H2020 MSCA Innovative Training Network for the research on Advanced Hardware/Software Components for Integrated/Embedded Vision Systems


Kovilta Oy is a start-up company founded in 2011 based on earlier Academic research by its’ founders and owners. Kovilta has developed proprietary sensor-processor IC technology, embedded camera system and algorithms based on massively parallel focal plane processing. The developed and implemented KOVA1 sensor-processor prototype camera system has proved to be a valuable testbed for ongoing further development of Kovilta’s technology towards wider commercial adaptation. Kovilta also provides technical consultation and design services related to various camera technology and image analysis algorithmics. Kovilta’s operations are currently growing rapidly.

Key people

Jonne Poikonen (CEO)

Ari Paasio (Full Professor)

Mika Laiho (CTO)