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Cognex Machine Vision Systems

Automation Systems and Controls (ASC) are Australia's Cognex Machine Vision System Gold Automation Service Provider and distributor of Cognex Machine Vision Systems. We provide industry best machine vision system project management, professional support services, sales, and regular delivery of machine vision learning programs.

Cognex are number one in machine vision around the world. Coupled with ASC's combined 35+ years of machine vision application experience and award winning support, you are assured to always achieve successful, repeatable and reliable machine vision solutions.

Cognex offers the widest range of VISION and ID products available from a single source. Companies throughout the world use Cognex systems to improve product quality, reduce manufacturing costs, and track parts on their production lines. All Cognex products incorporate innovative technology that has led the world since 1981, and are universally recognized as offering the highest accuracy, reliability, and performance. With more than half a million systems installed worldwide, inspecting billions of products every day, Cognex helps manufacturers operating in all industry sectors isolate defective parts, optimize production processes, and implement full traceability programs.

Using Cognex vision can dramatically reduce waste by detecting process errors early, before thousands of items have to be scrapped. With Cognex vision, you can inspect 100% of your products, and ensure that your shipments are defect free.

Cognex In-Sight® vision systems are unmatched in their ability to inspect, identify and guide parts. These self-contained, industrial grade vision systems combine a library of advanced vision tools with high-speed image acquisition and processing. Best of all, configuring and deploying an In-Sight vision system has never been easier.

  • Simple-to-follow EasyBuilder® configuration software helps users of all experience levels to quickly setup their entire In-Sight application—no programming or spreadsheet knowledge required.
  • The Cognex Connect™ suite of communications capabilities ensures that In-Sight vision systems easily integrate with any factory network or automation control system.
  • The VisionView® operator display panel provides a "plug-and-go" solution, a PC software version as well as a VGA adapter for monitoring the runtime operation of any In-Sight vision system on the network.

Available in a wide range of models to meet any price and performance requirement, In-Sight vision systems set the standard for automated inspection and product quality assurance across a wide range of industries.

In-Sight® 2000 – series vision sensors combine the power of an In-Sight vision system with the simplicity and affordability of a vision sensor. Ideal for solving error-proofing applications, these vision sensors set new standards for value, ease of use and flexibility thanks to a powerful combination of proven In-Sight vision tools, a simple setup, and a modular design featuring field changeable lighting and optics.. 
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In-Sight® 7000 – series is a full-featured, powerful vision system that performs fast, accurate inspections of a wide range of parts across all industries. Its compact footprint easily fits into space-constrained production lines and the unique, modular design is highly field-customizable to your application requirements. 
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In-Sight® Micro 8000 – series smart cameras, a new family of ultra-compact, standalone vision systems deliver industry-leading vision tool performance at PC speeds, all in the form factor of a traditional “dumb” GigE Vision® camera. Measuring just 31mm x 31mm x64mm, all In-Sight 8000 series models feature power over Ethernet (POE), and provide the best standalone vision system option for integrating into small spaces.
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In-Sight® 5000 –  series is a rugged IP67-rated series of industrial cameras featuring more than fifteen different model types including high speed, high resolution, color, and line scan.
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In-Sight® VC200 –  is a multi smart camera vision system that brings the proven reliability of standalone In-Sight vision systems to multi camera vision applications. You can easily attach up to four In-Sight smart cameras to a controller for multi-view inspections in your manufacturing environment. For the first time, you can leverage the power of distributed computing with multiple smart cameras for high-performance applications.
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In-Sight® Explorer Vision Software –  Ease-of-use is built into the heart of In-Sight vision systems starting with easy to use but powerful vision tools and In-Sight Explorer software interface. A spreadsheet view makes the user experience very simple for maximum control over your optical inspection applications. The In-Sight Explorer software also includes an EasyBuilder® configuration environment for deploying reliable applications quickly, with no programming required.
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VisionPro® Machine Vision Software –  is the leading PC-based vision software that empowers users to quickly set up and deploy even the most challenging 2D and 3D vision applications—no matter which camera or frame grabber they use.
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Cognex Designer – is an integrated development environment for use with VisionPro software. Creating machine vision applications has become increasingly complex over the years. Cognex Designer eliminates the need to use Microsoft® Developer Studio by providing the tools for breaking down the complexity into manageable tasks in order to complete vision projects successfully in a shorter period of time.
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3D Laser Profilers –  Whether performing a single profile measurement or scanning an entire surface in 3D, Cognex has the most powerful and robust 3D machine vision tools. Manufacturers in all industries trust Cognex technology to deliver high accuracy surface feature measurements that go beyond the capabilities of 2D machine vision technology.
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The In-Sight® Product Guide provides an excellent introduction and overview of our Cognex machine vision offering. Please download it via the link below.


Where you require additional information or would like to discuss a project specification, our friendly and skilled staff invite you to contact us.

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Machine vision is not just about cameras. Also contributing to successful and reliable solutions are lighting, lensing and application experience. For this reason we distribute leading brands to compliment our Cognex solutions.


  • Fujinon
  • Computar
  • MidWest Optical Filters
  • Navitar
  • Tamron


  • Spectrum Illumination
  • Smart Vision Lights
  • CCS America
  • Advanced Illumination
  • TPL Vision
  • NER
  • StockerYale