NVIDIA keynote presentation
The Imaging Source Europe GmbH
Clear View Imaging
The UK technical lead for the Micro-Epsilon 2D and 3D sensor portfolio, and turnkey system solutions.
Responsible for managing projects from initial enquiry, through to test evaluation and the integration/commissioning into the end user’s facility. These systems include inline thickness measurement systems and autonomous 3D surface inspection systems.
Also responsible for the design and development of bespoke PLC/HMI solutions for use with the Micro-Epsilon 1D sensor portfolio.
MVTec Software GmbH
IFM Electronic Ltd
Tim has over 20 years of experience in sensing and control technology. With a history in business development, he has been ifm electronic’s product manager for their position sensing and networking product portfolios for over 10 years. Tim has a particular interest in vision sensing technology and will talk about ifm’s range of 3D time of flight sensors.
Sony Image Sensing Solutions
Simon has been in the machine vision industry offering advice and guidance to customers on all aspects of machine vision since 1996. He has extensive knowledge across all component areas of a vision system which customers find invaluable. Simon will present on Short-Wave Infrared technologies, an area he specialises in.
Jools Hudson runs the marketing for Gardasoft Vision. In recent years, Jools has been responsible for marketing, sales, applications and technical support functions for instrumentation and imaging companies including Thorlabs and Carl Zeiss Microscopy. In her early career, Jools was a hardware engineer for Racal Automation. Jools gained an MBA from Cranfield University and degree in engineering from University of Surrey.
Smart Vision Lights
Steve Kinney is an Electrical Engineer who began his career as an Inertial + Radar Navigation Technician in the USAF. After his return to civilian life in 1990, he worked on several R&D and product development projects with major companies in California’s Silicon Valley before joining Pulnix America and entering the machine vision industry in 1998. Working for Pulnix, Basler, JAI and CCS, he has many years of machine vision imaging experience and has become an expert in industrial cameras and imagers. Since starting work in the lighting sector of Machine Vision in early 2015, he now combines camera expertise with machine vision lighting to bring an expanded knowledge base to the machine vision market. Steve has additionally been an active AIA member. He has been chairman of the AIA’s Camera Link Committee since its inception in 1999. As chair of one of the major standards committees, he also is part of the G3’s Future Standards Forum. Steve has also been a major material contributor and instructor for the AIA Certified Vision Professional (CVP) program in both the Basic and Advanced CVP Camera + Sensor Technologies courses. Steve currently manages sales and business Development activities across the Western US for Smart Vision Lights.
FLIR Systems Inc.
Richard is EMEA Marketing Manager for the NVIDIA’s Jetson™ Embedded Processor Family.
He has over 25 years’ experience working with developers of 3D Graphics, Cloud Software and AI Hardware Technology Solutions, including Autodesk, Microsoft and of course NVIDIA.
With the introduction of the NVIDIA Jetson™ embedded platform for AI at the Edge, Richard manages the launch & marketing of AI-based solutions for Industrial Robotics, Autonomous Machines, UAVs, IVA, and Smart Cities.
A keen mountain biker, in 2019 Richard completed the 75-mile off-road London to Brighton MTB charity ride for the 2nd time and is looking forward to 2020!
Cameron Millar is Senior Machine Vision Applications Engineer in the KEYENCE UK & Ireland Technical Team, boasting a wealth of experience in solving challenging camera applications across a diverse range of industries. Since joining the KEYENCE team in 2015, Cameron has played a central role in administering technical training for vision systems and supporting new product launches, including last year’s Multi-Spectrum Lighting release.
After brilliantly obtaining a master’s degree in Materials and Production Engineering at the University of Trento while already working in an internship at Opto Engineering, I’m currently the Product Manager and Business Developer for telecentric and macro lenses.
Dr Russell Sion
Jenton / Dimaco
Dr Russell Sion is Managing Director of Dimaco and Technical Director of the Jenton Group. Russell has spent the last twenty years involved in the design and manufacture of automation and control systems for high speed production lines. Now as a member of the Dimaco team he is working hard to bring the many benefits of industrial vision to quality control in the food packaging environment.
Ricoh International B.V. German Branch
Gaspar van Elmbt
Gaspar is Managing Director of GeT Cameras, a machine vision distribution company known for its excellent quality, service and prices. Gaspar has more than 15 years’ experience in electronic and machine vision system design. With a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering he has designed numerous electronic devices and machine vision systems for many different markets, varying from detecting plastic in rivers up to detecting particles < 20uM in cleanrooms. During his career he switched from engineering to sales, selling industrial camera technology all over Europe. In 2017 Gaspar graduated from the Executive MBA Mannheim, giving him more tools and insights regarding, process optimization, workflows, business models, financials, leadership and strategy. With these tools he understands the customer (business) case better, providing advice and generating strong long-term customer relationships. Also providing huge benefit in strategy and optimization processes of GeT Cameras, resulting in lower end-user prices (30-50% cheaper than competitors).
Bart Verboven has over 10 years’ experience in the world of machine vision and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering.
He is working at German industrial camera manufacturer IDS and is responsible for assisting customers located in the UK, France and the Benelux countries with his extensive product and systems expertise.
His key tasks include support, feasibility studies and technology advice.
Dr Jon Vickers
Stemmer Imaging Ltd
Scorpion Vision Ltd
Tordivel is the company behind Scorpion Vision Software – a machine vision automation framework that was launched in 1998. Today, Scorpion 3D Stinger is one of the world’s most capable automation 3D products and is unique in the way it creates 3D data for robot vision and measurements.
Thor is a 3D Machine Vision expert and will be presenting a paper on 3D robotic guiding.
Lucid Vision Labs
Torsten Wiesinger is the General Manager of the EMEA region for LUCID Vision Labs, Inc., responsible for developing and growing LUCID’s presence in the EMEA market. Before joining, Torsten has gained over 15 years of experience in the machine vision industry, notably as the CEO at IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, and more recently as Sales Director at MVTec Software GmbH. Torsten has a Diploma in Business Informatics.
Scorpion Vision Ltd
I have been in the industry for over a year and a half now and would like to share my knowledge that I have gained during this time. Being a part of the Machine Vision industry has taught tremendous amounts, with steep learning curves along the way! Therefore, I believe it is now my duty to pass my knowledge and experiences on to ensure you can reach your vision goals efficiently and accurately.
Hangzhou Hikrobot Technology Co., Ltd.
Sales Manager of Hikvision Robotics EU, drawing on Hikvision’s years of technology accumulation in video & audio, image acquisition and core algorithm, the company has developed three new business domains – Machine Vision, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Mobile Robot, in an effort to provide specialized products and solutions for customers.
14 May 2020, 09:00 - 17:00
Marshall Arena, MK Stadium
Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST
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