Cognex Names Senior Director of New Business Unit
Cognex Corp. of Natick, Mass., a maker of machine-vision sensors and systems, has appointed Pascal Dorster as senior director of In-Vehicle Vision Sensors (IVVS). Using CMOS sensors, digital signal processors and proprietary vision software, the sensors monitor the space around a vehicle and warn drivers when potentially dangerous conditions exist. Dorster joins Cognex after 12 years at Texas Instruments, where he most recently served at their Houston Digital Signal Processing (DSP) headquarters as business manager in charge of increasing its worldwide market share for DSPs in new applications including in-vehicle vision, video surveillance and video conferencing. Prior to that, he served as program manager for the Texas Instruments C5000 DSP.