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2020

December 21, 2020
  • Example Vision System Applications in Food and Medical Industries
  • Even Better 2D Code Reading
  • KEYENCE’s Cost-saving Image Dimension Measurement System
  • A Tough Laser Sensor for Use in Any Environment
  • What Is Your Marking Target, Metal or Resin?
  • 4K Microscope Application Examples From Different Industries
  • Tips for Quick Creation of Ladder Programs
  • Fiberoptic Sensors with Improved Reliability and Ease of Use
  • What Functions Are Required for Inline Dimensional Measurement?
December 14, 2020
  • Automatic Focal Point and Position Correction
  • A New Ultra-Compact Static Elimination Blower...
  • Advantages and Disadvantages between Contact and Non-contact Sensors
  • Automatic Area Measurement Application Technique
  • Reduce engineering time for manual preparation!
  • Management of Equipment Data with PLC
  • The Guide to Read When You Can’t Read 2D Codes
  • Reduce Scrap and Save Money!
December 07, 2020
  • Example Uses of Sensors in Electric Vehicle Component Inspections
  • Eight Reasons to Change from Optical to Digital Microscopes
  • Switching to the IM Series Image Dimension Measurement System
  • Highly Accurate Color Sensor: Stable Detection of Visual/Color Differences
  • [Latest Examples] Improving Robot Operating Efficiency with IoT
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • Barcode / 2D Code Verification Basics
  • Helping You Choose the Best Lighting for Inspection!
  • Introducing a Guidebook That Can Teach You How to Select a Laser Marker
November 30, 2020
  • Fully Automatic Dimensional Measurement System
  • Achieving Higher Productivity in your Marking Process
  • Tips for Shortening PLC Debugging Time
  • The Latest Image Processing Applications
  • Digital Microscopes on Medical Technology and Pharmaceutics
  • Techniques for Mastering Vision Sensors
  • Laser Displacement Sensor Technology Book
  • Basic Practice of 2D Codes (Vol.1)
  • Facts about Self-Contained Laser Sensor
November 23, 2020
  • A Brand-new Viewing Method Never Before Seen in the History of Microscopes
  • Spend Less Time Adjusting and Troubleshooting with
    the KV-8000 Series PLC’s Machine Operation Recorder
  • Solving All Your Problems with Static Electricity! The Latest Industry-specific Examples
  • Useful in Increasing Production of 5G-related Components! Introducing Examples Showcasing Automation through the Use of Vision Systems!
  • Micro Flow Sensor We Have Been Waiting For — Vol. 1
  • Tips for Stable Reading of 2D Codes
  • Laser Marker 2D Code Marking Textbook
  • Changing QCD with Measurement Systems
  • 1D Laser Displacement Sensor Catalog
November 16, 2020
  • Measurement Application Guide: Position Control
  • A Sensor That Measures Static Electricity + Humidity Simultaneously!
  • 4K Microscope Performance Review
  • Intuitive PLC Programming Techniques
  • Vision System that is Equipped with Easy-To-Use Functions!
  • Create Inspection Reports in an Instant!
  • For Production Site Demands in the 5G Era
  • Laser Marker Predictive Maintenance & Troubleshooting Software
  • Easy and Reliable
November 09, 2020
  • The Debut of KEYENCE's New Generation of Digital Microscopes!
  • We Listened to What You Said Your Worksite Needs! An Ultra-Compact Vision Sensor with Built-in Lighting
  • Problem solved for error-prone microflow!
  • Example Vision System Applications in Food and Medical Industries
  • Instant Connection to a Wide Variety of Devices and PLCs with the KV-X COM
  • 5 Reasons to Switch from Dial and Height Gauges to Non-contact Measurement Systems
  • Laser Markers Can Do So Much More Than Just Marking!
  • Code Readers to Improve Your Work with Unbelievable Reading Performance
  • A Measurement System That Reduces Costs and Increases New Orders and Profits!
