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Natick, MA, USA June 04, 2020

Cognex Introduces AlignSight Alignment Sensor Series

Affordable all-in-one solution for vision guided robotics (VGR) and stage alignment applications

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the leader in industrial machine vision, introduces the AlignSight Alignment Sensor Series as an affordable self-contained solution for vision-guided motion. AlignSight is designed for fast and easy set-up of robot pick and place, machine tending, and stage motion alignment applications in the consumer electronics and electronics hardware industries.

“The electronics industry is increasingly turning to robotics and vision automation to realize the benefits of flexible manufacturing,” said Herb Lade, Vice President of Global Solutions and Services at Cognex. “AlignSight simplifies the application of vision for motion control.  Now users can integrate Cognex’s powerful vision technology quickly within their motion system, ensuring the speed and accuracy of their automated alignment applications without programming.”

AlignSight features industry leading PatMax technology, automatic hand-eye calibration, an easy-to-use graphical setup wizard, and a flexible robot interface library. Built on the Cognex In-Sight smart camera platform, AlignSight delivers high performance without the need for an external controller to run the application. The solution can be configured and calibrated in minutes enabling quick location and alignment of patterns and fiducials, even under adverse conditions or high level of degradation. 

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About Cognex Corporation

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of image-based products, all of which use artificial intelligence (AI) techniques that give them the human-like ability to make decisions on what they see. Cognex products include machine vision systems, machine vision sensors and barcode readers that are used in factories and distribution centers around the world where they eliminate production and shipping errors.

Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 2 million image-based products, representing over $7 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


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