Industrial Automation



Identifying Cosmetics with Barcode Reading and Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Logging and tracking product data is an important step for both recording production history and enabling automated processes further down the supply chain. In this video, an Omron Microscan Vision HAWK Smart Camera uses AutoVISION Machine Vision Software to read the text on the top of lipstick tubes, while an MS-3 Laser Barcode Scanner decodes barcodes from the sides of the tubes as they pass by at high speeds.