RENTON, WA-Microscan, provider of precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a range of automation and OEM applications, has acquired Siemens’ machine vision business. The acquisition has added more than 60 technology patents and 10 product lines to Microscan’s portfolio.

Beyond the intellectual property and product line acquisitions, Microscan and Siemens have further agreed to future cooperation related to strategic co-development to bring new automatic identification data capture products to market.