MVTec Software GmbH is a leading international manufacturer of software for machine vision used in all demanding areas of imaging like the semiconductor industry, surface inspection, automatic optical inspection systems, quality control, metrology, medicine, or surveillance. In particular, software by MVTec enables new automation solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things by providing modern technologies like 3D vision, deep learning, and embedded vision.

Furthermore, MVTec builds customized software solutions for machine vision – from consultancy, studies, and prototypes up to integrated products. Software solutions can be based on standard PC or embedded hardware (e.g., Arm®-based systems). Moreover, MVTec’s team has an excellent background in processing images of different kinds, including 3D, infrared, hyperspectral, and X-ray images. Learn more about our services and support solutions.


MVTec employs highly qualified experts for machine vision with up to 30 years experience in this technology. MVTec was founded in 1996 as a spin-off of the Technical University of Munich and the Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge-Based Systems (FORWISS). The company is privately owned by its founders:


MVTec commits itself through innovative work to be the number one manufacturer of sophisticated technology.

MVTec Guiding Principles

Quality: The in-depth knowledge of our products and extensive application development experience ensure that you receive the most effective and efficient solution for your machine vision task.

Flexible customized solutions: Our solutions are independent of software platforms and interfaces. They are designed in close cooperation with our customers to fulfill their objectives.

Secured investment: When developing solutions, we always focus on modular expandability and maintainability to protect your investment sustainably.

Mission Statement

With groundbreaking machine vision products and services, MVTec contributes to a world in which resources are used more efficiently and responsibly. As an essential part of the value chain, we support our customers with innovative machine vision software products. Their flexibility and high quality contribute decisively to sustainable economic success.

As a technology leader, MVTec pursues this corporate mission with experience, agility, and highly proficient employees.

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