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Omron Automation manufactures intelligent automation product lines including: industrial robots, mobile robots, and other flexible automation equipment, machine vision and systems, plus software. Omron provides cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Electronics and Semiconductor; as well as traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components.

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PROFINET® and Multi-Language Support Now Available with Microscan Link

POSTED 10/08/2013

RENTON, WA — Microscan Link connectivity provides vision engineers, programmers, and other users with an easy method to communicate inspection results from AutoVISION™ software jobs to outside industrial control systems with a single click. Microscan continues to improve this technology with the latest AutoVISION™ software release, featuring expanded industrial connectivity and a new multi-language interface.

The new release of AutoVISION™ includes the PROFINET® industrial protocol in addition to Ethernet communication, and discrete I/O and serial protocols. Supporting a wide range of automation systems and devices, AutoVISION™ and Microscan Link work together to provide seamless factory-wide communication through a simple interface and one-click connectivity. The AutoVISION™ 2.1 release also features a multi-language interface to provide an ideal simplified vision solution for German and Chinese-speaking users.

Since their introduction, AutoVISION™ software and Microscan’s Vision MINI and Vision HAWK smart cameras have been incorporated into production facilities in industries ranging from electronics to pharmaceuticals to food and beverage production. AutoVISION’s ease of use, small size, and scalability to more advanced vision applications offers manufacturers in these and other industries a simple means to add vision functionality without the complexity often associated with the technology. Common machine vision applications include part ID and location, item traceability, and automated quality inspection, helping manufacturers to reduce defects, improve efficiency and ensure accuracy in their processes.

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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