It was announced today that Antares Vision is to establish a Software Development Centre in Galway, creating 53 jobs in 5 years in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence.
Antares Vision is privately owned and headquartered in Travagliato near Brescia, Italy. It was founded in 2007 and specialises in Computer Vision Systems where cameras and sensors capture and elaborate images at high speed to identify possible defects on products. Antares Vision designs, produces and installs inspection track and trace systems for security, traceability and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical sector.
Antares Vision will establish initially at the Galway Technology Centre at Mervue Business Park (Wellpark Rd) and is expected to hire more than 50 employees in 5 years. The new operation will have a mix of roles including junior and senior software developers and researchers. The company’s new Software Development Centre in Galway will have a strategic focus on developing new software tools to enhance capability in Antares Vision system by utilising Deep Machine Learning applied to Computer Vision.
Welcoming today’s announcement, Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humpreys said, "This is a very exciting project for Galway and the West Region and will add to our pool of cutting edge technologies. Antares Vision is creating a centre exclusively dedicated to R&D with over 50 jobs for software developers and researchers over the next five years. I'm confident that you will have no difficulty sourcing the skills you require and I look forward to watching you grow in the coming years."
Antares Vision’s Managing and Technical Director, Massimo Bonardi added, "The creation of the Software Development Centre in Galway is a crucial part of a strategic business choice of continuous investments, with the aim of being able to provide technologically advanced solutions in line with markets evolution. Galway's investment will allow Antares Vision to offer to our partners innovative products to expand in new business area."