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Cognex Part Number List – Camera Machine Vision Systems

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Product ID Description IS2000-ACC-KIT In-Sight 2000 Demo Accessories Kit IS2000C-120-40-125 In-Sight 2000-120C Color Vision Sensor IS2000C-120-40-L28 In-Sight 2000-120C Mini Vision Sensor with 16mm liquid lens IS2000C-120-40-S24 In-Sight 2000-120C Mini Vision Sensor with 6.2mm liquid lens IS2000C-120-40-SR8 In-Sight 2000-120C Vision Sensor with Ring Light and 6.2mm liquid lens IS2000C-120-ZZ-000 In-Sight 2000-120C Mini Vision Sensor / No […]

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One medicine is fake. Can you tell which one?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Acrovision’s Online Validator Inspection System CAN!  100% Online Inspections for the Falsified Medicines Directive What is FMD? The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a European Directive which purpose is to protect the health and safety of patients, by reducing the risk of counterfeit pharmaceuticals entering the established medicines supply chain. Who will this impact? This […]

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The ZEC Tour – Zebra Experience Centre in Bourne End

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

On Thursday 21st February 2019, my fellow team members and I had the opportunity to visit one of our partners, Zebra Technologies, innovative centres in Bourne End, known as the Zebra Experience Centre (ZEC). This offered Acrovision a world-class experience by exploring Zebra’s extensive portfolio of products, from RFID tags in NFL players shoulder pads […]

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Introducing the AUBO-i10 Collaborative Robot

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Acrovision are pleased to introduce the new AUBO-i10 robotic arm with a 10KG payload by AUBO Robotics! The AUBO collaborative robots are known for their precision, speed, flexibility and ease of redistribution in an automation environment. The newly introduced AUBO i10 is currently available worldwide with the rest of Cobot family, the AUBO-i3 and and AUBO-i7, […]

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The SMALL SDOME II Light

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

This dome light is equipped with high powerful LEDs and has a lighting power 4 to 5 times higher than the previous version used to have for white and red LEDs (WHI & 630). The SMALL SDOME II offers a diffuse and homogeneous indirect lighting that lessens reflections and enables a reliable quality control process on curved and shiny surfaces. This is the ideal lighting for bar codes […]

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Acrovision’s ASIR 100 Surgical Instrument Reader

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Acrovision introduces it’s new high speed decoding surgical reader for the medical market. The custom designed hardware and software allows swift readability and data export. This reader is known as the ASIR 100 Surgical Instrument Reader.  This compact scanner is competitively priced, portable and very easy to use. Features of the ASIR 100 Surgical Instrument […]

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AUBO Robotics named as an IDC Innovator

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

The International Data Corporation recently published a report (in January 2019) on IDC Innovators, profiling four companies developing collaborative robots, aka CoBots, to help drive the integration of collaborative robotic automation within industries. Not only will this elevate the competitiveness of end user companies but will also provide significant growth in most markets. One of […]

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Acrovision Training Modules

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Acrovision are proud to offer technical training modules that can be tailored to your training requirements! We have a variety of sophisticated customer training programs to augment our customer’s knowledge on our products and services. Not only do our courses enable customers to understand how to use their systems, but will also show them how […]

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Validator OMNI Label Inspection System

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The ‘Validator OMNI’ is for reading a barcode on a cylindrical product such as a yoghurt pot, where the barcode can be located anywhere in a 360° orientation, this system involves several cameras to enable coverage of the whole circumference of the pot.

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PPMA Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

Friday, September 21st, 2018

In association with Thank you for visiting us on our stand at PPMA 2018 and thank you for entering the prize draw to win a Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II Terms and Conditions The organiser is Acrovision, a company limited by guarantee which is registered in England under number 5488939 with registered address at Unit […]

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Robotics and Automation 2018 – Visit Acrovision on Stand 217

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Visit Acrovision at Robotics and Automation – don’t miss the UK’s leading exhibition for robotics and automation solutions Exhibition: Robotics and Automation Dates: Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th October 2018 Location: Arena MK, Milton Keynes Stand: 217 Website: https://www.roboticsandautomation.co.uk/ Second year for this exciting new event! Acrovision will showcase: AUBO-i5 collaborative robot Meca500 ultracompact robot arm Collaborative […]

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PPMA Show 2018 – Visit Acrovision on Stand A64

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Visit Acrovision at PPMA – an unmissable processing and packaging machinery exhibition Dates: Tuesday 25th to Thursday 27th September 2018 Location: NEC, Birmingham Stand: A64 Website: http://www.ppmashow.co.uk Acrovision will showcase: Validator end of line packaging and label inspection systems AUBO-i5 collaborative robot Meca500 ultracompact robot arm The latest Cognex DataMan barcode readers, In-Sight industrial vision systems and Laser Profilers. […]

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Acrovision becomes partner in the UK for Pick-it 3D robot vision

Friday, July 13th, 2018

A plug and play smart automation product that guides your robot to pick and place a wide range of products Acrovision has added 3D robot vision from Belgian firm Pick-it to their portfolio, a plug and play user friendly automation solution with flexible capabilities and easy set up and calibration. It integrates out-of-the-box with all […]

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New Cognex product update

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Verify the most challenging DPM barcodes, handle complex applications with a ground-breaking fixed mount reader and meet the new 5MP model of the In-Sight 7000 series The new Cognex DataMan 8070 series Verifier High performance direct part mark (DPM) code verifier Barcode verification is the process of grading the quality of barcodes. The DataMan 8070 […]

