MVTec Software GmbH


MVTec products are used in tens of thousands of applications in all demanding areas of imaging. Machine vision software from MVTec is invariably developed and manufactured right at the competence center in Munich.



HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment (IDE) that is used worldwide. HALCON’s flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of machine vision, medical imaging, and image analysis applications. HALCON provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, NEON, AVX2, as well as GPU acceleration.

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MERLIC is an all-in-one software product for quickly building machine vision applications without programming. It is based on MVTec's extensive machine vision expertise and combines reliable, fast performance with ease of use. An image-centered user interface and intuitive interaction concepts like “easyTouch” provide an efficient workflow, which leads to time and cost savings.  

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HALCON Embedded

HALCON Embedded

HALCON Embedded means HALCON running on your special platform. HALCON is portable to various microprocessors/DSPs, operating systems, and compilers. HALCON Embedded lets you exploit the power of a comprehensive machine vision software library on embedded systems. It allows you to develop the software part of your machine vision application on a standard platform and thereby greatly eases the programming of an embedded system. Short said: develop on a PC, and let the application run on an embedded system.

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