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NATICK, MA, USA October 05, 2009

Cognex Offers New DataMan ID Readers with Integrated Liquid Lense

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) has expanded its DataMan® 200 line of fixed-mount image-based ID readers with three new models with integrated liquid lens. The following new DataMan models make it easier than ever to leverage the variable focus capability and quick system setup of liquid lens technology:

DataMan 200S with integrated liquid lens
For decoding well-formed 1D and 2D codes on a uniform background at five decodes per second. 

DataMan 200Q high-speed reader with integrated liquid lens
A high-speed ID reader for decoding well-formed codes on a uniform background. Delivers up to 45 decodes per second. 

DataMan 200X with IDMax® and integrated liquid lens
A high-speed ID reader for the most challenging direct marked codes. Delivers up to 45 decodes per second. 

The wide range of performance options offered by the DataMan 200 means that users can select the features, speed and price point best suited to their application. The ultra-small packaging of the DataMan 200 makes the system easy to integrate into equipment or onto production lines where space is tight. All DataMan 200 models offer Ethernet connectivity for faster communication speed and easier integration with factory controls. 

For more information on the DataMan 200 fixed-mount ID reader, visit

Annmarie Latta
Gray & Rice Public Relations
Phone: (617) 367-0100 ext. 168

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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