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Eight Lucky Things to Know about Barcode Verification

Can these codes be read by your scanners or readers? Or by your customers'? Since barcode quality grading is becoming a hot topic - and believe me it is - here are eight things to remember when the topic turns to 1D or 2D code verification. 

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From Circuit to Smart Phone - Learn the Role of Barcode and Machine Vision in Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

Electronic devices like smart phones continue to evolve into more compact and capable machines. We rely on our devices to help us manage even more daily tasks, critical transactions, and personal information than ever before. Consumer electronics manufacturers are therefore under tight scrutiny for their ability to produce technology of

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Step By Step: Loading a Visionscape ® Job onto a Camera in Running Memory or Flash Memory

The following blog explains how to load job files via Ethernet onto a Vision HAWK or Vision MINI smart camera running Visionscape®, without using the Visionscape Machine Vision Software, and the reasons why this could be useful.

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How Many Clicks Does it Take to Get Industrial Machine Vision Integration?

There is not one perfect, turnkey automation solution to fit every manufacturer. With so many possible operations to automate, the procedure and tools required to implement or upgrade an automation system are almost always entirely unique from every system that has ever been implemented before.

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Are miniature DPM codes giving you a hard time?

Case study: Ensuring DPM Code Readability on PCB Identifiers Direct part mark (DPM) codes can be difficult for traditional imaging technology to read due to low contrast visibility of the symbol or inconsistency in the marking process. But Microscan 's QX Hawk flexible industrial imager is up for any DPM challenge.

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Using Microscan Link to Trigger Data Transfer between Vision HAWK Smart Cameras

In this blog, I'd like to present a machine vision solution inspired by a real Microscan customer application using the latest connectivity feature in our machine vision portfolio: Microscan Link. Microscan Link, available in Microscan 's AutoVISION and Visionscape machine vision software, is a simplified connectivity tool. With all components of a vision system connected via Microscan Link, we can effectively create an inspection network that can be commanded remotely and can run autonomously using pre-programmed inspection parameters.

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Using Microscan Link to Communicate between Two Ethernet Vision HAWK Cameras

With the introduction of a feature called Microscan Link in AutoVISION „¢ 2.0/Visionscape ® 6.0 machine vision software, we now have additional options for communicating with Microscan smart cameras. The purpose of Microscan Link is to allow input parameters to be set and for output parameters to be monitored remotely. 

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Microscan Link - How Fast Can You Integrate Machine Vision?

With the release of Microscan's AutoVISION 2.0 software, our simplified machine vision suite is now equipped with even more features to make setting up and deploying vision inspection jobs - from simple to complex - even easier. One new feature is Microscan Link, AutoVISION's one-click connectivity tool.

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Microscan Automation Education - Dalian, China

This summer, Microscan has been connecting with our customers in their regions to help share our knowledge of automation technology, such as machine vision inspection and barcode reading. Since 1982, Microscan has blazed a trail in automation history, from our invention of the 2D symbology known as Data Matrix (now

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Choosing the Ideal Automation Solution for Your Clinical Instrument - Lasers or Imagers?

Maybe you 're part of a development team for a clinical analyzer or lab automation system and it falls to you to design the specimen traceability sub-system for your instrument. Seems easy enough, right? But what kind of automation technology do you choose - a laser-based or an image-based system? 

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Microscan Machine Vision Meets Industry Growth in Southeast Asia

Industry and manufacturing continue to be major players in the growing export economies of Southeast Asia, such as in Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand. Like their neighbors in Japan, China, Korea, and India, Southeast Asian nations are experiencing rapid development in the consumer product manufacturing sector.

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Using Bounce Mirrors to Read Codes in Tight Spaces

Recently the Microscan Applications team was tasked with meeting a barcode challenge for one of our automotive electronics customers. During a quality control step in the customer 's manufacturing line, barcodes on PCBs are decoded before the PCBs are placed into an ICT fixture for testing. 

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