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    Patented Vision and Barcode Reading Technologies

    Cognex pioneered some of the earliest commercial applications for machine vision with its vision and barcode reading technology. Today, companies around the world rely on Cognex technology to guide assembly, automate inspection, and speed production and distribution. Our patented algorithms produce solutions for diverse applications in virtually all manufacturing and logistics industry sectors.



    Industry-Leading Machine Vision and Barcode Reading Technologies

     
    Leading Technology
    PatMax
    PatMax Object Location
    The industry gold standard for part and feature location provides accuracy and repeatability  
    IDMax and IDQuick for Auto ID Applications  
    IDMax and IDQuick
    Powerful 1-D and 2-D barcode reading for DPM and label-based identification  
    1DMax with Hotbars  
    1DMax with Hotbars
    Omnidirectional barcode reading optimized for damaged or distorted 1-D codes  
    2DMax with PowerGrid  
    2DMax with PowerGrid
    Advanced algorithms read 2-D codes with defective quiet zones, finder and clocking patterns  
    OCRMax  
    OCRMax
    Font-trainable OCR and OCV tool accurately reads low-contrast or unevenly spaced characters  
    SurfaceFX Feature Extraction Technology  
    SurfaceFX Feature Extraction
    Isolates raised or embossed features for accurate inspections of stamped text and codes  
    Advanced Color Tools  
    Advanced Color Tools
    24-bit color resolution extracts and matches 16 million color variations for sortation and inspection
    In-Sight Explorer with EasyBuilder  
    In-Sight Explorer with EasyBuilder
    Intuitive configuration environment guides users through a step-by-step setup process  
    Cognex Connect
    Cognex Connect
    Supports the complete set of standard networking protocols to easily integrate vision systems and barcode readers  
    Cognex Explorer Control Center  
    Cognex Explorer Control Center
    Unique utility displays all Cognex products connected to your network  
    TestRun Validation Utility  
    TestRun Validation Utility
    Refines, tests and verifies inspection results automatically for increased confidence in inspection results  
    Liquid lens technology  
    Liquid Lens Technology
    Liquid lens autofocus system responds quickly and eliminates the need to open the reader and touch the lens  
    Expand Technology  
    Xpand Technology
    Expands barcode reader field of view by over 50% while maintaining read rates