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Integro partners with SICK to enhance vision integration solutions
October 23, 2017

Integro partners with SICK to enhance vision integration solutions

The cooperative partnership with SICK, Inc. is intended to broaden Integro Technologies’ systems portfolio, resulting in automatic inspection applications for their customers.

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DENSO announces partnership with Xperi Corporation for cabin sensing development
October 19, 2017

DENSO announces partnership with Xperi Corporation for cabin sensing development

The partnership is designed to help DENSO improve the performance of its Driver Status Monitor, an active safety product currently used in commercial vehicles. Improvements of such products also will accelerate the development of next-generation products to be used in passenger vehicles, including a system to help drivers return to driving mode during Level 3 of autonomous drive.

September 22, 2017

Innovatum and Microscan to partner to ensure label quality for Life-Sciences industry

Innovatum will demonstrate capabilities of fully automated label inspection technology using Microscan’s LVS 7510 at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2017 in Chicago, IL on October 17-19, 2017. This unique development addresses the pervasive need of the life-sciences industry for ensuring label quality and improving patient safety.

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Microscan announces  LVS-9585 Verifier for printed labels and direct part marks
August 17, 2017

Microscan announces LVS-9585 Verifier for printed labels and direct part marks

Microscan releases the LVS-9585 Handheld Portable Barcode Verifier, providing verification of both printed labels and direct part marks (DPM). The new LVS-9585 verifies the readability, quality, and data integrity of 1D and 2D printed labels and direct part marks to internationally accepted standards including GS1, ISO 15415/15416, ISO/IEC 29158 TR, and MIL-STD-130N.

IDTechEx Report: RFID Market to reach $11.2 Billion in 2017
August 10, 2017

IDTechEx Report: RFID Market to reach $11.2 Billion in 2017

IDTechEx Research finds that in 2017, the total RFID market will be worth $11.2 billion, up from $10.52 billion in 2016 and $9.95 billion in 2015. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID labels, cards, fobs and other form factors, for passive and active RFID.

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Mek partners with Haprotec to fully automate THT inspection
July 14, 2017

Mek partners with Haprotec to fully automate THT inspection

The integration of the Mek SpectorBOX with Haprotec’s automated production lines is designed to raise the quality and capabilities of Automated Assembly lines with AOI for THT.

New report points to technology selection as the biggest barrier to serialization success
July 03, 2017

New report points to technology selection as the biggest barrier to serialization success

The research, conducted by serialization system provider SEA Vision and life science technology specialist Zenith Technologies, highlights technology selection as the biggest challenge currently faced by the industry, cited by 28 per cent of respondents.

Patti Enginneering to present Siemens RF600 case study at Siemens Automation Summit
June 23, 2017

Patti Enginneering to present Siemens RF600 case study at Siemens Automation Summit

The seminar titled “Siemens RF600: A Case Study,” will be co-presented with Caterpillar Inc. and will feature a recent project. The Siemens Automation Summit will take place June 26-29 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, Waldorf Astoria Resort in Boca Raton, Florida.

Turck announces acquisition of U Grok It Smartphone RFID technology and products
May 11, 2017

Turck announces acquisition of U Grok It Smartphone RFID technology and products

Turck licensed U Grok It’s technology for its PD-IDENT handheld reader (Turck part number: PD-IDENT-UHF-RUG-MOBILE-860-960) in 2016, allowing customers to use their iOS and Android devices to track, control, and manage RFID applications. By investing in this technology, Turck continues to support the platform and development tools for both Turck and U Grok It customers.

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Rockwell Automation announces expansion of PartnerNetwork Program
April 04, 2017

Rockwell Automation announces expansion of PartnerNetwork Program

The PartnerNetwork program is designed to help industrial companies better solve their production and automation challenges by working with an expansive network of suppliers, distributors, system integrators, and machine and equipment builders.

Teledyne DALSA to highlight automated inspection solutions and machine vision at Automate 2017
April 03, 2017

Teledyne DALSA to highlight automated inspection solutions and machine vision at Automate 2017

Teledyne DALSA will feature its BOA Spot ID advanced barcode reader and latest innovations in thermal imaging in booth #459 at Automate 2017

March 22, 2017

Microscan partners with Lakewood Automation to demonstrate MicroHAWK capabilities at Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo

MicroHAWK, in combination with the browser-based WebLink user interface, allows users to adjust reader settings remotely and to monitor results in real time from any web-enabled device without installing any software.

Aegis Software and ViTrox announce mutual machine programming interface
February 28, 2017

Aegis Software and ViTrox announce mutual machine programming interface

The machine programming interface between ViTrox Corporation’s automated X-Ray-inspection (AXI) machines and Aegis’ FactoryLogix software will give ViTrox the ability to support native CAD formats.

Ersa and Easy Logix announce partnership to simplify selective soldering systems
February 07, 2017

Ersa and Easy Logix announce partnership to simplify selective soldering systems

Ersa GmbH and EasyLogix are collaborating to build a customized version of EasyLogix software ‘PCB-Investigator’, integrated into the Ersa ‘CAD 4-assistant.

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Cognex announces acquisition of Webscan
January 25, 2017

Cognex announces acquisition of Webscan

Founded in 1995 by barcode industry expert, Glenn Spitz, Webscan is the technology developer in barcode verification offering 1-D, 2-D and direct part marking (DPM) barcode verifiers for any type of barcode symbology across many industry applications

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Honeywell and Intel collaborate to develop IoT solutions for the retail industry
January 18, 2017

Honeywell and Intel collaborate to develop IoT solutions for the retail industry

The Honeywell and Intel collaboration will focus on solutions that utilize the two companies’ technology offerings, including sensors, handheld computers, processors, bar code scanners, RFID tags and readers and cloud-based software

Microscan announces free machine vision training course
December 01, 2016

Microscan announces free machine vision training course

The course will be held in Microscan’s Northeast Technology Center in Nashua, New Hampshire, from December 6-8, 2016 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily. Attendance is free and online registration is available for all users.

