Microscan (Renton, WA) has released WebLink 1.1, the latest version of its web-based barcode reader setup and control interface which now supports new feature upgrades for the company’s MicroHAWK Barcode Reader platform. Features include:
- WebLink software stored on the MicroHAWK barcode reader.
- An interface accessed through a web browser by navigating to the barcode reader’s IP address using any web-enabled device on the local area network (LAN).
- Openprotocol framework that eliminates integration hassle and device incompatibility across factory networks, IT equipment, and control systems.
- Custom reader settings can be saved as WebLink job files to the reader’s internal memory or to external devices and are completely portable to new integration environments and equipment.
- Expanded flexibility to meet custom needs in barcode reading for product identification, tracking, traceability, and guidance in industries from clinical instrumentation, to packaging, to electronics manufacturing.
- Support for the integrated liquid lens autofocus hardware option available in the MicroHAWK ID-30 and ID-40 barcode imagers.
- The ability to read barcodes at distances from 2" (50 mm) to 12" (300 mm), with focus flexibility.
- The ability to enable and disable the Autofocus feature by simply clicking the Autofocus button in the tool bar.
- Autofocus commands readers to continuously search for symbols at various focal distances within their fields of view (FOV), or set fixed focal distances using either spot focus functionality or manually setting focal distance in inches or millimeters.
- Field-upgradable speed and decoding capabilities.
- Image storage capability for use in record-keeping or audit purposes.
For more information, visit www.microscan.com.