October 30, 2020
  • Using Multi-Spectrum Lighting to Solve Problems
  • Effective PLC Troubleshooting Case Studies
  • Digital Microscope Concept and Imaging Technologies
  • Advantages and Disadvantages between Contact and Non-contact Sensors
  • KAIZEN Case Studies: Code Reader x Electronic Devices
  • A Measurement System for High Mix, Low Volume Production
  • A Light Curtain Problems Guide by Maintenance Professional
  • The Seven Techniques to Stable Detection
  • Static Electricity Eliminator with Visualization
October 26, 2020
  • [New Product] A New Laser Marker with Status Monitoring!
  • QCD Improvement Methods Learned from the Automotive, Pharmaceutical, and Electronic Component Industries
  • Detect Any Change in Appearance with this Sensor!
  • Learn from the Automotive Industry! Barcode Reader Application Methods
  • Helping You Choose the Best Lighting for Inspection!
  • A Measurement System That Helps Reduce Costs While Increasing New Orders and Profits
  • Having Trouble with Inspections after Coating Processes?
    See How to Ensure Stable Coating Inspection!
  • User-Friendly Positioning Control for High-Speed Performance and Synchronization
  • Eliminate Static over a Wide Area with KEYENCE Ionizers
October 19, 2020
  • Visual inspections made easy!
  • Faster by Seconds!
  • Static Simple Guide Leaflet
  • Marking Q&A Full Set
  • 4 in 1 Microscope
  • Unrivaled Traceability Solutions for Any Situation
  • 3 Top Issues in Dimension Measurement
  • High Precision In-Line Measurement
October 12, 2020
  • Problem solved for error-prone microflow!
  • Useful in Increasing Production of 5G-related Components! Introducing Examples Showcasing Automation through the Use of Vision Systems!
  • Laser Displacement Sensor Application Examples
    Dispenser Coating Process Edition
  • KEYENCE’s Cost-saving Image Dimension Measurement System
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Electric Vehicle Components
  • A PLC That Can Easily Use Equipment Data
  • Prevent False Positives by Learning the Basics of Contact Sensors
  • Learning from the Electronic Devices Industry: Using Barcode Readers
  • Accelerating Analysis in the Medical Device, Automotive, and Semiconductor Industries
October 05, 2020
  • [New Product] Next-gen Laser Marker with No Focus Shifting or Position Shifting
  • 1 PLC to Over 170 Sensors
  • Doing Thickness or Width Measurement?
  • How IM Helps to Reduce Scrap
  • Let’s KAIZEN with the SR-1000 Code Reader!
  • Using Multi-Spectrum Lighting to Solve Problems
  • Justification Manual for Microscope
  • Best Way to Utilize Fibre Sensors
September 28, 2020
  • A Fiberoptic Sensor Designed through the Pursuit of Reliability and Ease of Use
  • Learning from the Electric Vehicle Industry: Contact Sensor Application Examples for Electric Vehicles
  • Just Place and Press — The New Standard of “Smart Factories”
  • Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Medical Instruments with 16 Applications!
  • What Functions Are Required for Inline Dimensional Measurement?
  • A Fixed Code Reader That Can Meet the Needs for Barcode and 2D Code Applications
  • A Top Choice Throughout the World!
  • A Must-read for Anyone Considering a Microscope!
September 21, 2020
  • Industry Trends New Measurement Solutions [Connector Industry Edition]
  • Answers to Questions About 2D Codes!
  • Some Ways to Reduce Marking Costs
  • IM for 5G Trend
  • Vision Training and Support
  • 2 Full Sets of Programming Techniques
  • 10 New Innovations for Microscope
  • IV-H Applications with Pictures
September 14, 2020
  • Easy Barcode Data Input to PCs via USB!
  • Points to Know When Considering a Microscope
  • [Introduction to PLCs] KV-8000 Beginner’s Guide for Learning PLC Basics
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • Having Trouble with Inspections after Coating Processes?
    See How to Ensure Stable Coating Inspection!
