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Press Releases from VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH (46 total)

Automatic Weld Seam Inspection VIRO WSI with a New Sensor: More Compact – Fast …

Wiesbaden, April 24, 2019 – For over two decades, VITRONIC’s automated weld seam inspection system VIRO WSI has been successfully used by the automotive industry and its suppliers. With newly developed sensors, the inspection system is now faster and more compact than its predecessor and is optimized for MIG/MAG as well as laser seams. Thereby, the inspection system of the technology leader VITRONIC is ideally suited for all

VITRONIC GmbH and TNT Nederland BV announce global partnership

VITRONIC delivers state-of-the art technology with identification and measurement applications throughout the TNT Nederland BV (TNT) service chain VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH and TNT have entered into a long-term global partnership to equip hubs, gateways and service centers with the latest machine vision technology for data capture of all transported items. The initial project, which covers over 100 sites throughout Europe, consists of systems that read barcodes, measure the volume

Automated 3D Volume Measurement and Defect Detection

Every millimeter counts: VOLUMEChd measures the volume of any moving object in the field of intralogistics. The new VOLUMEChd 3D volume measurement system from VITRONIC precisely measures rectangular and irregularly shaped objects in the field of intralogistics and reliably detects defects on boxes. This makes it possible, for example, to automate invoicing, optimize the utilization of transport fleets and avoid warehouse technology malfunctions. Developed by VITRONIC, the VOLUMEChd 3D volume measurement system

Automatic barcode reading with SAP connection

Automatic barcode reading with SAP connection Seamless logistics processes – VITRONIC and SMILOG offer a complete system for barcode reading and data integration in SAP applications. VICAMsnap! camera systems from VITRONIC are used for automatic data capture, for example, in material flow management and warehousing, in goods receipt processes, by post and parcel services and in the retail trade. Together with logistics expert SMILOG, VITRONIC now offers a complete solution for automatic

Follow-up order for carton-, flat sorting

VITRONIC supplies over 2,000 Auto-ID camera systems to parcel and post customer VITRONIC Machine Vision LTD is proud to announce it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to automate the manual processing of flats and small parcels from a large parcel and post customer. Under the terms of the contract, VITRONIC Machine Vision LTD, will provide over 2,000 VICAMsnap! camera units to be deployed in early 2014 for their facilities

Action! The compact multi-code reader VICAMsnap! on video

Action! The compact multi-code reader VITRONIC VICAMsnap! on video Camera systems for capturing items within the scope of material flow management, ware-housing and parcel/post services in both the retail trade and the production industry help reduce throughput times, accel-erate business processes and lower costs. The latest VITRONIC video demonstrates countless opportunities for using the VICAMsnap! multi-code reader and highlights the system’s advantages. VICAMsnap! is a camera-based data capture solution that combines a

VITRONIC at Smart Conference and Expo 2013 in Australia

For efficient sorting, order picking and storage of goods, customer and object related data needs to be captured and processed. VITRONIC will present its camera-based identification systems for Parcel Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution companies at Australia’s leading supply chain event Smart Conference and Expo in Sydney: VICAMsnap! speeds up capture processes, increases productivity of employees and reduces the logistics cost per item. Advantages for efficiency, productivity and cost-savings The compact

Combined identification and x-ray of packages for UPS at Cologne-Bonn airport

VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH and Smiths Detection are working closely together within a pilot project for UPS in Cologne. The objective is the automated identification and x-ray of cross-border packages. A six-sided reading system including certified volume measurement has been installed from VITRONIC for the automated identification of barcodes and maxicodes on packages. The camera-based identification system VIPAC R6 as well as the x-ray system from Smiths Detection are combined


Optimized processes and greater efficiency with camera-based data capture and recognition of carton deformations at goods receipt Wiesbaden, Germany, 24th January 2013 – VITRONIC will present its camera-based identification systems for use in distribution, contract and 3PL logistics at IMHX 2013 in Birmingham. With VICAM camera systems, packages are quickly and accurately identified at goods receipt, deformations on cartons are detected automatically, and the captured data is integrated seamlessly into ERP

VITRONIC supplies over 1,000 Auto-ID systems to parcel and post customer

VITRONIC Machine Vision Ltd. is proud to announce it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to automate the manual processing of flats and small parcels from a large parcel and post customer. Under the terms of the contract, VITRONIC Machine Vision Ltd. will provide over 1,000 VICAMsnap! camera units to be deployed in early 2013 for the customer’s facilities throughout the United States. The VITRONIC camera systems will provide scanning


Camera systems speed up processes and reduce expenses for data capture of Parcel Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution For efficient sorting, order picking and storing of goods, customer- and object-related data needs to be captured and processed. At the ProMAT tradeshow in Chicago, VITRONIC will be presenting state-of-the-art camera systems for Parcel Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution companies: VICAMsnap! and VICAMssi2 speed up capture processes, increase productivity of employees and reduce

Automated parcel capture at UPS

VITRONIC Auto-ID systems increase the package sorting capacity of UPS at Cologne/Bonn Airport Wiesbaden / Cologne-Bonn, 24th May 2012 – The machine vision experts VITRONIC are glad to announce a large order from UPS. At Cologne/Bonn Airport, 200 VICAMssi2 high-performance line scan cameras will capture parcels and envelopes for efficient sortation. The background to this large order is the planned increase of the sortation capacity at this UPS site from 110.000 to

VITRONIC combines red light enforcement with access control for bus lane

Wiesbaden / Tallinn. VITRONIC GmbH from Wiesbaden, Germany and their Estonian partner Alarmtec AS have received an order for an innovative project for the monitoring of red light violations in combination with bus lane enforcement. The city of Tallinn as end customer will be receiving state-of-the art technology. The solution developed by VITRONIC is mounted in an attractive housing called “City Design Pole” which fits nicely into the urban environment.

A precise 3D image in just 12 seconds: VITRONIC presents the VITUS 3D Body Scann …

Reliable and highly accurate raw data is needed to use 3D images of a person or object, for example for body measurement. The VITUSsmart body scanner from VITRONIC generates an accurate 3D image during a scan of only 12 seconds. VITRONIC will present the VITUSsmart body scanner at the 3D Body Scanning Technologies Asian Workshop in Tokyo, Japan. The VITUSsmart body scanner is used for manufacturing tailor-made garments, collecting anthropometric

VITRONIC extends presence in Qatar: 26 PoliScan systems contribute to more traff …

Wiesbaden / Doha. VITRONIC Machine Vision Middle East LLC and their Qatar partner ITQAN Holding have recently received an order for 26 PoliScan systems. 16 systems will be employed for speed enforcement, ten will be operating as combined solutions for speed and red light enforcement. It already is the second order for VITRONIC in the State of Qatar. The Doha airport’s operating company Qatar Civil Aviation Authority is VITRONIC’s end customer

Advantage VITRONIC: Laser technology leads the way - Next generation TollChecker …

Wiesbaden / Amsterdam. At Intertraffic 2012 VITRONIC will present innovative enforcement solutions for tolling as well as for speed and red light enforcement. With the latest TollChecker generation VITRONIC not only presents a future-proof solution for multi-lane free-flow tolling systems but also responds to an important task for Europe: TollChecker is already capable of fulfilling the interoperability requirements for a European Electronic Toll Service (EETS). Exhibited at Intertraffic for the very

VITRONIC wins tender in Estonia: Order placed for ten speed enforcement systems

Wiesbaden / Tallinn. Machine vision specialist VITRONIC GmbH from Germany and their Estonian partner Alarmtec AS have won a tender for ten stationary speed enforcement systems from the Estonian Road Administration. Due to the advanced technology VITRONIC clearly surpassed a direct competitor. It is already the third consecutive order in Estonia. With this the VITRONIC success story in the Baltic state continues. The VITRONIC solution for speed enforcement includes the delivery

Great honor for VITRONIC in Middle East - Dubai Police: VITRONIC is the best enf …

Wiesbaden / Dubai. The Dubai Police recently honored VITRONIC as the best enforcement supplier 2011. A ceremony was held to award a prize to the police’s partners who significantly contributed to reducing the number of road fatalities in Dubai. VITRONIC is the only company from the speed enforcement sector that was honored. “I am very happy about this important recognition and I am proud to be able to help increasing road

VITRONIC beats competitors: With only 8 percent of all enforcement systems one t …

Wiesbaden / Dubai. Latest statistics of the Dubai Police for the year 2011 show PoliScanspeed’s efficiency: Of more than 1.7 million traffic violations registered by the 323 speed enforcement systems in Dubai last year the 27 PoliScanspeed systems from VITRONIC captured 565,148 violators, a third of all violations. This clearly indicates the superiority of VITRONIC systems compared to competitors active in Dubai as well. Based on the Dubai Police’s

Ecotaxe Truck Tax in France: VITRONIC to Equip Fixed Enforcement Gantries

Machine vision firm is the only German company with major involvement in the nationwide project Wiesbaden, Germany. VITRONIC GmbH from Wiesbaden, Germany, will supply key components for all fixed enforcement gantries for the nationwide truck charging system to be implemented on 15,000 km of French roads. The multi-million euro contract is part of the prestigious Ecotaxe project. VITRONIC was selected by French THALES group which is in charge of the enforcement

PoliScanspeed camera snaps 20,000 traffic offenders in five days

Wiesbaden / Perth. Only a few days into operation a PoliScanspeed speed enforcement system is currently delivering convincing results in Australia: In just five days the system from machine vision specialist VITRONIC caught 20,000 speeders – despite widespread publicity of the system’s installation. The Australian website “Perth Now“ quotes Police Minister Rob Johnson “When you get 20,000 people in five days exceeding the speed limit on the Mitchell Freeway, these people

VITRONIC presents Arabic website: Increasing relevance of Middle East markets

Wiesbaden, Germany. Machine vision specialist VITRONIC offers Arabic speaking customers a new additional service. As of today the company’s website is available in Arabic as well. VITRONIC can now be reached in six languages. The new website makes it possible for Arabic prospective customers to access information about VITRONIC’s products and services more easily and to contact the company in their native language. The increasing interest by the Arabic

German quality in the Middle East region: First calibration stand for laser syst …

Wiesbaden / Dubai. VITRONIC Machine Vision Middle East LLC, subsidiary of the German machine vision expert VITRONIC GmbH, now offers German calibration quality in Dubai. Recently, a highly sophisticated calibration stand for laser systems has been installed and was set into operation. The calibration stand supports the annual inspection of laser speed and red light systems as required by law in most European countries like Germany and Switzerland. VITRONIC is

VITRONIC at Gulf Traffic 2011: Increased road traffic safety with LIDAR speed en …

Wiesbaden, Germany / Dubai. Superior enforcement technology significantly contributes to more safety in road traffic. At this year’s Gulf Traffic from 12 to 14 December 2011 in Dubai the VITRONIC Group presents its latest generation of laser based traffic enforcement systems at booth 3F30: PoliScanspeed for fixed and mobile speed enforcement and PoliScanredlight for non-invasive control of red light offenses. PoliScanspeed is a LIDAR speed enforcement solution that is

Western Australia police: Greater speed detection effectiveness using PoliScansp …

Wiesbaden. Through deployment of PoliScanspeed, 58 percent more vehicles were detected exceeding the speed limit in Western Australia than in the previous twelve months. The Western Australia police force recently published these figures in its latest annual report for the year to 30 June 2011. “This performance is attributed to the improved effectiveness of new VITRONIC digital speed cameras”, the report states. According to the report, 13.7 million vehicles were

VITRONIC at Post-Expo in Stuttgart 2011

Camera-based Auto-ID systems for highest read rates and more efficiency Wiesbaden, 25th July 2011 – At Post-Expo in Stuttgart from 27th to 29th September 2011, VITRONIC will be presenting high-capacity camera-based systems for the identification of packages. VITRONIC’s Auto-ID systems recognize, analyze and evaluate all relevant information from barcodes, 2-D codes and characters (OCR) - also many different code types in one image (multi-code reading). Furthermore, important additional information such as the

Vitronic presents standard systems and customized solutions at EU PVSEC 2011

At the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition from September 5 - 9, 2011 in Hamburg/Germany, VITRONIC is presenting camera-based inspection systems for the quality control of solar cells, wafers and modules. This allows the implementation of customized solutions for complex challenges and specific requirements. VITRONIC is a leading supplier of camera-based inline inspection systems for photovoltaics, with almost 1,000 VINSPECsolar systems installed for 40 customers around the world.

