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Cognex Corporation is the world's leading provider of vision systems, vision software, vision sensors, and industrial ID readers used in the manufacturing automation field. Gibson is the exclusive Cognex distributor for these technologies throughout the northeast United States - providing sales, technical/application support and classroom-based training.

Featured Technology

In-Sight® D900 Vision System with In-Sight ViDi

In-Sight® ViDi™ deep learning tools are deployed on the In-Sight D900 Cognex vision system without the need for a dedicated PC. These Deep Learning solutions learn to spot patterns and anomalies from reference image examples, unlocking a new era of quality control through machine vision and revolutionizing how cameras are programmed. The In-Sight D900 is the solution for complex inspection applications that until now still required human inspectors.

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In-Sight SnaPP Vision Sensors

The new Cognex In-Sight SnAPP vision sensor brings the power of automated inspection to everyone. It allows manufacturers to quickly solve quality control tasks with no experience needed. In-Sight SnAPP sets new standards for functionality, usability, and accuracy, so you can do more than ever before with a vision sensor. Powered by AI and image-based detection, In-Sight SnAPP vision sensors exceed the capabilities of conventional, laser-based sensors to offer higher accuracy and greater performance for any inspection task.

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Cognex Product Solutions

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Cognex 2D Vision

Cognex In-Sight SnaPP vision sensor brings the power of automated inspection to everyone. It allows manufacturers to quickly solve quality control tasks with no experience needed. In-Sight SnAPP sets new standards for functionality, usability, and accuracy, so you can do more than ever before with a vision sensor. Powered by AI and image-based detection, In-Sight SnAPP vision sensors exceed the capabilities of conventional, laser-based sensors to offer higher accuracy and greater performance for any inspection task.

in-sight 2000

Cognex In-Sight 2000 vision sensors combine the power of In-Sight vision systems with the simplicity and affordability of an industrial sensor. Ideal for solving error-proofing applications, these vision sensors set new standards for value, ease of use, and flexibility and can adapt to virtually any production line environment. Available in Monochrome, Color, Miniature, and POE Models.

in-sight 3800

The In-Sight 3800 series solves a wide range of manufacturing applications, from defect detection and assembly verification to character reading and more. With twice the processing power of previous vision systems, the In-Sight 3800 offers ultimate performance for any manufacturing application. Fast tool speeds keep pace with your operations, enabling you to increase throughput and get the most out of your automated solution.

in-sight 7000

The In-Sight 7000 series is a modular designed, full-featured, powerful vision system that performs fast, accurate inspections of a wide range of parts. The In-Sight 7000 series is available in monochrome and color models, in resolutions ranging from VGA to 5MP.

in-sight 8000

This family of ultra-compact, standalone In-Sight 8000 vision systems deliver industry-leading vision tool performance, in the form factor of a traditional GigE Vision camera. Measuring just 35mm x 32mm x 76mm, all In-Sight 8000 series models feature power over Ethernet (POE), and provide the best standalone vision system option for integrating into small spaces. As the world’s smallest, stand-alone vision system, the In-Sight 8000 series offers a range of monochrome and color vision systems in resolutions from 0.3MP up to 5MP.

in-sight 9000

Cognex In-Sight 9000 is a rugged, ultra-high-resolution line of standalone vision systems. The In-Sight 9000 captures a large field of view which allows users to inspect sizable objects while maintaining exceptional image resolution. This also enables customers to mount the vision system away from conveyors and maintain a safe distance from hazardous equipment.

in-sight D900

Cognex In-Sight D900 is a smart camera powered by In-Sight ViDi software designed specifically to run deep learning applications. This embedded solution helps factory automation customers easily solve challenging industrial OCR, assembly verification, and random defect detection applications anywhere on the line that have gone uninspected because they are often too difficult to program with traditional, rule-based machine vision tools.

in-sight 2800

The In-Sight 2800 makes vision simple for beginners and experts alike. This fully integrated vision system combines deep learning with traditional rule-based vision to solve a wide range of inspection applications. From simple presence/absence detection to advanced categorization and sorting tasks, In-Sight 2800 provides an easy to deploy solution for error-proofing.


