Applications & Technology

Monitor Logistics Data with Package Analytics to Make Informed Decisions Faster

Monitor Logistics Data with Package Analytics to Make Informed Decisions Faster

In high-volume distribution centers, sensors record and communicate thousands of pieces of logistics data every day, but the challenge is compiling and interpreting all that data. SICK’s Package Analytics software aggregates this data to help you visualize all SICK sensor data so you can make timely and informed decisions for your

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AGC Avoids Collisions with Safety Laser Scanners

AGC Avoids Collisions with Safety Laser Scanners

In 2015, the young Danish company Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) introduced the German market to the MiR100, an automated guided cart (AGC) that works like clockwork. Built-in S300 safety laser scanners, 3D cameras, and ultrasound ensure that the robot stops automatically as soon as it encounters a person or a static object.

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Automated Guided Vehicle Systems for Efficient Automated Production

Automated Guided Vehicle Systems for Efficient Automated Production

Automated and flexible production processes are the answer to increasing quantities, smaller batch sizes, and high production speeds. Automated guided vehicle (AGVs) systems and their smaller relatives, automated guided carts (AGCs), were once mainly the preserve of production logistics in the automotive industry. Now, they are poised

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Maneuvering Agricultural Robots with 2D Laser Scanners

Maneuvering Agricultural Robots with 2D Laser Scanners

How can we harness modern technology in a way that will allow people to collaborate with business even more intelligently, efficiently, and sustainably in the future? The solution? 2D laser scanners on robots! SICK has applied 2D laser scanners to crop robots in order to assist a scientific project

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Swerve Robotic Platform Relies on SICK LiDAR Sensor

Swerve Robotic Platform Relies on SICK LiDAR Sensor

A SICK LiDAR sensor was used to build a winning robotic platform in the prestigious Drexel University’s annual College of Engineering senior project design competition. For Freddy Watcher, a Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM) major, and his three teammates who comprised the winning team – Alexander Nhan

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