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2020

December 28, 2020
  • Profile, Roughness, and Film Thickness on Any Material
  • Wide Area LumiTrax™ Light
  • Touch Panel Display with Advanced Graphics and Usability
  • Laser Marking Application Examples
  • A new detection principle completely free of tracking errors
  • Self-Contained Sensor that Detects any type of Applications
  • The Next Evolution in Distribution Automation
  • High-Precision Measurement On Any Material or Surface
  • Time-Saving Dictionary for Dimensional Measurement
December 21, 2020
  • Example Vision System Applications in Food and Medical Industries
  • Ionizer Application Examples: Visualizing Static Elimination Effects
  • KEYENCE’s Cost-saving Image Dimension Measurement System
  • Is Your Safety Light Curtain Good Enough?
  • Metal or Resin Engraving
  • Accelerating Analysis in the Medical Device, Automotive, and Semiconductor Industries
  • Get a Centralized Monitoring on Production Line Status
  • Even Better 2D Code Reading
  • Highly Accurate and Inline Dimensional Measurement
December 14, 2020
  • Automatic Focal Point and Position Correction
  • A New Ultra-Compact Static Elimination Blower...
  • Latest Ultra-compact and Lightweight Confocal Displacement Sensors
  • Automatic Area Measurement Application Technique
  • Add more Flexibility and Stability to your Vision!
  • Understanding Injection Molding Defects
  • Management of Equipment Data with PLC
  • 3 Ways to Add Value with Code Readers
  • Reduce Scrap and Save Money!
December 07, 2020
  • Switching to the IM Series Image Dimension Measurement System
  • A Brand-new Viewing Method Never Before Seen in the History of Microscopes
  • Example Uses of Sensors in Electric Vehicle Component Inspections
  • Highly Accurate Color Sensor: Stable Detection of Visual/Color Differences
  • [Latest Examples] Improving Robot Operating Efficiency with IoT
  • Improve Welding Process to Get Higher Quality
  • Electric Vehicle Code Reading Examples
  • Helping You Choose the Best Lighting for Inspection!
  • Let's Learn the Ways 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 Global Standard for Vision-Guided Robotics!
  • Advantages of Laser Microscopes & Comparative Analysis
  • The Intelligent Solution to Your Sensing Problems
  • How to Select Measurement Equipment
  • KAIZEN Case Studies for Code Reader
  • Facts about Self-Contained Laser Sensor
November 23, 2020
  • [Measure Your Sample for Free with a Laser Microscope]
  • 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
  • A Top Choice Throughout the World!
  • A Fiberoptic Sensor Designed through the Pursuit of Reliability and Ease of Use
  • Remote Management of Code Reader Operation Status
  • Using Laser Marker Instead of Labelling
  • Changing QCD with Measurement Systems
  • 1D Laser Displacement Sensor Catalog
November 16, 2020
  • High-Accuracy Measurement Made Easy
  • A Sensor That Measure 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
  • Traceability Solutions with Laser Marking
  • Implementing On-site Visualization with Greater Reliability
November 09, 2020
  • Code Readers to Improve Your Work with Unbelievable Reading Performance
  • A Measurement System That Reduces Costs and Increases New Orders and Profits!
  • Detect Any Change in Appearance with this Sensor!
  • High-accuracy Polishing Analysis Examples
  • Instant Connection to a Wide Variety of Devices and PLCs with the KV-X COM
  • Apparent Benefits of Non-Contact Measurement
  • Laser Markers Can Do So Much More Than Just Marking!
  • A Tough Laser Sensor for Use in Any Environment
  • Discover the Advantages of Vision-Guided Robotics in Various Industries
November 02, 2020
  • Future-Proofing Lights Selections
  • Effective PLC Troubleshooting Case Studies
  • Digital Microscope Concept and Imaging Technologies
  • A Guide for Choosing the Right Measurement Systems
  • The Best Way to Monitor Scanning from your Office
  • 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!
