In a just released market study, theEuropean Machine Vision Association (EMVA; Frankfurt, Germany) reports that the European machine vision industry has seen a very strong recovery after the crisis year of 2009. Turnover of the European machine vision sector grew by 35% in 2010 and a further growth of 20% in 2011 is expected by the 225 surveyed companies.
The survey is based on detailed data provided by the surveyed companies and numerous interviews with machine vision experts to identify the current trends in the sector. Industry sales in the survey are broken down to regions, product types, applications, customer types and customer industries. In addition to the European statistics,there are four country-specific reports covering machine vision in Germany, Italy, the UK, and France.
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