Tamron partners with Macq

Lens manufacturer Tamron and visions system integrator Macq have signed a deal to produce a new camera. Tamron is providing the lens, while Belgium-based Macq is providing the housing and the electronics boards – and will sell the camera as its own product. Powered by artificial intelligence, the traffic sensor can be used for all kinds of applications, Macq says. These include: traffic monitoring, automatic make and model recognition, speed control, parking and automatic number plate recognition.
Detection, Monitoring & Machine Vision / December 6, 2018

Lens manufacturer 8146 Tamron and visions system integrator Macq have signed a deal to produce a new camera.

Tamron is providing the lens, while Belgium-based Macq is providing the housing and the electronics boards – and will sell the camera as its own product.

Powered by artificial intelligence, the traffic sensor can be used for all kinds of applications, Macq says. These include: traffic monitoring, automatic make and model recognition, speed control, parking and automatic number plate recognition.

Bertrand Marlot, head of supply chain and product development at Macq, says: “We will look to develop more in future. We are focusing on development and we will look for partnerships to develop cameras.”

Last month, Tamron showed off its 2 External <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-16"?><dictionary /> 0 0 0 link-external 30X-zoom false http://www.itsinternational.com/event-news/vision/2018/news/tamrons-30x-zoom-camera-module-with-sony-sensor/ false false%> global shutter -type camera with Sony’s IMX265 1/1.8” image sensor at Vision 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.

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