Serialization and Track & Trace: In-Sight Vision Systems Series

Source: Cognex Corporation

track and trace InSight vision system

The In-Sight® Track & Trace identification and data verification solution for healthcare serialization addresses the requirements for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to achieve unit-level and bundle product traceability. In-Sight Track & Trace software works with multiple networked In-Sight vision systems to decode human-readable text along with 2-D and 1-D barcodes.

The smart camera approach to traceability is less expensive to install, less complex to validate and less costly to maintain than previous options. Because it can be combined with a variety of third-party products, you have the flexibility to customize and scale serialization solutions to best suit your budget and needs.

Ready for Serialization and 21 CFR Part 11 Validation
The GS1 HUG™ (Global Healthcare User Group) “strongly recommends investing in camera-based” systems for automatic identification. As healthcare product manufacturers prepare for global traceability standards, it is important to understand that a successful transition to mass serialization of product packaging involves more than simply reading a barcode on a label; all of the data on the label must be verified for accuracy. In-Sight Track & Trace™ is up to the challenge.

In-Sight Track & Trace also provides the technical controls needed for FDA 21 CFR Part 11 validation, including secure user authentication and support for automatic audit trail generation. Multi-level permissions can be configured to limit users’ access to only the controls for which they are authorized. Plus, the compact, all-in-one In-Sight “smart camera” systems are easier to maintain and validate for Part 11 compliance than most PC-based machine vision with Microsoft® Windows® operating systems.

Identification and Data Verification
Networked In-Sight vision systems and In-Sight Track & Trace software are an integral part of a complete identification and data verification solution. Whether you’re looking for a standalone serialized label inspection system, in the early stages of planning your traceability initiative or you have active serialization projects, In-Sight Track & Trace can meet your needs today and equip you for tomorrow’s requirements.

  • Read 2-D and 1-D barcodes, including Data Matrix, GS1-128, securPharm, GS1 DataBar and Pharmacode
  • Verify correct ID code contents, including compliance with the GS1/securPharm data standard
  • Assess Data Matrix code quality at runtime to detect print degradation
  • Verify the accuracy of printed text
  • Detect label misalignment and skew
  • Provide a standard operator interface across your enterprise