Posts Tagged lidar

Understand SICK’s Communication Language (CoLa) for Lidar Solutions

Understand SICK's Communication Language (CoLa) for Lidar Solutions

Gain a better understanding of how to use SICK’s Communication Language (CoLa) for its LMS and TiM Lidar solutions when writing application software. SICK’s SOPAS software has a Terminal Tool, which is ideal for users/developers as a reference utility for testing time-of-flight CoLa messages. This tool can

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3D Lidar Sensors for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

3D Lidar Sensors for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The darker the object, the harder it is to detect as the distance increases. But penguins in the Antarctic can now keep their black tailcoats on when a drone hovers overhead and the integrated laser scanner registers them. For researchers and scientists who map and count penguin

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Top 5 Building Security Technologies: Beyond a Video Camera Security System

Top 5 Building Security Technologies: Beyond a Video Camera Security System

When building security systems with video analytics provide inconclusive or incorrect alarm signals, advanced security technology solutions provide the needed additional capacity to alert personnel to possible security breaches to ensure property and people are protected. The ability of detection sensing methods to isolate the precise location

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Don’t Let Your Robot Fall Down the Stairs! Why Negative Obstacle Detection Using Lidar is a Must for Mobile Robots

Don't Let Your Robot Fall Down the Stairs! Why Negative Obstacle Detection Using Lidar is a Must for Mobile Robots

Lidar is often used in robotics to detect objects obstructing the robot’s path and allow the robot to plan an alternative route around the obstacle to avoid collision. In a growing number of indoor robotics applications, it is also necessary for mobile robots to be able to

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Year in Review: Top 5 Posts of 2016!

Year in Review: Top 5 Posts of 2016!

As the New Year begins, SICK USA looks back at our top blog posts of 2016!  We’re looking forward to sharing even more tips, tricks and insights with you in 2017! In reverse order, here are the top 5 posts of 2016. 5. Three Advantages of Lidar

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