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LMS500 Scanners – General Synchronization Setup

LMS500 Scanners - General Synchronization Setup

Following are tips for the general synchronization of two LMS5xx scanners using SICK’s SOPAS software.Using SOPAS software, an LMS5xx PRO must be set to be Master only via Output 6 (master synchronization) and connected to a second LMS5xx through Input 4 (slave synchronization). On the LMS5xx, Lite

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How to Minimize the Systematic and Statistical Error of SICK LMS Sensors

How to Minimize the Systematic and Statistical Error of SICK LMS Sensors

Get the most from a SICK’s LMS sensor by minimizing errors.  The devices may sometimes emit a systematic or statistical error, which influence the scanner’s measurement accuracy. Depending on those values, the accuracy of the sensor can be calculated using the maximum of both measurement errors added together. There are

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Modern Day Technology Protects Ancient Art Treasures

Modern Day Technology Protects Ancient Art Treasures

Many of us enjoy the thrill of an action-packed movie featuring an art thief dangling by a rope or skillfully maneuvering his way under and over various laser beams. As spectators, we’re awed by the acrobatic moves of these cunning thieves. We may even be silently hoping

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Self Driving Cars and Delivery Drones: How Did We Get Here?

Self Driving Cars and Delivery Drones: How Did We Get Here?

In the 1980s hit movie series Back to the Future, lead character Marty McFly captivated movie goers with action-filled scenes that brought the future to life. Due to the toils of a quirky, but genius inventor named Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, McFly was able to travel through time…to

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