Cognex Announces Ease-of-use Software for DVT Vision Sensors
Natick, MA, October 13, 2005-Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems and vision sensors, today announced Intellect software release 1.2 for DVT vision sensors. The new release of Intellect features improvements to the intuitive user interface, making inspection, precision measurement, counting, and object location applications easier than ever. The new Intellect software has a user-friendly interface that incorporates the familiar Windows look and feel, said Kris Nelson, Cognex Senior VP, Vision Sensors. This simplified user interface will help customers get DVT vision sensors up and running faster and easier. Intellect 1.2 increases object sorting efficiency by allowing a single tool to identify and count multiple shapes or colors. Intellect 1.2 also includes faster image updates, a new OCV tool, custom drivers for robotic applications, and a preconfigured tool for label position and gross defect inspection. Communications enhancements in the new Intellect software simplify data and image transfer and provide browser accessibility and tight integration with HMI and other industrial software packages. A free download of Intellect 1.2 is available now at www.cognex.com/dvtAbout CognexCognex 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 275,000 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 which 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 which are used for inspecting the surfaces of products manufactured in a continuous fashion, such as metals, paper, and plastics. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, Cognex also has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Latin America, Japan, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Visit Cognex on-line at www.cognex.com.
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