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Microscan Systems Inc

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.

Renton, Washington, United States

Other, Inspection

  • Phone 800-762-1149
  • Fax 425-226-8250

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48 news from Microscan Systems Inc

Microscan to Demonstrate AutoVISION 2.0, the Next Generation of Simplified Machine Vision Software at the IPC APEX EXPO

Jan 16, 2013 | Microscan will demonstrate AutoVISION™ 2.0, its latest generation of machine vision software in booth #1239 at IPC’s APEX EXPO

New Miniaturized Industrial Barcode Readers Combine Embedded Ethernet with Best-In-Class Read Performance

Dec 14, 2012 | – Microscan introduces the new Xi series of miniature barcode readers: the smallest, most lightweight imagers available with embedded Ethernet.

Microscan to Showcase Latest Additions to Its AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Product Line at Pack Expo 2012

Oct 01, 2012 | Microscan, announces it will showcase the latest AutoVISION™ machine vision product suite in Booth #1472 at next month’s Pack Expo 2012

Microscan to Showcase New Barcode and Machine Vision Products for Automated Laboratory Processing at Clinical Lab Expo 2012

Jul 11, 2012 | Microscan, will demonstrate its latest products, designed to ensure process traceability and increase throughput in clinical applications, in the company’s booth #2537 at the AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo.

Microscan's new MS-2D barcode imager is specifically designed for embedded applications.

Microscan Celebrates 30 Years of Technology Innovation in Auto ID and Machine Vision

May 03, 2012 | Microscan, a global leader in barcode, vision, and lighting technologies, is celebrating 30 years in the Auto ID and machine vision business.

Microscan Wins Prestigious Industry Award for Its AutoVISION™ Suite at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Mar 07, 2012 | Microscan has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Software - Process Control for its AutoVISION™ machine vision software and product suite.

Microscan’s AutoVISION™ family includes an intuitive software interface and two smart cameras, the Vision MINI and the Vision HAWK.

Microscan to Highlight AutoVISION™ Suite at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 24, 2012 | Microscan will display its AutoVISION™ machine vision product suite in Booth #2707 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Microscan’s AutoVISION™ family includes an intuitive software interface and two smart cameras, the Vision MINI and the Vision HAWK.

Microscan's Vision MINI Smart Camera Receives 2011 Global Technology Award for Technology Innovation

Nov 20, 2011 | Microscan has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of ID Systems for its Vision MINI smart camera.

100th U.S. Patent Marks Milestone in Microscan’s History of Innovation

Oct 21, 2011 | Microscan received its 100th United States Patent, marking a significant milestone in the company’s history as a pioneer in barcode, machine vision and machine vision lighting technologies.

Mobile Hawk handheld reader

Microscan to Demonstrate AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Software at the 2011 Assembly Technology Expo

Sep 19, 2011 | Microscan will showcase the AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Software in Booth #1049 at the upcoming Assembly & Automation Technology Expo.

Microscan’s AutoVISION™ family includes an intuitive software interface and two new smart cameras, the Vision MINI and the Vision HAWK.

Microscan to Demonstrate the Vision HAWK Machine Vision System at Pack Expo 2011

Aug 29, 2011 | Microscan will present the new Vision HAWK machine vision system to the packaging industry at Pack Expo 2011

Vision HAWK Smart Camera

Microscan Wins Ringier Technology Innovation Awards 2011- Packaging Industry

Jul 27, 2011 | Microscan has been awarded Ringier Technology Innovation Awards 2011 in the Packaging Industry category for its two machine vision products: Vision MINI and Vision HAWK.

The Vision MINI smart camera is the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system.

Microscan's Vision MINI Smart Camera a "Perfect Fit" for Clinical Instrument Manufacturers

Jul 18, 2011 | Microscan announces the new Vision MINI smart camera. As the world’s smallest, fully integrated vision system, the ultra-compact Vision MINI is designed for reliable vision performance in embedded clinical and lab automation applications.

