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August 2017

Why MicroHAWK is the Best Barcode Reader and Machine Vision Smart Camera Out There

MicroHAWK represents the next generation of industrial imaging devices – the world’s smallest and most powerful industrial smart cameras, and the only platform that can perform auto ID, machine vision, and barcode verification tasks without switching devices.

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Don't Let Good Codes Go Bad! The Importance of Verifying Barcode Quality

AutoVISION Machine Vision Verification - Data Matrix

If you're using automation technology like barcode readers in your operations, you're probably already aware of the benefits that they bring to your business. To name a few: reduced manual labor, faster processes, and reliable data tracking - all resulting in fewer errors and less money invested in corrective actions. Now think about the impact that a single barcode has on these processes. 

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Thoughts From the AACC Tradeshow Floor

This year's AACC Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego, CA featured advances in diagnostic research and technology, drawing the largest audience in the events history! While there has been an enormous amount of superior groundbreaking research going on in various fields of clinical diagnostics, the overall industry is a technology-driven business. As we walked the floors of the exhibition, the realization of the importance of automation in diagnostic and clinical studies could hardly be overestimated. In the next few years, how laboratories and diagnostic companies operate will lead the future of industry changes, and Microscan is ready to meet those changes. 

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The Basics of Machine Vision: Imagine Your New Automation Process in the Modern Age

AutoVISION Machine Vision Software

Machine vision is the automatic extraction of information from digital images. A typical machine vision environment would be a manufacturing production line where hundreds of products are flowing down the line in front of a smart camera. Manufacturers use machine vision systems instead of human inspectors because it’s faster, more consistent, and doesn’t get tired. The camera captures the digital image and analyzes it against a pre-defined set of criteria. If the criteria are met, the object can proceed. If not, the object will be re-routed off the production line for further inspection.

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