Life Sciences & Medical

Complete Solutions for Life Sciences and Medical

Manufacturers within life science and medical industries require 100% data integrity and extremely reliable components that are small enough fit into their machines. From reading labels on specimen tubes or directly marked surgical instruments, to automated presence/absence detection of microtiter plates, manufacturers depend on the highest levels of performance and flexibility, with minimal integration effort.

Read Any Linear Code or 2D Symbol


Our products feature the latest barcode reading technology for decoding both linear barcodes and 2D symbols, such as Data Matrix. Specialty readers are available for tight spaces, high-speed reading and symbol reconstruction.

Application Examples

  • Sample or Tube Carrier ID 
  • Reagent ID
  • Match Test to Sample
  • Sample Routing
  • Sample Tracking
MicroHAWK Readers MicroHAWK Readers
MS-1 MS-1
MS-3 MS-3
WebLink WebLink
barcode reading for life sciences medical

Verify Barcode Quality & Compliance


We offer a variety of offline and inline verification solutions that include camera, software and precision illumination specifically designed for the verification of 1D/2D codes to industry standards.

Application Examples

  • Code Quality & Legibility 
  • GS1, HIBCC Compliance
  • Data Content & Format
  • Compare Data to Match String
LVS-9510 LVS-9510
LVS-9580 LVS-9580
LVS-7510 LVS-7510
VMI Software VMI Software
barcode verification for life sciences medical

Inspect & Enable Guidance


Microscan machine vision solutions provide precision product inspection to ensure quality and accuracy. Our products include machine vision software, smart cameras, and complete inspection systems.

Application Examples

  • Sample Location
  • Measurement for Guidance
  • Cap Color & Presence
  • Fill Level
  • OCR/OCV & Label Quality 
MicroHAWK Engine MicroHAWK Engine
MicroHAWK MV-20 MicroHAWK MV-20
MicroHAWK MV-30 MicroHAWK MV-30
MicroHAWK MV-40 MicroHAWK MV-40
machine vision for life sciences medical

Industries Served

  • Laboratory Automation
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Tissue Diagnostics
  • Immunochemistry
  • Hematology
  • Point of Care
  • Reagent and Kit Identification/Tracking

Compliance Standards

Microscan offers a wide range of verification solutions to meet industry standards including:

  • Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute document AUTO2-A2: Laboratory Automation: Bar Codes for Specimen Container Identification
  • UDI
  • GS1

Life Sciences & Medical Resources

Barcode Quality 101

Barcode Quality 101

Are you a beginner looking to learn more about barcode quality, or already have some experience under your belt, but are in need of a quick overview of barcode quality 101? We've put together an e-book for you where you can find the  basics needed to understand how to read, monitor and verify barcodes.

FDA UDI Rule for Medical Devices

FDA UDI Rule for Medical Devices

The FDA established a unique device identification (UDI) system to identify and trace medical devices throughout their distribution and use. As part of this mandate, labels on medical devices must contain a UDI code in human- and machine-readable form. 

Microscan Gigabit Ethernet Cameras Provide Ampoule Inspection in the Pharmaceutical Industry

ISW GmbH, Microscan Vision Select Partner, designed a turnkey hardware/software solution for the pharmaceutical industry to specifically ensure accurate dimensions and fill levels of ampoules in production, using machine vision inspection with Microscan high-performance Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) cameras to replace error-prone manual quality control processes.