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SICK Launches Inspector Viewer
SICK, Inc. Posted 04/11/2011Compact, real-time, touch-screen monitor provides advanced monitoring and trending
Minneapolis, Minn. – SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced it has launched the Inspector Viewer. The Viewer is a compact, real-time, touch-screen monitor that provides advanced monitoring and trending capabilities for Inspector Vision Sensors - right next to the production line.
Users will instantly get information about multiple inspections in order to improve quality and throughput. It is ideal for the packaging and food and beverage markets - monitor label inspection and logo verification via live or logged images, for example.
Features and benefits include:
- Perform trending and analysis
The results of each of the detailed inspection tools can be monitored for immediate and visual feedback to line operators.
- View live or logged images and statistics from the Inspectors
User can now see live image in real-time without having to connect a PC
- Viewer also allows user to view and store logged images based on the user’s criteria
- Easily re-teach the reference image to handle batch switching
Image re-teach allows users to quickly adapt to small variations in production
- Save and export configurations from and to Inspectors
This allows users to have a virtually infinite number of preset inspections, which increases the functionality of all Inspectors to handle large product ranges
- Continuously store images from the Inspector on the Viewer
Save images to on-board compact flash drive with room to store up to 23,000 images
- Monitor all Inspectors on the network from a single device and location
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the logistics, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.