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CogniTens

cognitens.com

Founded Year

1995

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

About CogniTens

CogniTens 3D Vision Systems (CogniTens) develops, manufactures and markets 3D vision measurement systems for industrial applications, targeted mainly at the automotive and the aerospace industries. The company's technology, resting on the ability to reconstruct 3D objects from 2D digital images, aims to allow the industrial manufacturer to simultaneously measure features and large area surfaces of their products, in the industrial environment. The flagship product of CogniTens, the OptigoTM,is a non-contact measurement system combining high accuracy and measurement capabilities at real time rates. Its use of for industry applications aims to improve the final product quality of the industrial manufacturer, while cutting costs and reducing time-to-market.

Headquarters Location

55 Hanevi'im St. P.O.Box 1713

47282,

Israel

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CogniTens Patents

CogniTens has filed 1 patent.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

6/20/2005

7/9/2013

Radiometry, Image segmentation, Image processing, Computer vision, Spectroscopy

Grant

Application Date

6/20/2005

Grant Date

7/9/2013

Title

Related Topics

Radiometry, Image segmentation, Image processing, Computer vision, Spectroscopy

Status

Grant

Latest CogniTens News

Hexagon Acquires Non-Contact Measurement Company CogniTens Ltd

Jul 29, 2013

. North Kingstown, Rhode Island, September 4, 2007. Hexagon AB has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CogniTens Ltd., a leading provider of shop floor non-contact dimensional measurement solutions. The company will be integrated into Hexagon Metrology, the world’s largest industrial measurement group, incorporating industry leading brands Brown & Sharpe, DEA, Leitz, Leica Geosystems, Sheffield, ROMER, PC-DMIS and TESA. CogniTens product portfolio is built on the concept of providing manufacturers with full surface and feature measurements using advanced 3D optical technology, available as both portable solutions and integrated cells. The company's dimensional measurement solutions are especially designed for use in demanding engineering and shop floor environments of automotive and other manufacturing industries. Leading automotive OEM’s around the world are already implementing CongiTens’ products in engineering and manufacturing applications. As part of Hexagon Metrology, CogniTens will continue to develop and introduce new products, closely support  installations and provide value added services for the benefit of its global customer base. CogniTens customers will enjoy enhanced support from the globally diverse Hexagon Metrology network with local support and service from over sixty local offices worldwide. “The acquisition of CogniTens gives Hexagon an exciting new technology in the high speed, non contact, shop floor measurement and scanning segment of the metrology market. This addition in technology and market proven products will enable Hexagon to position itself in all segments of the rapidly growing non contact sheet metal market combining CogniTens 3D measurement products with the laser tracker technologies from Leica Geosystems and the articulated arms technologies from ROMER", says Ola Rollén, CEO and President of Hexagon AB. "We are excited to join the world's premier metrology group and believe our customers will benefit from combining CogniTens innovative technology and products with Hexagon's ability to deliver broad solution offerings on a global scale", says Ofer Sandelson, President and CEO of CogniTens Ltd. About CogniTens Ltd.: CogniTens is a leading provider of comprehensive dimensional measurement solutions, focused on improving engineering and manufacturing processes in the automotive and other manufacturing industries. Through solutions based on innovations in 3-D non-contact measurement technology, especially designed for manufacturing environments, CogniTens allows its customers to significantly improve product quality, shorten development cycles, and cut manufacturing costs. CogniTens’ solutions enable its customers to run efficient vehicle development processes and production launches. Headquartered in Israel, Cognitens maintains local U.S. offices in Wixom, Michigan. www.CogniTens.com About Hexagon Metrology: Hexagon Metrology serves the high precision measurement and inspection needs of worldwide manufacturers with its extensive line of metrology hardware, software, accessories, and customer services. The company's name-brand portfolio of quality assurance products include Brown & Sharpe, Leica Geosystems, ROMER, Sheffield, PC-DMIS, DEA, Leitz, and TESA. Hexagon Metrology has an unrivaled installed base of more than 1.5 million handheld, stationary and portable measurement devices, and over 30,000 seats of PC-DMIS metrology software. The company is a subsidiary of Hexagon Measurement Technologies, a business unit of Hexagon AB (Nacka Strand, Sweden), a publicly-traded company (Stockholmsborsen: HEXA B). The Hexagon group consists of  nearly 8,200 employees located in 30 countries. www.HexagonMetrology.us

CogniTens Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was CogniTens founded?

    CogniTens was founded in 1995.

  • What is CogniTens's latest funding round?

    CogniTens's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of CogniTens?

    Investors of CogniTens include Hexagon, Infinity Fund, Walden Israel Venture Capital, The Challenge Fund-Etgar, Star Ventures and 4 more.

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