Machine vision sees lower cost


Natick, Mass. -Slightly smaller than a standard telephone, In-Sight 2000 is positioned between single-purpose `smart cameras' and more complex, general-purpose machine-vision systems. It is the first vision system to use a spreadsheet to configure applications, eliminating need for programming or an external PC for setup. A hand-held control pad allows rapid navigation through the worksheet's cells and menus. It enables users to quickly configure an application, and make changes during runtime. Tools include a part finder that locates parts despite changes in orientation, size, or appearance. Cognex Corp.

At a glance...

  • First vision system to use spreadsheet to configure applications

  • Hand-held control pad

  • Quick configuration

  • Change in runtime

  • Finds parts despite orientation, size, appearance

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