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About Videometer

Videometer is a leading spectral imaging company with headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark. Videometer has expertise in development and production of spectral imaging systems for a broad range of industries. This expertise includes the entire measurement pipeline from illumination, imaging, mechatronics, software, algorithms, and application development. Major areas of application are fast assessment of authenticity, quality, and safety in agricultural products, food, and pharmaceuticals. A special focus within agricultural products is seed and grain phenotyping and testing – an area where Videometer technology has proven to be a perfect match.

Videometer History


The beginnings

Videometer was co-founded by Jens Michael Carstensen and 7-Technologies in 1999, as a spin-off from the Technical University of Denmark. The first patent application was filed. 



In 2000, Videometer began its project-based activity. During these years, the company’s main focus was set on custom-made vision systems for in-line and on-line quality control.  


A new era

In 2018, Videometer’s structure underwent new developments both in terms of strategy and structure. This year marked the beginning of a new era for the company, in terms of focus on instruments. 



Today, Videometer is a leading provider of spectral imaging solutions worldwide, selling both spectral imaging instruments and custom-made vision systems. Videometer is synonym of excellence and innovation in its field. 


We’re always looking for talented and bright people to join our team.
At Videometer we value teamwork, curiosity and challenges. We strive when we work together and can learn from each other.
If this sounds like the perfect place for you, check out our open positions on our career page.

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At Videometer, we take sustainability seriously. As a company focusing on quality control, we feel responsible for promoting sustainable practices that enhance safety throughout the different industries we attend. We believe that partnerships with different players worldwide are at the heart of the sustainability pursuit. That is why we continue to collaborate with entities across the globe to enhance our efforts.

Executive Management

Meet Videometer’s Executive Management – a team of experienced and skilled people, who have been in the Spectral Imaging industry for more than 20 years.
At Videometer, we set value in our people and their skills. Our executive team is composed by highly educated and competent employees, with expertise in different sectors. Read about them below.

J. Michael Carstensen


Videometer’s co-founder and CEO, Michael is a leading expert in Vision Systems and Spectral Imaging. He holds a Ph.D. in Image Analysis from the Technical Univeristy of Denmark and is a prominent figure in this field.

Michael has been the key developer for the VideometerLab instrument and has lead more than 650 commercial projects at Videometer. He is responsible for various R&D projects with focus on image analysis and vision technology.

Karsten Hartelius


With his expertise in Machine Learning and statistics, Karsten Hartelius has been a part of Videometer since 2004, and its CTO since 2018. Karsten holds a Ph.D. in Statistical Image Analysis from the Technical University of Denmark.

Karsten covers a broad range of activities at Videometer, including sales and product development.

He is responsible for developing vision-based measurement instruments, such as the Videometer staple BLOB tool.

Nette Schultz


Nette Schultz, has been part of Videometer since 2013, initially, as board member, from 2018 till 2022 as CFO, and from 2022 as CINO. Nette holds a Ph.D. in digital image analysis from the Technical University of Denmark.

She is responsible for Videometer’s innovative learning environment including EU/IFD projects, partnerships, and grants.
Overall, Nette has experience with machine learning, AI, multivariate statistics, human-computer interaction, learning, leadership, HR, marketing, and finances.

Erik Refslund

Head of Finance

Erik has been managing Videometer’s Finance & Administration as Head of Finance from 2006-2018 and again since 2022.

He holds an accounting degree (HD-R) from Odense University.
He is an experienced financial manager in the field of annual accounting, tax, budgeting, and ERP systems. He is responsible for ensuring correct financial reporting to all stakeholders, development of Videometer’s ERP systems and accounting procedures.