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Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Sign up! Don’t miss out! We’d like to keep in touch with emails about product updates and case studies, as well as details of our services and news about events. Please confirm that you would like to hear from us Acrovision will use the information you provide to be in touch with you and to […]

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Coming soon… UKIVA Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Date:  Wednesday 16th May 2018 Location: Arena MK, Milton Keynes Acrovision Stand: 56 Website: https://machinevisionconference.co.uk Learn how machine vision solutions can improve your process at the FREE to attend UKIVA Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition. There’s an exciting conference programme across 7 themed presentation theatres Our director Paul Cunnigham is presenting in the Systems and Applications theatre at 11am […]

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How Collaborative Robots are revolutionising Vision Systems

Monday, April 30th, 2018

We have expanded our automation solutions to include collaborative robots (cobots) At a price unrivalled by any other robot in its class, we’re the sole UK distributor of the AUBO-i5 cobot, from American/Chinese firm AUBO Robotics. The AUBO-i5 is an advanced, human friendly collaborative robot providing solutions for the small and medium manufacturing sectors. And we’re […]

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No vacancies

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

  Thank you for your interest but currently there are no vacancies at Acrovision

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The Meca500 – an ultra-compact six-axis robot arm, that fits in the palm of your hand!

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Make optimal use of your confined space with the Meca500! It’s more than twice as small as other small industrial robots, the controller is embedded in its palm size base. Built with precision in mind, repeatability is 0.005mm. Reliably automate micro-positioning tasks and delicate manipulations thanks to the Meca500‘s unrivaled precision and accuracy. Mecademic are […]

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Acrovision breaks the price barrier of Collaborative Robots in the UK!

Monday, March 12th, 2018

At a price unrivaled by any other robot in its class, Acrovision are the first and sole UK distributor of the AUBO-i5 collaborative robot, from the American/Chinese firm AUBO Robotics The AUBO-i5 is an advanced, human friendly collaborative robot providing solutions for the small and medium manufacturing sectors. The AUBO-i5 collaborative robot has a 5kg […]

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Should we be afraid of collaborative robots?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Technology is what man invents to modify nature and to gain a notion of power. As a millennial, technology is growing at such a fast pace that even I can barely keep up.  The rapid evolution of technology in the 21st century is occurring in all industry markets, meaning companies have a growing need for […]

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Deep Learning Image Analysis Software – Introducing ViDi Suite

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The ViDi Suite from Cognex offers ready-to-use Deep Learning based software dedicated to industrial image analysis for Camera Machine Vision Systems ‘Deep Learning’ is currently a hot topic and latest fad, which is an area of machine learning that enables computers to be trained and learn. This can be accomplished through architectures such as neural networks that […]

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Cognex ViDi Suite – Deep Learning

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Deep learning based industrial image analysis software ViDi Suite from Cognex offers ready-to-use Deep Learning-based software dedicated to industrial image analysis ViDi Suite is a field-tested, optimised and reliable software solution based on a state-of-the-art set of algorithms in Machine Learning. It tackles otherwise impossible to program inspection and classification challenges. This results in a powerful, flexible […]

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Who’s brew? How we can help suppliers prevent product mix-ups

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

11 January 2018, Helen Lawrence In the news today shoppers have spotted Tesco Finest range tea at Morrisons in Berkshire Who’s Brew? Morrisons caught selling rival supermarket chain Tesco’s own-brand tea – and its 11p cheaper (The Sun) A shopper spotted Tesco Finest peppermint and green tea leaves amongst Morrison’s The Best range – and […]

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The power of In-Sight 7000 and 8000 Series – with colour!

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Cognex has released In-Sight 7000 and 8000 series colour vision systems The new IP67-rated 7000 colour vision systems deliver the same breakthrough in modularity, flexibility and performance as the 7000 monochrome models. And when mounting inside of a space constrained machine or on a robot arm is required, the compact, low weight 8000 series colour vision systems […]

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New In-Sight 2000 Mini Vision Sensor

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The new In-Sight 2000 Mini Vision Sensor – has power and flexibility but is small enough for the most challenging spaces! In-Sight 2000 Mini The In-Sight 2000 Mini (models 2000-110-Mini, 2000-120-Mini, 2000-120C-Mini, 2000-130-Mini, 2000-130C-Mini) has been designed to enable more applications, they are small, so can fit into some tight spaces where standard models can’t. The Mini models […]

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Our Validator Range, Director Paul Cunningham at PPMA 2017

Monday, November 20th, 2017

This video interview, from the PPMA Show 2017, shows Acrovision director Paul Cunningham, talking about our Validator range, our end of line packaging verification system.

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Meet the A-Team

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Introducing the Acrovision A-Team…

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Industrial Barcode Readers & Scanners

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Acrovision are pleased to offer a multitude of options for Industrial Barcode Readers. Industrial barcode readers uses the latest barcode technology offering numerous benefits in a wide range of industries. The following types of barcode readers will help companies improve accuracy, speed and efficiency without a significant expense. Our industrial, image-based barcode readers decode 1D […]

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Validator helps you monitor and control production lines with complete efficiency

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Validator can help you monitor and control production lines to ensure 100% label and packaging efficiency! Acrovision’s Validator, a suite of in-line Package and Label Inspection Systems ensures 100% correct product in the correct packaging with the correct data. Correct and readable barcode Correct and readable batch code / serial number Label applied and in correct position […]

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