Cognex 3D Vision

Cognex’s 3D-A5000 series is an area scan 3D camera designed to capture high-resolution 3D images. It features 3D LightBurst technology which rapidly acquires images to maximize throughput. High-resolution 3D images combined with industry-leading Cognex 3D vision tools enable reliable and accurate solutions to applications such as assembly verification, in-line measurement, and robotic guidance.


Cognex’s DSMax is the fastest and highest definition laser line 3D displacement sensor on the market for acquiring images and inspecting products in 3D. DSMax concentrates 2,000 profile points within just a 31-mm field of view (FOV). It acquires high resolution 3D images 5 times faster than other displacement sensors on the market.


Cognex 3D displacement sensors optimize product quality by providing three-dimensional inspection of your products. The sensors are factory calibrated and include industry-leading Cognex machine vision software with powerful 2D and 3D toolsets and a compact, IP65-rated design that withstands even the harshest factory environments. Combined with unique field calibration technology Cognex 3D vision provides the highest accuracy data despite mechanical mounting or motion errors, as well as enabling the simultaneous use of multiple sensors on wide production lines to generate single high resolution 3D images


VisionPro ViDi is the best-in-class deep learning vision software designed specifically for manufacturing. It is a field-tested, optimized, and reliable software solution based on a state-of-the-art set of machine learning algorithms. Combining deep learning technology with VisionPro software, VisionPro ViDi solves complex applications that are too difficult, time-consuming, or expensive for traditional machine vision systems.

VisionPro ViDi combines a comprehensive machine vision tool library with advanced deep learning tools inside a common development and deployment framework. It simplifies the development of highly variable vision applications.

dataman 80

DataMan 80 was designed to be flexible. The modular hardware and software can be configured to solve any barcode reading challenge. Easily decode difficult DPM codes on challenging automotive and medical device surfaces. Read multiple label-based barcodes simultaneously on boxes and pallets, even behind specular wraps. And accurately read user presented codes with a large depth of focus for speedy handling.

dataman 70

DataMan 70 is a compact fixed-mount barcode reader providing the highest read rates for 1D and 2D label-based barcodes. With advanced image formation and a small footprint, DataMan 70 is the ideal solution for indexed or high-speed manufacturing and logistics applications. DataMan 70 is equipped with industry-leading 1DMax® with Hotbars and IDQuick barcode reading algorithms that reliably read label-based 1D and 2D barcodes with variations in contrast, blur, damage, resolution, quiet zone violations, and perspective distortion.

dataman 260

For 1D linear barcodes, higher-density 2D matrix codes, or direct part mark (DPM) codes, the DataMan 150/260 series fixed-mount, image-based barcode readers deliver unprecedented performance, flexibility and ease-of-use. DataMan 150/260 series fixed-mount barcode readers achieve the highest possible read rates thanks to a high-speed, dual core processing engine that runs the latest Cognex algorithms. Two models offer straight or right-angled configurations to fit into the tightest spaces.

dataman 370

DataMan 370 series fixed-mount barcode readers solve challenging direct part mark (DPM) and label-based code applications. With twice the computing power of conventional readers in its class, the DataMan 370 delivers faster decode speeds for greater throughput per facility, even when applications have multiple codes and symbologies. DataMan 370 uses High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging technology to acquire single images that are 16 times more detailed than conventional sensors.

dataman 470

DataMan 470 series fixed-mount barcode readers solve complex, high-throughput manufacturing and logistics applications with ease. DataMan 470's multi-core processing power, imaging technology, high-resolution sensor, advanced decoding algorithms, and simple setup delivers maximum coverage, speed, and ease-of-use.

