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CartonTracker roll-in unit with precision inspection for serialization
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CartonTracker roll-in unit with precision inspection for serialization

PACK EXPO 2012: The Optel Vision CartonTracker™ features a carton handling at speeds to 250 products/min, as well as print and verification stations.
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Justifying an automated vision inspection investment

It's getting harder to justify manual inspection as new-tech systems such as multi-camera 'stitching' Cognex systems enter the market—especially for cylindrical containers, according to Jeremy Opperman of Clarke Engineering.
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Optel Vision: Optel Vision: 360° vision inspection system

The TabletProof 360˚vision inspection system from Optel Vision and Aylward offers pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging companies a simultaneous 360° inspection of each and every pill, tablet, or gel capsule with a speed up to 2000 products/min.
Vision system easily integrated into control system
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Vision system easily integrated into control system

The B&R/Cognex vision system lets you directly integrate the Cognex 7000 camera with the B&R control platform. High-performance scan time is a key benefit.
Video: Integrated conveyor vision inspection and handling solutions from Shuttleworth
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Video: Integrated conveyor vision inspection and handling solutions from Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth vision systems are simple to integrate and are flexible and robust. Simulation procedures early in the design stage enable testing of multiple options to identify the product combination that best fits the application. Shuttleworth’s 360 degree approach to vision lowers risk and ensure optimum throughput. Booth # N-4010
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Vision system auto-focus saves set-up, changeover time
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Vision system auto-focus saves set-up, changeover time

A demo of the In-Sight 7000 vision system at the Cognex booth demonstrates how the company's new Autofocus mechanism allows for automatic adjustment of focal lengths for packages of varying heights without the need for manual adjustment of the camera.
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Key Technology: Three-way sorter

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #7103! The Manta camera/laser sorter from Key Technology uses two ejector systems, and three-way sorting that allows food processors to produce a high-quality finished product without losing recoverable off-grade product or requiring additional expense to separately re-sort the waste stream.
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In Italy, automation recovers cheese and helps humans

Everyone in the world heard in May about the earthquakes that occurred in the central and northern parts of Italy, where many industries have their headquarters.
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Cognex Corporation: Entry-level vision system

The In-Sight 7010 from Cognex is an entry-level vision system developed specifically for inspection tasks where vision sensors are too limited and a standard vision system may not be cost effective.
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Microscan Systems: Steel enclosure for vision inspection

Microscan’s IPAK-SE2 Stainless Steel Enclosure for its Visionscape I-PAK machine vision inspection system is designed to meet the specific needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers, and features a new, sleek, and compact box with a larger touch screen display and a more capable PC for easy operability and efficiency.



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