1992: Founding of Adimec
Adimec was founded in 1992 by Just Smit, Jochem Herrmann and Bas Heijn
A rugged custom designed camera. One of the first cameras created under the Adimec flag.
The same camera as the TMX5. Only the interface unit and sensor unit are integrated in one package.
Advanced contrast module for analog cameras. Using this unit allows the user to see through the fog!
MX12 successor in combination with AdC120 = digital output.
1996: Boston, USA
Adimec expanded into the United States and opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona to provide sales and support. In 2002, this office was relocated to its current location in Boston.
2000: New Adimec office
Moving to a new Adimec building at Eindhoven Airport
Start of the A1000-series. Production of world’s first camera with kodak 7.4 μm sensor.
2003: Deshima award
Adimec awarded by the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce in Japan to Dutch companies in recognition of impressive achievements in successful business development in the Japanese market.
2003: BO Japan
Adimec Electronic Imaging K.K. was established in Tokyo Japan.
2003: Jan Huygens van Linschoten award
Adimec received this award for its results in the international trade as far as ambition, entrepreneurship and innovation were concerned.
2006: BO AP
Adimec Electronic Imaging Pte Ltd was established in Singapore.
Adimec first 4 Mpx CMOS camera running at 153 frames per second.
Based on the successful A1000 series Adimec developed a rugged version.
2007: New factory
A new wing was completed, including a new factory to give room for future growth.
2008: First demonstration of CoaXPress in Stuttgart
Adimec becomes a member of the CoaXpress Consortium.
2009: PEARL series
High performance Camera Lens Assembly with excellent image quality.
2009: Vision award
Adimec wins the Vision Award 2009 and introduced the OPAL/CXP. First camera using CoaXPress technology.
Introduction 4 Mpx with global shutter technology and Camera Link Deca (10 taps).
2011: Innovation award
Triton Z consortium, with a.o. Adimec, wins 2011 Innovation Award.
2011: Qs series
The fastest camera in the world with Camera Link base interface.
2011: CoaXPress standard accepted by JIIA
Full HD rugged COTS camera with small camera head unit for easy integration.
The smallest rugged Full HD COTS camera in the world!
2013: Adimec expands TMX-DHD series.
Adimec has expanded the TMX-DHD series, a rugged and versatile line of full HD-daylight cameras TMX6-DHD), a cube outline (TMX7- DHD) and a board-level (TMX7-DHD BLC).
2013: TMX DHD series
Introduction of the expanded TMXDHD series of rugged COTS cameras for the global security market to include CMOS image sensor-based versions.
2013: Introduction of Q-12A180 at Vision 2014 Stuttgart
2013: S-25A30 CL camera
SAPPHIRE S-25A30, a 25-megapixel CMOS global shutter camera that delivers images of 5120 x 5120 pixels at 32 frames per second (fps) with the Camera Link full configuration.
2013: QUARTZ series 2Mpx High Full Well
As part of the CAReIOCA consortium, Adimec develops a 2 Megapixel extreme high full well capacity (1600 kel) camera.
2014: Adimec and partners awarded two projects…
… developing next generation image sensor and camera technologies. Adimec is a key partner in two newly awarded projects for advancing CMOS image sensor technology: CISTERN and EXIST. Both programs begin in April/May 2015 and will be completed in 2018.
March 2014: New CEOs at Adimec
Joost van Kuijk and Alex de Boer are appointed as CEOs at Adimec.
2015: Launch S-25A70 CXP camera at ITE 2015 Japan
The S-25A70 has been designed into several instruments and is now commercially available to allow metrology equipment manufacturers to take the next required performance leap in accuracy. The new TMX55 is part of Adimec’s TMX series of rugged daylight HD (and beyond) cameras with second generation CMOS global shutter technology and throughput.
2015: 2 Megapixel CoaXPress Q-2A750-CXP camera
Adimec developed this camera for non-invasive optical imaging for cancer assessment as part of the FP7 funded CAReIOCA consortium.
April 2016: TMX50 and TMX52 launched
TMX50 and TMX52 launched are rugged extended day cameras launched at SPIE DSS show Baltimore April 2016.
October 2016 Launch N-5A100 camera at Vision Show 2016
The Norite N-5A100 camera is a 5-megapixel camera with CMOS global shutter technology in a 1” optical format for developers of multi-camera systems.
2017: The S-25A80/CXP is the newest addition to Adimec’s SAPPHIRE series
A global shutter CMOS metrology camera. All of the SAPPHIRE cameras provide the most reliable, low power implementation for ultra-high-resolution, high-speed cameras.
2017: The TMX74 camera used at Le Mans race track
The TMX74 camera was used in recording the fastest ever lap run on Le Mans race track in 2017, made by Toyota and its ex Formula 1 driver K. Kobayashi.