  • A Non-contact, 3D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Compact Protection for Machine Safety
  • Learn from the Automotive Industry! Barcode Reader Application Methods
  • [New Product] Tips and Tricks for Increasing Detection Accuracy with 2D Image Processing
  • A Measurement System That Helps Reduce Costs While Increasing New Orders and Profits
  • To Anyone Who Finds Laser Displacement Sensor Settings a Hassle
  • User-Friendly Positioning Control for High-Speed Performance and Synchronization
  • Eliminate Static over a Wide Area with KEYENCE Ionizers
October 19, 2020
  • A Collection of Examples
  • Pattern Projection Lighting
  • Faster by Seconds!
  • Static Simple Guide Leaflet
  • Marking Q&A Full Set
  • 4 in 1 Microscope
  • Reader in Food, Cosmetic or Pharma Industry
  • 3 Top Issues in Dimension Measurement
  • Technical Guide on Laser Measurement
October 12, 2020
  • New Generation of Digital Microscope!
  • [New Product] Measure Large Targets with LumiTrax™
  • Application Examples for Laser Displacement Sensors
  • Prevent False Positives by Learning the Basics of Contact Sensors
  • Combine Safety & Productivity
  • A PLC That Can Easily Use Equipment Data
  • Cost-saving Image Dimension Measurement System
  • Learning from the Electronic Devices Industry: Using Barcode Readers
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Electric Vehicle Components
October 05, 2020
  • [New Product] Next-gen Laser Marker with No Focus Shifting or Position Shifting
  • 1 PLC to 170 Over Sensors
  • Doing Thickness or Width Measurement?
  • How IM Helped to Reduce Scrap
  • Benefits of Handheld Mobile Computers
  • Vision-Guided Robot Solutions
  • Justification Manual for Microscope
  • Best Way to Utilize Fibre Sensors
  • 12 Commonly Asked Questions about Surface Roughness
September 28, 2020
  • Just Place and Press — The New Standard of “Smart Factories”
  • A Fixed Code Reader That Can Meet the Needs for Barcode and 2D Code Applications
  • QCD Improvement Methods Learned from the Automotive, Pharmaceutical, and Electronic Component Industries
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Medical Instruments with 16 Applications!
  • Eliminating Line Trouble Using a Laser Sensor with High Differentiation Capability
  • Do You Need to Implement Stable Inline Dimensional Measurements?
  • A Fiberoptic Sensor Designed through the Pursuit of Reliability and Ease of Use
  • Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time
  • Useful in Increasing Production of 5G-related Components! Introducing Examples Showcasing Automation through the Use of Vision Systems!
September 21, 2020
  • Advanced Lineup for Measurement
  • Work Efficiency in Logistics Sector
  • 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
  • Roughness & Surface Texture Analysis using AI
September 14, 2020
  • Contact Sensor Application Examples for Electric Vehicles
  • 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!
  • See How to Ensure Stable Coating Inspection
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Electric Vehicles
  • Changing QCD with Measurement Systems
  • Easy Barcode Data Input to PCs via USB!
  • CMOS Laser Sensor with Simple 2-Press Operation!
September 07, 2020
  • Get SEM-like Observation Easily
  • Full Solution on Laser Marker
  • Sensor Fundamental Booklet
  • Get the Right Lighting for your Vision
  • 2 Times of Everything!
  • What Do You Get From IM?
  • Tips on Height, Width and Temperature Measurement
  • Learn Simple Ladder Programming
  • Surface Roughness 12 Questions Answered
August 31, 2020
  • CMOS Laser Sensor with Simple 2-Press Operation!
  • Installing Microscopes Improved Our Profits! [Customer Testimonial]
  • Essential Equipment Stands for Installing Laser Markers
  • The Measurement Applications for Automobile Manufacturers
  • Improvement Examples Using Code Readers
  • Providing IoT Support of Industrial Robots
  • Customer Testimonials: Reasons for Choosing IM
  • Slant Adjustment Function for Measurement
  • Stable Image Inspection for Large Targets
August 24, 2020
  • How Does this Little Camera for PLC Work?
