Basler Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation

  • January 28, 2022
  • Basler Inc.
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Basler Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation
Basler Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation

Jan. 28, 2022 - Basler AG, a leading supplier of computer vision products, has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA). The company is the first from the machine vision sector to support the initiative.
The Alliance aims to bring together various industries from the Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) sectors to develop standards for 5G. This is intended to promote further technological development and simplify cooperation between different IT/OT providers across industries and national borders. 

René von Fintel, director products business at Basler, explained, "We are pleased to be part of the 5G-ACIA Industrial Alliance. We are convinced that 5G will be an important building block in the further development of Industrie 4.0 communication and IoT or IIoT connectivity. 5G will become an important wireless communication technology and standard in industry, opening doors for new use cases such as vision for mobile robots or for preventive maintenance. As an image processing specialist, we would like to help ensure that the ever-growing field of computer vision is an active participant."

Basler is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality imaging components for computer vision applications. In addition to classic area scan and line scan cameras, lenses, frame grabbers, light modules, and software, the company offers embedded vision modules and solutions, 3D products, as well as customized products and consulting services. Basler's products are used in a variety of markets and applications, including factory automation, medical, logistics, retail, and robotics. They are characterized by high reliability, an excellent price/performance ratio, and long-term availability. Founded in 1988, the Basler Group employs around 1000 people at its headquarters in Ahrensburg and other locations in Europe, Asia and North America. Thanks to its worldwide sales and service organization and cooperation with renowned partners, it offers solutions that fit for customers from a wide range of sectors. 

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