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US Postal Service to install vision scanners in mail distribution network

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) has placed an order for 126 package sorter and overhead camera (PSOC) system kits from Vitronic for use in its mail processing facilities.

Under terms of the agreement, Vitronic will supply the USPS with 126 VicaMssi2 line-scan camera systems and mounting frames for use on a fleet of mail sorting equipment. This scanning solution will capture USPS tracking barcode data as mail is processed in the postal distribution network.

The VicaMssi2 is an advanced parcel information acquisition and analysis system designed for applications in high-speed parcel, mailing, and material handling industries.

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