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Vision enabled robot is key to automated product inspection

Vision enabled robot is key to automated product inspection

A vision system fitted to an articulated robot has delivered vastly increased flexibility at a check station on assembly lines for an automotive cooling unit assembly line, as well as slashing both initial invest and retooling costs. The Piston Group, located in Michigan, and Missouri, USA, builds cooling modules for seven different vehicles. These cooling […]

By May 9, 2012 Read More →
Accurate, real-time, 3D position information for robots

Accurate, real-time, 3D position information for robots

Cognex reports that it has taken its advanced 3D vision tools, and incorporated them into VisionPro, its programming environment for OEMs and system integrators. For robot applications, VisionPro 3D will open up opportunities to solve more complex alignment applications. VisionPro 3D delivers accurate, real-time, three-dimensional position information to automate challenging robot applications. VisionPro 3D works […]

By May 19, 2011 Read More →
Vision technology brings flexibility to life sciences

Vision technology brings flexibility to life sciences

When Automated Systems of Tacoma (AST) was asked by a life science research company to develop an alternative to conventional pharmaceutical filling machinery having the capability to fill and finish all their small-scale clinical trial products with a single flexible platform, it turned to Cognex for a vision solution. Machines that are typically used to […]

By August 24, 2010 Read More →
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