The major milestones of our company history.

  • 2017

    SVS-Vistek introduces the HR 120, the worlds first camera with a resolution of 120 MP. With the EXO tracer product line the available cameras with MFT support and telecontrol via ethernet are extended to resolutions up to 20 MP.
    With a growth rate of more than 40% 2017 becomes one of the most successful years in the now 30-year company history.

  • 2016

    SVS-Vistek presents the SHR series. With a resolution of 47 MP at 7 fps the new cameras enable completely new applications in machine vision.

  • 2015

    With its new EXO series SVS-Vistek introduces a consistent multi-sensor and multi-interface platform, including the first SVS-Vistek camera with USB-3 interface.
    In a revised edition the HR series offers the first cameras with the new CoaxPress and Camera Link Full interfaces.

  • 2014

    SVS-Vistek achieves the highest growth rate in company history. Ulf Weißer retires and leaves operative management.

  • 2013

    Henrik Ilsby joins the SVS-Vistek management. As new CCO he brings his long experience in strengthening international relationships to the company.

  • 2012

    SVS-Vistek presents the "EVO tracer" the first high-resolution industrial camera with full support of Micro-Four-Thirds bayonet: Focus, iris and zoom can be set via the Ethernet connection.

  • 2011

    With the BlackLine standard SVS-Vistek developed a new type of protection and connection concept, which caused a stir on the Vision 2011 and at the entire market. The newly introduced EVO series and the upgraded HR series set new global standards based on speed and resolution.

  • 2009

    Andreas Schaarschmidt comes as a member of the management to SVS-Vistek and takes part himself in the company in 2010. The distribution channels and marketing of the company are optimized.

  • 2008

    At Vision 2008 SVS-Vistek presents the SVCam-ECO series, at that time the smallest camera with GigE Vision standard in the world.

  • 2005

    SVS-Vistek develops the SVCam-CF series based on the GigE Vision standard, and is therefore a pioneer in the introduction of this powerful new technology.

  • 2002

    The first SVCam series is developed based on the Camera Link standard.

  • 2000

    SVS-Vistek develops and builds its first fully digital camera (LVDS).

  • 1998

    The two companies of Ulf Weisser (Vistek Optoelectronics GmbH) and Walter Denk (SVS) are combined to SVS-Vistek GmbH. Ulf Weißer brings the sales structures, his long experience and his market overview within the new company and Walter Denk his in-depth physical, software and system knowledge.

  • 1987

    Foundation of Vistek Optoelectronics GmbH by Ulf Weisser.