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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.


Products Supplied

Machine Vision Cameras:
USB2, USB3 and Gigabit Ethernet industrial cameras, finished and customised board level models. Modern and free software development kit “IDS peak” for all USB3 Vision- and GigE Vision-compliant uEye cameras.
3D Machine Vision Cameras:
Whether with fully integrated housing, modular design or integrated data processing – Ensenso 3D cameras excel in precision, economy and speed. Applications range from robotic parts handling to pallet commissioning in warehouse and logistics automation.
Vision App-based Intelligent Cameras:
The all-in-one AI solution IDS NXT ocean includes e.g. powerful camera hardware and an intuitive training software, which enables users to create individual neural networks. Neither special knowledge in deep learning nor programming skills are required. The “Vision App Creator SDK” helps to develop individual vision apps.
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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