Cognex to Host Pharmaceutical Vision Seminars |

Cognex to Host Pharmaceutical Vision Seminars

Natick, MA, February 16, 2006-Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems today announced a new series of free machine vision seminars exclusively for pharmaceutical industry professionals involved with packaging operations. This brand new series of seminars called, "Applying Machine Vision to Pharmaceutical Packaging," are half-day events that show how easy it is to integrate, validate, maintain and use the latest generation of machine vision systems to ensure label accuracy, package integrity and product traceability.

Participants will see the full range of low cost vision sensors and complete PC vision systems from Cognex in live demonstrations, and will walk away with an understanding of how easy it is to implement compliant vision systems.

Additionally, attendees will learn how machine vision can help to:

  • Read RSS, Data Matrix and 2D codes
  • Ensure product traceability
  • Verify date and lot codes
  • Verify label presence and skew
  • Validate dosage accuracy
  • Verify fill level
  • Comply with 21 CFR Part 11 provisions
  • Inspect blister packs

    The seminars will be held from March through April in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, North Carolina, Ontario, and Puerto Rico.

    Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems and machine vision sensors, or computers that can "see."

    Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 300,000 vision systems, representing over $1.9 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Cognex's Modular Vision Systems Division, headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, specializes in machine vision systems that are used for automating the manufacture of a wide range of discrete items and for assuring their quality. Cognex's Surface Inspection Systems Division, headquartered in Alameda, California, specializes in machine vision systems that are used for inspecting the surfaces of products manufactured in a continuous fashion, such as metals, papers, and plastics. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, Cognex also has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America.
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