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SurfaceFX – seeing things other cameras cannot see!

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Cognex SurfaceFX Vision Tool Applications for the SurfaceFX include: • Detecting small surface defects • Showing up engraved, embossed, stamped items • Removing ambient light, glare etc. More information and Videos about the SurfaceFX tool More information about Cognex In-Sight Camera Vision Systems CONTACT US

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New Product: Cognex In Sight 2000 Series Colour Vision Sensors

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The Cognex In Sight 2000 series now includes colour vision sensors for inspection applications requiring presence/absence verification of colours on parts, assemblies, kits and product packaging. Applications include: Automotive Food and beverage Consumable products The new Cognex In Sight 2000 solves simple error-proofing applications and sets new standards for value, ease-of-use, and flexibility. The In […]

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World’s First Multi Smart Camera Vision System – VC200

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The Cognex In-Sight VC200 from Acrovision is the only multi-camera system that gets faster as you add cameras The In-Sight VC200 processing power increases with each additional camera, expanding the number of multi-camera inspection applications. This improved performance helps keep pace with fast-moving production lines and provides flexibility.

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Cognex DataMan ID Readers – last chance to buy!

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

This is a last chance to buy reminder for the Cognex DataMan 8500, 8100 and 750/750S handheld ID readers And also DataMan 100 and 200 series fixed-mount ID readers These products will no longer be available to buy from 31 March 2017         The recommended product replacements for the ‘last chance to buy’ products […]

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Acrovision awarded Top Safety Accreditation

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Acrovision is pleased to announce that we have been awarded an accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. Thousands of organisations in the UK, from SMEs to FTSE […]

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Zebra Ultra-Rugged Scanners – 3600 series

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Next generation ultra-rugged replacement for LS3408 and DS3508 scanners The 3600 series are new ultra-rugged solutions that are durable and easy to manage Regardless of your data capture application, there will be a 3600 model to meet your needs. Models in the series offer: Advanced 1D barcode capture 1D/2D standard range barcode capture Superior capture of […]

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Quality Control Solutions

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

In addition to improving efficiency and flexibility, product quality and yield, package safety and integrity, camera vision systems can also be implemented on the processing side to: Reduce scrap Improve productivity Improve quality control Enhance brand image. For example, a vision system can sort food and beverage products by colour or shape. It can detect defects, verify proper […]

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Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition – 27 April

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Visit Acrovision on Stand 60 at UKIVA’s new Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition on 27th April 2017 at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes. UKIVA, the leading UK Industrial Vision Association, is pleased to invite you to their FREE-to-attend one-day event, to give you insight into the latest developments in the industrial imaging world. Through over 50 seminars […]

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Enhance Product Quality with 3D Vision

Monday, May 8th, 2017

The Cognex DS1000 3D vision sensor from Acrovision enhances product quality by providing three-dimensional inspection of your products. And it’s robust too, designed for the harshest factory environment. Complete 2D and 3D machine vision solution Factory calibrated with results in real world units, micron-level accuracy Field calibration for removal of mounting and motion inaccuracies Multiple DS1000 […]

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Accurate identification of part marks

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Across the global automotive manufacturing industry, the identification of part marks has become extremely important, with the need for a complete traceability system We helped with an accurate solution for car exhaust supplier Tenneco Walker. Each part has a DAM (reference) and impact marked model number (part marks). We provided Tenneco with a camera vision system that […]

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New compact Cognex DataMan 70 Series provides fast read rates

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The new compact Cognex DataMan 70 Series provides fast and reliable read rates for 1D and 2D barcodes Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand… but extremely flexible! DataMan 70 Series Key Features High performing algorithms reliably read label-based 1D and 2D barcodes Compact design for small space mounting, connects to straight […]

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Testimonial – Cognex Corporation and Tenneco

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

A thank you from our partner Cognex and customer Tenneco Walker Earlier in Spring 2017, one of our customers, Tenneco Walker, an exhaust manufacturer who supply large vehicle manufacturers, were extremely grateful for our input on a job with a short timescale, they had only five weeks to develop a system, prove it and commission […]

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Acrovision’s robust administration systems recognised with ISO 9001:2015

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Acrovision is pleased to announce that our administration systems are now ISO 9001:2015 certified Our vision is to continue to be the ‘trusted advisor’ to all our customers and thus we always strive to promote consumer confidence in our products and services, by ensuring product safety, reliability and good quality. Our ISO accreditation will enable […]

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Testimonial – Acrovision’s Tailored Training for Nifco

