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Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to “see.” Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors, and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses, and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify, and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process. Cognex is the world’s leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 1 million vision-based products, representing over $4 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company’s founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has regional offices and distributors located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

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Entry-Level Vision System for Color Applications

POSTED 03/19/2013

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, has introduced the In-Sight® 7010C, an entry-level color vision system that can distinguish parts by color. The system features 24-bit color resolution that accurately identifies 16 million color variations—more than the human eye can detect. Many industries use color identification, including:

Entry-Level Vision System for Color Applications
  • Automotive: tire model identification; fuse verification
  • Food and beverage: product flavor to product packaging validation
  • Electronic hardware: keypad color verification; connector wire color sequence confirmation
  • Pharmaceutical: tablet, vial or capsule identification.
Along with the In-Sight 7010C, Cognex is introducing three additional color models, the In-Sight 7200C, 7400C and 7402C. These systems solve more complex applications involving logic or color composition, as well as those requiring higher resolution or faster execution.

“The introduction of the In-Sight 7010C means our customers now have a single product family that can extend from their simple color detection applications up to the power of the In-Sight 7402C for their most complex color applications,” says Herbert Lade, Vice President and Business Unit Manager, Vision Systems. Lade adds, “And thanks to the intuitive EasyBuilder® interface, even the novice user can deploy the powerful Cognex vision tools available in the In-Sight 7010C, including color identification, pattern finding and measurement.”

Like the existing suite of award-winning In-Sight 7000 vision systems, the new color models have
cost-saving features that simplify integration, including:

  • Compact, IP67-rated housing
  • Robust factory communications capabilities
  • Autofocus technology
  • Integrated lighting options.
The In-Sight 7000 color models are available now. For more information, visit www.cognex.com/IS7000.

About Cognex
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to “see.” Cognex products include bar code readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process. Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 850,000 vision-based products, representing over $3 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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