Cognex Leading Technology

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.

Cognex Technologies PowerGrid for 2D barcodes, OCRMax character reading, PatMax part location

Industry-Leading Machine Vision and Barcode Reading Technologies

DataMan Setup Tool

Simplifies installation and operation of image-based barcode readers

High Dynamic Range Plus

Advanced imaging technology for greater depth-of-field, faster line speeds, and improved code handling

High-Powered Integrated Torch Light

The high-powered integrated torch (HPIT) light provides unmatched illumination power for fixed-mount barcode readers.

High-Speed Steerable Mirror

The High-Speed Steerable Mirror (HSSM) attached to the DataMan 470 barcode reader provides a cost-effective solution for large field of view applications.

Liquid Lens Technology

Enables barcode readers to automatically adapt to changes in working distances with no moving parts

Standards-Based Grading

1D and 2D code quality grading software for select fixed-mount barcode readers.


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