FEATURED ARTICLESin Automatic Identification
Reducing Production Time With Smart Devices
By Amanda Eason, Rockwell Automation
In industry, there’s always a growing need to find ways to increase throughput without increasing...
The role of RFID in the smart factory
Control Engineering Europe
The ‘smart factory’, which industry experts say will be upon us within the next two decades, will see machines, raw...
Image-Based ID Reader Reads Codes on Printing Plates
A Cognex DataMan 300 is able to read IDs on process-free printing plates at NELA, replacing other scanners that could not see the virtually...
Ensuring reliable identification
Control Engineering Europe
By Ingo Hecker, Siemens Process Automation.
Having the ability to track and trace products throughout the entire...
NEWSin Automatic Identification
- Microscan to host 3-day machine vision training course
- ams to divest NFC and RFID reader IP and technologies to STMicroelectronics
- Turck announces partnership with U Grok It
- PcVue adds Auto-ID tracking to SCADA software
- Microscan appoints Dan Barnes Vice President, Operations
- Balluff signs distributor in the Southeast
- RFID market to exceed $10 billion in 2015
- July Manufacturing Technology Orders Down
- SATO Global Solutions opens office in Fort Lauderdale
- China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025
- RFID growing like crazy
- Passive RFID market reaches $8.89 billion
PRODUCT NEWSin Automatic Identification
Microscan announces LVS-7510 for Printronix T8000 Thermal Transfer Printers
LVS Print Quality Inspection Systems from Microscan feature machine vision tools for evaluating the accuracy of all aspects of a label, including...
Process Systems Engineering introduces TAG-TITE RFID
TAG-TITE RFID is designed for the identification and asset management of safety instrumented system (SIS) devices, and is built for harsh...
Weidmuller releases THM Multimark thermal printer
The THM MultiMark printer marking system is ideal for users who have both small and medium custom print volumes and want a means of producing...
MEDIAin Automatic Identification
RESOURCESin Automatic Identification
By Thomas McAvinew and Raymond Mulley
Ideal for engineers, managers, sales people, technicians, and students, this book will improve and...
To meet the growing demand for mobile barcode reader apps in the US market, Progea has developed a new feature for the Movicon 11 Web Client App....
Board helps development of ANDY100 energy harvesting chip with RFID EPC C1G2 wireless communication and SPI master
WHITE PAPERSin Automatic Identification
Labeling is frequently considered a background process that doesn’t get any attention until it causes a problem. As a result, bar...
By Adam Steele
Describes the potential applications of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in industry. An in-depth analysis of the technology,...
By Matthew Mather, SICK
Have camera/image-based code readers replaced traditional laser scanners? Has RFID’s day finally come? Learn how to...
CASE STUDIESin Automatic Identification
The challenge for the integrator that designed and installed the automation system was to find an ID reader that could deliver near 100% read...
Kia Motors deployed DataMan barcode readers from Cognex and achieved 99% read rates. DataMan barcode readers are optimized with patented algorithms...
Exide had difficulties in reading 2D data matrix codes burned into plastic with a laser burner. The problem was solved by switching to image-based...
EVENTSin Automatic Identification
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