Applications & Technology

Driver Assistance System for Harvesting Vehicles

Driver Assistance System for Harvesting Vehicles

Autonomous processes for more yield As Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once put it himself, “sowing is not as difficult as reaping”. Since then, much has changed owing to the motorization and mechanization of agriculture. And yet, harvesting crops is still an activity in which every helping hand

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Continuous Baggage Tracking

Continuous Baggage Tracking

Delayed, damaged or lost baggage is more than just a nuisance. It reduces customer satisfaction and constantly generates costs. The IATA Resolution 753, which will soon come into force, is to change all this – with the ambitious aim of an accurate inventory of baggage by monitoring the

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3D LiDAR Sensors for Mobile Machines

3D LiDAR Sensors for Mobile Machines

Driver assistance systems based on 3D LiDAR sensors (also 3D laser scanners) or 3D vision sensors from SICK reliably detect blind zones around mobile machines and warn the operator of potential sources of danger or accidents in good time. Beside intelligent 3D assistance systems with the Visionary-B

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Accurate and Economical Onshore Gas Measurement Solution for Shell

Accurate and Economical Onshore Gas Measurement Solution for Shell

On the coast of Holland, gas reservoirs are pumped out down to the last cubic centimeter. Shell commissioned the construction of a mobile measurement station designed especially to measure this remaining amount: KISS. The station makes it possible to approach wells and set up equipment for them

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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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