Automatic Identification

Siemens introduces MV540 optical reader
November 14, 2017

Siemens introduces MV540 optical reader

The optical read device enables customized production and complies with automation requirements in the context of Industry 4.0. It is generally suited for use across many branches of industry, in particular the automotive manufacturing sector and its suppliers, as well as logistics.

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Digital Readouts
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Banner Engineering introduces 5MP VE Series Smart Camera
October 30, 2017

Banner Engineering introduces 5MP VE Series Smart Camera

The latest addition to the VE Series has the same housing and on-board display as other VE Series Smart Cameras, but provides finer levels of detection and a wider field of view.

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Video Cameras
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Turck releases TBEN-L-RFID interface module with PLC capabilities
October 25, 2017

Turck releases TBEN-L-RFID interface module with PLC capabilities

This module’s controller function can filter and pre-process RFID data and link to broader control operations, enabling dynamic or multi-tag RFID applications.

Fujitsu Components announces  FTP-63GUSL001-R series panel-mount printer unit
September 21, 2017

Fujitsu Components announces FTP-63GUSL001-R series panel-mount printer unit

The FTP-63GUSL001-R series combines a 24VDC 3-inch, direct-thermal printer mechanism with automatic cutter and an RS-232C/USB interface board within a
panel-mount enclosure measuring 90mm (d) x 111mm (w) x 116mm (h).

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August 14, 2017

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

The LVS-9585 Handheld Portable Barcode Verifier provides verification of both printed labels and direct part marks (DPM). 1D and 2D direct part marks are created using methods such as laser etching, chemical etching, and dot peen marking on a variety of surfaces including metals, plastics, ceramics, and composite materials.

Microscan announces integration of Autofocus to MicroHAWK UHD barcode readers
July 26, 2017

Microscan announces integration of Autofocus to MicroHAWK UHD barcode readers

MicroHAWK UHD Autofocus reads and decodes codes including Data Matrix symbols as small as 2 mil, and includes a fully-integrated true Autofocus system that automatically selects the optimal settings right out of the box.

SensoPart introduces FT 55-CM color sensor
July 03, 2017

SensoPart introduces FT 55-CM color sensor

This combination of characteristics makes SensoPart’s new color sensor suited for challenging color detection and sorting tasks in all sectors of industry, e.g. differentiation of differences in color on automotive fuses or the identification and assignment of bottle tops or color labels in the packaging and beverage industry.

June 16, 2017

Microscan announces release of AutoVISION 3.0.3 machine vision software

AutoVISION 3.0.3 supports Vision Mini, Vision Mini Xi, Vision HAWK and GigE smart camera families and runs on Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit versions) and Windows XP Professional.

Microscan announces ID/MV-30 and ID/MV-40 MicroHAWK Dual Boot cameras
June 07, 2017

Microscan announces ID/MV-30 and ID/MV-40 MicroHAWK Dual Boot cameras

The ID/MV-30 includes USB connectivity, and may be plugged directly into the PC to power and go. The ID/MV-40 features Ethernet connectivity and a separate power supply.

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Video Cameras
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Powercast announces PCT100 and PCT200 RFID sensor tags
May 19, 2017

Powercast announces PCT100 and PCT200 RFID sensor tags

Designed for industrial and manufacturing applications where it’s necessary to monitor data to ensure goods don’t fall outside of acceptable parameters, the ultrahigh frequency (UHF) RFID Sensor Tags enable environmental condition monitoring throughout the shipping journey, for example, of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals or perishable products packed with dry ice.

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May 18, 2017

Rohde & Schwarz partners with DA-Integrated to build on-wafer RFIC production test system for RF and millimeter wave devices

The system uses Standard ATE Production IC Test Systems at DA-Integrated along with Rohde & Schwarz's R&S ZVA 67 GHz Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) to create a volume production test system capable of handling RF & millimeter wave integrated circuit devices.

Turck releases TBEN-S-RFID interface
May 12, 2017

Turck releases TBEN-S-RFID interface

Due to their ability to connect actuators and sensors to RFID read/write heads simultaneously, the block modules are ideal for retrofitting RFID applications.

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RFID
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Siemens introduces V3 firmware for Simatic RF600 RFID system
April 28, 2017

Siemens introduces V3 firmware for Simatic RF600 RFID system

The firmware allows devices to be connected to the cloud-based open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system MindSphere – for instance over the industrial IoT gateway Ruggedcom RX1400 with MindConnect or with the cloud gateway MindConnect Nano.

Aegis announces compatibility with CyberOptics SPI and AOI machines
April 26, 2017

Aegis announces compatibility with CyberOptics SPI and AOI machines

When used in conjunction with the CAD environment enabled by FactoryLogix, the output data from CyberOptics’ AOI and SPI machines allows for a digital view of the collected defect data that extends down to the pin level.

Cognex introduces Dataman 360 lineup of ESD-Safe barcode readers
April 25, 2017

Cognex introduces Dataman 360 lineup of ESD-Safe barcode readers

DataMan 360, 150/260 and 50 series fixed-mount readers, as well as DataMan 8050HD/HDX corded handheld readers now offer models with ESD-safe housing to prevent damage to components that are electrostatic discharge sensitive.

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Bar Code Decoders
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Cognex introduces Dataman 70 series of fixed-mount barcode readers
April 17, 2017

Cognex introduces Dataman 70 series of fixed-mount barcode readers

DataMan 70 is optimized with barcode reading algorithms and individually controlled LEDs to ensure continuously high read rates. It measures 22.2mm x 35.8 mm x 42.4 mm.

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Bar Code Scanners
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EVT introduces EyeSens Pharma Code Reader
April 13, 2017

EVT introduces EyeSens Pharma Code Reader

The EyeSens PCR consists of a combination of a hardware and a software, which was especially developed for such applications. The software commands are based on the EyeVision image processing software.

Cognex introduces DataMan 70 series of industrial barcode readers
April 11, 2017

Cognex introduces DataMan 70 series of industrial barcode readers

DataMan 70 is optimized with barcode reading algorithms and individually controlled LEDs to ensure continuously high read rates. Measuring 22.2 mm x 35.8 mm x 42.4 mm, it is designed to perform the challenging label-based barcode reading applications.

Teledyne DALSA introduces Calibir GX seires of long-wave infrared cameras
April 10, 2017

Teledyne DALSA introduces Calibir GX seires of long-wave infrared cameras

The Calibir GX series of thermal cameras are available in 320 x 240, and 640 x 480 resolutions and feature shutter-less operations. With radiometric functionality, the cameras can accurately measure temperatures between -25⁰C and +125⁰C.

Radix releases InspectTracker vision inspection tool
April 07, 2017

Radix releases InspectTracker vision inspection tool

In particular, the requirements for detailed inspection procedures for complex part surfaces, currently hand inspected in fluourescent penetrant inspection, or FPI, booths, was an opportunity for digitization that InspectTracker was designed to address