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Electric Vehicles
  • Changing QCD with Measurement Systems
  • Eliminating Line Trouble Using a Laser Sensor with High Differentiation Capability
  • Clamp-on Flow Sensors with extreme versatility
September 07, 2020
  • Get SEM-like Observation Easily
  • Full Solution on Laser Marker
  • Sensor Fundamental Booklet
  • Get the Right Lighting for your Vision
  • Answers to Questions About 2D Codes!
  • What Do You Get From IM?
  • Tips on Height, Width and Temperature Measurement
  • Learn Simple Ladder Programming
  • Vibration and Eccentricity Measurement
August 28, 2020
  • Reasons Why People Choose KEYENCE Products for IoT Support of Industrial Robots
  • Installing Microscopes Improved Our Profits! [Customer Testimonial]
  • Essential Equipment Stands for Installing Laser Markers
  • The Latest Measurement Application Examples for Next-generation Automobile Manufacturers
  • Improvement Examples Using Code Readers
  • Combine Safety & Productivity
  • Customer Testimonials: Reasons for Choosing KEYENCE’s Image Dimension Measurement System
  • Easier and More Accurate Step Measurements
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
August 24, 2020
  • How Does this Little Camera for PLC Work?
  • Let's KAIZEN with SR-1000
  • Laser for Other Processing
  • Unique Ways to Use a Digital Microscope
  • Perform Better Height Measurement Easily
  • 3 Steps: Select a Vision System
  • Let's Reduce Scrap Together
  • Sensor Basic Tech Book
August 17, 2020
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • [Introduction to PLCs!] Programming and Monitoring for Beginners
  • Accelerating Analysis in the Medical Device, Automotive, and Semiconductor Industries
  • Compact Protection for Machine Safety
  • Introducing Ultra-stable Detection With KEYENCE’s Ultra-compact Vision Sensor!
  • Code Reader General Catalog
    Full of Application Examples Grouped by Industry!
  • Calculate CP and CPK in an Instant!
  • A Guidebook That You Should Read if You Are Considering Marking Products for Traceability
  • Why Do People Choose KEYENCE Vision Systems All Over the World!?
August 10, 2020
  • Armoured Protection at Your Side
  • Estimate Your Cost of Laser Marking
  • GENBA KAIZEN Principles – Vision System
  • PLC Gets Faster by Seconds!
  • Perform Better Height Measurement Easily
  • High Mix, Low Volume Measurement
  • Maximize Your Microscope Easily
  • Static Eliminator that Displays Operating Status
August 03, 2020
  • The Arrival of a Clamp-on Minimal Flow Sensor
    Measuring Flows as Small as 0.1 mL From Outside the Pipe
  • The Secret to Stable Reading of 2D Codes!
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • Simplified Motor Control with “Flow”-Based Programming
  • Introducing the VHX-7000 with New Optical Shadow Effect Mode Function
  • Are You Still Using Blades in Processing?
    Learn the Advantages of Laser Processing from This Guide.
  • Powerful Bar-type Ionizer for Eliminating Static throughout an Entire Area
  • NEW Inspection Guide for Electric Vehicles
  • Just Place and Press — The New Standard of “Smart Factories”
July 27, 2020
  • What This Small Sensor Can Do
  • Measurement in Injection Moulding
  • Full of Industry-Based Application Examples!
    Discover Actual Electrical and Electronic Component Applications!
  • Easy Functions Voted by Public
  • Vibration and Eccentricity Measurement
  • Microscope that is 4-in-1
  • Touch Panel General Catalogue
  • Laser Marking in Medical Industry
July 20, 2020
  • Answers to Questions About 2D Codes!
  • Micrometer-level CAD Comparisons in Just 3 Seconds
  • Introducing a Laser Sensor Equipped With an Automatic Correction Function to Support Diverse Targets
  • Understand the Differences Between Contact-type and Non-contact-type Displacement Sensors in Just 3 Minutes
  • An All-in-one Lighting Solution!
