Cognex Buys Two Colorado Technology Firms

Cognex, a Massachusetts-based developer of machine vision and barcode reader systems, announced this morning that it has acquired two different, Colorado technology companies. Cognex said it has acquired Boulder-based Chiaro Technologies, a developer of a 3D machine vision sensor, and Longmont, Colorado-basedWebscan, a developer of barcode verification software. Financial details of the two acquisition were not announced. The acquisition of Chiaro Technologies occurred on November 30th, 2016, and the acquisition of Webscan was on December 9th.