NIMMSTA develops the world’s first backhand scanner with touch display for FREEHAND SCANNING, which extremely simplifies workflows, especially in the logistics sector. The HS 50 is a small, lightweight, smart backhand scanner that can be easily integrated into the customer’s system. The HS 50 makes searching for the scanner, capturing the barcode and then putting the scanner down again to pick up the goods a thing of the past. Scanning and reading of information takes place in the working movement. The trigger button for scanning is simply activated with the thumb. The ergonomic fixation on the back of the hand leaves both hands free to grip the goods.

Based on their many years of experience in the product development of industrial PC’s in their engineering office of the company AFR Engineering GmbH, the idea of NIMMSTA was then born in 2019. They founded the engineering office in 2009.

There are two managing directors, Florian is the technical head behind the whole project NIMMSTA and Andi primarily takes care of marketing and sales.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

NIMMSTA: The main areas of activity is the developement of the backhand scanner with touch display that optimizes all workflows in the whole logistic sector. The NIMMSTA HS 50 dives companys into industry 4.0.

E.E: What’s the news for 2021 about new products?

NIMMSTA: We love to manufacture products that have added value and are extremely innovative. We have achieved this with the HS 50. But our work is not finished at this point. We are always improving, developing and looking for further optimization. Thus we will release new useful and great features of the HS 50.

E.E: What are the ranges of traded products?

NIMMSTA: Our product portfolio consists of one hardware product, the HS 50. Different softwares can be used, NIMMSTA Basic and NIMMSTA Pro. They run on Windows and Android. In addition, two plugins (Staylinked and Ivanti) are available. This means that the HS 50 can be used immediately without complex integration into the WMS.

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

NIMMSTA: The German logistics market alone has a total volume of more than 279 billion euros and over 3.2 million employees (more than 300 million worldwide). The potential for the HS 50 is therefore great. With regard to Industry 4.0, the HS 50 is ideal for being able to ensure the necessary networking. This is extremely important for companies in order to remain flexible and up to date. We support them and make the changeover to wearables as easy as possible and the increase in efficiency can be seen after a very short time.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

NIMMSTA: More and more companies are equipping their workers with wearables to optimize all workflows. The productivity increases extremely and the error rate is greatly reduced. Therefore, sooner or later, all pistol scanners will be replaced.

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

NIMMSTA: The NIMMSTA HS 50 stands out above all due to the integrated touch display. No comparable wearable on the market fulfills this feature. It is the wordwide frist touch-enabled backhand scanner.

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2021?

NIMMSTA: We always say challenges drive us and lets try it. There are always new opportunities and ways as well as technologies and competition but that drives the market. Even in times of crisis, good things arise because you have to rethink something. We are excited and ready for whatever comes.