JAI inks new distribution agreement with 1stVision

JANUARY 26--JAI Inc. (San Jose, CA, USA; www.jai.com) and 1stVision (Andover, MA, USA; www.1stvision.com) have signed an agreement under which 1stVision will act as a channel distributor for JAI's full line of industrial camera products.

Jan 26th, 2007

JANUARY 26--JAI Inc. (San Jose, CA, USA; www.jai.com), a manufacturer of high-performance industrial cameras, and 1stVision (Andover, MA, USA; www.1stvision.com) have signed an agreement under which 1stVision will act as a channel distributor for JAI's full line of industrial camera products throughout the United States and Eastern Canada. 1stVision specializes in the automated imaging market where JAI's cameras are used. The recently signed agreement continues the relationship between JAI and 1stVision that began more than seven years ago and calls for 1stVision to sell and support JAI products to OEM customers, as well as various JAI Channel Partners, including VARs and system integrators, that will be affiliated with 1stVision.

"As we continue to grow our business here in North America, we are looking to maintain and evolve the key partnerships that can help us to achieve our goals," said Steve Borochoff, vice president of sales and marketing for JAI. "This agreement will enable 1stVision to continue to play a major role in our ongoing success."

According to Scott Israel, president of 1stVision, "JAI's camera products are an important part of our portfolio of vision components. With the JAI product line, we have a wide range of choices to fit almost any automated imaging application."

JAI is a manufacturer of industrial-grade cameras for the machine-vision, transportation, military, aerospace, homeland security, medical, and scientific markets. Camera offerings include both monochrome and color, capture rates from real-time to more than 1000 frames/s, and a wide variety of physical interfaces including Camera Link and the GigE Vision Gigabit Ethernet standard.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, JAI has subsidiaries in Japan, the USA, and the UK. The JAI Group has annual sales of more than $70 million (USD) and employs 250 people worldwide.


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