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PGV Positioning System Nominated for the Automation Award 2013

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The positioning system PGV is nominated for the Automation Award 2013
The positioning system PGV is nominated for the Automation Award 2013

The unique positioning system PGV (Position Guided Vision) from Pepperl+Fuchs has been selected to be among the top 10 products for the Automation Award 2013. It is now your turn to declare the PGV—that reliably controls automated guided vehicles—the winner.


  • Reliably detects different colored route-tracking tape/paint and Data Matrix codes even on highly reflective surfaces
  • Excellent extraneous light immunity > 100,000 lux, eliminates additional contrast tape
  • Wide scan window coupled with the 2-D Data Matrix technology provides seamless navigation over damaged or dirty tape
  • Compact housing fits in the smallest AGVs
  • Easy mounting and installation with plug-and-play connectivity
  • Compatible with most industrial protocols

The Automation Award

Every year, a jury - consisting of the SPS IPC Drives congress committee, VDMA, ZVEI, and the elektro automation - nominates ten products from the automation industry. At the SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg - visitors cast their votes for their favorite product. The product with the most votes receives the Automation Award.