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Cognex to Acquire AssistWare

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Cognex Corp. of Natick, Mass., has announced its plans to acquire AssistWare Technologies Inc. of Gibsonia, Pa. The acquired company was the developer of the Lane Departure Warning system, which alerts drivers to excessive drifting, with the aim of reducing traffic accidents caused by drowsiness. The Pennsylvania company will integrate its video and machine vision technology into trucking fleets for additional testing. The companies plan to continue to develop technologies for use in vehicles.


Photonics Spectra
Jul 2006
GLOSSARY
machine vision
Interpretation of an image of an object or scene through the use of optical noncontact sensing mechanisms for the purpose of obtaining information and/or controlling machines or processes.
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