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RFID for Container Tracking

Challenge: Design a solution to tag and track seed containers. Solution: Zebra FX9600 fixed RFID reader, MC3390xR RFID handheld scanners with a custom application using MCL, custom mounting structure and controls. Story: A local company’s business is t …

Multi-Generation Mobile Computer Application

Challenge: Modernize the mobile computers for a picking application. Solution: Zebra MC9300 with a custom web browser interface. Story: A tooling manufacturer previously worked with the engineers at EMP to design the picking process in their warehouse. …

Label Inspection on a Budget

Challenge: Design a label inspection system on a budget.Solution: Zebra DS2208 hand scanner, ZD620 DesktopPrinters, and a custom ZBI program. Story: Label inspection is a very common application that often starts from incorrect labels being placed on t …

Modernizing Parts Delivery

Challenge: Upgrade technology hardware and OS to ease the validation process. Solution: Zebra TC21 mobile computer running Android, using MCL as rapid development tool. Story: A medical device manufacturer had a numberof mobile devices running Windows …

Deep Learning Parts Inspection System

Challenge: Ensure product ships complete with no missing pieces. Solution: Custom conveyor with reject station, print and apply, and Cognex machine vision with AI. Story: A packaging company needed to upgrade its quality inspections. The company packag …

Custom Printer Stand

Challenge: Modify the current EMP Printer Stand to a stand-alone printer station. Solution: Printer station with keyboard and PC mount. Story: An automotive component supplier was reading the monthly EMP newsletter when they saw an article on EMP Produ …

Custom Web Browser Application

Challenge: Improve the product replenishment process for a local cable and internet company. Solution: Custom web browser application. Story: A local cable company was on the hunt for someone to solve the product replenishment problems that were occurr …

RFID Printer with Robotics

Challenge: Provide and integrate an RFID label printer into custom robotic machinery. Solution: Zebra ZT411 RFID label printer with Ethernet IP and Zebra Network Connect. Story: A machine builder was in the process of constructing a bagging machine for …

Laser Marking System for DateTime Stamp

Challenge: Design an automated time and date laser marking system for a plastic injection molded product. Solution: Matthews e-SolarMark 30-watt Co2 laser, custom fixture, Cognex InSight 2000, and custom lighting. Story: A large injection molding house …

Custom Pick to Light Cart

Challenge: Create a custom Pick to Light cart that addressesall the customer’s needs. Solution: A custom shelving unit with waterfall shelves, Epson color printer, printer slide, Zebra DS9908, pull-out shelf, and Lithium batteries. Story: A healthcare …

Label Printing Kiosk for Shop Floor

Challenge: Design a new label printing kiosk solution for the customer’s out-of-date PC and label software. Solution: A label printing kiosk consisting of a Zebra CC6000 integrated with MCL code. Story: A customer recently approached EMP with the need …

Agriculture Core Sampling

Challenge: Identify the geographical origins of soil samples taken by a robot. Solution: A Cognex Dataman 262 mounted directly to the robot. Story: An agricultural startup company reached out to the engineers at EMP for help with a bar code scanning ap …

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