Automated Optical Inspection

MVP wins an SMT China Vision award for the Spectra AOI

Carlsbad, CA – May 12, 2011: Machine Vision Products, Inc., a worldwide leader in Automated Optical Inspection today announced that their new Large Board, Spectra AOI platform had won the 5th SMT China Vision award for “Inspection & Testing-AOI/SPI” at the Nepcon China 2011 exhibition in Shanghai.
This is Machine Vision Products’ third consecutive SMT China Vision award having previously received the AOI Award for their Supra E SMT platform in 2009 and Ultra 850G Microelectronics platform in 2010.

SpectraMVP has a proven track record of success with a broad range of applications across both SMT and Microelectronics covering commercial, medical and defense based devices. Built on the robust design of the Supra and Ultra series the Spectra system uses a tri-linear stage and comes in two formats. The Spectra is capable of inspection of boards up to 24”x24” with the Spectra XL being capable of an inspection envelope of up to 24”x36”.

This newest addition to MVP’s robust and flexible AOI series now provides solutions for the largest of PCB assemblies. Positioned to support even the largest assemblies for datacoms, telecoms, server and military markets, the Spectra series brings the ease of use, high performance and the flexibility of our Supra and Ultra series into the Large Board AOI arena. As per all of MVP’s platforms the Spectra is truly flexible and configurable for SMT AOI, 3D SPI and 3D inspection of press fit connector pins.

mvp-aoi_5134-2Speaking shortly after the announcement Dr George T. Ayoub stated “We are delighted to receive this third SMT Vision award for our newest platform. Machine Vision Products has been committed to providing the best-of-class AOI while providing the most cost effective solution available in the market place. I firmly believe that the large format Spectra platform is positioned to provide a multitude of AOI and SPI solutions for large board manufacturers. In particular the Spectra provides leading edge technologies for the inspection of press fit connector pins on large format datacoms boards.

Our AOI systems have a proven track record for sustained reliability and providing the lowest cost of ownership to our customers. We have been investing heavily into research and development for both our software and hardware during the last 5 years and we are proud to receive the award from SMT as recognition of our work to bring the Spectra/. MVP is the market leader in performance based AOI and will continue to bring the best-of-class products to our customers”

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About Machine Vision Products, Inc.
Machine Vision Products is a market innovator and leader in imaging technologies for Surface Mount, Microelectronics and Packaging Technologies. Machine Vision Products provide solutions for both commercial and military applications. Machine Vision Products operate globally with direct operations in the US, China, Malaysia and the UK, with additional representation in countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia.