Optical Character Readers

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Cognex Wafer Reader Sets New Standard by Doubling the Processing Power

Aug 10, 2011

NATICK, MA - Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, has introduced its next-generation wafer identification (ID) reader and accompanying software, the In-Sight® 1740 series and In-Sight Explorer Wafer ID software version 4.5.0. The new product family includes features designed to improve both read rates and reliability, while making it easier... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics

Forensic-Level Reader authenticates taggants through windows.

Jan 21, 2011

Fostering enforcement of motor vehicle safety laws and regulations, CarSure can read taggants (optical codes) and authenticate documents through car windows. Invisible taggants are integrated into documents during manufacturing process and thereafter can only be detected by CarSure reader. Taggants can be incorporated into any material, including plastics commonly used in stickers affixed to car... Read More

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Cognex Dataman ID Readers Selected by Aerospace Industry Manufacturer

Dec 21, 2010

NATICK, MA - December 17, 2010 - Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) announced today that a leading manufacturer of components for the aerospace industry has selected Cognex DataMan®handheld ID readers to speed order processing and error-proof part handling at its production facilities worldwide. The manufacturer has purchased more than 100 of the new Cognex DataMan 8500 handheld readers, which... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics

Mobile ID Reader provides 5 data capture modes.

Dec 09, 2010

Suited for border management, law enforcement, and transportation, handheld Model MD6000 enables users to validate multiple types of IDs while in field. Unit is equipped with readers for optical character recognition, 3-track magnetic stripes, contactless RF chips and contact chips, as well as optical single fingerprint capture. After data is captured, device encrypts and relays it via wireless... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Card Reader features intuitive optical user interface.

Mar 17, 2009

Able to display alpha-numeric digits and Asian character sets, DIGIPASS® 835a features optical interface for automatic download of encrypted data from PC onto display. Data is transferred by holding optical interface in front of computer screen. Utilizing 5 phototransistors, optical technology has data transmission speed of 20 fps and can be used with CRT, TFT, LCD, LED, and plasma screens.... Read More

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Mobile Computer comes with Windows Mobile 6 OS.

Jan 14, 2009

Equipped with Shift-PLUS(TM) technology for extended battery life, flashlight-sized Dolphin 7600 incorporates Adaptus Imaging Technology v5.0, which allows unit to read 1D and 2D bar codes, OCR fonts, and images to meet scanning needs for variety of retail or light industrial applications. Core features of Windows Mobile 6 include integration with Microsoft applications including Office, Internet... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Compact Reader identifies 2D data matrix and 1D bar codes.

Aug 18, 2008

Multi-Code Reader can identify, verify, and qualify most marking methods including dot-peened, laser-etched, and printed DMC codes as well as printed barcodes. Suited for harsh environments, solid-state, metal housing measures 80 x 42 x 53 mm and unit incorporates CMOS image sensor with DSP and integrated lighting system. Maximum target speed is 7 msec and unit can read even partially damaged or... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Cognex Expands Reading Capability

Nov 05, 2007

DataMan ID readers offer flexible lens options, support new symbologies Natick, MA, October 9, 2007 - Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, vision sensors and industrial ID readers, today announced new features that expand the power and capability of the high-performance DataMan(TM) 100 family of image-based ID readers. New lens accessories... Read More

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Electronic Reader is targeted for the blind.

Aug 03, 2006

Combining digital camera with PDA, Handheld Electronic Reader puts character-recognition software together with text-to-speech conversion technology. Users can take pictures of printed materials and hear contents of document played back in clear synthetic speech. Portable unit can store thousands of printed pages, and users can also transfer files to desktop and laptop computers, as well as... Read More

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DPM Readers feature IP52 sealed construction.

Feb 02, 2006

Designed for the direct part mark (DPM) identification market, models 6308 DPM Reader and 6328 Cordless DPM Reader provide data accuracy in part traceability, authenticity, and supply chain management processes in automotive, aerospace, electronics, healthcare, and defense industries. Powered by Adaptus(TM) Imaging Technology 5.0, model 6308 supports USB, keyboard wedge, and RS232 communications,... Read More

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Handheld Readers perform direct part mark identification.

Jan 09, 2006

Capable of reading of all printed and Direct Part Mark codes, DataMan(TM) 7500 series combines IDMax(TM) code reading software with UltraLight(TM) illumination technology to read codes regardless of marking method, part material, shape, or surface texture. Corded DataMan 7500 supports USB, keyboard wedge, and RS232 communications, and cordless DataMan 7550 supports Bluetooth® wireless... Read More

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Reader tracks semiconductor wafers through manufacturing.

Jul 18, 2005

Featuring image formation technology and OCR, 2D matrix, and barcode recognition algorithms, In-Sight® 1721 delivers reliable reading performance on SEMI-standard scribes. It can read wafer marks that have been affected by CMP, edge beads, copper metallization, and blue or green nitride coating. GUI facilitates set up, and automatic tuning minimizes operator intervention. Built-in network and... Read More

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Data Matrix Readers read codes omni-directionally.

Mar 29, 2005

Fixed-mount Models MAC340 and MAC344 provide product identification or online data recording. Model MAC340 offers scan distance of 32 mm with ±3 mm depth of field, while Model MAC344 offers scan distance of 90 mm and ±7 mm depth of field. Both feature real-time DSP with processing rate of 150 MIPS. Data matrix code, with symbol size of 16 x 16, and module size of 0.35 mm, result in progressive... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

ID Readers suit part-level traceability applications.

Sep 07, 2004

DataMan(TM) 6400 and 6500 hand-held readers and In-Sight® fixed-mount readers combine IDMax(TM) software with optimized lighting and optics for decoding 1D and 2D codes. DataMan 6400 reads laser and ink jet produced codes, while DataMan 6500 adds ability to read codes formed by electrochemical etching and dot peen marking. In-Sight 5110 supports ISO mark quality metrics for real-time 1D and 2D... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Card Reader converts business cards into digital files.

Nov 19, 2003

CardReader 100(TM) turns business cards into digital data that can be accessed, managed, and maintained. It contains ultra-small, USB-powered scanner as well as professional software that can accurately scan and OCR business cards. Unit syncs to mobile device platforms, such as Palm(TM) and WinCE, and exports information to PIM applications such as Outlook®, Outlook Express, Excel®, ACT! and... Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

2-D Code Reader features steep camera angle.

Aug 21, 2003

Model V530 offers dual camera capability allowing it to achieve single-product and lot management simultaneously. Controller can store up to 35 defect images in internal memory and up to 400 using compact flash cards, allowing image analysis mode to detect marking problems quickly. Optional intelligent light source reduces background effects of processed and rough-surface metal parts. Light... Read More

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Bar Code Reader includes OCR capabilities.

Mar 11, 2003

IntelligentScanner, with integrated light, reads up to 180 codes/sec. It provides automatic identification and data capture by reading bar codes, Data Matrix, and OCR characters to communicate coordinate information to motion control, SPC, HMI, and PLC packages. Built-in Ethernet communications allow data acquisition and simultaneous transmission for date/lot code verification, documentation, and... Read More

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OCR System provides high read rates.

May 14, 2002

PureVISION(TM) Optical Character Recognition solution is designed to conform to specific company's mail stream. Its software is Microsoft Windows(R) NT-based, fully scalable to run on mail transports, and reads at various system speeds up to 36,000 mail pieces per hour. Software includes RAF's Argosy Post(TM) PLUS, the preeminent system available for reading difficult addresses in a fast and cost... Read More