Applications & Technology

How to Locate Autonomous Vehicles in a Warehouse Using the NAV350 2D Laser Scanner

How to Locate Autonomous Vehicles in a Warehouse Using the NAV350 2D Laser Scanner

The NAV350 2D laser scanner provides precise navigation for maximum efficiency, and can be used to locate autonomous vehicles in any area of the warehouse. With the help of SOPAS software, the NAV350 will minimize the complexity of the AGV control system by internally computing the AGV’s

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Robots in the Electronics Industry: Fast, Precise, Flexible – Thanks to Intelligent Sensor Technology

Robots in the Electronics Industry: Fast, Precise, Flexible – Thanks to Intelligent Sensor Technology

In virtually every country, quality requirements are increasing, innovation cycles are getting shorter, and wage costs are rising. As a result, demand for robot-based automation solutions is growing within the electronics industry. Easier collaboration (e.g., thanks to compact and lightweight robots) is opening up additional applications for

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Forklift Trucks: Driver Assistance in Narrow Aisles Thanks to RFID

Task The number of accidents resulting in damage to property and bodily injury is higher than average at junctions and in tight passages in distribution centers and warehouses. Users are interested in finding ways of avoiding such accidents. A simple method is to limit the maximum speed

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When Machines Can Monitor Themselves

When Machines Can Monitor Themselves

Consistent quality, very few rejects, reliable part and batch tracking, added transparency: The use of vision sensors for quality control directly in the production process offers a number of benefits. Depending on the task at hand, you need to have the right vision solutions, which allow for

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How Vision Sensors Solve 3 Common Quality Control Problems in Packaging

How Vision Sensors Solve 3 Common Quality Control Problems in Packaging

In the high-speed packaging industry the most common quality issues can easily be resolved with automated quality checks using vision-sensor technology. Three of the most common are: Missing caps, lids or open containers; Misapplied labels; Incorrect labels. Vision sensors, like the TriSpector1000 from SICK, are specialized quality-control

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