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Auto-Trainable Vision System Ensures Quality for Future Product Combinations

Key Features Front and back label inspection with recipe/label verification Date and lot code inspection – Robust Optical Character Verification (OCV) is used for inspecting quality, contrast, and legibility of printed codes Auto-trainable vision system allows line operators to add hundreds of new product combinations without the need for additional integration support. Challenges If the […]

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Reducing the Risk of Recall with Automated Vision Inspections

The average cost of a food product recall is greater than $10 million when adding the time, effort and expense of recovering the recalled products, according to Food Safety Technology. While this cost alone may be surmountable for larger packaged food companies, it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the consequences […]

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Three Machine Vision Engineering & Design Trends for 2020

2020 Industry, Regulatory, and Technology Trends Influencing the Machine Vision Systems Manufacturers Market The global machine vision market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6.5%, reaching a value of $14.7B, through 2025, according to a report by Markets and Markets. This growth is influenced by many factors, including new packaging methodologies, label regulations, […]

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How EPIC Systems is Responding to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Dear Valued Clients and Vendors, In the midst of this pandemic, the health and safety of our EPIC Systems employees, business partners and clients is our highest priority.  At the same time, we want to reiterate that we are here for you. EPIC Systems has been deemed an essential business and remains open during this time. We […]

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How We Support the Roll-Out of Multiple Vision Systems Across the Globe

EPIC often receives inquiries regarding our global roll-out programs for multi-line vision systems; vision systems that perform that same inspection but are installed at multiple locations around the globe. Potential clients and partners ask us, “How can a company in St. Louis effectively and consistently support the deployment of multiple vision systems across the world?” […]

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Does Your Vision Integrator Follow These 6 Crucial Steps?

When discussing the proper steps for machine vision integration, famous words by Benjamin Franklin ring true – “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” With a machine vision market that is fraught with cheap, unreliable camera inspection solutions, it’s crucial to understand the steps that a trustworthy vision integrator takes to provide you with […]

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Ask an Expert: Experience with Machine Vision Systems Matters

Worried about what a defect found in your product could do to your brands’ image? Consumer voices are more powerful than ever – especially on social media – which means every defect poses a serious risk to your brand image. Vision systems can make sure defective products never leave your plant, but not all vision […]

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Planning Your High-Speed Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

As a manufacturer in industries such as medical, pharmaceutical, automotive or consumer goods, have you ever experienced common issues like typographical errors, incorrect date codes, misprints and other print related defects? Flaws such as these diminish the reputation of a brand, and inhibit the ability to achieve traceability and package compliance. In addition, these flaws […]

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Part Deux: What’s Happening in EPIC’s Vision System Lab

Are you interested in a machine vision system to help with quality control at your manufacturing plant? Chances are we have engineered systems similar to your upcoming project. Below you will find the second part of “What’s Happening in EPIC’s Vision System Lab,” which highlights vision applications we are currently working with. If you missed the […]

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