Cognex introduces industrial-grade vision sensors

Natick, MA—Cognex Corp. has expanded its In-Sight vision sensors to include two new models, In-Sight 5100 and In-Sight 5400, which have four times the processing power of comparably priced vision sensors and a rugged industrial design.


Natick, MA— Cognex Corp. has expanded its In-Sight vision sensors to include two new models—In-Sight 5100 and In-Sight 5400. With four times the processing power of comparably priced vision sensors and a rugged industrial design, Cognex reports these products set a new in-dustry standard for machine vision. Both models meet IEC specifications for shock and vibration, and achieve an IP67 (NEMA 6) rating for dust and wash-down protection.

'These are true industrial-grade vision sensors that can be deployed virtually anywhere on the factory floor,' says Jim Hoffmaster, Cognex’s COO. 'These new products deliver levels of rug-gedness and performance never before seen in a vision sensor.'

In-Sight 5100 is a high performance vision sensor, while In-Sight 5400 is a very high performance vision sensor. Besides powerful processing, both models acquire up to 60 full frames per second. When a full image is not required, even higher speeds are possible using partial acquisition.

'In-Sight 5400 is really built to last,' says Matt Quinn, partner at Epic Vision Solutions Inc., a St. Louis-based vision integrator serving consumer products and automotive industries. 'With its M12 connectors and metal housing, 5400 is a product our customers can depend on to hold up over time, even in their toughest applications. In-Sight 5400 also allows us to acquire images at very high speeds, without sacrificing image quality.'

As with other In-Sight vision sensors, In-Sight 5100 and 5400 include a full library of Cognex’s vision tools. Also, the unique vision spreadsheet and In-Sight Explorer software make application development and network administration fast and simple. In-Sight Explorer provides advanced tools to connect, configure, operate, expand, and maintain a vision network, regardless of whether one vision sensor or 100 are being used.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jim Montague, news editor

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