Principal Vision Systems Architect
David L. Dechow is Principal Vision Systems Architect for Integro Technologies, where he works with sales and engineering teams in the application evaluation and design of complex automated machine vision solutions. Mr. Dechow has worked in the field of machine vision, automation, and robotics for over 35 years as a programmer, engineer, and business manager, and is recognized internationally as a leading expert in the area of machine vision integration and technologies. Prior to his position at Integro, he was Staff Engineer for Intelligent Robotics/Machine Vision at FANUC, and earlier was the founder, owner, and principal engineer for two successful machine vision systems integration companies. Mr. Dechow is a recipient of the AIA Automated Imaging Achievement Award honoring industry leaders for outstanding career contributions in industrial and/or scientific imaging. He is a regular speaker at conferences, webcasts, and seminars, and has had numerous articles on machine vision technology and systems integration published in trade journals and magazines. He is a member of the ASME (American Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Robotic Technologies Advisory Panel. As a key educator within the industry for many years, Mr. Dechow has participated in the training of hundreds of engineers as an instructor with the AIA Certified Vision Professional program.