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Cognex Corporation says its new DataMan 8050 series of barcode readers are rugged and fast

Natick, Mass. – Cognex Corporation has released a fast and economical industrial handheld reader called the DataMan 8050 Series.

The patent-pending DataMan 8050 and 8050X are ideal for applications in many manufacturing environments, such as packaging. The DataMan 8050 and 8050X use Cognex’s patented 1DMax+ with Hotbars algorithms to provide high-speed reading performance even with damaged, low contrast or direct inkjet barcodes. The company says its 2-D algorithms allow the 8050 to rapidly decode a variety of 2-D symbologies, including DataMatrix, QR, PDF417 and Aztec codes.

The modular design of the DataMan 8050 Series can adapt to the changing communication needs of the customer. Available with both corded and wireless communication modules, the DataMan 8050 Series supports industry-standard communications including USB, USB Keyboard, RS-232 and Bluetooth wireless communication to a base station.


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