automation and robotics. These systems are also gaining traction in Europe's medical and healthcare sectors.
With an inclusive approach, EMVA is open to all kind of organizations, including companies, research institutes, universities, consultancies, media, associations. All members benefit from the networking, cooperation and the numerous and diverse activities of the EMVA. Besides BitFlow, its members include Carl Zeiss, Chromasens, Framos, JAI, Mikrotron, Point Gray, SICK AG, Sony, Toshiba, and others.

About BitFlow, Inc.
BitFlow has been developing reliable, high-performance Frame Grabbers for use in imaging applications since 1993. BitFlow is the leader in Camera Link frame grabbers, building the fastest frame grabbers in the world, with the highest camera/frame grabber densities, triggering performance, and price. With thousands of boards installed throughout the world, into hundreds of imaging applications, BitFlow is dedicated to using this knowledge and experience to provide customers with the best possible image acquisition and application development solutions. BitFlow, located in Woburn, MA, has distributors and resellers located all over the world including Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Visit our website at

About EMVA
The European Machine Vision Association EMVA is a non-for-profit and non-commercial association representing the Machine Vision industry in Europe. The association has been founded in 2003 in Barcelona by industry representatives from all over Europe as a network to promote the development and use of machine vision technology. Visit
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