Cognex Corporation is a provider of machine vision products that captures and analyzes visual information in order to automate tasks, primarily in manufacturing processes. The Company operates in the modular vision systems division (MVSD). The Company's products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world. MVSD develops, manufactures and markets modular vision systems and identification (ID) products that are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as cellular phones, aspirin bottles and automobile wheels during the manufacturing or distribution process. The Company's registered marks include Cognex, VisionPro, In-Sight, Checker and DataMan, among others.