Track and trace systems

Precise object measurement at very high speeds

Your Benefits

  • Increased throughput thanks to non-contact, dynamic measurement of objects virtually regardless of their shape
  • Optimizes material handling processes and the use of vehicle and storage capacities
  • Increased sales thanks to validated revenue recovery of freight costs
  • Material flow optimization through inline object measurement
  • Increased system availability and reduction in operating costs thanks to short MTTR
  • Flexible and individual software customization despite anti-tamper protection
  • Quality inspection of all six sides of moving cubic objects


Precise object measurement at very high speeds

The VMS4x00/5x00 track and trace system is ideal for challenging applications in the field of non-contact dynamic measurement as well as position determination and deformation detection for objects on a diverse range of conveyor systems. The smallest cuboid that fully encloses the object is precisely determined using one or several laser-based measuring heads, virtually regardless of the shape of the object. When using a certified system, the dimension data of the objects can be used for billing purposes. The system variant for deformation control detects even the smallest deformations on any of the six sides of cuboid objects and provides a perfect monitoring tool to check objects during goods receipt and storage.

At a glance
  • Measurement accuracy up to 5 mm x 5 mm x 2 mm
  • Object sizes up to 5,500 mm x 1,600 mm x 1,250 mm
  • Conveying speeds up to 4.0 m/s
  • Certified according to MID, NTEP (OIML), MC and NMI
  • Option of output as point cloud
  • Dynamic scale value switchover
  • Detection of 10 mm or larger deformations on all six sides


Precise invoicing thanks to reliable measurement accuracy

Reliable object data forms the basis for exact calculation of freight costs. Thanks to the measurement accuracy, the VMS5x00 track and trace system delivers precise data in all dimensions thanks to a measurement accuracy up to 5 mm x 5 mm x 2 mm. Freight costs can be validated in this way and incorrectly declared goods can be correctly recalculated.
The system is certified for the European market according to the measuring instruments directive (MID) and for the American market in accordance with NTEP (OIML).
The dynamic scale value switching enables the automatic adaptation of defined tolerances depending on the object dimensions. This will increase the dimensioning rate.
Thanks to software separation, the metrologically relevant information is independent of the application-specific software component. This enables flexible and individualized adaptation to customer requirements without recertification.

Higher measurement accuracy for more sales: Simplify correct (re-) calculation of freight costs with the VMS5x00

Highest performance for the highest demands

The VMS4x00/5x00 track and trace system enables the dynamic, non-contact inline measurement of nearly any object shape – even at speeds of up to 4 m/s. This optimizes material throughput, thus saving time and money.

In addition, the system processes the acquired data and transmits it for further handling.

Targeted control even at high speeds

As a system controller, the SIM2000 Sensor Integration Machine summarizes the measured values into a point cloud.
Reliable measurements at conveyor belt speeds of up to 4.0 m/s.

Exact measurement of flat, deformed and touching objects

Flat objects such as book and letter deliveries with a height of at least 20 mm can be measured for billing purposes.

Using the Contour Verification system variant, the smallest deformations on any of the six sides of cubic objects can be detected.

Thanks to the inline detection and measurement of touching objects, the data can be used for billing purposes. Singulation is no longer required.

Higher tempo, more throughput: The VMS4x00/5x00 measures objects with the greatest possible accuracy even at high speeds.


Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview


    Courier, express, parcel, and postal

    Retail and warehousing

    Products by tasksDimensioning
    Transport speed≤ 0.1 m/s ... 4 m/s (start-stop operation possible)
    Accuracy of object coverage

    ± 5 mm x ± 5 mm x ± 2 mm

    ± 0.2 ″ x ± 0.2 ″ x ± 0.1 ″

    ≥ 5 mm x ≥ 5 mm x ≥ 5 mm

    ≥ 0.2 ″ x ≥ 0.2 ″ x ≥ 0.2 ″

    Only valid for dimensioning, not for deformation measurements.

    ± 0.2 ″ x ± 0.2 ″ x ± 0.2 ″

    Minimum object distance50 mm / 0 mm / 50 mm
    Minimum object size

    50 mm x 50 mm x 20 mm

    2 ″ x 2 ″ x 1 ″

    50 mm x 50 mm x 50 mm

    2 ″ x 2 ″ x 2 ″

    200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm

    8 ″ x 4 ″ x 4 ″

    Maximum object size

    5,500 mm x 1,200 mm x 1,100 mm

    216 ″ x 47 ″ x 43 ″

    5,500 mm x 1,600 mm x 1,100 mm

    216 ″ x 63 ″ x 43 ″

    2,500 mm x 1,600 mm x 1,100 mm

    98 ″ x 63 ″ x 43 ″

    5,500 mm x 1,600 mm x 1,250 mm

    2,000 mm x 1,000 mm x 1,000 mm

    80 ″ x 40 ″ x 40 ″

    Output dataXML, ASCII, customer protocol
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product