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Vision & Identification

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Major sub-categories: Cameras, Image sensors, Image processing | Code detection, Barcode readers | Object identification | Vision Sensors / Vision Systems

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So many labels, so little time…just use Checker

So many labels, so little time…just use Checker

Cognex vision sensors are the simple and affordable solution for verifying the presence of product and packaging features. Essentially a versatile "multi-sensor", a single Checker detects features that would require multiple photoelectric sensors,...

2008-08-28
Automatic optical inspection of SMD tapes

Automatic optical inspection of SMD tapes

Cognex Corporation: When it comes to the production of watch components, a high-quality vision system is required to inspect the large numbers of precision components. At Micro Crystal in Switzerland, the Cognex In-Sight 5401 inspects the...

2008-08-28
Pin-point detection of glue traces

Pin-point detection of glue traces

Leuze electronic: The system VSU12 comprising two ultrasound sensors and a separate indicating unit was developed specifically for the reliable detection of glued joints in paper webs. This system is able to recognize glue joints independently of...

2008-08-19
Data tracking in the production of CIS module

Data tracking in the production of CIS module

Cognex Corporation: At solar cell manufacturers, Wurth Solar in Germany, current production yield is at 90 per cent and rising. Würth Solar GmbH & Co. KG in Schwäbisch Hall (Germany) has been producing solar modules using CIS technology...

2008-07-28
The powerful VeriSens® vision sensors, now with Ethernet interface

The powerful VeriSens® vision sensors, now with Ethernet ...

Baumer: The new 1500 Series VeriSens models with Ethernet interface expand the options for integration of the powerful vision sensors into machine control systems. The successful VeriSens vision sensors is based on simple operation combined with...

2008-07-26
Laser copy counters SCATEC - When every copy counts

Laser copy counters SCATEC - When every copy counts

Baumer: The SCATEC family of laser copy counters is suited to counting newspapers and magazines in one lap stream. The recognition principle used by SCATEC is based on a patented optical edge detection method. This method renders the SCATEC family...

2008-07-26
Innovative sheet sensor saves money

Innovative sheet sensor saves money

Baumer: The new ZDDM 050T sheet sensor from Baumer ensures the high quality of bound print products in collating machines. For this task, a 60 x 80 mm image is taken of every sheet at a specified point in rapid sequence and this image is compared...

2008-07-25
Safety at sheet delivery of sheet-fed printing machines

Safety at sheet delivery of sheet-fed printing machines

Leuze electronic: The sheet delivery of sheet-fed printing machines is the work station where the printed sheets of paper are automatically laid on a palette. In this area the operator must be able to reach in to move palettes in and out, remove...

2008-07-19
Flexibility and traceability for automotive part suppliers with vision

Flexibility and traceability for automotive part ...

Cognex Corporation: Machine vision is of increasing importance in the sphere of quality assurance and process optimization. Flexible, economical and reliable inspection systems are key requirements for suppliers to the automotive industry. While...

2008-06-29

Standard-compliant in accordance with EN 1010-3 ...

Leuze electronic: The blade and paper-holding components in cutting machines are danger points that must be reliably guarded to protect the operator. A good solution to protect the operator from injuries when working on the machine is provided by...

2008-06-19

Total recall using In-Sight - Complete traceability for ...

Cognex Corporation: ID technologies that have already proven themselves in other industries are now opening up previously untapped potential in hospitals. Potential for both patient safety and cost efficiencies. Traceability and transparency for...

2008-05-28
Cognex offers broadest range of image-based ID readers

Cognex offers broadest range of image-based ID readers

Cognex Corporation: Any code. Any surface. Any marking method. With the introduction of the DataMan® 700 handheld ID readers, Cognex now offers the broadest range of image-based ID readers and code quality verifiers available anywhere. From...

2008-05-28

Cognex introduces next-generation vision system

Cognex Corporation: Make it small. Make it smart. Make it easy. That’s what Cognex has achieved with the next-generation In-Sight Micro vision system. In-Sight Micro packs a complete vision system into a remarkably small package that measures...

2008-05-28
Cognex ID Readers - the right mix for complete part traceability

Cognex ID Readers - the right mix for complete part ...

Cognex Corporation: By deploying the DataMan 7500, DataMan 100 ID Readers as well as the In-Sight 5110 vision systems from Cognex, Borg Warner Turbo Systems in Germany took the quality control of their turbocharger production in a new direction....

2008-05-28
Accurate part reading using high-performance vision

Accurate part reading using high-performance vision

Cognex Corporation: With the overriding market trend for smaller products across many industry sectors, companies are obliged to review and redesign their products on a regular basis. Particularly relevant for devices such as mobile phones and...

2008-04-28
Bar code reader series BCL 31/32/34 – for greater vision!

Bar code reader series BCL 31/32/34 – for greater vision!

Leuze electronic: The proven bar code reader series BCL 3x has just got even better, benefiting from a number of innovative production technologies and on-going technological development. One new feature is the F lens, a special lens permitting...

2008-03-25
The world's smallest industrial bar code reader opens up whole new application scope – from the laboratory unit to the IT solution

The world's smallest industrial bar code reader opens up ...

Leuze electronic: The use of bar codes and suitable bar code reading systems can open up scope for the simple automation and optimization of operating processes. With the aid of the world's smallest bar code reader, this technology can be used...

2008-03-10
Device platform in WASH-DOWN and HYGIENE design - For plant design in compliance with hygiene standards

Device platform in WASH-DOWN and HYGIENE design - For ...

Leuze electronic: Wherever food, beverages, pharmaceutical products or even cosmetics are produced, processed or packaged, there is an underlying requirement for plant and machinery to be designed to comply with stringent hygiene requirements....

2008-02-25

Cognex introduces new CHECKER vision sensor

Cognex Corporation: Checker 232 is ideal for applications where small features are being inspected on large parts, such as the inspection of clips and springs on large automotive assemblies. Checker 232 is also ideal when a much longer working...

2008-02-19
Heavy-duty FS series frame sensor

Heavy-duty FS series frame sensor

Balluff STM GmbH: Frame sensors used for counting metal parts are subject to extremely high mechanical stresses – falling metal parts can hit the sensor’s optical components or the connector and the sensor is often used in environments...

2007-02-15
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