  • Unusual Reading Speed
  • Laser for Other Processing
  • Unique Ways to Use a Digital Microscope
  • KEYENCE 1D Displacement Measurement
  • Simultaneous 2D and 3D Inspection
  • Let's Reduce Scrap Together
  • Answers on Surface Roughness
  • Laser Sensor for you
August 17, 2020
  • Revolutionary Techniques for Sheet, Film, and Glass Thickness Measurement
  • [Introduction to PLCs] Programming and Monitoring for Beginners
  • Accelerating Analysis in the Medical Device, Automotive, and Semiconductor Industries
  • Compact Protection for Machine Safety
  • Ultra-stable Detection with Vision Sensor!
  • Code Reader General Catalog
  • Calculate CP and CPK in an Instant!
  • Vision System Goes International
  • Tracebility - Leave a Laser Mark
August 10, 2020
  • Armoured Protection at Your Side
  • Estimate Your Cost of Laser Marking
  • Shape Analysis - Injection Moulding Industry
  • Wide Range of Camera for Robots
  • Comprehensive Guide for KV-7000 Programming
  • Measurement using Confocal Concept
  • High Mix, Low Volume Measurement
  • Maximize Your Microscope Easily
  • Static Eliminator that Displays Operating Status
August 03, 2020
  • Simplified Motor Control with “Flow”-Based Programming
  • Code Reader Solutions in Electric Vehicle Manufacturing
  • [New Product] The Newest Vision System
  • Detect Any Change in Appearance with this Sensor!
  • A Non-deposition, Non-destructive Laser Microscope
  • Are You Still Using Blades in Processing?
  • Powerful Bar-type Ionizer for Eliminating Static throughout an Entire Area
  • Interesting Measurement Case Studies from 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
  • 3 Added Values for Electronic Industry
  • Easy Functions Voted by Public
  • Vibration and Eccentricity Measurement
  • Microscope that is 4-in-1
  • Touch Panel General Catalogue
  • Transforming 3D Surface Technology
  • 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
  • Contact VS Non-Contact Sensors, Why Do I Need To Choose?
  • 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 Amazing Reliability
  • Metal or Resin Engraving
July 13, 2020
  • Automation in Microscope?
  • Super Heavy Duty Industrial Sensor
  • IM-7000 in Medical Industry
  • Learn about PLC Easily Today
  • Proposal of Robot with Vision
  • Tips on Marking on Metal Products
  • 1D Displacement Measurement Master
  • Using Interferometer?
  • Rise in Code Scanning in Logistic Industry
July 06, 2020
  • 29 Variety of Contact Sensors
  • Collection of KAIZEN Examples - Code Readers
  • How Instant is this Machine?
  • Why Is 2D Code Marking on Products Increasing?
  • Measurement Systems Using Laser Profiling
  • [New Product] The Newest Vision System
  • Immediate Installation Possible!
  • 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
  • The 3D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Stable Image Inspection for Large Targets
  • Let's Learn the Ways to Select a Laser Marker
  • KV-X MOTION — Solving Common Motor Control Problems
  • Introducing a Micrometer with Exceptional Stability
  • Accurately Measure Many Targets Immediately
  • Compact Protection for Machine Safety
  • High-accuracy 1 μm Measurement at Minimal Cost!
  • Improvement Examples with Code Readers
June 15, 2020
  • PLC with CCTV
  • Add Value using Code Reader?
  • Measurement in Machining
  • Traceability in Electronic Industry
  • Tips on Selecting Measurement Device
  • Squeezing 4 Devices into 1
  • Food and Pharma Sensor Usage
  • Vision Training and Support
  • 12 Questions on Surface Roughness
June 08, 2020
  • Micrometer-level Measurements at any Skill or Experience
  • Do You Want to Improve Your Operations With Code Readers?
