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Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 450,000 Motoman robots, 18 million servos and 27 million inverter drives installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. The Yaskawa product line includes more than 150 distinct industrial arm, delta and SCARA robot models, plus a full-line of pre-engineered "World" solutions that are complete application specific work cells, including robot, process and safety equipment. Combined with our sister and partner companies, we support robotic solutions throughout the world. Yaskawa’s proven track record of delivering industry leading quality, innovation and customer satisfaction can help you exceed your robotic automation goals.

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Arc Welding , Assembly , and Automated Coating Arc Welding , Assembly , Automated Coating , Dispensing , Material Handling , and Spot Welding

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Improved MotoSight 2D Vision Solution Makes Robot Guidance Easy

POSTED 10/01/2014

Dayton, OH - MotoSight™ 2D, a powerful 2D vision application, has recently been enhanced to feature a new pendant-based programming environment and no longer requires a PC. Powered by Cognex, this easy-to-integrate, comprehensive vision solution for Motoman® robots includes an IP67-rated Yaskawa camera (MS100, MS200, MS300) and robot controller software. Through the pendant, users can view live camera images, train vision models and assign vision data results to robot variables quickly and easily. Users can also display and edit Improved MotoSight 2D Vision Solution Makes Robot Guidance Easy EasyView® tagged vision data, which allows customization of vision tools and results. With MotoSight 2D, you get powerful EasyBuilder® vision tools and robot macros that permit fast and easy programming of complex vision applications. Additionally, the calibration and initial setup of the vision system has been streamlined to make it even easier to get up and running quickly.

MotoSight 2D adds functionality to Yaskawa Motoman’s FS100 and DX100 robot controllers. The FS100 and DX100 controllers use native communications to the vision camera so that it tightly integrates data directly into the robot programming language. Example programs are provided to reduce the setup and configuration time of the system. The robot and camera programs can then be used as a starting point to implement a specific vision solution.

MotoSight 2D is multi-lingual and supports eight languages. Optional Cognex In-Sight® Micro 1050, 1100 and 1400, and 5000- and 7000-series cameras are available.

MotoSight 2D integrates the most powerful vision products available, along with our industry-leading robot performance, to provide unmatched, vision-based application solutions.

About Yaskawa Motoman
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With nearly 300,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. For more information please visit our website or call 937.847.6200.