Cognex Corporation, the industry leader in machine vision and industrial barcode readers, has acquired EnShape GmbH and Chiaro Technologies.
There is a growing need for 3D vision in industries such as automotive, consumer electronics and logistics. Combining Cognex machine vision solutions with EnShape’s high speed, low latency 3D area scan expertise and Chiaro’s motion capable area scan 3D capture technology will accelerate Cognex’s ability to bring innovative 3D hardware and software tools to market.
Cognex is integrating these technologies into next-generation products to offer a truly comprehensive and powerful 3D vision toolset for factory automation and logistics applications including:
- Vision-guided robotic pick and place
- Quality control
- Dimensioning and complex positioning
- In motion presence absence for moving totes, trays, and sorters
For more information on this acquisition, please visit cognex.com.