STADTRODA, GERMANY- Allied Vision Technologies , producer of digital industrial cameras with Gigabit Ethernet and FireWire interfaces, has acquired 100% of the shares of the camera producer VDS Vosskühler (Osnabrück, Germany).

Effective immediately, the acquisition increases AVT’s portfolio by the addition of near infrared (NIR) and long wave Infrared (LWIR) camera technologies, as well as extensive competencies in the area of active camera cooling. The acquisition further strengthens the overall market position in the area of industrial cameras.