Applications & Technology

Parking in the Future: Intelligent Sensors Control Autonomous Parking Robot

Parking in the Future: Intelligent Sensors Control Autonomous Parking Robot

Drivers are familiar with winding around annoying curves in the parking garage until finally sighting an open spot. If the driver has a plane or train to catch, this can be stressful.  Serva Transport Systems, a company based in Germany, recognized this problem and developed a special parking

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Communicate with Safety PLCs using the microScan3 Safety Laser Scanner EtherNet/IP & PROFINET

Communicate with Safety PLCs using the microScan3 Safety Laser Scanner EtherNet/IP & PROFINET

The microScan3 is part of a powerful new generation of safety laser scanners designed to get your plant Industry 4.0 ready. Every version of the microScan3 is equipped with safeHDDM (High Definition Distance Measurement) scanning technology generating more the 80,000 pulses per scan, making it highly resistant to ambient light, dust

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Safety, Risk, and Performance Levels: A Guide to Functional Safety

Safety, Risk, and Performance Levels: A Guide to Functional Safety

What is Risk? Risk is defined as “the combination of the severity of harm and the probability of occurrence of that harm”. Simply put: Risk = extent of damage x  probability of occurrence High and low risk are the two extremes of machines. An example of a high risk is

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SICK, Inc. Hosts Robotics Industries Association Subcommittee Meetings

SICK, Inc. Hosts Robotics Industries Association Subcommittee Meetings

As part of SICK’s ongoing dedication to the North American safety market, SICK hosted the recent safety standards development work of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).  This weeklong meeting consisted of two subcommittees: R15.06, addressing the safety of industrial robots and robot systems; and R15.08, drafting a new

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Case Study: Double Productivity & Improve Order Accuracy to 99.9%

Case Study: Double Productivity & Improve Order Accuracy to 99.9%

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers are a key resource for companies that manufacture goods and for retailers. Recently, a top-10 global third-party logistics provider in the southeast U.S. that ships merchandise out of a 45,000 square-foot space was facing two challenges: not enough available labor and order accuracy.

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