Rockwell acquires Edinburgh’s Odos Imaging

Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation, Inc. has acquired Craigmillar, Edinburgh-based Odos Imaging, a technology company that provides three-dimensional, time-of-flight sensing systems for industrial imaging applications.

“We are delighted to be joining Rockwell Automation and continue the development of 3-D imaging solutions for industrial applications,” said Odos Imaging CEO Chris Yates.

“Rockwell Automation is a company we have long admired for its ongoing commitment to innovation and substantial domain expertise.

“We very much look forward to playing our part in the ongoing strategy and helping to achieve the vision of a productive and sustainable future.”

Lee Lane, Rockwell Automation vice president and general manager, safety, sensing and connectivity business, said: “This acquisition enables us to build on our portfolio of smart sensing and safety products, an important part of the foundation for The Connected Enterprise.

“It enables us to expand our existing capabilities by bringing 3-D time-of-flight sensor technology to industrial applications.”

Rockwell Automation said it is the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Rockwell Automation employs 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.