Thursday, May 05, 2016

ON Semi EMCCD Wins Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Award

ON Semi's KAE-02150 EMCCD sensor was named a Gold-level winner of the Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Award, which recognizes the most innovative products and services in the Vision and Image Processing industry.

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  1. Another attempt to push a certain product which hasn't come to market yet. See my comment to the recently awarded e2v EV76C664 sensor...

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  2. This award requires entrants to pay. I feel that very few companies, rather big ones, enter the competition with not so interesting / so new / so good products but only because they have a large marketing budget.

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    1. What does it cost to "pay to play"? While I am sure the award program has a real cost associated with it that needs to be recovered, I hope the organization keeps the fees at the breakeven point and not at the profit-center point. That would completely devalue the award for sure. Just wondering.

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    2. I think the costs are completely covered by their magazine's ads...

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    3. The prices are no longer available, but the difference between the early bird price and the full price is $100. It suggest a fee of 500-1000$ to participate.

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  3. These competitions are of very little value to anyone except the management of the winning firms, and even then, it begins a process of building their belief that they are smarter than they really are. If you look at the history of the last 25 years and these types of awards - the vast majority of "winners" eventually turned out to be failures. This is simply a wasted marketing activity for the magazine and the companies involved.

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  4. Our team is developing camera solutions based on this specific EMCCD. Any comments, advice, recommendations for specific applications?

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  5. The Video for this is over a year old, they have Samples and an Eval. available; not sure why it is though to be unavailable nor why one might suggest it is not innovative.

    A lot of these Shows / Events are not free. You can't just show up with a Suitcase and a Tent and expect to be given floorspace to hock your stuff.

    Here's the old news: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgVIyENRlVc

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