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Learn about hot topics in industrial automation. Contributed by Omron Microscan product experts, engineers, and industry leaders, Omron Microscan white papers are educational articles that discuss technology benefits, best practices, regulations, and common challenges in barcode reading, machine vision, and verification to provide expert-level guidance for success in industrial automation.

Symbol Reconstruction in Barcoding Applications

Symbol Reconstruction in Barcoding Applications

Symbol reconstruction ensures data capture in environments where symbol quality, location, and orientation cannot always be controlled.

Using Automated Cap Inspection to Prevent Medical Errors

Using Automated Cap Inspection to Prevent Medical Errors

A cap inspection system is one solution to improve error prevention processes. By inspecting test tubes and caps to collect detailed information such as diameter, cap color, and cap type, instrument manufacturers no longer need to engineer for the worst case scenario.

Application of Data Matrix Verification Standards

Application of Data Matrix Verification Standards

Discusses the implementation of Data Matrix quality standards and U.S. Department of Defense MIL-STD-130.

Three-Step Verification for Lean Product Labeling

Three-Step Verification for Lean Product Labeling

The leanest labeling processes incorporate verification at three critical steps during manufacturing: Step 1: Verify label data structure offline after code creation; Step 2: Verify label compliance and readability offline after final artwork; Step 3: Verify label print quality inline directly after printing or applying to product.

The Most Common Causes of Unreadable Barcodes

The Most Common Causes of Unreadable Barcodes

Understand the root cause of unreadable barcodes and learn how to use technology appropriately to prepare for or resolve these issues, ensuring your operations' success in automation.

Understanding Optical Character Recognition

Understanding Optical Character Recognition

Learn about the benefits of using OCR to interpret text codes alongside linear barcodes and 2D symbols.

Technical Considerations for ESD Safety

Technical Considerations for ESD Safety

Learn how to master ESD control in automated electronics manufacturing.

Data Matrix Sets the Standard for Identification

Data Matrix Sets the Standard for Identification

Discusses the use of Data Matrix symbols on thousands of diverse items to provide accurate identification, safeguard product integrity, and keep production processes flowing efficiently.

Three Ways to Enhance Pharmaceutical Packaging Lines

Three Ways to Enhance Pharmaceutical Packaging Lines

This white paper focuses on optical character recognition (OCR) and its extensive use in pharmaceutical packaging for compliance with date and lot tracking regulations.

Three Ways to Enhance Packaging Line Performance

Three Ways to Enhance Packaging Line Performance

Learn how machine vision OCR (optical character recognition) can be used in packaging lines to more efficiently ensure compliance with date and lot tracking regulations.