NATICK, MA September 25, 2007
Cognex Announces Panel-Mount Viewer for Checker Inspection Sensors
Natick, MA, September 25, 2007—Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ - CGNX), the world's leading supplier of image-based sensors, today announced SensorViewTM 350, a compact, industrial, panel-mount display for its Checker® 200 Series inspection sensors. SensorView 350 allows operators to view production images of the parts that Checker is inspecting without a PC. SensorView 350 features a simple interface for displaying images of passed or failed parts, along with status indicators and results statistics to more easily monitor the production process.
“Checker 200 Series inspection sensors provide a tremendous amount of useful process data compared to traditional sensors,“ said Justin Testa, Cognex Senior Vice President and Group Business Manager. “SensorView provides easy access to that information so factory floor operators can better understand how the manufacturing process is working.”
SensorView 350 achieves an IP65 rating and will be available in October.
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Cognex Corporation (“the Company” or “Cognex”) invents and commercializes technologies that address some of the most critical manufacturing and distribution challenges. We are a leading global provider of machine vision products and solutions that improve efficiency and quality in high-growth-potential businesses across attractive industrial end markets. Our solutions blend physical products and software to capture and analyze visual information, allowing for the automation of manufacturing and distribution tasks for customers worldwide. Machine vision products are used to automate the manufacturing or distribution and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, electric vehicle batteries and e-commerce packages, by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them. Machine vision is important for applications in which human vision is inadequate to meet requirements for size, accuracy, or speed, or in instances where substantial cost savings or quality improvements are maintained.
Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 4 million image-based products, representing over $10 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has offices and distributors located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For details, visit Cognex online at www.cognex.com.