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Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microscan Demonstrates Barcode Verification and Print Quality Inspection at PACK/PHARMA EXPO 2016

October 26, 2016

RENTON, WA, October 21, 2016 - Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will demonstrate systems for print quality inspection and barcode verification and a number of machine vision innovations at PACK EXPO International Pharma EXPO 2016. Members of the Microscan Packaging team will showcase these technology... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Behind-the-Scenes

October 19, 2016

Buttons. Keyboards. Touch Pads. We spend so much of our life interacting with machines that we rarely stop to notice how the interaction is taking place. You may push an on/off switch to start the photocopier. You may punch a sequence of keys at your ATM to get cash. But did you ever stop to think what is allowing you to communicate your desires to the machine? Printec, a Fullerton, CA-based... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

The Drake Wireless, Hand-Held 3D Scanner Selected DE Editor's Pick of the Week

October 14, 2016

Multipurpose instrument with user-configurable with different lenses intrigues Editor at Large. FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, USA — Digital Engineering (DE; announces that the new Drake, a wireless, hand-held 3D scanner from Thor3D (Moscow, Russia, is its Editor’s Pick of the Week for October 5, 2016. The Drake “white-light scanner has a number of attractive... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

FARO® Partners With Siteco Informatica to Launch a Breakthrough in Affordability and Flexibility for Mobile Mapping Applications in Construction

October 13, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM/CIM, public safety forensics and 3D solutions and services applications, announces an extended partnership with Siteco Informatica to bring affordable mobile mapping, using FARO Focus3D Laser Scanners, to users worldwide. ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Microscan Demonstrates Inline Inspection at The ASSEMBLY Show 2016

October 13, 2016

RENTON, WA, October 5, 2016 – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will showcase a number of machine vision innovations as well as visionguided robotics and new products throughout the conference from booth 1705 at The ASSEMBLY SHOW at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from October... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Clean Air Products Air Showers with New Touchscreen Interface Easily Controls Cycle Time

September 29, 2016

Superior air flow volume and velocity, as well as durable construction, ensure years of efficient, maintenance-free operation. MINNEAPOLIS - Clean Air Products standard-profile, straight-through air showers (model CAP701KD-ST) feature new touchscreen controls (HMI interface) that make it easier to control cycle times and facilitate program changes. The touchscreen displays a visual... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Tyco Security Products Offers HID Mobile-Enabled Readers

September 28, 2016

HID iCLASS SE and multiCLASS SE readers use OSDP v2.1.6 to interface with Software House’s iSTAR Ultra access controllers WESTFORD, MA. –– Tyco Security Products is offering HID Mobile Access iCLASS SE and multiCLASS SE Mobile-Enabled Readers with optional Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) for use with Software House C•CURE 9000 v.2.50 event management platform. This integration... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Vision Systems

KURABO Wins Product of the Year for Large Format Scanners at the 2016 SGIA Expo

September 23, 2016

Costa Mesa, CA - The 2016 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo brought together the widest array of leaders in the specialty imaging industry this year to Las Vegas. KURABO was honored with the Association's prestigious Product of the Year award for the category of Large Format Scanners. SGIA's annual Product of the Year competition showcases products that keep the specialty... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Label Inspection System integrates with thermal printers.

September 23, 2016

Available as integrated solution within Printronix® T8304 and T8308 thermal label printers, LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System provides 5.4 in. or 8.5 in. read head for scanning label widths from 4.1–8.5 in., as well as stop motion unit, print control unit, and light tower for triggering alerts or printer actions when errors are detected. Machine vision tools—including barcode reading/verification, OCR, OCV, and variable data analysis—evaluate accuracy of all aspects of label. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Color Laser Scanner suits forensics, product design.

September 14, 2016

Intended for crime/crash scene investigation and reverse engineering applications, Freestyle3D Objects offers range of 0.3–0.8 m for scanning geometry of mid-sized components and items into high-resolution, color point cloud. User receives data prepared in SCENE Process 6.1, which offers large scale meshing tool, once object is measured, and data can also be exported into end-user applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments

CSZ's Stability Chambers Now 21 CFR Part 11 Compliant

September 7, 2016

Helping our customers make safe reliable products Cincinnati Sub-Zero’s (CSZ) stability chambers and stability rooms incorporate our EZT-570S controller which is now validated to comply with the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 guidance document for electronic records and digital signatures. This is an important feature for those in Pharmaceutical and Medical markets which use stability chambers to test... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Robotics

HMI Computer features fanless, ventless design.

