About us

Prime Vision is a global leader in computer vision integration and robotics for logistics and fulfillment.

About us

Prime Vision: a global leader in computer vision integration and robotics for logistics and fulfillment

Why Prime Vision

Focussed on Vision and Decision systems and supported by strong capabilities, we apply best-in-class technologies using machine vision, recognition and identification, AI and deep learning and are able to integrate our solutions seamlessly and secure in your operation.

Company profile

Innovation and technology at its finest

Prime Vision is a global leader in computer vision integration and robotics for logistics and fulfillment. As an award-winning company, Prime Vision designs and integrates solutions using the latest recognition, identification, and robotics techniques to optimize the automation of sorting processes.

Our latest innovations include the Flow Projector (Projection Sorting) to help operators sort parcels faster and easier and Robotic Sorting (Autonomous Sorting with robots) to quickly scale up your sorting operation.

Headquartered in Delft, The Netherlands, more than 170 experts provide comprehensive market and domain knowledge to digital companies around the world.


Why Prime Vision

All our solutions are based on our customer’s challenges and developed in close co-operation.

Why not take a look at how we can help with your strategic and operational challenges?


Our technology

  • Contemporary solutions with a quick ROI
  • Best in class vision technology, sorting decision systems and infrastructure
  • Open design philosophy
  • Vendor independent and integration with all systems and hardware

Our market knowledge

  • Extensive market and domain knowledge in Postal, CEP, Sorting and Integration
  • We live and breathe your mission critical systems
  • Building long term relationships with customers and partners

Our people, quality and flexibility

  • Open culture and transparent way of working
  • Unparalleled global support
  • Continuously improving everything we do
  • Socially responsible

2023 - 20 years Prime Vision

In 2003 we transformed from a research department into an independent company and created the brand of Prime Vision.

2022 - Innovation Now

In celebration of CEO Eddy Thans’ 25th anniversary, Prime Vision is hosting its first major event of its own, Innovation Now.

2022 - Prime Vision opens American office

Following successes in North America, we have opened an office in Richmond, Virginia.

2021 - The largest sorting project with AMRs

Joint production VDL Groep and Prime Vision of 750 robots for the North American market.

2019 - Dirk van Lammeren – Chief Commercial Officer

Dirk van Lammeren is added to the management team as Chief Commercial Officer.

2017 - 3 award wins

The first version of the Autonomous Sorting solution is developed. Prime Vision wins 3 international awards.

2016 - Next-gen platform for Deutsche Post DHL mega-hub

The Next-gen platform for Deutsche Post DHL mega-hub in Germany is developed.

2015 - Provider for largest UK mega-hub

Prime Vision becomes the automation provider for the largest UK mega-hub project for DPD Geopost UK.

2013 - Key partner for major offshore coding

Prime Vison becomes a key technology partner for major offshore coding in Asia for the UK and The Netherlands.

2010 - First project as systems integrator

For An Post we do the systems integration and development for a major re-design of the Irish automation platform. This is the first project where Prime Vision acts as systems integrator.

2008 - Landmark project in Australia

A major landmark project for Australia Post is won.

2006 - True global player

Prime Vision becomes a truly global player, including projects in the USA and Israel.

2004 - The first international project

2003 - Additional investments

TNT (former PostNL) acquires 60% of the shares of Prime Vision. Additional investments led to an independent entity: Prime Vision B.V.

1994 - Handwriting Reading with low error

A recognition engine reading handwriting on documents with remarkable low error is developed. A world-first!

1990 - The first reader

The first complete reader for the Dutch Postal Service was developed.

1961 - HYCR™

The High Yield Character Reader (HYCR™), the core technology of Prime Vision was invented.

1956 - A research department

What would become Prime Vision starts life as a research department of the PTT.