Applications & Technology

From Driver Assistance Systems to Robotics: The Benefits of Intelligent 3D Vision Sensors for Indoor and Outdoor Use

From Driver Assistance Systems to Robotics: The Benefits of Intelligent 3D Vision Sensors for Indoor and Outdoor Use

3D images give a clearer view In outdoor industrial environments the situation is constantly changing. To ensure that changes of this kind are always detected, SICK has designed its Visionary-B sensors with two eyes, in the form of horizontally offset lenses. This allows objects and obstacles to

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Is One Cable Connection for Electric Motors Soon to be the Automation Standard?

Is One Cable Connection for Electric Motors Soon to be the Automation Standard?

The simple things are always the most ingenious Why take two when one would do? Why waste valuable space with twice as many cables when installing the entire system could be much smarter and compact with half the effort? There are so many advantages of connecting regulated

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Avoid Injury Costs with a Safety Risk Assessment

Avoid Injury Costs with a Safety Risk Assessment

This is a guest post by IAS, a SICK authorized systems integrator covering the Midwest. IAS specializes in robotics and machine vision. *** Decision makers in manufacturing are under consistent pressure to get the most out of their budgets. This can make it easy to bypass safety

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Multifunctional Fluid Sensor for Greater Flexibility

Multifunctional Fluid Sensor for Greater Flexibility

The new fluid sensors from SICK, such as the DOSIC® flow sensor, offer calibration-free measurements no matter which medium they are used in, ensuring a high level of flexibility. Plants do not have to be converted or operated in parallel when the fluid or medium is being

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Stay Safe with SICK – Ready-to-install Safety Systems

Stay Safe with SICK – Ready-to-install Safety Systems

It’s good to know that dangers can be kept hidden behind closed doors. But if someone does stray into a dangerous area, it’s also good to have safety systems that will reliably detect this – preventing injuries caused by machine movements. The range of safety functions out

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