Machine vision: Powerful core technology
Common Vision Blox

Expectations exceeded – positive summary of STEMMER IMAGING's first CVB User Group Meeting

25 May 2018

In April, STEMMER IMAGING held its first CVB User Group Meeting at its headquarters in Puchheim near Munich. More than 50 registered participants had the opportunity to find out more about the latest developments in the Common Vision Blox (CVB) the machine vision programming library from STEMMER IMAGING. With over 80,000 deployed licenses, CVB is one of the most used software platforms for machine vision.

The focus of the user group meeting was on top actual subjects such as machine learning, embedded vision, hyperspectral imaging and the increasing integration between machine vision and automation via the OPC UA standard. In addition to various presentations by STEMMER IMAGING experts, the participants benefited from a lively exchange in exciting discussion forums and practical workshops.

Dr Jon Vickers, CVB Product Manager at STEMMER IMAGING
Dr Jon Vickers, CVB Product Manager, STEMMER IMAGING

"The presentations by our application engineers and current case studies provided a user-oriented platform for exchanging ideas, which was very positively evaluated by the participants," CVB Product Manager Dr. Jonathan Vickers sums up, "We are delighted that so many guests accepted our invitation. This shows us once again how important CVB is on the market. It is planned to repeat the event at regular intervals."

Development, design and configuration of customer-specific machine vision systems and solutions are STEMMER IMAGING's core competence. At the heart of this is CVB, the machine vision software library developed in-house. It plays the integrating role in implementing various components and systems such as cameras, optics, lighting, vision systems or other hardware from leading manufacturers.

At those interested in CVB obtain comprehensive and up-to-date information about the image acquisition and processing library and exchange views with STEMMER IMAGING experts on the subject.

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CVB Image Manager
  • Platform for the development of image processing applications
  • Open programming environment
  • Simple to operate, combining flexibility with high performance

Puchheim, Germany

STEMMER IMAGING has been one of the leaders in the machine vision market since 1987. It is one of Europe's largest technology providers in this field. In 1997 STEMMER IMAGING presented Common Vision Blox (CVB), a powerful programming library for fast and reliable development and implementation of vision solutions, which has been deployed successfully throughout the world in more than 80,000 imaging applications in various industries.