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Cognex In-Sight EasyBuilder and Spreadsheet 4-Day Training
October 14 - 17, 2014
Marietta, GA
This 4-day class prepares students for programming and implementing a Cognex In-Sight vision system using the EasyBuilder interface and the Spreadsheet programming environments.

The class features both EasyBuilder and Spreadsheet applications and an introduction to round trip application development.

  • Hardware and Connections
  • Software Overview and Image Acquisition
  • Pattern Matching and Logic
  • Histogram and Edges
  • Blobs and Image Filters
  • Calibration
  • Digital I/O
  • Communication
  • GUI Building
  • Maintenance and Deployment
  • Lighting and Optics

Training Session Information

Begins: 10-14-2014 8:30AM

Ends: 10-17-2014 3:00PM

Cost: $1,295.00

OPTO 22 Performance Under Pressure
Off-the-shelf SNAP PAC System controls DEEPSEA CHALLENGER for James Cameron's historic dive

In a joint scientific partnership with National Geographic and Rolex, filmmaker and explorer James Cameron dove to the bottom of the Mariana Trench-nearly seven miles (11 km) down to the deepest part of the world's oceans.Cameron's record solo dive was quite an adventure, and Opto 22 played a significant role.


The sub's unique design and special materials are essential to withstand the extreme temperatures and pressures at full ocean depth, provide mobility, and keep the pilot safe.  But at the heart of the submersible, inside the 43-in. (109 cm) diameter pilot sphere, an off-the-shelf Opto 22 SNAP PAC System controls and monitors more than 180 onboard systems-including depth sensors, batteries, thrusters, life support, 3D cameras, and lighting.


And now you can experience the story of this undersea adventure in 3D! National Geographic released their film of the expedition on Friday, August 8, in select theaters.  


ACS Partners with Macron Dynamics
ACS is pleased to announce it is an Authorized Distributor for Macron Dynamics

"ACS is proud to be partnered with Macron Dynamics linear robotics systems and mechanical motion technology" stated Rich Howson, General Sales Manager of Advanced Control Solutions.

Macron has redefined each component and every product through time-tested installations and experience.  Macron products are built with the highest quality materials, assembled in the USA, and engineered to withstand the abuses of rigorous, daily usage. 


Linear Robotics, Gantry Systems, Cartesian Robots, Multi-Axis Automation, Belt-driven & Screw-driven Actuators

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Cognex Machine VisionCognex Releases In-Sight Explorer 4.9.1 Software
Improved OCRMax functionality

Cognex released the latest 4.9.1 version of In-Sight Explorer software which features enhancements to the power OCRMax Auto-tune capabilities.


The new GetInternalSettings feature allows users to perform Auto-Tune in the OCRMax dialog and apply the resulting segmentation parameters to multiple OCRMax cells.  These parameters can be shared among various OCR tool as well as other Vision Systems.  Additionally the 4.9.1 release allows users to easily set the OCRMax settings to default values, to more easily facilitate a new Auto-Tune process.


OCRMax™, a font-trainable OCR and OCV tool, has set industry records for ease of use, read rates and speed in complex images. OCRMax allows users to train entire string of characters in one single step. Excellent for reading and verifying date codes in food & beverage applications where using OCRMax helps improve overall read rates from the industry-standard level to 99% and above.

Balluff Sensors Smart Tower Light via Distributed Modular I/O Link
One part number with flexible digital configuration


Balluff's new Smart Light is the first stack light on the market to incorporate flexible digital configuration, without the need for complex hardware selection.


The Balluff smart light can be connected to virtually any industrial network via the open and universal standard, IO-Link. This device can be used with a variety of IP67 distributed modular I/O products offered from a variety of IO-Link vendors which eliminates the need to have a remote I/O box simply to control an indicator light. Balluff's smart light can function in any of three modes, can be configured on the fly, and is controlled using simple bitmaps for the outputs.
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