  • Fiberoptic Sensors with Amazing Reliability
  • See How to Ensure Stable Coating Inspection
  • Why We Chose the GT Series — Actual KEYENCE Customer Testimonials
  • Laser Phrasebook for Keeping
  • What is Possible With This Digital Microscope
  • [New Product] The Newest Vision System
  • PLC with a Trouble Analysis Function
June 01, 2020
  • Pattern Projection Lighting
  • Tiny Little Static Eliminator
  • Microscopy in Medical Industry
  • MORF in PLC
  • Measurement in Precision & Electronics Industry
  • Added Value from Code Reading
  • Cost Reduction from Marking
  • Surface Roughness Implementation
  • Most Versatile Fibre-Optic Sensor
May 26, 2020
  • A Laser Marker That Ensures Safety
  • Instant Calculation of Statistics Such as Cp and Cpk
  • 5 Reasons to Switch from Hand Calipers and Micrometers
  • Detect Any Change in Appearance with this Sensor!
  • Improvement Examples Using Code Readers
  • A Beginner's Guide for Motor Control
  • Latest Microscope Observation - 12 Industries
  • Vision Systems Goes International
  • A Single Handbook for Solving Static Electricity Problems
May 18, 2020
  • Highest TERA Power
  • Spot the Green and Orange Colors
  • Traceability in Electronic Industry
  • The Latest Code Reader Today
  • Another Level of 2D Imaging
  • Plating Industry Using Microscope
  • PLC Troubleshooting Case Studies
  • Measurement in the e-Vehicles Industry
  • All the Things about Dimension Measurement
May 11, 2020
  • CMOS Laser Sensor with Simple 2-Press Operation!
  • 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
  • Using Laser Markers with Built-in Cameras
  • Non-contact Sheet/Steel Material Thickness Measurement!
  • An All-in-One Lighting Solution!
  • [Latest Examples] Improving Robot Operating Efficiency with IoT
  • [Measure Your Sample for Free with a Laser Microscope]
May 04, 2020
  • High Resolution Reading Now Possible
  • Key Measurement for PCB Related
  • 3 Steps: Select a Vision System
  • VHX-6000 vs VHX-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
  • [Introduction to PLCs] Programming and Monitoring for Beginners
  • Quick and Effective Magnified Observation and Analysis
  • Measurement with Easy-to-read Inspection Reports
  • 55 Ways Eliminators Are Solving Problems
  • Learn the Basics of 2D Codes!
  • Fiberoptic Sensors with Amazing Reliability
  • Essential Equipment Stands for Installing Laser Markers
  • 2D Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection
  • Inspections with Simultaneous 2D and 3D Image Processing!
April 20, 2020
  • 3 Ways to Add Value - New Code Reader
  • Using Simple Vision Sensor for Detection
  • "Place and Press" Operation
  • Intuitive Programming Techniques
  • Instantly Resolves Conventional Measurement Issues
  • Pattern Projecting Lighting
  • Mechanical Marking VS Laser Marking
  • 10 New Standards for Microscope
  • Surface Roughness Evaluation
April 13, 2020
  • A New Standard for Reflective Sensors
  • How Do We Use Static Electricity Solutions to Reduce Costs?
  • How Fast Can Measurement Go?
  • Get a Centralized Monitoring on Production Line Status
  • One-Stop Solution for Traceability System
  • Examples of Laser Marking on Electric Vehicles
  • 4K Microscope, Take a Look
  • Interesting Measurement Case Studies from Electric Vehicles
  • [New Product] The Newest Vision System
April 06, 2020
  • Removal Using Laser
  • Infrared Temperature Sensor
  • Learning from other industries QCD Vol.2
  • Easy Troubleshooting is Possible Now!
