Cognex Presents the Edge Intelligence Platform
The launch connects customers with IIoT data to resolve performance issues quickly
Cognex Corporation, a leader in vision systems, introduces Cognex Edge Intelligence (EI). The platform provides barcode scanning performance monitoring and device management to help customers avoid downtime and increase the productivity of manufacturing and logistics operations.
“Cognex’s barcode reading and viewing systems tools produce information-rich data in manufacturing and logistics facilities,” says Carl Gerst , Cognex’s EVP of Products and Platforms. “With Cognex’s powerful visualization and diagnostic tools EI, our customers can now use this data to identify performance problems and take corrective measures more quickly “, he adds.
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Within minutes of installation, Cognex’s EI software begins to securely collect critical device data and display results on visual panels. Customers can use this data to analyze performance trends, monitor configuration changes, and capture unread and failed validation images for later analysis.
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The platform can monitor multiple devices and lines in a single location, as well as implement configurations and firmware updates simultaneously for a large number of connected devices. It also includes audit trail features that track and report any changes to device settings and connectivity features for easy integration with other Industry 4.0 solutions.
Cognex EI was designed to help improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and increase throughput in a variety of sectors, including logistics, food and beverage, consumer products, packaging, automotive, medical and electronic devices.
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