As the world's smallest, fully integrated vision system, the ultra-compact Vision MINI is designed for reliable vision performance in embedded clinical and lab automation applications.

Microscan Introduces Three New Machine Vision Innovations

Jun 07, 2011 | Microscan introduces the AutoVISION™ family of machine vision products. The product line includes the Vision HAWK and Vision MINI smart cameras, as well as the new AutoVISION™ machine vision software interface. The technology aims to simplify the set-up and deployment of machine vision applications, while providing a powerful tool set for reliable, high performance inspection and identification.

Vision HAWK Smart Camera

Microscan’s Visionscape® Smart Camera Wins Distinguished 2011 Innovation Award

May 16, 2011 | Microscan announces that it has been awarded a 2011 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Identification Systems for its Visionscape® Smart Camera.

Visionscape® Smart Camera

Microscan Launches Free Online Barcode Generator

May 03, 2011 | Microscan introduces a free online barcode generator that allows visitors to create, save and email custom barcodes from the Microscan website.

More than 19 different symbologies ranging from linear barcodes to stacked codes and 2D symbologies are available, as well as a custom color feature.

Microscan’s Track, Trace and Control Solution wins second industry award in 2010

Oct 28, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of ID and Labeling for its Track, Trace and Control (TTC) Solution, developed in partnership with Cogiscan.

Microscan's award-winning Track, Trace and Control Solution.

Microscan’s Visionscape® Machine Vision Software Wins Distinguished Industry Award

Oct 27, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for barcode and machine vision products, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Anti-Counterfeiting Tools for its Visionscape® Machine Vision Software.

Microscan's awarded Visionscape® Machine Vision Software.

New MINI Hawk imager with 3 megapixel sensor for direct part mark reading

Oct 26, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces a new three megapixel resolution configuration in the popular MINI Hawk series of compact direct part mark (DPM) imagers.

MINI Hawk Imager

Microscan to showcase extensive range of machine vision and auto ID products at VISION 2010

Oct 22, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces it will showcase an extensive range of machine vision and auto ID products at the upcoming VISION 2010 Trade Fair, scheduled to take place November 9 to11, at the Stuttgart New Exhibition Centre in Stuttgart, Germany.

The VS-1 Track and Trace is a complete vision inspection solution for pharmaceutical, healthcare, and other packaging applications.

Microscan to Highlight Track and Trace Solutions at the 2010 Assembly Technology Expo

Sep 01, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for barcode and machine vision products, will highlight its track and trace solutions for assembly manufacturing in Booth #741 at the Assembly & Automation Technology Expo, scheduled to take place September 28-30, 2010 at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

QX Hawk,  world's highest performance barcode imager.

Microscan debuts NERLITE® HI-BRITE machine vision lighting series with brightest LED illumination

Jul 29, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, introduces the newest product release in the NERLITE® machine vision line, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to investment in a leading edge machine vision lighting portfolio.

NERLITE® HI-BRITE machine vision lights

World’s highest performance barcode imager, QX Hawk, now with expanded capabilities

Jul 16, 2010 | Microscan, a global technology leader for track, trace and control solutions, announces expanded capabilities in the QX Hawk imager, the world’s highest performance barcode imager for multipurpose code reading and identification applications. Expanded capabilities include the new HX-Mode 3.0 firmware upgrade, more accessory options, and a new CCD version.

QX Hawk imager,  world’s highest performance barcode imager for multipurpose code reading and identification applications.

Microscan to Instruct Barcoding Workshop for Clinical Diagnostics at AACC 2010

Jul 08, 2010 | Microscan, the global technology leader in track and trace solutions for life sciences, will conduct an educational barcoding workshop at the upcoming American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, scheduled to take place July 25-29, 2010 in Anaheim, CA.

Microscan Named a “Best Company to Work For 2010” by Seattle Business Magazine

Jun 23, 2010 | RENTON, WA — Microscan, a global technology leader for barcode and machine vision solutions, has been named one of “Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2010” by Seattle Business magazine for the third year in a row.

