Scorpion Vision is delighted to announce the latest comprehensive Machine Vision component solutions from Hikvision. A complete line up of leading edge machine vision technology for the factory automation, inspection, medical, life science and test & instrumentation sectors.

Hikvision (Est 2001) entered the Machine Vision market in 2014. As the world’s # 1 security camera manufacturer they are currently producing more than 55 million cameras per year, that’s in excess of 150,000 cameras each and every day !  This remarkable achievement is only possible with a world class design team and the very latest automated manufacturing equipment, techniques and materials.  The resulting economies of scale mean that high quality reliable and sophisticated machine vision camera technology is now available at incredibly low cost to manufacturers, integrators and end users. 


Growing on a month by month basis, Hikvision offer a full range of Area and Line Scan Machine Vision cameras with interfaces including GigE, 10GigE, USB 3.0 and cameralink with the following resolutions for area scan cameras:    1.3MP, 2.0MP, 2.3MP, 3MP, 5MP, 6MP, 8MP, 10MP, 12MP, 20MP and 29MP  and 2K, 4K and 8K resolution for the line scan cameras.

“We are seeing a big increase in demand for high resolution cameras in the 12, 20 and 29Mpixel region for use in controlled lighting environments with the increased pixel count allowing for larger inspection areas and faster inspection times.

The Hikvision range of large format cameras provide robust, high quality solution at a favourable cost to customers.”

Smart Cameras

As the sole distributor for the HikVision product range in the UK and Ireland, Scorpion Vision understands at first-hand the capabilities of the high performance X86 based smart camera and saw an opportunity to integrate our advanced vision software to create a high quality solution from applications from vision guided robots to barcode reading.  Open format Smart Cameras are also available to allow the customer to integrate their own algorithms.


With such a huge volume of camera and optics manufacturing, Hikvision have quickly established themselves as a supplier of High quality factory automation lenses with optical formats of 4/3″, 1.1″, 2/3″ and 1/1.8″  and focal lengths from 6mm to 85mm  In addition a full range of both standard resolution and high resolution telecentric lenses are available.

Vision Box – Image processing PC

The Vision Box is a super-compact fanless industrial PC and is specially designed for the machine vision industry and industrial applications and with an amazing price performance this versatile PC is proving very popular.     The Vision Box has Embedded MV Software, a Light Source Drive Control and an on-board E3845 quad-core 1.91GHz processor. This combination provides excellent processing performance, low power consumption and system expansion capability. There are 3 models to choose from with SSD options and lighting controller integration – customised version can also be provided. 

To find more information about the HIKVision products from Scorpion Vision please visit   You can also call us on 01590 679333 where our team are waiting to help you.