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Microscan Debuts New Machine Vision Camera at The ASSEMBLY Show 2017

POSTED 09/19/2017

Microscan will run the first public demonstration of the new HAWK series machine vision camera at The ASSEMBLY Show in Rosemont, IL. The new development is poised to significantly exceed its predecessors in speed and power and will complete the Microscan’s product line for machine vision.

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will demonstrate a new machine vision camera of the HAWK family - 4 times faster and more powerful than anything that has come before it, from Booth #2046 at The Assembly Show, from October 24-26, 2017 in Rosemont, IL.

A global leader in the machine vision market, Microscan holds one of the world’s most extensive patent portfolios for automatic identification and machine vision technology, including hardware design and software solutions to accommodate all user levels and applications. A soon-to-be-released high-performance machine vision camera, HAWK MV-4000 is the “golden mean” in Microscan’s suite of machine vision products. The HAWK MV-4000 fits in the product line between miniature MicroHAWK MV smart cameras and PC-Based Multi GigE Camera systems, meeting the needs of manufacturers and users of equipment looking for rugged, fast and extremely powerful hardware.

Another headliner on display at Microscan’s booth is the industry-recognized MicroHAWK – one single hardware solution for automatic identification and machine vision that is capable to perform any task.  From barcode reading to inspection, to verification, MicroHAWK is known in the market for its incredible speed and power in the most compact size, as well as its agile and flexible configuration making it a perfect fit for any embedded applications. The recently released Ultra High Density Autofocus configuration for the MicroHAWK platform is equipped with a fully-integrated liquid lens, and can decode symbols as small as 2 mil. The TrueAutofocus system automatically selects the optimal settings right out of the box, providing best in class performance. Visitors to the booth will have the opportunity to bring their own parts and barcodes and test-drive MicroHAWK available in various configurations.

Steven King, Machine Vision Product Manager for Microscan, will be giving a presentation on practical examples for of machine vision technologies, and how to pick the right components for your specific sensing needs. The presentation, titled “Ensure 100% Traceability and Quality of Your Products using Microscan Automatic Identification and Machine Vision Systems”, will be held at the Assembly Show on October 26, from 1:20 pm to 2:00 pm as part of agenda of the Learning Theater Presentations.

About Microscan
Microscan is a global leader in barcode reading, machine vision, and verification technology 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 leader in automatic identification and inspection with extensive solutions ranging from barcode reading, tracking, and traceability to complex machine vision measurement, guidance, barcode verification, and print quality grading.

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 high-quality, high-precision products. Microscan is a part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.