Microscan to instruct machine vision courses and demonstrate products at The Vision Show

May 20, 2010 | RENTON, WA — Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces the instruction of two educational machine vision courses and product demonstrations at The Vision Show. The Vision Show is organized by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) and is scheduled to take place May 25–27, 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

Microscan expands NERLITE®, the most reliable machine vision lighting products for industrial applications

May 13, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces the recent expansion of their NERLITE® machine vision lighting product line. The portfolio now includes approximately 300 standard lighting configurations in multiple geometries, sizes, and wavelengths.

Precision Traceability Is a Growing Need in SMT Manufacturing

May 11, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Industry leaders Microscan and Juki Automation Systems met at the recent IPC/APEX Expo held in early April in Las Vegas to demonstrate their latest technologies for electronics manufacturers and to discuss the growing demand for complete traceability and importance of reliable machine vision systems throughout the SMT environment. Juki recently integrated Microscan's Visionscape® machine vision software into the JX-100 placement system.

Visionscape® software provides all the elements required to develop and deploy machine vision applications in an industrial environment.

Juki Selects Microscan’s Machine Vision Solution for Its JX Series Placement Systems

May 05, 2010 | RENTON, WA, — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that Juki Automation Systems has integrated a Microscan Visionscape® machine vision solution into the JX-100 placement systems.

Visionscape® Complete Machine Vision Inspection Solution

Microscan’s Track, Trace and Control Solution Wins a 2010 NPI Award

Apr 11, 2010 | RENTON, WA — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that it has been awarded an NPI Award in the category of Software-Process Control for its new Track, Trace and Control (TTC) Solution, developed in partnership with Cogiscan. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, April 6, 2010 ceremony that took place in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas during APEX 2010.

A Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solution is an essential element of successful assembly of high quality products at the lowest possible cost. Microscan TTC Solutions were developed by experts in the electronics industry to ensure that the right material is in the right place at the right time, with historical data to prove it.

Microscan to Debut Track, Trace and Control Solution at APEX 2010

Mar 26, 2010 | RENTON, WA, - Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, will debut its new Track, Trace and Control (TTC) Solution, developed in partnership with Cogiscan, in booth 1826 at the upcoming IPC/APEX conference and exhibition.

Track, Trace and Control Solutions

Microscan and Introduces new Track, Trace and Control Solution

Jan 17, 2010 | RENTON, WA, January 2010 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, introduces its new TTC (Track, Trace and Control) Solution, developed in partnership with Cogiscan.

Microscan Dedicates Northeast Technology Center in US

Jan 17, 2010 | RENTON, WA, January 2010 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, headquartered in Renton, WA, announces the dedication of its satellite facility, Northeast Technology Center. The company has invited a select group of key customers and media to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the dedication of the Technology Center.

Visionscape® Smart Camera Wins Global Technology Award

Nov 19, 2009 | RENTON, WA, November 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment and Services for its Visionscape® Smart Camera (formerly HawkEye 1600T). The award was presented during a ceremony that took place on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the New Munich Trade Fair Center in Munich, Germany.

Microscan announces world’s first fully integrated liquid lens barcode imager

Sep 21, 2009 | RENTON, WA, September 21, 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, premiers the QX Hawk, the world’s first barcode imager to be fully integrated with liquid lens technology, enabling infinite focus flexibility. The QX Hawk imager easily reads any barcode or 2D symbol, including challenging 2D direct part marks (DPM), within seconds of installation.

Microscan’s New Mobile Hawk DPM Imager Easily Reads Any Mark

Sep 17, 2009 | RENTON, WA, September 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, introduces the new point-and-shoot Mobile Hawk handheld imager that quickly reads any 2D barcode, including direct part marks (DPM).

