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MicroHAWK Smart Camera Platform Nominated for Inspect Award 2017
OMRON Automation - Americas Posted 07/14/2016
Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature barcode imagers and machine vision smart cameras for industrial automation, announces that its MicroHAWK® smart camera platform has been shortlisted for the inspect award 2017 in the category “Automation.”
The jury for the inspect award has selected the most innovative solutions nominated in three categories: Vision, Automation and Control. The award is provided through the German magazine “inspect” and readers are invited to cast one vote for each category until September 30, 2016 at www.inspect-award.com. By voting, readers will take part in a prize drawing for a high-quality reflex camera. Solutions that receive the most votes in each category will be announced as winners of the award at VISION taking place in Stuttgart this November.
Based on user-focused engineering, MicroHAWK is designed to simplify the integration and user experience of data acquisition and automation based on data acquired from images by providing a single imaging solution for auto ID to machine vision applications. With Microscan’s complete machine vision toolset now available for MicroHAWK cameras, users can accomplish a spectrum of automated applications including barcode reading, product tracking, traceability, verification, inspection, gauging, and guidance on one single platform. MicroHAWK smart cameras offer an array of configurable hardware options (lens, focus, sensor, lighting, and more) to take on any decoding or machine vision job in three micro form factors (MV-20, MV-30, or MV-40), the largest model measuring 25 mm x 45 mm x 45 mm.
Microscan is a global technology leader in precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of innovation that includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the Data Matrix symbology. 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 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 subsidiary of Spectris plc, a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls.