Cognex Corp. has announced a series of free machine vision seminars.

NATICK, MA-Cognex Corp., a supplier of machine vision systems and vision sensors, has announced a series of free machine vision seminars. The half day events, Understanding and Applying Machine Vision Sensors, show how vision sensors can perform automated inspection tasks in the automotive, medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, consumer products, and electronics industries.

Participants will receive a free In-Sight Explorer trial software on a CD, which provides hands-on experience developing vision applications from start to finish. The CD includes application examples, preliminary design considerations, a multi-media tutorial on building vision applications, lighting and optics videos, and a utility package that helps determine the field of view and resolution requirements of vision applications.

The seminars will run from February through June in major cities across the U.S. and Canada. Readers can register for a seminar online at or by calling (800) 677-2646.