Cognex Corp. has launched the DataMan 580 fixed-mount barcode reader. Designed for the Cognex Modular Vision Tunnel, the DataMan 580 optimizes logistics processes by enabling higher-speed operations while improving traceability. Patented algorithms simultaneously decode multiple 1D and 2D codes at top line speeds while the nine-megapixel area scan imager enables greater field-of-view.
The DataMan 580 ensures robust code reading by deciphering high-perspective labels on irregular objects. The system’s HDR+ imaging algorithm helps reduce exposure times needed for high-resolution images, delivering clear images even in low-contrast environments.
The DataMan 580 can be enhanced with Edge Intelligence, Cognex’s device management and performance tool, to track real-time system performance and optimize operations downstream. Pairing DataMan 580 Modular Vision Tunnels with Cognex 3D vision systems enables logistics operations to identify label placement and dimensions in real time, helping validate label compliance.