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PowerGrid technology from Cognex improves barcode reading
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Cognex: Barcode reading technology improves read rates

Designed to increase read rates in 2-D barcode-reading applications where conditions are difficult, PowerGrid technology from Cognex is a texture-based location algorithm approach to reading 2-D matrix and Direct Part Mark (DPM) codes by locating a pattern of alternating light and dark modules within the code.
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AutomationDirect’s AcuAMP series of AC and DC current sensors
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AutomationDirect: AC and DC current sensors

AutomationDirect’s AcuAMP series of AC and DC current are designed in a rugged industry-standard feed-through package to provide flexibility across many current ratings.
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Siemens: Expanded temperature sensor line

Siemens has extended its offering of temperature sensors to include the SITRANS TS500 product family.
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ENA58IL and ENA36IL magnetic absolute rotary encoders
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Pepperl+Fuchs: Magnetic absolute rotary encoders.

Developed specifically for use in ambient conditions that pose challenges for mechanical systems, Pepperl+Fuchs’ new ENA58IL and ENA36IL magnetic absolute rotary encoders combine precision, high-speed resolution, and extreme durability in a compact design: accuracies up to 0.1°; resolution up to 16 bit single turn and 32 bit multi turn; and a signal processing time < 100 µs;
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EMX Industries: Phosphorescence sensors for industrial automation

The new UVX-300P Phosphorescence Sensor reliably detects the presence of phosphorescent materials and pigments that are difficult to measure with traditional sensors.
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AutomationDirect: Submersible level transmitters

Designed to provide liquid level measurement by continually sensing hydrostatic pressure produced by the height of liquid above the sensor, AutomationDirect’s ProSense SLT series submersible level transmitters is available in two styles: the SLT1 with 1-in diameter housing and a ported bullet nose cap for protection of the sensor diaphragm; and the SLT2 with 2.75 in diameter PTFE flexible diaphragm surrounded by a 316 stainless steel non-fouling protective cage.
Touch-free flow monitor scans profiles in real time
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Touch-free flow monitor scans profiles in real time

Opti-Flow flow monitor uses vision system and software to scan the surface profile of the material as it is conveyed to collect real-time data.
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Balluff: High-resolution light array

Designed for applications involving measurement and detection of multiple objects during manufacturing, packing, or quality control, the BLA high resolution light array sensor from Balluff identifies, compares, or sorts objects based on minimal size or height differences, object diameter, object position, gap width, gap position, edge position, and more.
Clear-label sensor
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Clear-label sensor

A clear-label sensor from Lion features all push-button controls as opposed to more conventional screw adjustments. Though designed primarily for clear film labels, it can also be used on paper labels.
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Omega Engineering: Pressure sensor

The PX51-USBH pressure sensor is the latest in Omega’s high speed USB output transducer family.
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