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25 March 2009

e2v Signs US distribution agreement with Physimetrics, Inc.

e2v, the leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of CCD and CMOS imaging sensors and cameras and Physimetrics, Inc. have signed a distribution agreement allowing Physimetrics to distribute e2v’s range of line-scan cameras throughout the US.

e2v’s line-scan camera families, AviivA®and EliixA®, set the industry bar for quality and performance in the industrial machine vision market, with recent additions of new colour, quadrilinear, and monochrome models.

Physimetrics, a US based sales and technical support specialist in machine vision and image processing, provides the US market with years of experience in machine vision requirements, a commitment to quality, and the provision of class leading customer service.

Backing e2v’s technical expertise in camera design and application, and to further assist system manufacturers, Physimetrics also provides a full range of products to support e2v’s camera range, including frame grabbers, software, lenses and cables.

“This agreement extends a long standing relationship between e2v and Physimetrics” explains Deren Mehmet, e2v’s US sales manager for industrial imaging, adding, “our customers will see a new level of support both in the distribution of our cameras and the accessibility of expertise and advice available to optimise their system performance”

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


About e2v

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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About Physimetrics

Physimetrics, Inc. has been in the machine vision and image processing industry for over 20 years. We provide a complete line of machine vision and image processing products including cameras, frame grabbers, cables, lenses, and software.

Over the years Physimetrics has built up a very selective but wide range of machine vision and image processing products. Our products are high quality and innovative and they are manufactured by suppliers that are leaders in the industry. We have also developed computer systems integration capabilities that allow us to customize solutions to a customer’s specific need.

Support and service are an integral part of any solution Physimetrics provides. Our focus is always on the customer’s needs. Our intent is to bring added value and improvement to a customer’s imaging process.

With our years of experience we can pinpoint the right technology for an application in a timely manner helping the customer to avoid costly mistakes in the long run.

Given the breadth of products at our fingertips we can find the right components with the least effort – analog/digital cameras, frame grabbers, cables, lenses, software, and lighting.

We provide a synergistic solution – our sales and technical staff work to integrate the disparate parts into a whole.

Working with Physimetrics to define, assess, and implement our imaging solution can mean the difference between success and failure.