Machine Vision

We offer hardware platforms that allow our customers to expand their range of machine vision applications. From the simplest vision sensors to the highest performance embedded processors, we can deliver a vision system optimized for your inspection needs.

2D Barcode Readers & Scanners

Fast, reliable barcode decoding for automation, traceability and lower costs

Omron helps manufacturers drive down costs, automate critical manufacturing processes and increase yields through data acquisition and control solutions. We offer versatile decoding power within the world’s smallest industrial barcode readers. With the highest-performance imaging engine in its class, MicroHAWK readers offer flexible hardware configurations to optimize any decoding task.

The WebLink browser-based configuration and real-time viewing, PoE models, liquid lens autofocus, and X-Mode algorithms for consistent reading of damaged or difficult to read printed codes and direct part marks, ensure versatility in a wide range of industrial applications, under the harshest of conditions.

MicroHAWK Family

Microhawk v430 Industrial Ethernet Barcode Reader

Smallest IP65/67 rated next-generation of the MicroHAWK ID-40

  • Ultra-compact (44.5 mm x 44.5 mm x 25.4 mm)
  • IP65/67
  • High-speed Ethernet, Serial RS-232
  • X-Mode advanced decoding algorithms
  • Optional liquid lens autofocus
  • Optional outboard LED lighting for extra illumination in red, white, blue, and IR
  • EtherNet/IP , Ethernet TCP/IP , PROFINET
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Microhawk v420 Serial/USB Miniature Barcode Reader

Corner-exit cable allows for flexible integration for OEM

  • Ultra-compact (44.5 mm x 38.1 mm x 25.4 mm)
  • IP54
  • Serial, USB 2.0, Ethernet over USB
  • X-Mode advanced decoding algorithms
  • Optional liquid lens autofocus
  • Optional outboard LED lighting for extra illumination in red, white, blue, and IR
  • Integrated targeting and read/pass indicators
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Microhawk v330 Ethernet Compact Barcode Reader

Micro-size, cost-effective, TCP/IP Barcode reader, perfect for OEM

  • Ultra-compact (63.0 mm x 40.0 mm x 24.1 mm)
  • IP40
  • Ethernet TCP/IP
  • Power over Ethernet
  • X-Mode advanced decoding algorithms
  • Integrated targeting and read/pass indicators
  • WebLink browser-based setup interface
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Microhawk v320 Serial/USB Compact Barcode

OEM and embedded application focused barcode imager

  • Ultra-compact (51.5 mm x 38.8 mm x 24.1 mm)
  • IP40
  • USB 2.0 Full-Speed (Ethernet over USB and HID), RS-232
  • X-Mode advanced decoding algorithms
  • Integrated targeting and read/pass indicators
  • WebLink browser-based setup interface
  • Integrated targeting and read/pass LED indicators
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Laser Barcode Scanners

Laser barcode scanners are ideal for applications that require high-speed reading of linear codes or stacked symbols.

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MS-3 Compact Laser Scanner

The MS-3 laser barcode scanner offers the fastest read performance in embedded compact barcode scanners. The wide scan angle of 70 degrees is coupled with ultra-compact size and flexible mounting.

  • Decodes/second: up to 1000
  • Read Range: 2 to 10” (51 to 254 mm)
  • Wide Scan Angle
  • IP54 Enclosure
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QX-830 Industrial Scanner

The QX-830 industrial barcode scanner combines revolutionary flexible connectivity with high performance decoding capabilities to reliably read 1D barcodes in almost any automation environment.

  • Scans/second: 300 to 1400
  • Read Range: 1 to 30” (25 to 762 mm)
  • Optional Embedded Ethernet TCP/IP & EtherNet/IP
  • IP64 Enclosure
qx870 scanner

QX-870 Industrial Raster Scanner

The QX-870 laser scanner partners the latest technologies in barcode reading and connectivity into an easy to use solution for barcode track, trace and control applications.

  • Scans/second: 300 to 1400
  • Read Range: 1 to 30” (25 to 762 mm)
  • Optional Embedded Ethernet TCP/IP & EtherNet/IP
  • IP65 Enclosure

Smart Camera

This smart camera builds upon the previous generation by quadrupling processing power and achieving real-time trigger response with an FPGA.

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HAWK MV-4000

The HAWK MV-4000’s image-centric user interface with drag-and-drop programming makes it simple to set up. The average operator or technician will appreciate the intuitive AutoVISION user interface (UI) that gets the reading, verification and vision tools ready to read right out of the box.

  • Full Industrial Connectivity
  • Extremely Rugged
  • Powerful and Flexible
  • High Frame Rate Sensors
  • Complete Vision, Code Reading and Code Verification Toolset
  • Near PC Processing Speeds
  • Fully Accessorized with Lenses, Lights, Cables and Mounts
  • Programmed Using AutoVISION or Visionscape

FHV7 Smart Camera

Omron FHV7-Series smart camera features the world's first multi-color light and high-resolution image sensors.

