Presented by: Chris Yates, Vision Ventures
The vision market has been a tremendous success story over the past decades, with vision technology now of central importance to almost every market vertical. As the vision industry looks beyond the uncertain start to the new decade, this presentation will provide an opinion on what may be expected in the future. The historical performance and traditional structure of the vision sector provides the backdrop to identify new market drivers and technology enablers which will shape the continuing evolution and growth of the market. Potential impacts and new opportunities will be outlined, together with a commentary on those strategies which are being adopted to compete effectively in a highly innovative and global market.
About the presenter
Chris Yates, Ph.D., has over 20 years of experience in industry with a focus on early-stage technology in multiple start-up companies. He moved to Vision Ventures from the role of Director, Advanced Technology at Rockwell Automation, in the Safety and Sensing Business, to further pursue his enthusiasm for corporate strategy and transactions within the vision and automation sector. Yates was previously the CEO and founder of 3D imaging specialist, Odos Imaging, which he led from inception until acquisition by Rockwell Automation in late 2017. He is also the current President of the European Machine Vision Association, having served on the EMVA Board of Directors since 2018.