For many years Mitsubishi Electric has offered solutions for the development
of compact optical colour readers with the highest scan rates. The KD series
of contact image sensors (CIS) are the first sensors Mitsubishi Electric have
produced targeted at the machine vision industry.
The Japanese technology group Mitsubishi Electric is one of the world leading
manufacturers of electronic products and components for a wide variety of
industrial applications. Since 1978 Mitsubishi Electric is represented in
The shipbuilding company known as Mitsubishi Heavy Industry shed its
production facilities for electrical shipbuilding equipment in 1921 and thus
initiated the establishment of the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
Mitsubishi Electric has since evolved into a world leader in developing,
manufacturing, and marketing electronic and electrical equipment used in
information processing and communications, aerospace development and satellite
communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transport
and building equipment.
Today Mitsubishi Electric has bases for research and development, production,
sales, and other operations at over 110 locations all over the world.
In 1996 Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. was formed as a wholly owned
subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and took over all Mitsubishi
Electric's European sales and marketing business.