About Western Vision and its products...

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Western was founded in 1995 to produce a high quality machine vision and image processing software product that was easy to use and extendable; and to do it at an affordable price. We created our flag ship product HLImage++ to achieve that goal.

Our customers range from the largest to the smallest companies in the world:
  • Los Alamos Labs
  • Satake Research
  • Hughes Aircraft
  • Kodak
  • GE
  • Pizza Hut
  • Data Translation
  • Texas Instruments
  • IBM
  • NASA
  • US Army
  • US Air Force
  • US Marines
  • FBI
  • Frito-Lay
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Smithfield Hams
  • Bizerba
  • Savage Equipment
  • Odenberg
  • Tomra Sorting Solutions
  • Ramehart
  • Creative Optics Inc
  • Timken
  • Cardiac Mariners Inc
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • ETECH Inc
  • Scanis Inc
  • Intercon Industries Incorporated
  • Younger Optics
  • OEC Medial Systems Inc
  • Cencorp
  • DigitalWare Co Ltd
  • Reichear Ophthalmic Instrument
  • Sweetheart Cups
  • Swales Aerospace (ATK)
  • Phase Metrics Inc
  • Control Vision Inc
  • Teknix Co., Ltd
  • Deltronic
  • Genetic Microsystems
  • Intelligent Automation Systems
  • Sherikon
  • Selgron
  • Litton Applied Technology
  • IBIS Technology Corporation
  • Universal Tobaccco
  • Concepts In Computing
  • Bourns Electronics
  • to small system integrators
  • and many more...

HLImage++ has been used all over the world:
  • Alaska to Australia
  • Belfast to Bombay
  • Chicago to China
  • Florida to France
  • Idaho, to Israel, to India, to Ireland
  • Salt Lake City to Seoul
  • Texas, to Tokyo, to Thailand
  • Utah & the UK, to the Ukraine


HLImage++ has been used all over the world in higher education:
  • University of Thailand
  • Queen's University of Belfast
  • Florida State Seminoles
  • Florida Gators
  • Michigan State University
  • Ohio State
  • Wayne State
  • Penn State
  • McMaster University
  • Yale
  • Stanford
  • Purdue
  • Missouri State
  • Southwest Missouri State
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Tech
  • Clarkson
  • Rutgers
  • South Dakota State University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Utah
  • University of Hughson
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Washington
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Tennesse
  • University of Texas
  • and many more...


HLImage++ has also been privately licensed by large fortune 500 companies to small startups; and it is the foundation to well known award winning imaging software packages of today and yester-year. It has generated revenue for those and other companies in the millions of dollars.

HLImage++ has been used all over the world in Manufacturing and Inspection:
  • Analysis of the Alaskan Pipe Line for corrosion
  • Automotive inspection
  • Chip Lead Inspection
  • Styrofoam inspection for cups
  • Pizza Inspection
  • Ham Grading and Inspection
  • Potato peeling and Inspection
  • Tobacco leaf Inspection
  • Timber Inspection
  • Nut Sorting and Inspection
  • Rice Sorting and Inspection
  • Seed Inspection
  • Seed Counting
  • Pallet Board Inspectioin
  • PCB circuit board Inspection
  • Wafers Inspection
  • Spray-patterns of spray-nozzles Inspection
  • Springs Inspection
  • GONI contact angles of liquids
  • railroad track Inspection
  • Inspection of CCD camera chips
  • Inspection cow hides for leather clothing.
  • Inspected & Counted beans and seeds
  • Cockroach Tracking and Inspecting
  • Head Detection for ID badge systems
  • Computer disk-drive-head Inspection
  • Coils, metal rods, and weld-joint Inspection
  • Inspected the 'Copley Stone'
  • Inspection of x-ray images for critical and top-secret parts at the Los Alamos Laboratory

HLImage++ has been used all over the world in Research:
  • Nano Technology via Nono-cluster analysis
  • Galaxies and Astronomy
  • Automated guidance of automobiles
  • Classificatio and inspection of dinosaur bones
  • Anatomy of the human skull in evolution theories
  • Volcanology
  • Morphometrics
  • Quantification of void sizes
  • and more...


HLImage++ has been used by the leading medical institutions:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Yale Medical School
  • Mayo Clinic
  • ST Thomas Hospital, London
  • Mammography
  • The study of eye disorders
  • Hip replacements
  • Cancer Research
  • Array Analysis
  • and more...