LIDAR-based speed enforcement catches more speeders

Wiesbaden. PoliScanspeed users around the world report convincing results through the use of the laser-based system for speed enforcement by VITRONIC. Thanks to modern technology, a significantly higher number of speeders are caught than with conventional technology. In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the use of PoliScanspeed resulted in a drop of 38 percent in the number of traffic fatalities within just four months in 2010, while the number of accidents declined by

VITRONIC at ITS Lyon 2011: Automated Toll Collection Systems Ensure Exact Vehicl …

Wiesbaden / Lyon. Laser-based 3D technology allows a precise classification of vehicles as the basis for correct calculation of toll charges. At ITS 2011 in Lyon, VITRONIC will present innovative toll collection systems such as TollCheckerfreeflow that contribute to preventing traffic jams and improving traffic flow. VITRONIC TollCheckerfreeflow systems allow a precise 3D vehicle classification in several lanes of flowing traffic. In contrast to other systems, TollCheckerfreeflow only requires a single

130 PoliScanspeed systems for Latvia: Now VITRONIC is present in all Baltic stat …

Wiesbaden / Riga. The German company VITRONIC GmbH and her subsidiary VITRONIC Baltica together with the Latvian company SIA Komerccentrs DATI Grupa won a tender for 130 speed enforcement systems in Latvia. By this the partners stand up to four competitors. 100 systems will be operating alternately in 160 stationary housings, 30 will be used for mobile speed enforcement. With the installation of PoliScanspeed systems for speed enforcement in

Review: VITRONIC at CeMAT exhibition 2011: Camera systems for data acquisition i …

Wiesbaden, 12th May 2011 – VITRONIC presented camera-based Auto-ID systems at this year’s CeMAT in Hannover from 2nd to 6th May. These camera systems outmatch conventional laser scanners regarding the acquisition of customer- and object based data of goods in intralogistics. VIPAC systems for manual, semi-automatic and fully automatic data acquisition have been presented at the booth. These systems acquire data along the entire process chain in intralogistics, i.e. in incoming

Compact camera reads barcodes and 2D codes

Handling and data acquisition in a single movement Recording barcodes as well as 2D codes and, at the same time, handling goods with both hands: the compact camera VICAMsnap! from VITRONIC makes it possible. VICAMsnap! is installed above the workstation and reads codes while the goods are continuously processed. Reading with the VICAMsnap! saves time, additional materials handling and increases the productivity of the employees. No matter if the goods are being

VITRONIC presents at this year’s CeMAT: Advantages of camera systems for data …

Highest Read Rates for Maximum Throughput Wiesbaden, March 23rd 2011 – In intralogistics, customer-related and object-related data of goods is acquired and processed at different locations. Currently, laser scanners and camera systems are used for this purpose. However, the future belongs to the camera technology that provides significant advantages: it increases the degree of automation, accelerates processes, improves the efficiency and productivity with respect to personnel placement and reduces the logistics

Large Order from USPS: VITRONIC supplies 126 camera systems

VITRONIC Machine Vision Limited today announced that it was awarded a multimillion contract by The United States Postal Service ® (USPS) for 126 package sorter and overhead camera (PSOC) system kits for use in mail processing facilities. Under terms of the agreement, VITRONIC will supply the USPS with 126 VICAMssi2 line-scan camera systems and mounting frames for use on a fleet of mail sorting equipment. This scanning solution will capture USPS

New Vitronic App Offers Remote Performance Checks!

Vitronic is the first manufacturer of camera-based parcel identification technology to offer an ‘App’ for system operators wishing to check their hub’s performance and efficiency. Compatible with Apple’s touch-screen iPad, it allows users to run remote diagnostics immediately from any location in network range. System operators are usually very busy, constantly moving around hubs to perform a wide range of tasks. They need to be aware of current read rates

Vitronic Helps Interlink Express Reduce CO² Emissions

Vitronic has supplied five VIPAC D2 volume-measuring units to Interlink Express. Used in the company’s Smethwick distribution centre, they allow operators to optimise valuable transport space in vehicles. This means Interlink Express can plan delivery routes efficiently, keeping costs and CO² emissions to a minimum. Interlink Express is one of the UK’s leading parcel carriers. It offers a range of domestic and international services, and primarily serves the SME sector. Interlink

VITRONIC: Mobile and stationary LIDAR speed enforcement systems certified by the …

