Sick ColorRanger E Wins Vision Award
The Vision Award was established by Messe Stuttgart with the purpose of awarding the highly innovative power of the industry. Solutions which ensure more quality, efficiency, cost reduction or user-friendliness for the user are awarded. The 18th annual Vision Award went to Sick AG, based in Waldkirch, Germany, for the ColorRanger 3-D camera.
The ColorRanger E combines color and 3-D capabilities in one high-speed camera. By measuring both the 3-D shape and the color of objects and parts, more reliable decisions can be made to allow roduction plants to improve their up-time, throughput, and product quality. The ColorRanger E replaces the need for several different cameras for the same task, which reduces the solution cost and complexity.