That is what we stand for.

Human values in a
technological world.

That is what 
we stand for.


We effectively support our clients in becoming the global market leaders of tomorrow.

Because we are convinced that long-term and sustainable acting is the best way for a successful common future. On this basis, hema has become the place for embedded vision experts. We are already one of the most successful embedded vision design labs in Europe. From the niche, we develop embedded vision systems, sensors and electronics for more and more specialised areas.

Today, we already effectively support our innovative customers from industrial, medical and security technology fields in their efforts of developing successful products. And in everything we do, we are committed to the highest standards of performance and quality. 

  • 2021 - the 1st hema VISION DAYS take place - a 3-day online in-house exhibition with workshops, video tours and technology talks.
  • 2021 - hema presents the 1st mainboard for the Xilinx KRIA System on Modules - developed in only 6 weeks.
  • 2019 - Presentation of the new FPGA-based video platform at the embedded world trade fair.
  • 2018 - Generational change at hema with a new management team.
  • 2016 - The seelectorICAM Laser for welding steel and aluminium is used in vehicle construction on 4 continents.
  • 2015 - hema is awarded the "TOP INNOVATION 2015" innovation prize for its new product seelectorLUX OLED. Inauguration of the 600 m² extension building
  • 2013 - The seelectorICAM HD4, which has been optimised for robots, is presented at the trade fair and is very well received.
  • 2012 - seelectorICAM Laser, the joint project with Daimler, is launched on the international market.
  • 2010 - hema brings the LED linear light system seelectorLUX HD and SD onto the market.
  • 2008 - hema and Daimler AG implement the successful monitoring of robot-guided laser welding in the project VISIR. The ICAM camera is further developed for the welding industry as part of a cooperation project with the project partner SLV.
  • 2004 - In cooperation with Carl Zeiss SMT, hema develops control systems for the testing of lenses for the semiconductor industry and veneer inspection systems for Werzalit Furnier. The seelectorLUX product series is brought onto the market: Lighting systems with power LEDs for image processing tasks. Oliver Helzle joins the company.
  • 2003 - hema develops its own line of intelligent cameras: the seelectorICAM. Together with the HDRC sensor from IMS, a camera is created for special operating conditions.
  • 2001 - hema develops video technology for thermal imaging cameras
  • 1998 - hema develops and produces CAN bus control modules for Bosch.
  • 1996 - hema develops control components for the laser scanning microscopes of Carl Zeiss in Jena, and image processing systems for veneer surface inspection for mecano in Finland. Charlotte Helzle becomes sole Managing Director.
  • 1994 - hema develops test benches and crash test computers for the automobile industry.
  • 1991 - hema develops computer components and systems for research and development, and brings its first image processing products onto the market.
  • 1984 - hema develops honing machine controllers and fast controllers for show lasers.
  • 1982 - hema develops the first generation of controllers for thermal analysis devices for Netzsch Gerätebau in Selb - the start of a successful collaboration that has continued to this day.
  • 1979 - hema develops a device for battery quality assurance with statistical evaluation for Varta in Ellwangen. First large series of 120,000 units with new production facilities.
  • 1978 - Charlotte and Manfred Helzle found the engineering office hema.

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