Wiesbaden, 21st August 2009 – VITRONIC’s LIDAR speed enforcement system PoliScanspeed has been granted official approval in Slovenia. Both stationary and mobile systems can be used, providing non-invasive speed enforcement on 3 lanes of traffic. Tailgating drivers, lane changes and overtaking vehicles can all be fully enforced. Together with partner company SG Biro d.o.o., VITRONIC is continuing its expansion into the Eastern European market. The Slovenian Institute of Metrology has

VITRONIC: There’s No Way Through

Police authorities in Germany have invested in new traffic enforcement equipment from VITRONIC. The PoliScanspeed system has been installed on a section of road only allowed for buses and taxis, but frequently exploited by private vehicles. In the first week alone almost 1000 infringements were detected. A section of Willy-Brandt-Allee in Wiesbaden, Germany is closed off to private vehicles. To improve the efficiency of the public transport system and to

How to reduce costs for manual no-read processing?

The processing of no-reads within intralogistics costs significant amounts of money. A large percentage of no-reads could be avoided. Around 95 % of all no-reads are generated because the codes are fundamentally unreadable. Invalid or low quality printed codes are only one example of unreadable objects. Courier-, Express- and Postal Service Providers want to change this. In order to optimize the operational costs, analyses should show who is delivering invalid

Speed enforcement: Make roads safer and increase the number of valid reads:

Wiesbaden, 24th April 2009 – Typical speed enforcement situations: One direction of travel is documented whilst speeding drivers traveling in the opposite direction evade enforcement; offending motorcyclists are captured from the front and the license plate remains unidentified. Together with the new remote camera PoliScanspeed, a laser-based speed enforcement device from VITRONIC, violations are documented from the front and the rear. The number of valid cases increases and speed in

Chronopost installs camera based identification systems at the HUB in Chilly-Maz …

After performing extensive comparison tests, the French logistics company Chronopost decided in favor of the camera-based identification technology from Vitronic. In its new distribution center in Chilly-Mazarin/France, up to 30,000 packages per hour are sorted at during peak times. In total two tilt-tray sorters each use two VIPAC systems. Five cameras per system automatically read barcodes and two-dimensional codes (Datamatrix and PDF417) on five sides of the package at conveyor speeds

Camera based identification technology speeds up intralogistics

The camera based identification system VIPAC provides even faster throughput of goods for intralogistical processes. Vitronic is introducing the latest generation of identification technology at CeMAT. For the first time this technology allows characters (optical character recognition - OCR) and barcodes to be read at speeds of up to 4.5 m/s. It also enables certified volumes to be measured over cross belt or tilt-tray sorters. That saves having a lot

An Effortless System for High Reading Rates - VICODEbasic Identifies and Verifie …

Being launched at the Interpack Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, VITRONIC present a new camera system to provide a solution for basic reading tasks: VICODEbasic reads variable data with high reliability while identifying text and codes with an accuracy up to 99.9%, even with high production flows. The camera achieves this whilst maintaining the quality and reliability associated will all VITRONIC’s products. VICODEbasic is operator-friendly and can be easily integrated into

Identification in Logistics: New Line Scan Camera

The new VITRONIC camera generation, VICAMssi2, pushes the envelope of technology: it can be used at conveyor speeds of up to 4.5 m/s, it is smaller and lighter, easier to handle, install and service, and it requires less energy. The new VICAMssi2 is optimized for outstanding image quality at fastest conveyor speeds, resulting in highest barcode, 2-D code and OCR (optical character recognition) read rates. The camera unit consists of

Swedish postal service uses VITRONIC technology: Offline videocoding shortens pa …

VITRONIC, a leading provider of optical identification systems for the enhancement of logistical processes, has been contracted with equipping the Swedish postal service with offline videocoding. At the sixth location, competitor systems will additionally be replaced with state of the art VITRONIC technology. This means that all of the distribution centers in the Swedish postal system are equipped with VIPAC systems which read barcodes fully automatically on three parcel sides. The

Three dimensional measuring system for cuboidal goods: Certified in Germany, app …

As the first multidimensional measuring system in Germany, VOLUMEC HS2 from Vitronic has been certified in accordance with the new European MID guidelines. Certification is thus approved throughout Europe. The German National Metrology Institute (PTB) in Braunschweig has confirmed this with the test certification number of DE-06-MI009-PTB001. As part of the VIPAC identification system, VOLUMEC HS2 serves the enhancement of logistical processes and facilitates revenue recovery. The volume measuring system

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