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25 March 2009

e2v signs distribution agreement with Atlantek to extend its sales network for line scan inspection cameras to Australia

e2v, a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of CCD and CMOS imaging sensors and cameras, today announced the signing of a new distribution agreement with Atlantek Vision Pty, for its industrial line scan inspection cameras into Australia and New Zealand.

This distribution agreement with Atlantek Vision Pty, a leading vision technology specialist based in Australia, will enable e2v to further strengthen its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

With over 20 years experience in Australian vision industries, Atlantek Vision Pty will support and distribute e2v’s line scan CCD camera portfolio, including the complete AViiVA camera family that features sensors of 512 to 12288 pixels, and the newly launched multi-line sensor EliiXA cameras.

Atlantek’s extensive market knowledge and service facilities, combined with e2v’s superior range of Aviiva and Eliixa cameras and sensors, will deliver an unbeatable package of machine vision know-how and technology to the Australian and New Zealand machine vision markets.

“Combining e2v’s cameras with Atlantek’s local market and application experience simply delivers a new level of product and service to the machine vision market in Australia and New Zealand” commented Jean Philippe Lamarcq, e2v’s Asia Pacific Vice President of Sales.

e2v Press contact:
Sylvie Mattei, Communications Manager
Phone: +33 4 76 58 30 25,



e2v’s objective is to be a global leader in the design and supply of specialised components and sub-systems that enable the world’s leading systems companies to deliver innovative solutions for medical and science, aerospace and defence, and commercial and industrial markets.

e2v has 4 major product groups:

• High performance electron devices and subsystems for applications including defence electronic countermeasures, radiotherapy cancer treatment, and radar systems
• Advanced Imaging sensors and cameras for applications including industrial process control, dental X-ray systems, space science and life sciences
• Specialist semiconductors, including logic, memory and microprocessors for high reliability mission-critical programs in avionics, defence and telecommunications, sensor data acquisition, and high speed data conversion
• A range of professional sensing products for applications including fire, rescue and security thermal imaging, X-ray spectroscopy, and military surveillance, targeting and guidance

For the year ended 31 March 2008, e2v achieved sales of £205m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. In October 2008 e2v acquired QP semiconductor, a leading US-based designer and supplier of specialty semiconductor components used in military and aerospace applications, establishing e2v’s first US manufacturing base.

The Company is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has approximately 1800 employees in six production facilities across Europe and North America. e2v also operates a global network of sales and technical support offices, supported by local distributors and resellers.

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