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Brush up on industrial automation technology. Learn the basics of barcode reading, industrial lighting, machine vision inspection, and verification by exploring this compendium of technical tips and knowledge from the Omron Microscan team..

AS9132 Evaluation Parameters

AS9132 Evaluation Parameters

An overview of the AS9132 symbol quality evaluation parameters.

UID Format Verification

UID Format Verification

Learn how to verify the UID code format and construct the UID number.

Symbol Quality Validation: IAQG Compliance

Symbol Quality Validation: IAQG Compliance

Learn the validation parameters for IAQG 9132 direct part mark Data Matrix symbol quality.

Selecting the Appropriate Marking Method for DPM Applications

Selecting the Appropriate Marking Method for DPM Applications

An overview of marking methods and guidelines for selecting the best method for your application.

Factors that Determine Symbol Readability

Factors that Determine Symbol Readability

Tips for recognizing and creating high-quality symbols.

Determining Optimal Mark Placement

Determining Optimal Mark Placement

Guidelines for selecting the best location for marking the symbol.

NERLITE: Introduction to Machine Vision Lighting

NERLITE: Introduction to Machine Vision Lighting

Learn about basic lighting concepts, bright-field and dark-field lighting, and the benefits of effective lighting in vision applications.

Omron Microscan's X-Mode Technology

Omron Microscan's X-Mode Technology

Omron Microscan's X-Mode technology provides industry-leading decode performance on both directly-marked and printed symbols. X-Mode decoding algorithms are available on several Omron Microscan platforms from laser barcode scanners to 2D barcode imagers to machine vision cameras and software.

Data Matrix Capacity Chart

Data Matrix Capacity Chart

Shows the data carrying capacity of a Data Matrix symbol at various sizes and densities.

Fundamentals of PDF417 Symbology

Fundamentals of PDF417 Symbology

The advent of PDF417, a 2D stacked linear code, brought two important changes to the barcode industry. First, it provided a method of greatly increasing data capacity in a label. Second, through built-in error correction, it provided a way to ensure that the added information could be accurately decoded.