Microscan Presents Webinar on Using Microscan Link for One-Click Connectivity

Microscan announces that it will host an educational webinar titled "AutoVISION™ 2.1: Using Microscan Link for One-Click Industrial Connectivity" - a demonstration of the industry's easiest tool for connecting machine vision parameters to industrial control systems using common protocols.

RENTON, WA, September 23, 2013 - Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision and lighting solutions, announces that it will host an educational webinar titled "AutoVISION™ 2.1: Using Microscan Link for One-Click Industrial Connectivity" - a demonstration of the industry's easiest tool for connecting machine vision parameters to industrial control systems using common protocols. The live presentation is free to attend and will take place September 30 at 10 A.M. PDT (Seattle) / 1 P.M. EDT (Boston).


Engineering a complete automation system involves the synergy of several different technologies, from robotic equipment to smart cameras to PLCs. Automation engineers are regularly challenged to integrate tools with unique requirements, purchased from several different vendors, into a single, seamless solution. In machine vision integration, advanced knowledge of communication protocols and PLC brands - not to mention ample programming time - have historically been a necessary hurdle. However, recent advances in machine vision technology have set a new standard in the adaptability of machine vision systems to universally meet the requirements of any industrial automation system.

With the most recent release of Microscan's award-winning AutoVISION™ machine vision software, new industrial communication capabilities make the integration of machine vision into existing automation systems faster and easier than ever. AutoVISION's built-in connectivity feature, Microscan Link, provides a protocol- and PLC-independent method for selecting machine vision parameters for system-wide integration, greatly reducing the expertise and time required to implement inspection tools. During a live webinar on September 30, join Microscan Machine Vision Product Manager Nico Hooiveld as he introduces this next level of machine vision communication through AutoVISION™ and gives demonstrations of how to use Microscan Link's simplified, one-click industrial connectivity over protocols from EtherNet/IP to PROFINET I/O on Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs.

Webinar presenter Nico Hooiveld, Machine Vision Product Manager at Microscan, has over 20 years experience in the auto ID and machine vision industry supporting technical applications and influencing solutions from smart cameras to software to lighting.

To register for the September 30th webinar "AutoVISION 2.1: Using Microscan Link for One-Click Industrial Connectivity," visit: www.microscan.com/TrainingAndResources/Webinars/WebinarAV21MicroscanLink.aspx.


About Microscan
Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation that includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, identification, and measurement.

As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company recognized for quality leadership in the U.S., Microscan is known and trusted by customers worldwide as a provider of quality, high precision products. Microscan is a Spectris company.

Microscan Contact
Corporate Headquarters, U.S.
Shaina Warner, Marketing Specialist
+1 425-203-4963; swarner@microscan.com

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