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Top 4 Advantages Over Line Scan Systems

We know you don't want to choose antiquated laser scanning technology for your logistics application so here are a quick four advantages to think about when choosing between area-scan camera technology and line scan technology for barcode reading:

Area-scan camera-based barcode readers help achieve:

  1. Higher read rates

    A line scan system's acquisition rate of one image per package is no match for advanced area-scan barcode reading systems

  2. Ease of use

    Imager technology is easier to set up with the point and shoot simplicity of an area-scan camera

  3. Lower equipment costs

    Area-scan image-based systems do not require PCs, encoders, or sophisticated maintenance

  4. Simpler factory floor integration

    Removing the PC from the system eliminates IT involvement

In addition to the benefits over line scanning, we've discussed the top four advantages over laser scanners in an earlier blog. Overall, area scan technology can help you do more, and we are here to support you with the content to make that choice!

If you're ready for an in person demonstration of Cognex area scan technology in your application, schedule a demo today.

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