MUNSTER, Germany, Sept. 15, 2016 — Camera developer Ximea GmbH has selected image processing developer Framos Technologies Inc. as its North American distributor. "Over the last years, our businesses and opportunities have increased considerably in North America," said Jürgen Hillmann, chief operating officer of Ximea. “It is a very logical step to pair up with a company that understands our business and technology and thus serve the imaging community better. Especially with Framos' competence, we will also be considerably enhancing the solution spaces we can offer to our customers." The companies will jointly support device OEMs, plant equipment OEMs and system integrators with a team of researchers tasked with finding solutions for demanding imaging applications. "Ximea’s multifaceted product range [comprises] highly compact cameras of extremely small size and low power consumption,” said Sebastien Dignard, president of Framos. “These cameras are available with a wide range of modern interfaces such as Thunderbolt, USB and PCIe. The series is optimized for industrial automation, scientific imaging, hyperspectral imaging or high-speed applications. Thus we are able to serve the North American customers in a variety of application and industry areas.” Ximea is a developer of standard and OEM cameras for vision applications. Framos is a provider of sensors, cameras, image processing components, development support services and complete solutions for image processing applications.