  • Reducing the Effort Required for Troubleshooting. Application Guide for the KV-8000 Series, a PLC Equipped With a Machine Operation Recorder Function
  • A New Digital Microscope Used by Over 20000 Companies
  • Fiberoptic Sensors with Improved Reliability and Ease of Use
  • What Is Your Marking Target, Metal or Resin?
July 13, 2020
  • Automation in Microscope?
  • An Innovative Flow Sensor That Just Needs to Be Clamped onto the Outside of the Pipe
  • IM-7000 in Medical Industry
  • Learn about PLC Easily Today
  • Introducing the Latest Image-Processing Applications!
  • Tips on Marking on Metal Products
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • The Complete Collection of Application Examples Shows What is Possible With Digital Microscopes
  • Code Reader General Catalog
    Full of Application Examples Grouped by Industry!
July 06, 2020
  • Automotive Industry Improvement Examples Using 29 Types of Contact Sensors
  • Complete Collection of KAIZEN Examples - Code Readers × Electronic Devices
  • Significantly Improved Productivity with Instant Measurement
  • Why Is 2D Code Marking on Products Increasing?
  • Why Select Laser Profile Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection?
  • Getting More From Vision Systems!
  • Immediate Installation Possible!
    Introducing Centralized Production Line Monitoring and Data Manipulation Techniques
  • [New Product] The Debut of KEYENCE's 5th Generation of Digital Microscopes
  • Combine Safety & Productivity
June 29, 2020
  • What Else from Laser Marker?
  • Measurement for Small Pieces
  • 7 Techniques for Vision Sensor
  • Robot & IoT Relationship
  • IM for Medical Industry
  • 23 Vision Applications Examples for Reference
  • Microscope in Semiconductor Industry
  • Digital Laser Sensor Case Studies
  • Is it your First Vision?
June 22, 2020
  • A Brand-new Viewing Method Never Before Seen in the History of Microscopes
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • Introducing a Guidebook That Can Teach You How to Select a Laser Marker
  • A Guide for Using a PLC and Cameras to Immediately Isolate the Cause of Problems!
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • A Measurement System That Can Accurately Measure Many Targets Immediately
  • CMOS Laser Sensor with Simple 2-Press Operation!
  • High-accuracy 1 μm Measurement for Any Target at Minimal Cost!
  • Improvement Examples with Code Readers
June 15, 2020
  • PLC with CCTV
  • Tips and Tricks for Code Reader Operation!
  • Measurement in Machining
  • Traceability in Electronic Industry
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • Squeezing 4 Devices into 1
  • Food and Pharma Sensor Usage
  • Vision Training and Support
June 08, 2020
  • Micrometer-level Measurements at any Skill, Experience, or Certification Level
  • Do You Want to Improve Your Operations With Code Readers?
  • Detect up to 5m
    TOF Laser Sensor
  • Having Trouble with Inspections after Coating Processes?
    See How to Ensure Stable Coating Inspection!
  • Why We Chose the GT Series — Actual KEYENCE Customer Testimonials
  • Laser Glossary
  • The Complete Collection of Application Examples Shows What is Possible With Digital Microscopes
  • Tips and Tricks for Selecting the Perfect Vision System!

  • PLC with a Trouble Analysis Function for Increased Equipment Operation Rates
June 01, 2020
  • 100 Image Processing Tricks Based on Real Stable Detection Examples [Preprocessing Edition Vol. 2]
  • Tiny Little Static Eliminator
  • Microscopy in Medical Industry
  • MORF in PLC
  • Measurement in Precision & Electronics Industry
  • My Barcode Reader Doesn't Work?
  • Cost Reduction from Marking
  • Most Versatile Fibre-Optic Sensor
May 25, 2020
  • Are Your Laser Marker Safety Measures Complete?
  • Instant Calculation of Statistics Such as Cp and Cpk (Process Capability Indices)
  • 5 Reasons to Switch from Dial and Height Gauges to Non-contact Measurement Systems
  • Detect Any Change in Appearance with this Sensor!