Microscan to demonstrate MicroHAWK machine vision solution at The Assembly Show
October 11, 2016

Microscan to demonstrate MicroHAWK machine vision solution at The Assembly Show

Microscan, in collaboration with its distribution partner Axis New England, will demonstrate vision-guided robotics using the Universal Robots collaborative UR3 robotic arm and Microscan’s MicroHAWK imaging platform, an Ethernet smart camera, released this summer 2016.

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Balluff partners with InformaTrac to combine RFID and asset management solutions
October 03, 2016

Balluff partners with InformaTrac to combine RFID and asset management solutions

By including enterprise software solutions with RFID hardware, Balluff can now extend the reach of that technology from the shop floor to the top floor of an organization.

Microscan to host 3-day machine vision training course
August 10, 2016

Microscan to host 3-day machine vision training course

The course will be held at the Microscan headquarters in Renton, Washington, U.S.A., September 20-22, 2016 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily. Attendance is free and online registration is available; the course is recommended for users with intermediate to advanced experience in machine vision or programming.

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ams to divest NFC and RFID reader IP and technologies to STMicroelectronics
July 29, 2016

ams to divest NFC and RFID reader IP and technologies to STMicroelectronics

The transaction is part of ams’ ongoing efforts to actively manage its portfolio of technologies with a clear focus on implementing its sensor solutions strategy.

Turck announces partnership with U Grok It
April 22, 2016

Turck announces partnership with U Grok It

This strategic partnership will allow Turck to provide customers with a custom Turck RFID app for their iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices to be used in conjunction with Turck’s BL ident RFID system.

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PcVue adds Auto-ID tracking to SCADA software
April 12, 2016

PcVue adds Auto-ID tracking to SCADA software

The combination of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) technology with InformaTrac's Auto-ID technology provides automated tracking and location history.

January 22, 2016

Microscan appoints Dan Barnes Vice President, Operations

Barnes has been a key member of the Microscan management team and has held increasingly responsible positions in Engineering in his 21 years with the company.

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Balluff signs distributor in the Southeast
January 06, 2016

Balluff signs distributor in the Southeast

Livingston & Haven will serve Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.

RFID market to exceed $10 billion in 2015
October 16, 2015

RFID market to exceed $10 billion in 2015

A significant part of that growth is attributed to the growing implementation of passive UHF RFID tags.

September 14, 2015

July Manufacturing Technology Orders Down

July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $318.33 million, down 11.8% from June’s $361.03 million and down 11.1% when compared with the total of $358.11 million reported for July 2014.

May 28, 2015

SATO Global Solutions opens office in Fort Lauderdale

SATO is a supplier of Auto ID solutions

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China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025
May 21, 2015

China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025

Already in 2015 China had 85% of the global manufacture capacity of RFID tags, with over 150 RFID companies operating in the country.

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RFID growing like crazy
November 04, 2014

RFID growing like crazy

RFID was invented seven decades ago--however, 23% of all the RFID tags ever sold were sold in 2013. In 2014, a further 1.12 billion RFID tags will be sold.

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Passive RFID market reaches $8.89 billion
October 31, 2014

Passive RFID market reaches $8.89 billion

The RFID market is worth $8.89 billion, up from $7.77 billion in 2013 and $6.96 billion in 2012. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID cards, labels, fobs and all other form factors.

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NiceLabel names Greg Tanner VP and General Manager
August 26, 2014

NiceLabel names Greg Tanner VP and General Manager

NiceLabel is a supplier of barcode and RFID labeling software and global provider of enterprise labeling solutions.

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Datalogic opens factory in São Paulo, Brazil
July 24, 2014

Datalogic opens factory in São Paulo, Brazil

Located in the city of Jundiai, in the state of São Paulo, the plant has been configured for the assembly of Automatic Data Capture product lines.

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July 03, 2014

Robots create jobs in Electronics Industry

According to a report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), from 2008 to 2011 robotics created up to 80,000 jobs in the electronics sector.

March 20, 2014

RFID market grows 17% in one year

IDTechEx says the RFID market - including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID - will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014

January 15, 2014

Global Food Market to gobble up RFIDs

The global food traceability market (tracking technologies) is expected to grow at a rate of 8.7%, reaching revenues of $14.1 billion by 2020.

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Global RFID Market to reach $7.88 Billion in 2013
October 23, 2013

Global RFID Market to reach $7.88 Billion in 2013

IDTechEx Research says the RFID market will increase from $6.98 billion in 2012 to $7.88 billion, and will reach $23.4 billion in 2020.

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January 07, 2013

Apptricity certifies Janam RFID readers

Using Janam’s mobile computers, workers can scan barcodes and instantly access Apptricity applications for real-time intelligence in the field.

October 16, 2012

Datalogic celebrates 40th Anniversary

Today, Datalogic operates across Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, in 30 nations around the world and selling to more than 100 countries.

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RFID adapts to Wireless Sensor Networks
September 26, 2012

RFID adapts to Wireless Sensor Networks

A report from IDTechEx rambles over RFID, the Internet of Things, and how wireless sensor networks are affecting the world.

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