TiTech is a manufacturer of sensor based sorting technology which is mainly applied to sorting recyclables. TiTech has pioneered the automation of waste sorting and is known as the world leader in this field. Founded in 1993, TiTech developed the world's first NIR (Near InfraRed) sensor for waste sorting applications. With a strong focus on R&D (Research & Development), TiTech continues to spearhead the development of this market by offering cutting edge technology for the sorting of recyclables. TiTech Group in total has approx. 150 employees. Today's product portfolio contains several different sorting devices based on NIR, MIR, colour, shape, metal induction and X-ray. More than 2000 units are in operation in 25 countries. Right from the start, TiTech has invested substantial resources in developing sorting technology geared to the needs of a changing world. Waste handling is one of the most severe environmental issues facing our society, and TiTech contributes to tackling this problem by fulfilling one of the most important steps in the recycling chain: providing pure fractions for material and energy recycling.
The relevant expertise of TiTech for the PARILAS project is: Design and integration of complete sorting machines, high resolution spectrometers, complex system SW architecture, real-time image processing, real-time pattern recognition, real-time systems control, professional test facilities, worldwide distribution channel, market access and knowledge.
Main Role in consortium:
Singularization unit, belt conveyor, 3D-camera, ejection unit, system integration, system control, data processing of 3D-camera, control of ejection unit, assessment of system performance.