Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification, machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement.


Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications.

Microscan helps manufacturers around the world drive down cost and waste, automate critical manufacturing process, and increase yields though automatic identification and inspection solutions. Our complete line of automation solutions includes barcode scanners and imagers, machine vision hardware and software, and NERLITE machine vision lighting products.

As the inventor of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix, Microscan has been leading automation technology innovation for over 30 years.

As an ISO 9001 certified company recognized for quality leadership in the US, Microscan is known and trusted by customers worldwide as a provider of quality, high precision products.

Our product line includes: Machine Vision Systems, Machine Vision Lighting, NERLITE Lighting Products, Mounted Lighting,Smart Series Lighting with Built-In Controller, 1D Barcode Scanners,1D Scan Engines, CCD Readers, Laser Scanners, Sweeping Raster Scanners, 2D Barcode Readers and Imagers, 2D Scan Engines, Sensors, Imagers, DPM Readers, 2D Verifiers, UID DPM Compliance Verifier, UID LDP Compliance Verifier, Handheld Barcode Scanners and Imagers, 1D Scanners, 2D Imagers, Wireless Imagers, DPM Readers, Barcode Software and Connectivity

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2D Barcode Readers and Verifiers

Our 2D fixed-mount readers feature the latest imaging technology for decoding both 2D symbols, such as Data Matrix, and linear barcodes.  Specialty readers are available for high speed reading, ESD-sensitive applications, and decoding the...


2D Barcode Readers and Verifiers

PanelScan™ PCB Traceability System

PanelScan™ is a turn-key software/hardware solution that simplifies barcode reading for multi-array printed circuit boards. PanelScan is a user-friendly and easily integrated traceability solution for capturing barcode data f...


PanelScan™ PCB Traceability System

Machine Vision Systems

Machine vision uses image capture and analysis to automate tasks such as inspection, gauging, and counting, in addition to reading barcodes and optical characters (OCR). While human inspectors can visually inspect parts to judge the quality of...


Machine Vision Systems

Track, Trace and Control Solutions

Complete TTC Solutions for Electronics Applications Industry leaders within electronics and semiconductor manufacturing need to enable lean manufacturing, assure quality, and optimize efficient use of resources. Microscan products...


Track, Trace and Control Solutions

NERLITE® Machine Vision Lighting

Microscan Leads Machine Vision Lighting Technology. Microscan has over 20 years of reliable performance in machine vision lighting. Microscan's NERLITE machine vision lighting products are designed to meet the demands of indust...


NERLITE® Machine Vision Lighting

Laser Barcode Scanners

Laser barcode scanners are ideal for applications that require high speed reading of linear codes or stacked symbols. From small products for embedded OEM applications to rugged laser barcode scanners for industrial use, Microscan offers a wide...


Laser Barcode Scanners

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Technical Considerations for Controlling ESD in Electronics Manufacturing

Aug 18, 2011 | Microscan

Overview of ESD, Associated Risks and Prevention Measures...

Shedding Light on Machine Vision

Apr 07, 2010 | Microscan

For effective machine vision, the first step in devising a vision system should be the lighting. This paper reviews important criteria for setting up an effective lighting system....

Trace, Track and Control: High Production Output at Low Costs

Jan 19, 2010 | François Monette, Cogiscan Inc. and Matt Van Bogart, Microscan Systems, Inc.

Learn how Trace, Track and Control (TTC) solutions help manufacturers cut cost, cut waste, automate critical manufacturing processes, and increase yields—all critical elements in today’s economic environment....

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Microscan to Demonstrate AutoVISION 2.0, the Next Generation of Simplified Machine Vision Software at the IPC APEX EXPO

Jan 16, 2013 | Microscan will demonstrate AutoVISION™ 2.0, its latest generation of machine vision software in booth #1239 at IPC’s APEX EXPO

New Miniaturized Industrial Barcode Readers Combine Embedded Ethernet with Best-In-Class Read Performance

Dec 14, 2012 | – Microscan introduces the new Xi series of miniature barcode readers: the smallest, most lightweight imagers available with embedded Ethernet.

Microscan to Showcase Latest Additions to Its AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Product Line at Pack Expo 2012

Oct 01, 2012 | Microscan, announces it will showcase the latest AutoVISION™ machine vision product suite in Booth #1472 at next month’s Pack Expo 2012

Microscan to Showcase New Barcode and Machine Vision Products for Automated Laboratory Processing at Clinical Lab Expo 2012

Jul 11, 2012 | Microscan, will demonstrate its latest products, designed to ensure process traceability and increase throughput in clinical applications, in the company’s booth #2537 at the AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo.

Microscan Celebrates 30 Years of Technology Innovation in Auto ID and Machine Vision

May 03, 2012 | Microscan, a global leader in barcode, vision, and lighting technologies, is celebrating 30 years in the Auto ID and machine vision business.

Microscan Wins Prestigious Industry Award for Its AutoVISION™ Suite at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Mar 07, 2012 | Microscan has been awarded a 2012 NPI Award in the category of Software - Process Control for its AutoVISION™ machine vision software and product suite.

Microscan to Highlight AutoVISION™ Suite at the 2012 IPC APEX Expo

Jan 24, 2012 | Microscan will display its AutoVISION™ machine vision product suite in Booth #2707 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo.

Microscan's Vision MINI Smart Camera Receives 2011 Global Technology Award for Technology Innovation

Nov 20, 2011 | Microscan has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of ID Systems for its Vision MINI smart camera.

100th U.S. Patent Marks Milestone in Microscan’s History of Innovation

Oct 21, 2011 | Microscan received its 100th United States Patent, marking a significant milestone in the company’s history as a pioneer in barcode, machine vision and machine vision lighting technologies.

Microscan to Demonstrate AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Software at the 2011 Assembly Technology Expo

Sep 19, 2011 | Microscan will showcase the AutoVISION™ Machine Vision Software in Booth #1049 at the upcoming Assembly & Automation Technology Expo.

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