Quality Magazine

Point Grey Research Joins Cognex Acquisition Alliance

September 3, 2008

RICHMOND, BC, CANADA, September 2-Point Grey Research Inc., provider of imaging products, has joined the newly launched Acquisition Alliance program of Cognex Corp., a machine vision software supplier.

"We are honored to be part of the Cognex Acquisition Alliance, which effectively formalizes the strong relationship that we have built with their organization over the last several years," says Michael Gibbons, product marketing manager at Point Grey Research. "We strongly believe that this program will yield valuable benefits for our mutual customers. By providing a process for fast and easy delivery of Cognex Configuration Files (CCFs) for all supported Point Grey cameras, we can maximize product compatibility and minimize integration issues."

The program is designed to strengthen the strategic partnership between both vendors to better serve customers using Cognex VisionPro software and Point Grey digital video cameras. Key components of the program include the integration of Point Grey cameras with the Cognex VisionPro software as soon as new cameras are released to the market, VisionPro camera qualification and testing as well as product cross-training to ensure better customer service.