Sirius Advanced Cybernetics –Machine Vision for Industry

About us

Machine vision solutions have become a key technology for the automation industry. Established as a spin-off from experienced image processors, SAC now stands for 20 years of quality and innovation in the field of machine vision. The focus of our activities is "professional tools and solutions for machine vision".

Our solutions are deployed in different businesses all over the world. With the focus on development, production, and marketing of high class systems and solutions, we always set new standards on the field of machine vision.

Beside specific solutions, which we develop individually for the particular needs of our customers, we also offer standard solutions. Together with our OEM partners, experienced and specialized system-integrators, or directly with the end customer, we develop future-proof concepts for the integration of machine vision in the already existing work environment.

For our customers, it is of special importance to have one of the most experienced providers of machine vision technology as a solution partner. Beside software and hardware components, we can provide our cusomers with complete solutions from one source. From the first feasibility study to project planning to the optimal realization of your individual assignment of tasks and beyond, you can count on us at any time.


To transfer the technology of tomorrow into intelligent solutions today - this is the goal that we've set ourselves in the field of machine vision. We work out innovative solutions together with our partners and optimize them thanks to our longtime and intensive relationship to our customers worldwide.

We've always got the latest components and methods available for the various tasks of our customers. You can rely on the longtime experience of our machine vision expert teams to always provide you with the optimal cost-benefit analysis and to help you with the planning of your project, if needed.

We realize the optimal solution for you - in every industry, all over the world.



Merging the Neureut and Ispringen locations in common premises in the RaumFabrik in Karlsruhe-Durlach.


Acquisition of the trevista® business unit and foundation of the new Machine Vision Campus (MVC) division.


Release of our new software generation Coake® 7 with lots of new features


After the successful introduction of the 3D plug control, SAC extends its range with the 3D coplanarity checking. Delivery of the first 3D sensor heads for measurements in space that are accurate to the µm.


SAC presents the 3D plug control with Pulsar. With a new exhibit, this method is also demonstrated at trade fairs.


New development in the field of 3D-control: the 3D fringe projection method.


New development in the field of surface inspection: Our standardized inspection system for the toothing inspection.


Presentation of the high-end compact system VisionLux.


The foundation of SAC Nederland strengthens our position as one of the leading image processing companies in the field of surface inspection.


Development of the worldwide unique inline camera on the base of FireWire technology.


Presentation of the modular system VisionLine.


Start of the compact series VisionCube.


Foundation of the ACC Advanced Camera Components GmbH.


Together with Sony, SAC develops drivers for the standardization of FireWire technology in the field of machine vision.


Company foundation: start of the success story of our image processing interpreter Coake®.