ANN ARBOR Since November 2009, leading machine vision associations have been cooperating to promote vision standards globally. The China Machine Vision Union has now joined the group, becoming the fifth member. The other members are:

  • AIA-Advancing Vision + Imaging (AIA)
  • European Machine Vision Association (EMVA)
  • Japan Industrial Imaging Association (JIIA)
  • VDMA Machine Vision (VDMA MV)

Cooperation on vision standards is critical to the expanded use of vision and imaging technologies throughout industry. Standards cut down on development time, investment costs, and also accelerate time-to-market.

Jeff Burnstein, president of the AIA said, “Since the start of the G3 standardization initiative, the global vision associations have met on a regular basis, promoting enhanced communication and coordination on standards activities. With the CMVU joining the group, we have an even stronger foundation to keep standards development and promotion focused and effective.”

Founded in 1984 to advance the understanding and use of imaging and vision technologies and to drive global expansion and growth through education and promotion, AIA now represents over 335 vision suppliers, system integrators, users, researchers, and consulting firms from 32 countries.

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