Pharmaceutical Barcode Readers

Source: Cognex Corporation


Cognex offers the most advanced technology available for 1-D barcode and for 2-D Data Matrix code reading. Regardless of the barcode symbology, size, quality, printing method, or surface the codes are marked on, we can read it!

1-D Barcode Reading
Cognex DataMan® barcode readers provide the highest read rates for 1-D barcodes handling extreme variations of code degradation with 1DMax+™ software algorithm and the patent pending Hotbars™ image analysis technology. Read barcodes Omni-directionally and multiple codes simultaneously.

2-D Code Reading
From easy to read 2-D codes on labels to challenging Direct Part Marks (DPM) on chips, plastic, ceramics, glass, or metal, DataMan barcode readers provide the most robust reading reliability for all industries with the patented 2DMax+™ reading algorithm. Even overcome challenges such as poor marking quality or damaged clocking patterns on codes.


DataMan pharmaceutical barcode readers are available in several platforms and have multiple model choices so you can select the right barcode reader for your application:

Fixed-mount Barcode Readers
The benefits of image-based readers combined with the ease-of-use and cost of laser scanners, featuring:
  • Highest read rates
  • No moving parts
  • Performance feedback
  • Industrial connectivity

Handheld Barcode Readers
Powerful, rugged barcode readers available in both wired and wireless models, featuring:
  • Highest read rates
  • Patented UltraLight®
  • Industrial connectivity

Mobile Computers
Designed for the rugged conditions of the factory floor yet is small and lightweight enough to fit comfortably in the hand with easy-to-use ergonomic controls, featuring:
  • Unmatched code reading
  • Wi-Fi communications
  • Application development

Barcode Verifiers
For every step of the direct part marking (DPM) process, including quality verification, and data validation. They feature:
  • Fully integrated design
  • Compliant results
  • Ease-of-use