Microscan to Debut Mobile Hawk DPM Imager at Assembly Technology Expo

Sep 17, 2009 | RENTON, WA, September 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that it will exhibit its new point-and-shoot Mobile Hawk handheld imager that quickly reads any 2D barcode, including direct part marks (DPM) in booth 840 at the upcoming Assembly Technology Expo, scheduled to take place September 22-24, 2009 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Microscan Expands into New Corporate Headquarters

Jul 20, 2009 | RENTON, Washington, July 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, today announced its upcoming move to a new, larger corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. The move reflects the company’s recent growth, as Microscan’s technology, patents, products and solutions offerings have tripled during the past 12 months.

Microscan and Cogiscan Announce a New Strategic Partnership

Jul 14, 2009 | RENTON, WA, July 13, 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader focused on precision data acquisition and control solutions, in collaboration with Cogiscan Inc., the leading track, trace and control solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce the signature of a long-term strategic partnership.

Seattle Business Magazine Recognizes Microscan as a “100 Best Company to Work For 2009”

Jul 12, 2009 | RENTON, Wash., July 2009 ? Microscan proudly announces that it has once again achieved recognition as one of “Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2009.”

Microscan Launches New Web Site to Keep Pace with Growth

Jun 26, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June 25, 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, has launched a new information-rich version of its popular Web site, www.microscan.com. The new global Web site reflects the company’s recent growth, as Microscan’s technology, patents, products and solutions offerings have tripled in the last 12 months.

Microscan Premiers Value Level Handheld Readers

Jun 23, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June 24, 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, has expanded its barcode product line to include value level handheld readers for standard barcode applications.

Microscan Introduces Integrated GigE Vision Solution

Jun 23, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June 22, 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, has expanded its machine vision offerings to include a new Visionscape® GigE solution.

New I-PAK� SE Provides Complete Solution for Pharmaceutical Packaging Inspection

Jun 04, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June, 2009 � Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, introduces the new I-PAK� SE, the only complete turnkey solution designed specifically for pharmaceutical pharmaceutical lot tracking and validation. As a complete and easy to use package, the I-PAK� SE maximizes efficiency and ease of use while enabling the pharmaceutical industry to meet the requirements of 21 CFR Part 11 for reliable, accurate and validated inspection of labels and products.

New MINI Hawk Imager for Superior Direct Part Mark Reading

Jun 02, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June, 2009 � Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces the new MINI Hawk imager for reading 2D direct part marks (DPM) in any application. The powerful new MINI Hawk is superior in the marketplace as the smallest and highest performance autofocus imager for reading DPM straight out of the box.

Microscan Introduces New QX Platform Barcode Scanner

Jun 02, 2009 | RENTON, WA, June, 2009 � Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces the new QX-870 laser barcode scanner. The newest scanner introduced with the QX technology platform adds an intelligent sweeping raster scanner and greater connectivity to the current QX family of high performance industrial barcode readers. The QX technology platform combines both Quick Connect and X-Mode technologies to deliver fast network connectivity with the most aggressive decode algorithms available, including symbol reconstruction.

Microscan Introduces Visionscape� Smart Camera to Electronics Industry

Apr 27, 2009 | RENTON, WA � April 2009 � Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces the new Visionscape� Smart Camera that combines technologies from machine vision and auto ID into a singular PCB inspection solution that is powerful, low-cost, and easy to use.

THE EVOLUTION OF IMAGERS - Interview at APEX 2008 with Jeff Timms, President of Microscan Systems

Apr 16, 2008 | Microscan Systems began as a manufacturer of ID Bar Code Scanners in the early 1980s. In fact, they were the first company to incorporate high powered laser diodes, invented by the company�s founder, into scanning systems.

Company Information:

Microscan Systems Inc

Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.

Renton, Washington, United States

Other, Inspection

  • Phone 800-762-1149
  • Fax 425-226-8250

Microscan Systems Inc website

Company Postings:

(48) news releases

(5) products in the catalog

(3) technical library articles

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