Cognex Selected by Leading Cosmetic Maker for Automated Product Identification

NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 16, 2003–Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX – News), the world’s leading supplier of machine vision systems, announced today that one of the world’s largest cosmetic manufacturers has selected Cognex machine vision to verify date and lot codes on products such as mascara, lipstick, and nail polish during manufacturing. The codes are used to identify products for quality assurance purposes and to track their manufacturing history.

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Späths Ära bei Jenoptik endet

Die Umzugskartons sind gepackt, der Möbelwagen ist bestellt. Am kommenden Mittwoch räumt Lothar Späth den Chefsessel in der Konzernzentrale der Jenoptik AG in Jena. Fast auf den Tag genau zwölf Jahre nach seinem Amtsantritt übergibt der heute 65-Jährige das Steuer beim größten börsennotierten Ost-Konzern mit knapp 10.000 Beschäftigten an seinen 26 Jahre jüngeren Nachfolger Alexander von Witzleben. Mit dem ehemaligen CDU-Ministerpräsidenten, der 1991 nach seinem Rücktritt in Stuttgart den Job in Jena antrat, verliert die Industrie in den neuen Ländern einen schillernden Frontmann.

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Cognex Introduces New High-Performance Frame Grabbers

ROSEMONT, Ill. & NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 3, 2003–Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX – News), the world’s leading supplier of machine vision systems and sensors, today unveils the MVS-8500 Series of frame grabbers at the International Robots & Vision Show. The new MVS-8500 Series is designed to support next generation high-speed analog cameras that use the latest progressive scan CCD sensor technology.

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Cognex Introduces ‘State of the Art’ Digital CMOS Machine Vision Camera

ROSEMONT, Ill. and NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 3, 2003–Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX – News), the world’s leading supplier of machine vision systems, unveils the CDC-200(TM) today at the International Robots and Vision Show. The CDC-200, the newest member of the digital CMOS-based CDC camera series, extends the range of vision applications with faster frame rates and global shuttering capabilities.

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