FHV7-series smart camera provides a broad variety of sensors, optics, and lighting with high processing speeds and in a compact footprint while using the powerful FH based image inspection software.

Typical Applications

  • Automotive parts inspection
  • High speed food & beverage or consumer product goods product inspections
  • Electronics PCB and higher level assembly inspection
  • Pharmaceutical products and packaging
  • General manufacturing


  • Broad range of CMOS vision sensors including 0.3 MP, 1.6MP, 3.2MP, 5.0MP, 6.3MP (pending), and 12.0MP (pending)
  • Auto-focus lens available in 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 16mm, and 25mm focal lengths
  • C mount version with broad range of available lens
  • White, Red, IR, and unique Multi-color lighting options
  • High speed dual core processing
  • Broad range of accessories including IP67 protective covers
  • Powerful vision software that builds off of the proven FH series of image processing and inspection features
  • Easy integration into Sysmac Studio
  • Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP and PROFINET connectivity
Automation Systems

Mini Smart Camera

The Vision MINI smart camera is designed specifically for reliable vision performance in embedded identification and inspection applications. As the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system.

Vision MINI Smart Camera

With the Vision MINI, OEM design engineers can quickly implement robust inspection, color matching, symbol decoding, OCR and more in a single compact vision solution.

The Vision MINI is the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system. Its compact size allows flexible positioning in tight spaces. The lightweight and durable magnesium alloy case weighs less than 2 oz.

  • OEM- Ready
  • Ultra-Compact
  • Storage for Multiple jobs
  • Powerful Capabilities
  • Long term availability and reliability
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Vision Software

Microscan offers two software packages that are designed to assist in quickly setting any type of vision application. AutoVISION is designed for quick basic operations and Visionscape is for complete machine vision systems.


AutoVISION Machine Vision Software

Omron Microscan’s AutoVISION is the easiest machine vision software available for basic to mid-range vision applications. Process and manufacturing engineers no longer need to become experts in machine vision in order to successfully deploy a system that meets their traceability, inspection and quality control needs.

Visionscape Machine Vision Software

Visionscape is a comprehensive machine vision software for multi-platform use and is a completely scalable, single-software package for use with GigE cameras and smart cameras. This means application developers only need to learn one consistent software environment, and can choose the most appropriate platform for their applications.

Vision System

PC-based Gigabit Ethernet systems leverage standard network components such as cabling, switches and interface cards. Visionscape GigE supports a complete set of Omron Microscan machine vision GigE cameras which, in combination with Visionscape software, allows for rapid deployment of any scale of machine vision solution.

Visionscape GigE Integrated Vision Solution

From an economical single vision smart camera system to a sophisticated eight camera application, Omron Microscan's Visionscape® GigE Machine Vision System contains all necessary components for a complete, successful machine vision implementation.

  • High speed, high resolution image processing
  • Provides full capabilities of powerful Visionscape software
  • System implementation uses standard network components
  • Support up to eight Visionscape GigE cameras
  • GigE cameras available in multiple configurations, including: VGA Mono or Color CCD, VGA Mono CCD High Speed, XGA Mono or Color CCD, SXGA Mono or Color CCD, UXGA Mono or Color CCD, QSXGA Mono or Color CCD, QSXGA Mono or Color CMOS, QUXGA Mono CCD

Handheld Barcode Readers

From identifying samples in clinical labs to reading tough direct part marks (DPM) on automotive parts, there is an Omron Microscan handheld reader with just the right features to solve any application need.

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HS-360X Scanner

The HS-360X Ultra-Rugged Handheld Imagers is anindustrial Direct Part Mark (DPM) handheld imagers, purpose built from the ground up to set new standards for durability and performance.

  • Wired or Wireless
  • Ultra-Rugged DPM Handheld
  • Industry-Leading DPM Decoding Performance with X-Mode
  • Intuitive WebLinkPC Interface
HS-21 scanner

HS-21 Scanner

The HS-21 2D handheld imager provides fast decode rates and long range reading in a lightweight, durable package. Its dual field optics decode most 1D and 2D symbols in any orientation.

  • Dual field optics
  • Low power draw
  • User-friendly design
  • USB, RS-232 interface options
  • Reads most 1D and 2D symbols
HS-41X scanner

HS-41X DPM Reader

The HS-41X is a compact handheld imager for decoding low contrast 2D symbols on substrates such as sheet metals, castings, plastics, and electronic components.

  • Dual field optics
  • Low power draw
  • Durable enclosure
  • X-Mode technology
  • USB, RS-232 Interface options
  • Reads most 1D and 2D symbols
HS-51X scanner

HS-51X DPM Reader

The HS-51X is a high performance wireless handheld imager for decoding both linear barcodes and 2D symbols, including direct part marks (DPM).

  • Dual field optics
  • Charging station
  • High performance
  • Durable IP54 enclosure
  • X- Mode decode algorithms
  • Battery life up to 50,000 reads