Nov. 15, 2016

inspect awards 2017: These are the winners

Datalogic, Keyence and Zeiss won in their categories

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  • Datalogic - 1. Winner Category Automation. From left to right: Bernhard Schroth (inspect), Ivar Keulers, Stefano Savino, Joachim Hachmeister (inspect).
  • Zeiss - 1. Winner Category Contro.  From left to right: Joachim Hachmeister (inspect), Aksel Goehnermeier, Andreas Bucher, Bernhard Schroth (inspect).
  • Keyence - 1. Winner Category Vision:  From left to right: Bernhard Schroth (inspect), Rosemarie Weller, Andreas Wörz, Jennifer Wolfert , Oliver Scheel (inspect).
  • Sick - 2. Winner Category Automation. From left to right: Bernhard Schroth (inspect), Fredrik Nilsson, Fredrik Sylvan, Joachim Hachmeister (inspect).
  • Flir - 2. Winner Category Control. From left to right: Joachim Hachmeister (inspect), Koen Jacobs, Bernhard Schroth (inspect).
  • Edmund Optics - 2. Winner Category Vision. From left to right: Bernhard Schroth (inspect), Dr. Boris Lange, Lisa Tsang, Oliver Scheel (inspect).
  • Leuze - 3. Winner Category Automation. From left to right: Bernhard Schroth (inspect), Thomas Müller, Sven-Philipp Abraham, Joachim Hachmeister (inspect).
  • Olympus - 3. Winner Category Control. From left to right: Joachim Hachmeister (inspect), Henning Schmidt, Bernhard Schroth (inspect).
  • Raytrix - 3. Winner Category Vision: From left to right: Arne Erdmann, Christian Heinze, Dr. Lennart Wietzke, Andreas Pinnow, Oliver Scheel (inspect).

As a highlight at the end of the first day of the Vision in Stuttgart, the first ever inspect awards were presented and celebrated at the Wiley and inspect stand. After the jury made the nominations early in the summer, the readers of inspect and messtec drives Automation had the chance to vote for the winners until late September. The winners of the inspect award 2017 are: 


Category Automation:

  1. Datalogic – OCR Smart Camera P19
  2. Sick – 3D Vision Sensor Trispector
  3. Leuze – Camera-based Code Reader DCR 200i

Category Control:

  1. Zeiss – Chromatic White Light Sensor DotScan
  2. Flir – MWIR High Speed Camera X6900sc
  3. Olympus – Microscope Series BX3M

Category Vision

  1. Keyence – High-end Machine Vision Platform XG-X
  2. Edmund Optics – Objective Series Cx
  3. Raytrix – 3D Light-Field Technology

Stefano Savino, the responsible product manager at Datalogic said, “On behalf of Datalogic, we are honored to be presented with the inspect award 2017. The award confirms to our development team that we are on the right path with easy-to-use and dedicated machine vision solutions. I personally appreciated that the award ceremony took place at the Vision show, the best place for receiving the first prize for the Impact+ OCR (P19 Smart Camera), our smart machine vision solution for variable data printing inspection in the Food & Beverage industry.”
Andreas Bucher, Product Manager for Bridge Systems at Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik, expressed his delight: “It makes us proud to have a product in our portfolio that not only scores with its technical brilliance, but has also found favour in the eyes of the readers with regard to design and has been voted into first place. With our White Light Sensor DotScan we are going to set a new milestone in optical metrology.”
The reader prize, a high quality reflex camera, was won by Mr Otto Nilz from the company Duometric. We would like to thank all those who participated in the voting.

Companies who would like to enter an innovative product in the competition for the inspect award 2018 are welcome to apply now under The closing date is 31st March 2017.


*Keyence Deutschland GmbH
Siemensstr. 1
63263 Neu Isenburg
Phone: +49 6102 3689-0
Telefax: +49 6102 3689-100
Olympus Deutschland GmbH
Amsinckstraße 63
20097 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 23773 0
Telefax: +49 40 23376 5
Flir Systems GmbH
Berner Strasse 81
60437 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69 950090 0
Telefax: +49 69 950090 40
Edmund Optics Inc.
101 E Gloucester Pike
NJ 08007 Barrinton
Phone: + 1 856 547 6803
Datalogic Automation srl
Via Lavino 265
40050 Monte San Pietro
Phone: +39 051 6765611
Telefax: +39 0516759324
Carl Zeiss IMT GmbH
Carl-Zeiss-Str. 22
73447 Oberkochen
Phone: +49 7364 200
Telefax: +49 07364 20 38 70
Sick AG
Erwin-Sick-Str. 1
79183 Waldkirch
Phone: +49 7681 202 0
Telefax: +49 7681 202 3863
Raytrix GmbH
Schauenburgerstr. 116
24118 Kiel
Phone: 0431/5606240
Telefax: 0431/26090065

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