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Versatile Laser Scanner (Lidar) Makes Affordable Elevators a Reality

Versatile Laser Scanner (Lidar) Makes Affordable Elevators a Reality

Every 72 hours the equivalent of all the world’s population makes a trip on an elevator. With its latest solution – a shaftless platform lift – Ascendor is offering an affordable elevator model for private households. Rugged laser sensors from SICK protect the freely accessible area under the

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Top 5 Considerations for Choosing Lidar for Outdoor Robots

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing Lidar for Outdoor Robots

Designing a robot for outdoor use – for example, in agricultural or mining robots—comes with a unique set of considerations when selecting navigational hardware. For example, outdoor robots must contend with inclement weather, blinding sunlight, and variable temperatures that can interfere with scanner function and impair reliability.

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Easy Teach Laser Scanners for Security Applications

Easy Teach Laser Scanners for Security Applications

Easy Teach-In at a Glance The easy teach-in capability of SICK’s LMS laser scanners allows you to quickly set the monitoring field of the scanner and customize the monitoring field to environmental conditions with minimal effort.  The laser scanner can be set up in just a few

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Autonomous Snowplow Competition Helps Students Gain Machine Design and Programming Skills

Autonomous Snowplow Competition Helps Students Gain Machine Design and Programming Skills

If you live in Minnesota, you know that January means sub-zero temperatures, lots of snow, and…outdoor get togethers. Hold on – that doesn’t seem right! Yes, even in the dead of winter, Minnesotans choose to brave the weather and attend the annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival, featuring

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[Infographic] Anatomy of a Collaborative Robot

[Infographic] Anatomy of a Collaborative Robot

The following infographic is the latest installment of our collaborative robot series, which included Collaborative Robots 101, Collaborative Robot Safety, and Making Collaborative Robots Mobile. This infographic post summarizes what makes a cobot a cobot and how the technology is moving forward today! Click the image below

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