Cognex (Natick, MA) has released VisionPro 5.2 hardware-independent vision software that features SearchMaxTM and Color ExtractorTM color tools. SearchMax uses color features to search for objects, and Color Extractor locates colored regions in complex scenes with very minimal training. Color Extractor is optimized for high speed applications such as those required in the food and packaging industries. Multicore support for image filtering tools as well as for PatMax® and PatInspectTM is included.

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