Imaging Lenses and Barcode Lens Assemblies News

Invisible Barcodes For Retailers And Manufacturers
Barcodes and barcode scanning has come a long way over the last few decades and has mainly focused on making them easier to read. To that end, there has been development and an identified need within a range of industries to create “invisible” barcodes. These invisible barcodes are created by using specialized ink that emits […]
Scanner Lens Technology Creates Ease
ID scanners have become regular business around the world as it speeds up customer identification, allows for traceable control solutions and all in all makes life easier. What most consumers don’t know is how much information is actually stored on these scanners! Beyond the typical information on an ID such as birthdates, addresses, height and […]
Portable Scanners
Smaller, portable scanners are popping up in many different areas. Some are marketed to reach the average consumer who would rather scan and digitize their personal items. Handheld image scanners are suitable for recording any kind of document, including letters, invoices, blueprints and plans. Typically, a handheld image scanner requires you to place the device […]
Using 1-D Or 2-D Barcodes
In most industries, barcodes of one type or another can be found. Barcode applications have transformed the face of manufacturing, processing, and tracking. Industries like food and beverage, retail, medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, distribution, aerospace and automotive industries, to name a few, rely on barcodes in one way or another.  They are found in every consumer […]
Barcode Reading Technology
A barcode is a machine-readable pattern that is applied to products, packages and parts. Today, they are on virtually everything, even the labels that are applied to fruits and vegetables.  They contain data used for informational and marketing purposes, as well as for tracking products throughout their lifecycle.
Machine Vision In The Food And Beverage Industry
With high-precision imaging, the food processing and beverage industry tests even hard-to-inspect products with absolute reliability. The result: 100% quality and ever-growing productivity. The need to manufacture products reliably, and without faults is more important than ever in the food, beverage and packaging industries. The pressure to achieve this has led to extremely high levels […]
Four Types of Barcode Scanners
Barcode scanners are extremely simple devices that can read and output printed barcodes to a computer. Like a flatbed scanner, it consists of a light source, a lens and a light sensor translating optical impulses into electrical ones. Additionally, nearly all barcode readers contain decoder circuitry analyzing the bar code’s image data provided by the sensor and sending the barcode’s content […]
Infrared Lenses Aid In Scans
Just because a mystery is 4500 years old doesn’t mean it can’t be solved…” This could be the motto of the exceptional scientific mission launched October 25, 2015, under the authority of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, initiated, designed and coordinated by the Faculty of Engineering of Cairo and the French HIP Institute (Heritage, Innovation […]
Production Fault-Finding using Hi-Speed Imaging Systems
As the automated manufacturing environment continues to evolve, the ability to analyze high-speed processes in order to increase quality and efficiency, along with the ability to identify and resolve immediate manufacturing line problems is essential. Factory floor personnel are required to accurately and quickly analyze and adjust complex electro-mechanical systems.  Understanding the real time dynamics […]
Cork Inspection Aided By 3D Imaging
The makers and bottlers of wine need to ensure the quality of the cork stoppers they use to seal the bottles and protect the contents until it reaches the consumer. The corks need to be of high quality woods and are typically cut from the bark of oak trees. The corks themselves, may come with […]
Bar Code Vision Tracking In The Beverage Industry
Product safety, quality and packaging integrity is crucial to the food and beverage industry. The effects of a recall on a brand can damage its reputation to the extent that it might never recover. Consumers have long memories and a recall of a favorite beverage could easily turn them off from making a purchase of […]
Barcode Tracking Enhances Food Safety
Universe Optics, manufacturers of standard and custom lens assemblies for scanners, CCTV, CCD/CMOS, medical imaging, surveillance systems, machine vision and night vision systems, understands the importance of using barcodes to track food products. In order to ensure both integrity and quality of food and products meant for the public, food industry packagers use bar coding […]
Business owners, whether they carry and sell inventory, or whether they simply need to track office equipment need a way to monitor where it's housed and barcode scanning technology is an efficient, accurate way to do just that; learn more at
Barcode Scanning for Med Dispensing
By utilizing the imaging precision on a barcode scanning lens assembly physicians can be sure they are getting an accurate reading every time; learn more at
Virtually every product you pick up in a department store or most items stored in warehouses are labeled with barcodes; learn more at
Barcode scanning will decrease the man hours typically spent on inventory management and reordering of supplies; learn more at
Individuals and corporations are turning to fingerprint scanning as a way to enhance security; learn more at
Barcode scanners and barcode scanning lenses have been around for a while and have changed the way we shop, stock, and ship; learn more at
Image and bar code scanning is a very useful and innovative technology that can be used for many different applications; learn more at
Barcodes can be found in many aspects of daily life, from the grocery store to the retail warehouse and many places in between; learn more at
Barcode scanning technology can be traced back to Wallace Flint, who revolutionized the automatic checkout system at a convenience store back in 1932.; learn more at
Manage Inventory With Barcode Scanning Technology; learn more at
CCTV Lens Assemblies for Barcode Scanning
A few of the benefits of not only barcode scanning, but using CCTV lens assemblies are described here; learn more at
Because the use of barcodes and QR codes are becoming so prevalent, industry professionals are finding the possibilities for their use are endless; learn more at