Chicago, IL – April 8, 2019 – On April 8, LUCID Vision Labs, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of industrial vision cameras, was presented with a gold-level award in the “Cameras – 3D” category at the Fifth Annual Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards presentation, held during Automate in Chicago, IL.  LUCID’s HeliosTM 3D Time of Flight camera was recognized by a panel of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies. In addition, LUCID has also received a bronze-level award in the “Cameras – visible” category for the AtlasTM 5GBASE-T GigE Vision camera.

“We are thrilled that two of our products have been recognized by Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards Program this year,” says Rod Barman, Founder and President at LUCID Vision Labs. “Our new Helios Time of Flight camera featuring Sony’s DepthSense ToF technology provides superior depth precision and enables many 3D applications to run more efficiently while reducing overall system cost. Our large format Atlas 5GBASE-T PoE camera on the other hand is an excellent choice for industrial applications requiring high bandwidth over 5 Gigabit Ethernet and high resolution up to 31.4 Megapixel in a compact size.”


Alan Bergstein, publisher of Vision Systems Design ( said “This prestigious program allows Vision Systems Design to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Our 2019 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry.”

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Innovation
  • Impact on Designers, Systems Integrators, End Users
  • Fulfilling a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed
  • Leveraging a novel technology

The 2019 Visions Systems Design Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the June Issue of Vision Systems Design magazine as well as on Companies were recognized in the following categories:

  • Cameras – visible
  • Cameras – 3D
  • Cameras – non-visible
  • Cameras – Specialty (High-speed, scientific)
  • Connectivity: Cables, connectors, extenders, interfaces, etc.
  • Embedded vision: Cameras, computers, boards, processors, development kit, components
  • Frame grabbers and boards
  • Image sensors
  • Lighting, lenses, and optics
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Unmanned
  • Vision systems

About Vision Systems Design

Published since 1996, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers and systems integrators that provides comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design’s magazine, website (, email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.

About The Vision Systems Design 2019 Innovators Awards program

The Vision Systems Design 2019 Innovators Awards program reviewed and recognized the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Honorees were announced at Automate 2019 held in Chicago, IL, USA. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: originality, innovation; impact on designers, systems integrators and end-users; fulfilling a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed, leveraging a novel technology, and increasing productivity.