  • Improvement Examples Using Code Readers
  • Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time by Even Just a Second
  • A Compilation of the Latest Digital Microscope Observation and Application Examples From 12 Industries
  • Why Do People Choose KEYENCE Vision Systems All Over the World!?
  • A Single Handbook with Everything You Need to Know to Troubleshoot Static Electricity Problems
May 18, 2020
  • Highest TERA Power
  • Spot the Green and Orange Colors
  • Traceability in Electronic Industry
  • Code Reader General Catalog
    Full of Application Examples Grouped by Industry!
  • Introducing the Latest Image-Processing Applications!
  • Plating Industry Using Microscope
  • PLC Troubleshooting Case Studies
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • All the Things about Dimension Measurement
May 11, 2020
  • Micro Flow Sensor We Have Been Waiting For, Vol. 5
  • High-accuracy 1 μm Measurement for Any Target at Minimal Cost!
  • Easily Reduce Labor in Food, Medicine, and Cosmetics Industry Applications!
  • Micrometer-Level CAD Comparisons in Just 3 Seconds
  • An In-Depth Look at Using Laser Markers with Built-in Cameras
  • Why Select Laser Profile Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection?
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • [Latest Examples] Improving Robot Operating Efficiency with IoT
  • [New Product] The Debut of KEYENCE's New Generation of Digital Microscopes!
May 04, 2020
  • Let's KAIZEN with SR-1000
  • Perform Better Height Measurement Easily
  • 3 Steps: Select a Vision System
  • VHX 6000 vs 7000
  • Advanced Graphics for Your Touch Panel
  • Sensor Basic Tech Book
  • Precision and Electronic Parts Measurement
  • Traceability in the Electronic Device Industry
  • Mastering Vision Sensors in 7 Steps
April 27, 2020
  • Quick and Effective Magnified Observation and Analysis [Medical Device/Automotive Industry]
  • New! Application Guide for Laser Marking on Medical Devices
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • A Collection of Techniques for Improving Programming Speed for PLCs — Vol. 2
  • Contact Sensors to Meet a Variety of Needs
  • Micro Flow Sensor We Have Been Waiting For — Vol. 2
  • Immediately Supports 100% Inspections
  • Complete Collection of Kaizen Examples
    - Code Readers × Electronic Devices
April 20, 2020
  • Metal Printing Process Instruction
  • Stable Detection Capabilities with CMOS
  • Perform Better Height Measurement Easily
  • Touch Panel with Advanced Graphics
  • Vision Sensor User Tip Master File
  • High Mix, Low Volume Production
  • Foreign Body Analysis using Microscope
  • Genba Kaizen Principles – Vision System
March 16, 2020
  • Micro Flow Sensor We Have Been Waiting For — Vol. 1
  • Increase Evaluations of Prototype Measurements
  • Discover 55 Ways Eliminators Are Solving On-Site Static Electricity Problems
  • Improvement Examples with Code Readers
  • Introducing the Latest Image-Processing Applications!
  • A Guidebook That You Should Read if You Are Considering Marking Products for Traceability
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • A Must-read for Anyone Considering a Microscope!
  • A Collection of Techniques for Improving Programming Speed for PLCs
March 09, 2020
  • Easy to Use! An All-in-one Vision Sensor with Built-in Illumination!
  • See Both Small And Large Details
  • Barcode Problems? Take A Look At This
  • Over 20 Years of Laser Marking Experience
  • OCR Inspection Complete Book
  • Measurement for Precision or Electronic Industry
  • PLC Gets Faster by Seconds!
  • Safety is Always The Priority
  • e-Vehicles KEY Applications & Technology
March 02, 2020
  • Introducing Area Sensors With Position Monitoring
  • An In-Depth Look at Using Laser Markers with Built-in Cameras
  • Using PLC to Manage Equipment Data
  • [New Product] 4K Microscope Now On Sale
  • Low Flow Monitoring + Clamp-on Design for Various Applications
  • Why Select Laser Profile Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection?
