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Did you miss us at Automate 2017, the leading Automation Show in North America? Wondering what it was like to be a part of the Microscan booth? Well I’m here to fill you in on all the details – from solutions we showcased to presentations to videos.

For more than 35 years, Microscan's history of technological innovation has made us a leader in machine vision, auto ID and verification. Our booth demos showcased application solutions through our extremely flexible line of products.  MicroHAWK® Smart Cameras, offering the most advanced machine vision capability on the world’s smallest smart cameras were on display, as well our LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System. 

UR5 Robot Demo with Mounted MicroHAWK MV-30

AutomateThe largest demo at our booth was the UR5 robot, provided by Olympus Controls, with a mounted MicroHAWK MV-30 inspecting a propeller assembly. MicroHAWK®, our latest machine vision smart cameras, offer unrivaled advantages in speed, size, and precision- all of which are necessary for robotics applications. The demo was a huge attention grabber as attendees stopped to admire the size of the camera as well as its ability to read barcodes as small as 6mil (0.1524 mm) and check the assembly at the same time. Together with Microscan’s browser-based WebLink user interface for barcode reading, intuitive AutoVISION Software, or advanced Visionscape® Software, our MicroHAWK platform enables the decoding of any symbol, recognition of any text, and inspection of any part feature to accomplish any automation task based on visible data. View our video of the UR5 in action!


Tech-Tips for MicroHAWK Video Series

Would you like more information on all the benefits, features and how to use MicroHAWK? Well then you’re in luck as we have a new video series: Tech Tips for MicroHAWK. 

Register HERE and we’ll sign you up to receive our monthly videos!

LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System Demo

AutomateOur recently released LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System that is integrated into Zebra 220Xi4 printers was also exhibited. The LVS-7510 can detect blemishes and faulty labels during the printing process. When a fault is found, the label is pulled back into the machine, marked to show that it was a defect, and a new label is printed in its place.

The LVS-7510 is an integral part of an overall Label Design, Label Management, and Label Compliance system.  It can be used together with Label Management Software as well as off-line verifiers used for advanced barcode defect analysis and random barcode verification checks.

More information on the LVS-7510 Print Quality Inspection System can be found by visiting our website.

Show Presentations

Microscan’s resident machine vision experts, John Ludlow and Steve King both presented at the show on topics ranging from the integration of miniature smart cameras into robotic applications to barcode symbology for machine vision. Request a copy of the presentations here!

We hope to see you out on the road soon!

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