The In-Sight Laser Profiler by Cognex is a measurement system that verifies part dimensions. Applications include the automotive and electronics industry.

Variations in lighting conditions and ongoing post-deployment support are just some factors to consider before buying a vision system. By Didier Lacroix, senior vice president, international sales and services, Cognex

Massachusetts, USA: With plans to expand its 3D vision capabilities, Cognex has acquired two companies specialising in 3D machine vision technologies: Enshape GmbH and AQSense.

More manufacturers are turning to quality controls that enable greater efficiencies on the production front. By Didier Lacroix, senior VP, International Sales & Services, Cognex Corporation

Cognex has developed the PowerGrid technology, a texture-based location algorithm that takes an inside-out approach to reading 2D matrix and Direct Part Mark (DPM) codes. While conventional feature-based algorithms start by locating the finder pattern, the technology looks for a pattern of alternating light and dark modules within the code. 




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