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Why use image-based barcode readers?

2290MX 1000Image-based barcode readers are rapidly replacing laser scanners in a wide range of industries including food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and logistics, but when considering a transition from laser scanners to image-based barcode readers many think the investment cost is too high.

Thanks to advances in technology, image-based barcode readers are now not only comparable in price to laser scanner technology, but are also more powerful. Today’s most advanced image-based barcode readers have overcome the technical and economic hurdles and now offer a more attractive alternative to industrial laser scanners on the factory floor. In use, the latest generation of image-based barcode readers has proven to actually outperform lasers.

  1. Read rate performance: read rate (the ratio of number of successful reads divided by the number attempted) is the most important measure of how reliable and robust the reader is for the barcodes seen in practice:

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In-Sight® 2000 Series Colour Vision Sensors Release

In Sight 2000Cognex is pleased to announce the release of In-Sight 2000 series colour vision sensors for inspection applications requiring presence/absence verification of colours on parts, assemblies, kits and product packaging.

Now there’s an In-Sight 2000 series model to solve virtually any simple error-proofing application in automotive, food and beverage, consumable products and many other manufacturing industries.

In-Sight 2000 colour sensors are available in two standard models, the 2000-120C and the 2000-130C. Both models ship with the standard 8 mm/f2.5 lens and the white LED ring light with diffuser cover. Both models have the same tools and features as their monochrome model counterparts, except the Colour Pixel Count tool replaces the grayscale Pixel Count tool. And like the 2000-130 monochrome model, the Measurement and Counting tools on the 2000-130C model can output numeric results (new with In-Sight 5.3!).

AOS Technologies Release

AOS PROMON U750Promon U750

AOS is shipping the new Promon U750 high speed cameras.

PROMON U750 offers simple connectivity to a PC via USB3 interface. The comprehensive Imaging Studio V4 software allows easy piloting of camera, post processing of recordings and file conversion.

The PROMON U750 offers stunning performance at a very economical price. A perfect tool for your high speed needs.

Allied Vision Release

Manta AIA 300x300The new Manta G-1236 cameras are ready for sale.

With the release of the Manta G-1236 we add another member to our family of high-quality imaging cameras using the Sony IMX CMOS sensor series with PregiusTM global shutter.

The Sony IMX304 sensor is the highest resolution sensor of this sensor series at approximately 12.3 MP, and with the Manta G-1236 a frame rate of 9.7 frames per second can be achieved at full resolution.

  • Allied Vision
  • Fastec
  • Schneider F029a1e54f
  • Cognex
  • National Instruments
  • Myutron
  • Fujinon
  • Opto
  • AOS
  • CCS
  • Latab
  • Matrox
  • Computar

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