Product diversity necessitates smart web searchingDecember 1, 2014 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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The diversity of sensors available to product developers, engineers and users is nearly unmanageable. There are many options — and every option has even more options. How do you choose the one that’s right for your application?
Wenglor sensoric GmbH, a developer of intelligent sensor technologies, saw a need and has simplified the search for products for its customers. With the help of the new wenglor product selector, users can search through more than 2,000 products, and registered customers can place orders online 24 hours a day.
The product selector has already been integrated into the catalogue’s user interface on wenglor’s website, providing users with the opportunity to filter based on the most important technical characteristics of the comprehensive product portfolio, as well as making concise comparisons. Users can also select from up to 20 different technical characteristics per product category (e.g., range, layout, interface, output and many others).
“Our customers save a great deal of time as a result,” explains wenglor general manager Fabian Baur.”They can find the desired product on their own initiative and they’re able to keep track of things despite growing diversity.”
The product selector also features an exchange function — selected features can be substituted with others — providing every customer enquiry with its own individualized results. This makes a direct comparison with relevant characteristics possible.
“As a rule, an entire bundle of technical characteristics is of decisive importance for our customers — not just one or two features,” says Baur. “Presenting these large amounts of information in a user-friendly fashion, making it easy to generate comparisons with other products and rendering these functions freely accessible was the idea behind the selector.”
Up to six features can be displayed simultaneously, and the results window is updated automatically each time a change is entered. Other features include the ability to receive tracking information, make availability checks and save shopping templates.
The new world of wenglor products can be accessed at www.wenglor.com/productworld.