Sensors And Tools Accelerate Tire Manufacturing
December 17, 2013
Cognex unveils Tire Solutions, a suite of products designed to solve barcode and low-contrast embossed character reading challenges for tire manufacturers. The suite integrates proprietary machine vision knowledge, identification expertise, and high-performance barcode reading technology into pre-configured systems that meet specific tire-industry requirements. Features include 1DMax+ with Hotbars algorithms that accelerate barcode read rates; DataMan fixed-mount readers with no moving parts; image-based readers that allow users to see what the reader sees; Xpand technology that enables barcode readers to cover a larger field of view with less equipment; DS1000 Series 3D Sensor that reads embossed characters on curved, dark surfaces at speeds up to one tire revolution per second; OCRMax Vision Technology that yields high-contrast reading results from low contrast reading environments; and DS1000 Software that provides 3D/2D vision toolsets for additional inspection capabilities. For more details, visit http://www.cognex.com/tires or call 855-426-4639.
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