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Machine Vision

Optimize quality, drive down costs, and enable automation

Most problems start at the very beginning of a product’s journey on the production line. Getting it wrong there can have disastrous consequences.  However, with Cognex machine vision systems in place, you can instantly improve your production processes to ensure you Make It Right every time.

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Cognex revolutionizes manufacturing. Our vision systems work tirelessly so that the products you produce are made at higher speeds, without defects, and at lower cost.   

Customers and consumers worldwide are demanding higher quality products than ever before. To achieve this, performance is the key and Cognex vision really performs. Using advanced technology to ensure the most consistent repeatability, the highest accuracy, and the minimum setup time. 

Uniquely, Cognex virtually eliminates the need to adjust vision equipment once it is installed, saving you time and money and totally eliminating production downtime. We are the only vision company that creates solutions specifically designed to simplify every aspect of deploying vision on your production lines.

Automation often demands vision. Cognex vision systems perform tasks that are practically impossible for people to do reliably and consistently. With the widest range of integration tools available, Cognex vision systems interface to virtually any factory network or automation
control system.

With over a million systems installed Cognex is the world’s most trusted vision company. We have the people, experience, and knowledge to ensure our vision systems do exactly the job you need whatever you make, Make It Right with Cognex machine vision.

Cognex Machine Vision Products


In-Sight Vision Systems
In-Sight Vision SystemsOur main product range, In-Sight® vision systems are rugged, industrial systems that can solve virtually any vision task.  Available in a wide range of form factors, performance levels, and resolutions to match the exact requirements of each application, In-Sight machine vision systems are easy to understand and quick to configure, with a unique built in suite of communications capabilities for easy integration with any PLC, robot, HMI or manufacturing system.  Ideal for deployment by manufacturing companies, OEMs, and by system integrators.

Checker Vision Sensors
Checker Vision SensorsChecker® vision sensors are the easiest and most affordable way to solve simple, single-function vision tasks, such as determining the presence or absence of parts in an assembly.  Self contained, with built in lighting, optics, camera, processor, and industrial interfacing in a package designed to fit into the tightest of spaces, Checker is ideal for applications that are currently served by photoelectric sensors.  Used extensively by both manufacturers and OEMs.

VisionPro Vision Software
VisionPro -Vision SoftwareVisionPro® vision software offers the highest performance and most advanced machine vision tools for even the most demanding of vision applications. Designed specifically for advanced system integrators and OEMs who prefer the image acquisition flexibility and programmability that PC-based solutions provide.