Applications & Technology

Using LiDAR for Collision Avoidance & Navigation Support in the Warehouse

Using LiDAR for Collision Avoidance & Navigation Support in the Warehouse

Modern electric lifting trucks, order pickers, tugs, and mobile transport platforms provide users with additional potential benefits thanks to the option of semi-autonomous operation.  As well as ensuring that vehicles make collision-free journeys, 2D LiDAR sensors from SICK’s TiM series also deliver precise measurement data for navigation purposes.

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Contributing to Economic Upstream Gas Metering with a Dual-path Ultrasonic Metering Solution

Contributing to Economic Upstream Gas Metering with a Dual-path Ultrasonic Metering Solution

The increasing global demand for energy implies a diversification in gas production and puts a stronger focus on the development of unconventional natural gas sources, such as shale gas and coal seam gas. As a direct consequence, the number of unconventional natural gas wells increases worldwide. Gas

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When to use 3D Vision over 2D Vision in your Machine Vision Application

When to use 3D Vision over 2D Vision in your Machine Vision Application

Machine vision gives machines the gift of sight, replacing or complementing manual inspection tasks using digital cameras and image processing. Vision used to be very expensive and complicated, but now exciting advancements have caused the cost to come down creating a compelling and quick ROI. These improvements

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What does TDC Stand for? Q&A with a Telematic Data Collector Gateway System Expert

What does TDC Stand for? Q&A with a Telematic Data Collector Gateway System Expert

What does TDC stand for? Telematic Data Collector What is a gateway system? Not all systems and machines are connected and are therefore not yet Industry 4.0 ready. For this purpose, sensors are connected to the Gateway system in order to forward the data to several IT

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Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Industry 4.0 – and with it the demands for customized flexible intralogistics solutions – is being increasingly implemented within the Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) industry. Autonomous guided carts and tuggers prove to be efficient add-ons and alternatives to traditional material flow and sorter systems. SICK offers its

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