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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..

Optical Envelope Defined

Optical Envelope Defined

The MS-3 laser scanner features an extra wide scan angle and versatile mounting brackets, allowing extremely close-up laser scanning in a wide variety of mounting configurations.

Industrial Connectivity Platforms

Industrial Connectivity Platforms

An overview of industrial connectivity and application solutions with the QX-830.

Data Matrix Verification FAQ

Data Matrix Verification FAQ

The purpose of Data Matrix symbol verification is to ensure reliable and consistent symbol quality through the supply chain. This document addresses Frequently Asked Questions about Data Matrix verification.

Track, Trace and Control Solutions

Track, Trace and Control Solutions

Adding Track, Trace and Control to your manufacturing process can improve outbound product quality in several important and measurable ways. Simply by catching potential problems in real time, you can inexpensively prevent problems from ever leaving the work cell or manufacturing area.

Verification FAQ

Verification FAQ

We answer frequently asked questions about barcode and 2D symbol verification.

Optical Character Verification (OCV)

Optical Character Verification (OCV)

Optical Character Verification (OCV) is a machine vision software tool used to inspect the print or marked quality of an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) string and confirm its legibility. In addition to checking that the content of the presented text string is correct, it will also inspect for quality, contrast and sharpness, and will flag or reject poor quality samples.

IUID Program for Department of Defense Assets

IUID Program for Department of Defense Assets

U.S. DoD suppliers are required to encode Item Unique Identification (IUID) data into a 2D Data Matrix symbol and directly apply it to specific tangible items to help facilitate item tracking in DoD business systems. The data is also used for management, financial, accountability and asset management purposes.

Why Verify Barcodes?

Why Verify Barcodes?

Because all marking systems degrade over time, verification allows manufacturers to adjust the marking process before bad marks are made.

Verifying Data Matrix Symbols

Verifying Data Matrix Symbols

The purpose of Data Matrix symbol verification is to ensure reliability and consistency of symbols based on the strict criteria outlined in quality standards such as AIM DPM, ISO/IEC 15415, and AS9132.

Data Matrix Industry Standards

Data Matrix Industry Standards

Industry standards provide structure and ensure that users and barcode technology providers alike have uniform performance, allowing effective use across many organizations throughout an industry or supply chain.