The DataMan 470 barcode reader has seven powerful processing cores, enabling it to run multiple algorithms and processes in parallel at astonishing speeds. It reads challenging 1D and 2D codes in varied locations, as well as multiple mixed symbologies simultaneously while maintaining the highest decode rates.

dataman 8700

The DataMan 8700 series handheld barcode readers decode the toughest direct part mark (DPM) and label-based codes while withstanding harsh oils, dirt, and water. A built-in display screen enables quick setup and operator feedback, and the readers support a broad range of industrial protocols and communications to connect and operate efficiently in any facility.

dataman 8050

DataMan 8050 series handheld barcode readers are equipped with patented decoding algorithms to read well-marked 1D and 2D barcodes, including direct part mark (DPM) codes, in the harshest manufacturing environments. The flexible modular design ensures the DataMan 8050 series readers are ready to meet ever changing communication needs.

dataman 8070

The DataMan 8070 series, including direct part mark (DPM) and extended-range models, provides powerful barcode reading performance for challenging DPM and label-based code applications on the widest variety of surfaces and marking methods. They feature the latest patented technology, advanced lighting options, and modular communications.

dataman 8600

DataMan 8600 series image-based ID readers provide the world's most advanced barcode reading technology for decoding Direct Part Mark (DPM), 2D and 1D codes of varying sizes, quality and marking or printing methods. These handheld DPM barcode readers are designed for the harshest factory floor environments. Equipped with an advanced liquid lens imaging system and patented UltraLight flexible lighting technology, the DataMan 8600 series of barcode readers decode the most challenging DPM barcodes on the widest variety of surfaces. The modular design supports corded RS-232, USB, and Ethernet options, as well as cordless Bluetooth and Wi-Fi options.

insight 795v

Combining powerful vision technologies with proven verification methods, the In-Sight 7905V allows you to perform inspections and grade the quality of your codes in parallel. Previously, this has required a multi-device or customized solution, but the In-Sight 7905V gives users the ability to automate multiple tasks at once, right out of the box.

Leveraging the embedded dimensioning, optical character recognition (OCR), and verification tools, you can simultaneously check the placement of codes on parts, read text, verify code quality, and produce International Organization for Standardization (ISO) compliant reports.

dataman 475v

The DataMan 475V series inline barcode verifier provides automated high-speed verification and quality reporting directly on your line to prevent product waste and chargebacks. Immediate feedback and visual diagnostic information provides operators with the ability to identify and correct printing and process control issues as they happen. Detailed reports can be generated for traceability, process control, and compliance. The DataMan 475V four-quadrant, 45-degree lighting attachment is compliant with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15416, 15415, and ISO/IEC TR 29158 requirements for grading 1D and 2D codes.

dataman 8072v

The DataMan 8072 series barcode verifier is packed with powerful lighting options, robust grading algorithms, a high-speed processing engine, and a high-resolution camera to capture and grade the most difficult direct part mark (DPM) codes. Combined with simple DataMan Setup Tool software, DataMan 8072 series verifiers deliver detailed, repeatable results.

DataMan 8072 verifier is the only verifier with all three, 30/45/90-degree, lighting angle options specified in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) AIM DPM Quality Guideline (ISO/IEC TR 29158). It easily illuminates codes on textured, curved, and even highly reflective surfaces, reliably capturing and grading code images to demonstrate code quality compliance.

Cognex Tools & Downloads

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Cost Savings Calculator
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Barcode Generator
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Lens Advisor

Cognex Product Videos

In-Sight D900
In-Sight 7000
In-Sight 2000 Vision Sensor
3D-A1000 Dimensioning System
DataMan 470
DataMan 370

Cognex Training Options

Learn more about our classroom-based training on the Cognex Products:

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Cognex In-Sight EasyBuilder Training
spreadsheet training

Cognex In-Sight Spreadsheet Training
vidi training

Cognex In-Sight ViDi Standard Training

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Have a Vision Application?

Learn more about the Gibson Engineering Vision Lab and our vision application evaulation process - see your parts tested under the latest camera, lensing, and lighting technologies to start your next project with confidence.

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Cognex advanced machine vision & industrial barcode reader systems deliver instant improvements to any manufacturing process, enabling products to be made at higher speeds, without defects and at lower cost.

Typical applications for machine vision include detecting defects, monitoring production lines, guiding assembly robots, and tracking, sorting and identifying parts - reach out to the team at Gibson Engineering to start testing this technology today!