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IDS: shaping the future since 1997

IDS is a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras with various interfaces and an almost unlimited range of applications. The cameras can be found in equipment, plant, and mechanical engineering in sectors including the automotive, packaging, and printing industry, as well as in food technology. They also provide the indispensable eyes for numerous applications in robotics, medical technology, traffic monitoring, security, kiosk systems, and logistics. Thus, the products assist companies worldwide in optimizing processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people.

The combination of quality "Made in Germany", long-term availability, and exceptional ease of use makes IDS cameras unique. Based on many years of experience, the company develops and manufactures all products aiming to provide customers with the best user experience in the vision market.

IDS was founded in 1997 and is an owner-managed, independent family business with branches and representative offices in Europe, the USA and Asia. More than 300 employees around the world work with joy and by conviction for you and your projects.

Management Personnel

  • Sales Director UK: Steve Hearn

Products Supplied

Machine Vision Cameras:
USB2, USB3, USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gigabit Ethernet industrial cameras, finished and customised board level, with one software package for all regardless of interface.
Also available: USB3 Vision and GigE Vision supported models.
3D Machine Vision Cameras:
Ensenso stereo vision 3D camera systems. They deliver precise 3D data for many applications, for example in robotics and automated series production.
Vision App-based Intelligent Cameras:
Whether used as fully-fledged standard industrial cameras, as multi-functional devices with vision apps or as intelligent cameras with neural networks running on-camera: models of the IDS NXT platform are capable to solve a wide range of vision tasks. All models allow image processing "on the edge". This reduces the load on the host PC, energy consumption and system costs.
Overseas Reps

Overseas representation

IDS: Headquarters in Germany. Subsidiaries in UK, United States, Japan, South Korea. Offices in Netherlands and France. Distribution partners in most geographical locations.
UK Reps

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Trade names

Trade names

  • Ensenso
  • uEye

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