Last call to enter the 2020 Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards

April 8, 2020
Last call to enter: Get recognized for your achievements in machine vision. Our Innovators Awards program honors companies that demonstrate excellence in a machine vision product or technology, an application, or in research and development.

The deadline for Vision Systems Design’s Innovators Awards Program—which recognizes companies that demonstrate excellence in a machine vision product or technology, an application, or in research and development—is this Friday.

In addition to systems integrators, manufacturers of industrial cameras, camera components, image sensors, machine vision lighting, and more, are encouraged to submit their product, service, or technology for review.

>>> Learn more about the awards program here.

Our panel of expert judges consisted of systems integrators, consultants, and academics with years of experience in specifying, designing and configuring image processing and machine vision systems. Last year’s judges included:

  • Tom Brennan President, Artemis Vision
  • David Dechow Staff Engineer, Intelligent Robotics/ Machine Vision, FANUC America Corporation
  • Dr. Daniel L. LauKentucky Utilities Professor and Certified Professional Engineer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • Rex Lee, President and CEO, Pyramid Imaging
  • Bhaskar Ramakrishnan, Technical Sales Engineer, DWFritz Automation, Inc.
  • Nate Lim, Lead Vision EngineerPVI Systems, Inc.
  • Robert Tait Partner at Optical Metrology Solutions LLC
  • Rick van de Zedde, Senior researcher / business developer Computer Vision, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
  • Steve Varga Principal Scientist, Imaging and Instrumentation R&D, Procter & Gamble USA
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Werling Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mannheim Mechatronik
  • Perry West President, Automated Vision Systems, Inc.
  • Earl Yardley Director, Industrial Vision Systems Ltd
  • Andy Wilson Founding Editor of Vision Systems Design, European Editor for Vision Systems Design, Chiltern Editorial Services.

Submissions are evaluated for:

  • Originality
  • Innovation
  • Impact on designers, systems integrators, end users
  • Fulfilling a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed
  • Leveraging a novel technology
  • Increasing productivity

Questions on the awards program? Reach out to editor Jimmy Carroll

View more information on the 2020 Innovators Awards.

About the Author

James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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