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For the second time GMECS Ltd. organized in cooperation with the VDMA Shanghai Representative Office and VDMA Machine Vision a VDMA joint booth at Vision China Shanghai 2020.
Gianluca Aloisi leaves Montech AG and the Executive Board of VDMA Integrated Assembly Solutions after many years of dedication and commitment
Exhibitors of the world's leading trade fair cancel participation / Industry survey started / Exhibitors and associations back decision
The first edition of Let's talk by automatica is dedicated to the question: Covid-19: thrust or brake for automation?
Call for paper for the embedded world Conference (2.-4. March 2021, Nuremberg, Germany) – submission deadline 30 September 2020
Robotics and automation from Germany cannot escape from the economic consequences of the corona crisis: VDMA R+A is currently expecting a drop in sales of at least 20 percent for 2020. The fundamental growth prospects of the industry, however, are positive for the time after COVID-19.
Panel discussion on Embedded Vision on 26 February at the embedded world in Nuremberg – Statements from panelists
Under the motto “research meets industry”, Messe Stuttgart (in cooperation with VDMA Machine Vision) organises a joint booth for research institutes and universities.
The leading manufacturers of assembly systems have decided to develop an OPC UA Companion Specification (CS) for joining technologies with the VDMA Robotics + Automation Association.
The Vision Expert Huddles facilitate the exchange between trade fair visitors and machine vision experts. Submissions from all automatica exhibitors with image processing in their portfolio are welcome. Application deadline: 05.10.2020
In 2020, there will be again an Embedded Vision track at the embedded world Conference 2020.
Dr. Lars Friedrich, Member of the Board of Management of Dürr Systems AG and Head of the Application Technology Division, is a new member of the Board of VDMA Robotics + Automation.
In time for the world´s leading trade fair VISION 2020 the new edition of our VDMA Machine Vision Buyers’ Guide - popular around the world - will be published.
On 29 November 2019 our strategy day "AI - the powerful tool" took place. The presentations from this day are now available for download.
The 52nd International Symposium on Robotics (ISR) will take place from 09 to 10 December 2020. Interested authors are cordially invited to submit papers for ISR 2020 by 13 January 2020 at the latest.
Interoperability down to the field level
  • Part 1 of the OPC UA Robotics Companion Specification – Released.
  • Standardization of the interface for Industrial Robots enables seamless communication.   
  • The VDMA OPC Machine Vision Initiative has successfully released Part 1 of the OPC UA Machine Vision Companion Specification.
  • With standardized interfaces for machine vision, the machine vision industry is now ready to play a major role within the Industry 4.0 paradigm.


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Robotics and automation against COVID-19
Robotics, assembly technology and automation experts are currently converting industrial production lines in record time and are developing new ideas for the fight against the corona pandemic.
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