Omron Electronic Components Announces New Optical Sensing Technology -- Human Vision Components

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL--(Marketwired - April 06, 2015) - OMRON is pleased to announce the release of the Human Vision Components (HVC) module. The HVC integrates Omron's best in class image sensing technology (OKAO Vision) along with a camera, processor, and external interface onto a single PCB, sized at 60x40 mm. 

Each HVC offers 10 functions, including face detection, face recognition, age estimation, gender estimation, facial pose estimation, gaze estimation, blink detection, facial expression estimation, hand detection and human body detection. Sample applications include home appliance, industrial research, robotics, digital signage, building automation, automotive and vending machines.

"Omron's HVC module provides state of the art technology in a simple and easy to use package. The end result is an image sensor unlike anything else on the market," says David Schroll, HVC Product Specialist. 

To learn more about our face detection technology, visit our website or view our YouTube video. The HVC will be on display at Sensors Expo in Long Beach, California, from June 9th-11th, 2015- Booth #617.

About Omron Electronic Components

For over 80 years, Omron Electronic Components has been a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors, and optical components. Omron Electronic Components is the Americas subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a $7 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services. Omron Electronic Components has an extensive sales network consisting of regional sales professionals, inside sales representatives, technical sales assistants, customer service staff, and an authorized distributor network.

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Omron Electronic Components - Americas

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