WINTERSTEIGER wins ISPO Award
BD 3D foot scanner Vandra (developed by Volumental) crowned “Product of the Year"
On February 5 and 6, the ISPO Awards were held at the world's largest trade fair for sports equipment: ISPO in Munich. More than 500 products were in with a chance, with WINTERSTEIGER AG emerging as one of the proud winners.
The jury honored a total of 49 candidates in five categories – which included naming five particularly special innovations "Product of the Year". Indeed, WINTERSTEIGER won this very title in the "Ski" category for the BOOTDOC 3D foot scanner Vandra. The BD 3D foot scanner Vandra, developed by Swedish technology firm Volumental (www.volumental.com) in conjunction with BOOTDOC, provides a three-dimensional image of the customer's feet in seconds. It also supplies a wealth of measurement data such as instep height, ankle circumference, foot length and width, thereby helping sports retailers to recommend suitable insoles and ski boots.
Industrial design managers Christof Ronge and Assa Abloy explained the jury's decision as follows: “A powerful and compact service unit with long-term benefits for every aspect of the value-added chain. It helps customers gain more from their equipment and to add even greater enjoyment to their sport.