Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
2016 Photonics Buyers' Guide Clearance! – Use Coupon Code FC16 to save 60%!
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Allied Vision Acquires VDS Vosskühler
Feb 2011
AHRENSBURG, Germany, Feb. 2, 2011 — Digital industrial camera provider Allied Vision Technologies GmbH has acquired camera manufacturer VDS Vosskühler of Osnabrück, Germany.

The acquisition increases AVT’s portfolio with the addition of near-infrared (NIR) and longwave infrared (LWIR) camera technologies, as well as active camera cooling.

Incorporated in 1985, VDS specializes in the market segment outside of the visible light in the NIR and LWIR/thermography spectrum. It also develops CCD cameras for visible light, focusing on customer-specific variations for OEMs.

Jürgen Vosskühler, founder and owner of the company, will hand over the position of CEO to Frank Grube, CEO of AVT. He will continue to support and advise the company, especially during the integration phase, the companies said.

For more information, visit: 

See optical spectrum; visible spectrum.
The recording of a scanned pattern on a photographic medium, utilizing the infrared radiation naturally emitted by the object, as well as infrared receptors, such as photoelectric cells.
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2016 Photonics Media
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.