  • Full of Industry-Based Application Examples!
    Discover Actual Electrical and Electronic Component Applications!
  • Improve Customer Confidence with Instantaneous, Easy-to-read Inspection Reports!
  • Your All-in-One Lighting Solution!
February 24, 2020
  • Install an "Eye" for Our PLC
  • Use it Easily - Machine Vision System
  • Let's KAIZEN with SR-1000
  • Get Error-free Displacement Measurement
  • Foreign Material Analysis
  • Measurement for Aerospace Industry
  • Laser Marking of Medical Products
  • How to Select the Best Fibre Sensor?
  • Inspection of Cables and Fibres
February 17, 2020
  • An Innovative Flow Sensor That Just Needs to Be Clamped onto the Outside of the Pipe
  • The Importance of Dealing with Static Electricity and Basic Knowledge for Doing So
  • Code Reader General Catalog
    Full of Application Examples Grouped by Industry!
  • Significantly Improved Productivity with Instant Measurement
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • The Complete Collection of Application Examples Shows What is Possible With Digital Microscopes
  • Introducing the Latest Image-Processing Applications!
  • Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time by Even Just a Second
  • New! Laser Marker Applications
    Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
February 10, 2020
  • 10 Innovations You Have to Know
  • e-Vehicles KEY Applications & Technology
  • Take Measure Now for Laser Sensor
  • Laser Marking In Electronic Industry
  • Shorten PLC Debugging Time
  • Introduction to Machining
  • A Sensor Basic for Reference
February 03, 2020
  • A New, Ultra-compact, High-power Static Eliminator
  • Tips and Tricks for Code Reader Operation!
  • KEYENCE Microscopes That Can Also Be Used in Observations and Measurements of Scratches and Foreign Material
  • Are You Still Using Blades in Processing?
    Learn the Advantages of Laser Processing from This Guide.
  • Uncover the Cause of Short-Time Stops with a Camera-Equipped PLC
  • Increased Quality Through Improved Welding Processes
  • This Measurement System Lets You Reduce Your Defect Rate
  • Low Flow Monitoring + Clamp-on Design for Various Applications
  • Why Do People Choose KEYENCE Vision Systems All Over the World!?
January 20, 2020
  • Just Place and Press to Perform Micrometer-level Contact and Non-contact Measurements
  • Low Flow Monitoring + Clamp-on Design for Various Applications
  • Deploying a Reliable Machine Vision System
  • Why Is 2D Code Marking on Products Increasing?
  • A Collection of KEYENCE's Latest Difference Checking Sensors That Can Perform Management with Numeric Values
  • Why Select Laser Profile Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection?
  • More Effective Use of 2D Codes
  • [New Product] Now on Sale: VHX-7000 4K Digital Microscope
  • A New Proposal: Robots × IoT
January 13, 2020
  • Detecting Durability up to 100 Million Cycles
  • The Master Guide for Barcode Reading
  • How to Accerate Analysis in Semicon Industry?
  • Visualise Static Today
  • Very Robust, Very Resistant
  • QCD Improvement Introduce
  • Image Quality is Really Unmatchable
  • Traceability in Electronic Industry
  • e-Vehicles KEY Applications & Technology
January 06, 2020
  • Techniques for Centralized Monitoring of Production Line Status
  • VHX Digital Microscope Success Stories
  • Essential Equipment Stands for Installing Laser Markers
  • Why Select Laser Profile Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection?
  • [New Product] The Arrival of a Clamp-on Minimal Flow Sensor
    Measuring Flows as Small as 0.1 mL From Outside the Pipe
  • Tips and Tricks for Selecting the Perfect Vision System!
  • Using Laser Sensors...The Right Way!
  • One-stop Solutions for Traceability Systems from KEYENCE
  • Fast, High-Quality Manufacturing