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Product and System Tailored Training Courses As part of our after-sales support and managed services, we offer a range of Tailored Training Courses either at our customer’s site or here at our offices and workshop in Hertfordshire. Nifco UK, who are based in Stockton-on-Tees, sent us a thank you message about the training they had received. Andy Thwaites, […]

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New In-Sight Laser Profiler – verify dimensions easily and reliably

Monday, June 12th, 2017

The new In-Sight laser profiler is a measurement system used to check that a part’s dimensions meet specifications The In-Sight laser profiler is well equipped to handle hundreds of industry-specific measurement applications and maximise your product quality In-Sight Laser Profilers Easy-to-deploy 2D measurement system used to verify that a part’s dimensions meet specifications. Profile optimisation […]

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Powerful 3D machine vision tools

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Whether performing a single profile measurement or scanning an entire surface in 3D, we can recommend powerful 3D machine vision tools from Cognex Manufacturers in many different industries use this technology to deliver high accuracy surface feature measurements that go beyond the capabilities of 2D machine vision technology 3D Machine Vision Systems Creates accurate 3D product […]

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Acrovision Customer Satisfaction Survey

Friday, June 30th, 2017

We really appreciate your feedback – help us to improve our service to you and all of our customers Chance to win a Bose mini speaker too! Acrovision cares about your experience as a customer or prospective customer and would like to ask you for your feedback about your interactions with our people, products, and […]

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New In-Sight 7000 Vision System

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The new second generation In-Sight 7000 vision system offers both high speed and performance – the In-Sight 7000 quickly locates the part and accurately performs the necessary inspection. New In-Sight 7000  The NEW second generation In-Sight 7000 (models 7600, 7800, 7801, 7802), is a full-featured, powerful vision system that performs fast, accurate inspections of a wide range of […]

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Collaborative Robots

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Acrovision has evolved its product offering of automation solutions to include collaborative and ‘safe by design’ robots Click HERE for more information on the AUBO-i5 Click HERE for more information on the AUBO-i10 Click HERE for more information on the Meca500 Key features of collaborative robots: Versatile, Flexible, User Friendly, Lightweight Easy programming – no programming experience […]

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Laser Markers

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

A full range of Laser Markers for every application and material We are able to assist with a comprehensive product range of Datalogic Laser Markers. Providing marking solutions for the Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics and Semiconductor, Plastic and Polymer Processing, Watches and Jewelry, Metal Tooling, Medical Device and Packaging industries. Laser marking products are offered in the three main laser […]

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New products and solutions from Acrovision

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

New automation solution – Collaborative Robots aka CoBots Acrovision has evolved its product offering of automation solutions, from industrial barcode readers (both handheld and fixed, laser and imager), mobile computers and printers, to also include Collaborative Robots. Our range of Collaborative Robots are easy to select, extremely simple to configure and communicate with and quick to install and commission. In addition, […]

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SME Hertfordshire Business Awards

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

We were pleased to be awarded Runner-Up in the SME Hertfordshire Business Awards Business Innovation category for our Validator family! The SME Hertfordshire Business Awards are an accolade of achievement, an endorsement of hard-work, determination and enterprise in business. The Business Innovation award was sponsored by Broxbourne Borough Council and a team from Acrovision went along to the awards presentation […]

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Acrovision Customer Satisfaction Survey – prize winner

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Thank you to everyone who completed the Acrovision Customer Satisfaction Survey – we really appreciated your feedback! To thank everyone for their time, we also held a prize draw for a chance to win a Bose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker And the winner was…. (drum roll)…. Greg Packham from Universal Balancing Ltd. In the survey […]

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PPMA Show 2017 – Visit Acrovision on Stand C91

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

26 – 28 September 2017, NEC Birmingham The UK’s unmissable trade event for processing and packaging machinery Visit us on Stand C91 – we are located opposite the Learning Hub. We will be featuring our end-of-line verification system Validator. Depending on what level of validation you need, we have a range of end-of-line packaging and label inspection […]

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DataMan 8600 handheld barcode reader with PowerGrid technology

Friday, September 15th, 2017

DataMan 8600 provides barcode reading technology for codes of varying quality Cognex DataMan 8600 image-based handheld barcode readers now come equipped with PowerGrid technology. With this new feature, these lightweight, rugged handheld readers quickly and reliably read 2D printed or DPM codes with: Significant damage Obstructed finder patterns Missing clocking patterns Insufficient quiet zones Combining […]

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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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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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Meet the A-Team

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Introducing the Acrovision A-Team…

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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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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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