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Cognex Starter Guides

Topics in Machine Vision and Industrial Barcode Reading

Browse Cognex's industry introductions for key principles and concepts intended to educate new users of computer vision and smart camera technology. These educational and technical resources provide useful references and clear, concise explanations to help answer your questions about machine vision, industrial barcode reading and verification, deep learning, Industry 4.0, and more.
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Introduction to Machine Vision

Learn how machine vision helps solve complex industrial tasks reliably and consistently.

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Introduction to Vision Sensors

Sensors solve repetitive inspection tasks for factory automation quickly and affordably.

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Introduction to Industrial Barcode Reading

Learn how 1-D and 2-D barcodes automate tracking and simplify supply chain management.

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Introduction to Barcode Verification

Learn how barcode verification helps guide barcode producers through the marking process and certify code quality.

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Introduction to Deep Learning for Factory Automation

Learn how deep learning technology is used in advanced manufacturing for quality inspection and judgment-based uses.

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Industry 4.0 and Machine Vision

Learn why Industry 4.0 will rely upon machine vision to revolutionize industrial automation.


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