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Industry leaders within electronics depend on lean manufacturing and efficient use of resources to produce the highest quality products. Effective shop floor data collection is a competitive advantage. Omron Microscan’s barcode and machine vision solutions provide reliable product inspection and traceability to support electronics manufacturing throughout the entire production process.

Introducing The New HAWK MV-4000 High Performance Smart Camera

Introducing The New HAWK MV-4000 High Performance Smart Camera

The HAWK MV-4000® is Omron Microscan’s brand new high-performance machine vision camera with 4 times the processing power, and up to 6 times the frame rates over the previous generation of smart cameras. 

Ensure 100% Traceability and Quality of Your Products using Omron Microscan Automatic Identification and Machine Vision Systems

Ensure 100% Traceability and Quality of Your Products using Omron Microscan Automatic Identification and Machine Vision Systems

In this presentation, Steven King, Machine Vision Product Manager at Omron Microscan, discusses the benefits of employing Auto-ID and machine vision technology in your production environments through the demonstration of its use in common manufacturing applications. It introduces you to the entire suite of Microscan products, and provides a guide on how to pick the right components for your specific sensing needs.

Omron Microscan at The ASSEMBLY Show, October 2017

Omron Microscan at The ASSEMBLY Show, October 2017

Omron Microscan introduced the new HAWK MV-4000 high-performance machine vision smart camera at The ASSEMBLY Show in Rosemont, IL October 2017. This smart camera has 4x the processing power, and up to 6x the frame rates over the previous generation of Omron Microscan's cameras.

 

Barcode Scanner or Imager

Barcode Scanner or Imager

How do you know if you are using the right device to improve your industrial automation process? With this E-book, learn how a barcode scanner is different from a barcode imager and which device would best fit your needs.

MicroHAWK: The World's Smallest, Most Powerful Industrial Barcode Reading Platform

MicroHAWK: The World's Smallest, Most Powerful Industrial Barcode Reading Platform

Learn what product features make MicroHAWK barcode readers such an easy-to-use, high-performance technology capable of reading a wide range of barcodes - even ones almost invisible to the naked eye!  

Readability of Directly Marked Traceability Symbols on PCBs

Readability of Directly Marked Traceability Symbols on PCBs

Recent product recalls have shown how important it is to have traceability data available to reduce recall costs. The most widely used method has been manual application of labels. Keeping up with modern production capabilities can be a challenge and most companies are now transitioning to inkjet or laser marking. The goal is to apply markings that can be read throughout the overall process and by the end-customer, and can also be relied upon in the case of recalls and recycling programs.

Barcode Quality 101

Barcode Quality 101

Are you a beginner looking to learn more about barcode quality, or already have some experience under your belt, but are in need of a quick overview of barcode quality 101? We've put together an e-book for you where you can find the  basics needed to understand how to read, monitor and verify barcodes.

IPC APEX 2016 Las Vegas Interview

IPC APEX 2016 Las Vegas Interview

Omron Microscan Global Business Development Manager for Electronics, Christoph Wimmer, introduces barcode reading and machine vision solutions on display at the IPC APEX 2016 tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada. Omron Microscan's MicroHAWK® Barcode Readers are integrated into a demo of Omron Microscan's PanelScan® PCB Traceability System to illustrate in-line PCB identification for worry-free traceability of components despite line changes resulting in new codes on PCBs, new code or mark locations, different PCB colors, and other changes.

Precision Machine Vision Inspection Systems Ensure Product Quality and Process Efficiency at Foxconn Technology Group

Precision Machine Vision Inspection Systems Ensure Product Quality and Process Efficiency at Foxconn Technology Group

In manual inspection processes, lack of precision, high risk of human error, and staffing and training costs greatly impede operational efficiency. To ensure fast and accurate inspection of apertures in their customer's digital camera housing, Foxconn Technology Group chose Omron Microscan's high-performance Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) cameras to replace manual inspectors and ensure accurate inspections within 0.01 mm.

Omron Microscan Vision MINI® Xi Smart Camera Provides Product Authenticity Documentation for Electronics Traceability System

Omron Microscan Vision MINI® Xi Smart Camera Provides Product Authenticity Documentation for Electronics Traceability System

With counterfeit product in the marketplace, manufacturers of quality electronics look to barcodes to enable part traceabilty. Innovar Systems Limited, Omron Microscan Integrator, installs new equipment into their customer's inkjet application system to ensure not only that parts are marked and read, but that marks are verified against AIM DPM barcode quality standards for long-term legibility.