APOS (Absolute Positioning System) VAHLE Inc.
VAHLE’s APOS (Absolute Positioning System) is an exclusive and innovative solution that provides absolute positioning data down to +/- 1mm. Originally designed for automated handling systems in material flow technology, this versatile product is now used in a wide variety of industries, inclduing assembly automation, crane and port technology, and amusement applications.
VAHLE’s contactless APOS features a magnetic barcode that transmits data positioning information as it is read by a mobile consumer. Unaffected by travel direction or interruptions, vehicles can be removed from the line and reinserted in a different position. The system can be installed independently or in conjunction with other VAHLE power and data solutions, providing users with the ability to power a moving vehicle, communicate with it and know its precise location.