Creative innovation for imaging
“For more than 35 years i2S has held innovation at the heart of its business and corporate strategy. Where cutting edge technology meets industry, i2S is now considered as a pioneering company for image capturing and processing solutions worldwide.” Jean-Louis Blouin, Co-founder and Managing Director of i2S
An organization which encourages innovation
Where cutting edge technology meets industry, i2S is now considered as a pioneering company for image capturing and processing solutions: we have helped to discover the Titanic, invented a 3D camera (real-time color) for medical use, assisted with Photo Finishes (color) for large scale sporting events, produced high performance, ambient light book scanners etc. there are many examples of the efficacy and high quality performance of our cameras and software.
More than 35 years of creative innovation in imaging
Real time Intra Oral 3D scanner1 December 2014
First real time intra oral 3D – color scanner: The Condor is the first and innovative next generation Intra Oral Scanner. The affordable device enables dental professionals to generate quickly detailed colored 3D images from patients? teeth and gingiva. The scanner can be used to take digital impressions with unique realism and detailed color images.
High definition camera with 70 megapixels5 October 2014
Ultra high definition color camera with 71Mpx sensor specially developed for the markets of document digitization and high precision metrology.
Scan & Share11 March 2009
Development of the first self service library scanner, tailored to the needs of the public libraries, reading rooms, administration centers and companies.
“Goal!” Augmented reality 3D goal tracking15 October 2008
Development of the world first “Goal Finish” system for Canal + TV. High definition high speed (240 images per seconds) 3D system to confirm goals with augmented reality rendering.
Bus Automatic docking with camera1 June 2006
Development in partnership with SMTC and VINCI GROUP of an interactive guidance system for bus docking ensuring user safety and accessibility for people with reduced mobility.
4 robots to digitize land registry8 June 2005
In partnership with IBM and Infotechnique, i2S and its partner ASSY (ADigitalBooks) participated to the largest bounded document digitization center in the world buy supplying 4 fully automated book scanners as well as manual oversize scanners to digitize land registry.
i2S camera goes into orbit12 February 2005
Control cameras aboard the Ariane rocket 5 / 164 flight: Development in collaboration with Dassault of a system 4 cameras monitoring system for Ariane 5 space rocket.
Cameras to detect the smallests defects5 January 2003
Launch FLAWSCAN solution i2s dedicated camera for quality inspection of flat surface materials (plastic films, nonwovens, glass , solar panels) .
i2S cameras for taylors1 February 2000
Design, manufacture and maintenance of a guide head for tissue cutting printed on behalf of Lectra – world leader in fabric cutting machine .
Color “Photo Finish”8 June 1996
i2S develops the world first color “photo finish” camera. This camera was used for the first time during the olympic games of Atlanta for many different sports including the 100m dash race where Donovan Bailey wone with a world record time of 9.84 seconds.
First Book Scanner5 June 1993
Development and installation of the first book scanner for the city Hall of Bordeaux to digitize civil registers.
I2s camera dives into the deep waters5 June 1985
i2S participates in the adventure of the discovery of the Titanic in the deep sea, by equipping the robot IFREMER with special cameras. Image source: Website of the Titanic
i2S works in Open Innovation
On the basis of cooperation and the economy of sharing and solidarity i2S both enriches its own innovation processes and enhances intellectual property. This means that we have unique skills and knowledge for the manufacture of meticulously designed very high quality cameras with an array of uses which were unheard of just a few years ago. In order to nurture creativity i2s invests 10% of its turnover in R&D every year.
3D measurment project
i2S at the heart of an innovative ecosystem
Over time i2S has fostered close relationships with innovators on a local and national scale. Because of this i2S is an active member of several business clusters and collaborates regularly with research labs and technology transfer centers.