The AE2 Advantage vision engine offers OEMs the ability to leverage the power of Cognex vision and ID tools in a product that is exceptionally compact (14.5mm x 29.1mm x 20.5mm), flexible but also cost effective. Unlike traditional scan engines, the AE2 Advantage vision engine delivers best-in-class 1D and 2D code reading, plus a full suite of industry-proven vision tools to locate, analyze and inspect parts or features for embedded vision applications. The AE2 Advantage vision engine is designed for deep integration into OEM products. The AE2 is also delivered with proven and easy to use application software from Cognex.


Flexible vision engine integration, optics and communications

The AE2 vision engine allows maximum flexibility for an OEM to custom design Cognex embedded vision technology into their product.

  • Two communication options—connect, communicate, and transfer images via Ethernet or send data with RS-232
  • Deep integration— a flat ribbon cable connects to the 31-pin ZIF connector for access to all communication, power and I/O signals or use the standard Cognex I/O board with a RJ-45 connection for Ethernet and a cable with DB-15 connector for power, I/O and RS-232 communication.
  • Modular optics offer a wide range of field of view and working distance alternatives
  • Built in illumination simplifies integration requirements.
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