  • CMOS Multi-Function Laser Sensor
  • The Precision for Aerospace
  • 3 Easy Steps to Select Vision System
  • Interferometer & Laser Microscope Differences
  • Static Fundamental Knowledge Edition
March 30, 2020
  • A Non-contact, 3D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Application Guide for Laser Marking on Medical Devices
  • Improve Welding Process to Get Higher Quality
  • Immediately Supports 100% Inspections
  • Improving Programming Speed for PLCs — Vol. 2
  • Contact Sensors to Meet Your Needs
  • Is Your Safety Light Curtain Good Enough?
  • [New Product] Do you know KEYENCE’s Newest Vision System?
  • Collection of Kaizen Examples - Code Readers
March 23, 2020
  • Sophisticated Device for Surface Roughness
  • 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
  • [New Product] The Newest Vision System
  • Fiberoptic Sensors with Amazing Reliability
  • 55 Ways Eliminators Are Solving Problems
  • Improvement Examples with Code Readers
  • Increase Evaluations of Prototype Measurements
  • Tracebility - Leave a Laser Mark
  • Non-contact Sheet/Steel Material Thickness Measurement!
  • A Must-read for Anyone Considering a Microscope!
  • How to Speed Up Your PLC
March 09, 2020
  • [New Product] Next Generation of Code Readers
  • See Both Small And Large
  • How to Reduce Cost via Ionizer?
  • Over 20 Years of Laser Marking Experience
  • OCR Inspection Complete Guidebook
  • Swift Measurement for Precision or Electronic Industry
  • Every Second Counts!
  • Is Safety Your Priority?
  • 100% Inline
March 02, 2020
  • 7 Techniques to Master!
  • Using Laser Markers with Built-in Cameras
  • Easy Management of Data Using PLC
  • Have You Seen the 4K Microscope?
  • Is Your Safety Light Curtain Good Enough?
  • 2D Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection
  • 2D Codes Projects in Electrical and Electronic Industry
  • Measurement with 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
  • Protection Provided by Safety Light Curtain
  • The Importance of Dealing with Static Electricity
  • Code Reader General Catalog
  • How Instant is this Machine?
  • Improves Welding Process to Get Higher Quality
  • What is Possible With This Digital Microscope
  • Changing Production Lines With Vision Guided Robotics
  • Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time
  • Laser Marker Applications for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
February 10, 2020
  • 10 Innovations You Have to Know
  • The New Confocal Principle
  • Take Measure Now for Laser Sensor
  • Laser Marking In Electronic Industry
  • Shorten PLC Debugging Time
  • Introduction to Machining
  • The Seven Techniques for IV Series
  • Using Interferometer Now?
  • A Sensor Basic for Reference
February 03, 2020
  • Tricks for Code Reader Operation
  • Static Elimimator That is Too Small
  • Are You Still Using Blades in Processing?
  • Combining PLC & Camera Together
  • Reduce Your Measurement Defect Rate
  • Improves Welding Process to Get Higher Quality
  • The World's First 4K Ultra-High Accuracy Microscope
  • Fiberoptic Sensors - Improved Reliability
  • Vision Systems Goes International
January 20, 2020
  • 2D Measurement Systems for Inline Inspection
  • Is Your Safety Light Curtain Good Enough?
  • Deploying a Reliable Machine Vision System
  • Why Is 2D Code Marking on Products Increasing?
  • Latest Difference Checking Sensors
  • Just Place and Press Today
  • Practical Ways to Utilise 2D Codes
  • 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
  • A New Concept in Thickness Measurement
January 06, 2020
  • Get a Centralized Monitoring on Production Line Status
  • VHX Digital Microscope Success Stories
  • Essential Equipment Stands for Installing Laser Markers
  • Measurement Systems Using Laser Profiling
  • A New Standard for Reflective Sensors
  • Tips and Tricks for Selecting the Perfect Vision System!
  • Using Laser Sensors...The Right Way!
  • One-Stop Solution for Traceability System
  • Fast, High-Quality Manufacturing