Cognex Connect is a comprehensive suite of communications capabilities designed to integrate In-Sight vision systems into any Automation System.
Whether connecting In-Sight directly to a PLC or robot controller or managing multiple In-Sight vision systems remotely from a networked PC or HMI, Cognex Connect assures a seamless reliable communications link between In-Sight and all of equipment on the factory floor.
Cognex Connect ensures that In-Sight vision systems can communicate with any make or model of robot used in your plant. Pre-configured drivers, ready-to-use templates and sample code are available for robots by ABB, Denso, Fanuc, Kawasaki, Kuka, Motoman and Staubli. Communication with robots by Mitsubishi, Adept, Epson and many other manufacturers is also supported.
Cognex Connect communications suite includes support for the most commonly used open-standard Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus communications protocols for trouble-free connection to PLCs and a wide range of automation devices from Mitsubishi, Rockwell, Siemens and other manufacturers. Discrete I/O and serial protocols are available to support older PLCs and devices without network connectivity.