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Prosilica Folds Into Allied Vision Technologies

Allied Vision

Prosilica cameras are being integrated into the AVT product line-up. 

Stadtroda, 10/29/2009 – One year after the takeover of Prosilica Inc. by Allied Vision Technologies GmbH, the Canadian company will be fully integrated into the AVT Group. At the VISION 2009 trade fair in Stuttgart, the entire product portfolio from Prosilica will be presented under the Allied Vision Technologies name. 

New product branding: blue cameras turn red
Highly valued in the imaging industry, Prosilica cameras will now become an integral part of the overall AVT camera offering. The change will be visual as well: beginning in November, the Prosilica series GC, GE, GS, GB and GX Series will take on the red color for which AVT is known, and will carry the brand name Allied Vision Technologies. The well-known name Prosilica will remain for these camera families alongside the AVT Pike, Stingray, Guppy, and other new cameras developed after the integration will get names typical of AVT, such as the new AVT Manta.

Prosilica Inc. becomes Allied Vision Technologies

In keeping with the integration, Prosilica Inc. with headquarters in Burnaby, near Vancouver (Canada), will do business as Allied Vision Technologies, a Division of AVT Group. Prosilica will then be another North American location for AVT Inc. USA (Newburyport, MA). The division’s focus will be on independent development and assembly within the AVT Group.

“With the integration of Prosilica’s cameras, we can offer Prosilica and AVT customers more advantages: more innovation, more products and more market success, all under the AVT name,” commented Frank Grube, President & CEO of Allied Vision Technologies GmbH. 

About Allied Vision Technologies

Founded in 1989, Allied Vision Technologies GmbH of Germany is a 100% subsidiary of the public Augusta Technologie AG. AVT designs, produces and sells cameras and components for image processing in industrial and life science applications. With innovative products, superior manufacturing quality and a service-driven organization, Allied Vision Technologies is well established as a premier provider of digital camera solutions for machine vision worldwide. Allied Vision Technologies holds 100% of Allied Vision Technologies Inc. (Newburyport, USA) and Prosilica Inc. (Vancouver, Canada). www.alliedvisiontec.com



Contact:
Allied Vision Technologies GmbH
Taschenweg 2a
07646 Stadtroda
Tel.: +49 36428/677-0
Fax: +49 36428/677-24
www.alliedvisiontec.com

Media Relations:
Jean-Philippe Roman
Allied Vision Technologies
Klaus-Groth-Str. 1
22926 Ahrensburg
Tel.: +49 4102/6688-196
Fax: +49 4102/6688-10

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