Factory Communication

Our vision system solutions offer extensive options for integrated factory communication with PLC integration available ready to plug and play.

A single mouse click connects our systems easily to a control system. For communicating with a PLC, robot or factory information system, a large number of modern standard interfaces are available.

The communication interfaces we support include:

  • Digital I/O
  • Field bus (PROFIBUS, DeviceNet, CompoNet, CC-Link, CANopen)
  • Industrial Ethernet (PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, MODBUS/TCP, EtherCAT, Sercos, Ethernet Powerlink, Varan)
  • Standard Ethernet (TCP/IP, UDP/IP)
  • Serial interface (RS-232)
  • Data formats XML, CSV, TXT
  • SQL databases

Our vision systems will operate with the following PLC manufacturers:

  • Allen Bradley
  • Siemens
  • Mitsubishi
  • Beckhoff
  • Omron

Our machine vision systems also offer comprehensive reporting facilities, allowing the collection of data that can be used to drive efficiency improvements. This features rich graphical displays for the shop floor, providing operators and engineers with detailed information on the system’s operation and inspection history.

Reporting options include:

  • Factory visibility of vision system performance
  • Automatic conversion of vision system data into useful management information via comprehensive dashboards, graphics and spreadsheets
  • Flexibility to create summary reports and information
  • Shift, part and log number data
  • Image saving of all products leaving the factory, or/and all failed products
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