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Microscan to Instruct Machine Vision Tutorial for Lab Automation at SLAS 2012

POSTED 01/26/2012

Microscan is presenting an educational workshop at SLAS 2012 titled, “Machine Vision Basics and Applications for Lab Automation.” 

Microscan, the global technology leader in barcode and machine vision solutions for life sciences, will conduct an educational machine vision workshop at the upcoming Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening (SLAS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, scheduled to take place February 4-8, 2012 in San Diego, CA. The presentation will be held in Room 9 of the San Diego Convention Center on Monday February 6, from 12:30 to 2:00 PM.

As the premier global provider of embedded identification and inspection technology for lab automation applications, Microscan will instruct a tutorial titled “Machine Vision Basics and Applications for Lab Automation.” The workshop will educate attendees on the basics of digital imaging and machine vision used in lab applications, as well as technologies and parameters involved in acquiring and processing digital images.

Microscan has served major laboratory automation, medical device, and clinical diagnostics customers for the past 30 years, and brings a strong portfolio of proven barcode and machine vision solutions to the life science market. To meet specific customer requirements, Microscan continues to develop new and innovative embedded inspection technologies for regulated manufacturing environments.

Course instructor Niels Wartenberg, Senior Applications Engineer, brings over 12 years of experience instructing identification technology courses in a variety of venues. Prior to joining Microscan, Wartenberg spent more than eight years implementing barcode technology in clinical laboratory systems for a major manufacturer of diagnostics instrumentation. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering, and served as an instructor for barcoding technology overview courses for the Association of Laboratory Automation for 11 years.

Visit the company at SLAS in Booth #1013.

About Microscan
Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation that includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, identification, and measurement.

As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company recognized for quality leadership in the U.S., Microscan is known and trusted by customers worldwide as a provider of quality, high precision products. Microscan is a Spectris company.

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