Industrial Automation



October 2017

HAWK MV-4000: The Legacy Continues

When you start thinking about legacies, you take stock of your accomplishments and lessons learned. You take stock not only of the past, but what you are doing now and what you still hope to do. We, at Omron Microscan, continue the legacy. The yet-to-be-released HAWK MV-4000 smart camera is designed to come into play in applications requiring extreme power, and it has been built not only to compete, but to beat the rest of competitive smart cameras.

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Another Day, Another Saved Project

I recently visited one of our EMS customers in China. We have been working with this customer for several years on various traceability applications for their electronic manufacturing lines. They just acquired a new project from a high-value customer who uses direct-part-marked electronic components in their designs.

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How To Set Up The MicroHAWK ID-40

The MicroHAWK ID-40 is the smallest IP65/67 rated true industrial Ethernet barcode reader. A main benefit and feature of the ID-40 is its unprecedented ease-of-use. Installing and using MicroHAWK is as easy as plugging in power and opening a browser.  We’ve simplified the process even further by creating an easy to follow video that will guide you step by step in setting up your MicroHAWK ID-40.

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Compare your data to match string. How can that help with UDI and EU Medical Device Regulations Compliance?

FDA UDI implementation is upon us and also the new European Medical Device Regulations have taken concrete shape. Many medical device manufacturers and labelers are rushing to understand and meet the compliance timelines and requirements. One essential part needed for compliance is a verification solution that ensures symbol and mark integrity. How can you for example check data structure for your company-specific Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) in the GS1 General Specifications?

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