August 31, 2016

Pre-loaded with Xpress 4.1 runtime and development software, XT Xpress™ PowerStation features 1.83 GHz quad core processor and 4 GB DDR3L RAM. Unit offers unlimited tags and screens, real-time trending, and historical alarm tools. Equipped with dual-LAN, multiple USB, and configurable RS232/422/485 ports, Xpress enables remote viewing, controlling, and editing of HMI from browser. Remote capability can be extended to Android and iOS devices by downloading RemoteMgr app. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

Paradigm Imaging Group Announces New Wide Format Flatbed Scanner by KURABO

August 25, 2016

Costa Mesa, CA – Paradigm Imaging Group, a leading distributor of large format scanning and printing solutions, announces the release of a new wide format flatbed scanner by Kurabo. The new K-IS-A0FW ARCH E Size 36” x 48” flatbed Single CCD Sensor scanner, manufactured by Kurabo, is a perfect solution for scanning museum art, textiles and delicate documents.  Flatbed scanning protects... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Scan Arm supports forensic anthropology applications.

August 10, 2016

Coupling FusionM ScanArm with 3D Systems' Geomagic® software and 3D printing solutions, FARO® Forensic ScanArm utilizes blue laser technology to perform non-contact scanning of forensic artifacts, which are often fragile. Users can piece together forensic evidence into digital record for purpose of victim identification, and ultimately in solving and prosecuting crimes. For forensic anthropology applications, users can perform facial reconstruction and analysis using data from cranial scans. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

U.S. Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Awards Decision Sciences Contract to Supply and Deploy Advanced Contraband and Threat Detection System

July 28, 2016

POWAY, Calif., July 26, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) has awarded Decision Sciences International Corporation (Decision Sciences) a contract valued at up to $5.26 million to supply and deploy its Multi-Mode Passive Detection System Generation 3 (MMPDS GEN3), an advanced scanning system using cosmic ray tomography to automatically... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

3D Systems Partners with Mystic Aquarium, ACT Group and Middle School Students to Help Disabled Penguin Walk Again

July 28, 2016

- Custom orthotic boot created using 3D scan-to-print workflow improves mobility of endangered African penguin ROCK HILL, S.C. - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its end-to-end digital design and manufacturing solutions led to the enhanced mobility of a disabled African penguin at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT. In a collaborative endeavor led by the aquarium’s veterinary staff,... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rugged Smart Card Reader enhances road safety.

July 27, 2016

To help prevent fatigue-related accidents, models 1955562-1 and -2 each work with digital tachograph to track number of hours driven by commercial vehicle operator. Tamperproof, shock- and vibration-resistant unit interconnects with smart card according to ISO 7810 and 7816 standards and features 112.2 x 61.5 x 6.05 mm, heavy-duty thermoplastic body with UL 94 V0 flammability rating. Design facilitates card insertion and utilizes electromechanical ejector for quick and automatic card removal. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Exact Metrology Holds Open House in Brookfield, Wisconsin

July 14, 2016

Product demonstrations and technical presentations on 3D printing CT scanning engage a large audience On June 23, 2016, Exact Metrology held an open house at their Brookfield, Wisconsin location, showcasing its newest products in 3D printing and CT scanning equipment. The event was attended by a large number of people from several Midwestern states and a diverse range of business sectors,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Zebra Technologies' Total Wearable Solutions Deliver Double-digit Gains in Warehouse Worker Productivity

July 5, 2016

Hands-free Solutions Boost User Mobility, Productivity via World's Only Family of Wearable Devices Built on Android and Backed by Zebra Mobility DNA LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. - Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, today introduced its Total Wearable Solutions. This is... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

OSDP-Enabled Smart Card Readers support diverse interoperability.

June 30, 2016

Employing Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard, Delta smart card readers offer facilitated interfacing with control panels and security management systems. IP-extensible OSDP, by promoting consistency, security, and interoperability between different manufacturers' devices, benefits OEMs and integrators. Interoperability can be achieved regardless of system architecture, and specification constantly monitoring wiring protects against attack threats. Read More