From May 31st to June 2nd, 2023, the inaugural GITEX Africa took place in Marrakech and attracted stakeholders from all over the continent. GITEX Africa is related to GITEX, which takes place annually in Dubai, and is a trade show of global relevance in the field of tech and start-ups. With a strong focus on technology and innovation, GITEX Africa is a hub for experts from all continents however, with a special focus on Africa.
VITRONIC Middle East was honored to be part of the first edition of GITEX Africa and participated with a 30sqm, 3 sides open stand in the digital cities area of the exhibition. Over the course of three days, a big number of professionals and current and prospective customers visited the stand to learn more about safer roads in Africa and smart city networks.
VITRONIC was proud to present solutions with a strong focus on the African markets and unique environments, which are reducing the number of road accidents by running independent from time, persons, and weather conditions.
In addition, POLISCAN measuring systems play a crucial role in enhancing road safety by capturing a significantly higher traffic violations. These advanced systems have the ability to monitor multiple lanes and two directions of travel simultaneously, ensuring comprehensive coverage. They are capable of detecting both approaching and receding traffic, further enhancing their effectiveness. Furthermore, the presented system offers different housings tailored to specific accident-prone areas.
However, the benefits of these systems extend beyond road safety alone. VITRONIC, recognizing their potential, has demonstrated the current advancements in Smart City Applications. The existing enforcement systems not only document violations but also collect valuable data that can be utilized in various ways. Leveraging the existing infrastructure, VITRONIC showcased how this data can be transformed into actionable insights. This knowledge-driven approach holds the potential to improve traffic flow, reduce air pollution, and enhance overall satisfaction among city residents.
VITRONIC is the world's leading innovation driver for machine vision, enabling its customers to master the challenges of tomorrow.
The family owned group of companies develops forward-looking solutions in the form of specialized products and software for image-based quality inspection, identification and process optimization, which find application in the growth sectors of automation and traffic engineering.
VITRONIC solutions make an important contribution to helping shape a safe and sustainable world. The existing limits of what is economically feasible are constantly being questioned in order to achieve the highest quality and productivity, for example in the production of automotive and pharmaceutical companies. Worldwide, Auto-ID solutions in logistics centers and at cargo airports, take over the reliable and efficient recording of shipments and thus ensure a transparent flow of goods.
In the transport sector, VITRONIC offers leading technology for increased safety on the roads, for optimizing traffic flow and for recording road usage.
Open and honest dealings with our customers form the foundation for jointly exploiting technological and process potential to the full. Joint success forms the basis of long-term cooperation with companies such as B. Braun, BMW, Daimler, DHL, UPS, Toll Collect, Fresenius and Sanofi as well as with public clients.
Since its foundation in 1984, VITRONIC has been growing continuously for almost 40 years. The current annual turnover (2022) is 208 million EUR and the company is currently represented on five continents in over 80 countries with 1,400 employees.
Development and production of VITRONIC systems are located at the company headquarters in Wiesbaden. VITRONIC subsidiaries in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as a worldwide network of sales and service partners, provide local support to international customers.