About WDI

WDI designs, engineers and manufactures innovative microscopy automation solutions. Solutions include OEM components as well as complete optomechanical and optoelectronic sub-systems. Our products range from compact autofocus sensors and automated microscopy modules to end user IR imaging systems. WDI’s technology helps individuals and companies in a wide variety of industries including Life Science, Biomedical Imaging, Machine Vision and Electronics/Semiconductor Manufacturing. Our solutions are currently used by well know organizations such as Intel, Corning, Apple, Samsung and LG.

Our Mission

WDI’s mission is to be a global leader in the supply of advanced optical microscopy autofocus and automation solutions through technological innovation and enhancement of customer productivity. The specialized knowledge, skills and experience of our dedicated team allow WDI to achieve this goal and meet the ever-changing needs of customers. WDI is committed to creating value through the relationships we build with our partners and customers by providing superior products, service and support.

Our Founding Principles

The foundation to WDIs success lies in three principles; Precision, Focus and Automation.

WDI’s emphasis on Precision in design, engineering, assembly and testing results in superior products and technology. Applying precision in all aspects of our business ultimately leads to customer satisfaction in components, systems and service.

WDI’s main Focus is to deliver superior microscopy automation solutions. Success comes from focusing on building strong relationships with customers and partners, continually innovating our technology and constantly improving our manufacturing and business processes.

WDI’s knowledge and experience in Automation technology and methods allows us to develop components and systems tailored to customer needs. The understanding of automation and its impact on applications and industry permits rapid engineering and manufacture of unique solutions.

our Team

To support customers, WDI has built a Microscopy Application & Support Team (MAST) who collectively possess decades of microscopy, application and engineering knowledge as well as real world experience. This group consists of accredited professionals from various disciplines including mechanical, electrical, optical and software engineering, along with dedicated applied physics and solution scientists. Coupled with this team are highly skilled assembly and production technicians and project managers.

Leadership Team

Halszka Weiss


Miss. Halszka Weiss stepped into the position of President of WDI Wise Device in October of 2019. Miss Weiss was Born in Wroclaw Poland, and immigrated to Canada in 1989. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Durham University in the UK, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. Miss Weiss has been deeply involved in the growth of WDI since its founding, working in various rolls and holding a number of positions over the last 15 years. With the recent move of Adam Weiss to the position of Founder within WDI, Miss Weiss accepted the much deserved role of President.

Dr. Adam Weiss


Dr. Adam Weiss, President and Chief Technology Officer, founded WDI in 2005. Born in Wroclaw, Poland, Dr. Weiss immigrated to Canada in 1989 and holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Control Systems, and a Doctorate in Applied Physics, from Wrocław University of Science and Technology. He has lectured at the University in Applied Physics in the Mechanical Engineering Division, has proudly been published in a number of scientific journals, and is the author and holder of over 30 patents worldwide.

Timothy J. Haynes CPA, CA, LPA, CFP


Tim holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and the Chartered Accountants designation. Through his more than 39 year professional career, both in public practice and industry, Tim has gained a breadth of experience in corporate finance, acquisitions and mergers, business valuations, business development planning, management coaching and income tax planning. Tim has worked with WDI since its inception in 2005 focusing on issues of customer service and building better businesses.