FEATURED ARTICLESin Automatic Identification
Unico uses wireless ID readers to boost production 40%
Unico Systems, a manufacturer of home air conditioning and heating systems, uses Cognex wireless handheld scanners to read barcodes on the product,...
Integrating Ethernet-Based Machine Vision and Image-based ID Readers into Factory Networks
By John Lewis, Cognex
The need to use PCs to interface with vision systems and ID readers required the purchase of expensive hardware and...
Automation Brains & Brawn
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Industrial control systems are the “brains” of any automated manufacturing system. Many of these systems require motion...
Preparing for the arrival of ISO 14119:2013
Control Engineering Europe
The updated standard includes some of the newer interlocking technologies, such as RFID or electromagnetic guard...
NEWSin Automatic Identification
- RFID growing like crazy
- Passive RFID market reaches $8.89 billion
- NiceLabel names Greg Tanner VP and General Manager
- Datalogic opens factory in São Paulo, Brazil
- Robots create jobs in Electronics Industry
- RFID market grows 17% in one year
- Global Food Market to gobble up RFIDs
- Global RFID Market to reach $7.88 Billion in 2013
- Apptricity certifies Janam RFID readers
- Datalogic celebrates 40th Anniversary
- RFID adapts to Wireless Sensor Networks
- RFID Market grows in 2012
PRODUCT NEWSin Automatic Identification
HARTING announces Ha-VIS LOCFIELD RFID antenna
Ha-VIS LOCFIELD travelling wave UHF antenna makes it possible to create a passive RFID reading zone with a single antenna.
TURCK releases Q120 UHF read/write head
Q120 improves identification in close and medium UHF applications, at ranges up to 3 meters with a 50mm tag.
EVT introduces EVOS Container Track vision system
EVOS Container Track consists of a processor unit and EVOS software for reading and evaluating container numbers for shipping.
MEDIAin Automatic Identification
RESOURCESin Automatic Identification
T&B Mobile 2.0 has a tools button to retrieve literature, view videos and scan barcodes on T&B product packaging.
Catalog contains RFID systems (Tool ID, LF, HF, and UHF), vision sensors, and supporting accessories and cables.
1,000+ page resource guide covers proximity, photoelectric, and ultrasonic sensors, rotary encoders, positioning systems, inclination and...
WHITE PAPERSin Automatic Identification
By Matthew Mather, SICK
Have camera/image-based code readers replaced traditional laser scanners? Has RFID’s day finally come? Learn how to...
By Marchesini Group
Counterfeit drugs are a problem worldwide. Pharmaceutical companies now have to conform to new regulations involving...
By Packaging Coordinators
It is important that the supply chain remains safe and free of counterfeits. One major obstacle is that there is no...
CASE STUDIESin Automatic Identification
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...
RFID sensor tags do not require batteries to monitor temperature, pressure and humidity of equipment remotely.
By Stephanie Neil
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics uses a 2D barcode to track traceable parts as they are installed. In addition,...
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