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SICK, Inc. Hosts Robotics Industries Association Subcommittee Meetings

SICK, Inc. Hosts Robotics Industries Association Subcommittee Meetings

As part of SICK’s ongoing dedication to the North American safety market, SICK hosted the recent safety standards development work of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).  This weeklong meeting consisted of two subcommittees: R15.06, addressing the safety of industrial robots and robot systems; and R15.08, drafting a new

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Demo of SICK’s RFID Solutions from Fetch Robotics at RFID Journal Live! Booth 1507

Demo of SICK's RFID Solutions from Fetch Robotics at RFID Journal Live! Booth 1507

RFID Journal Live! April 10-12, 2018 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida Booth #1507 Join SICK at the world’s largest RFID event to see our intelligent UHF (ultra high frequency) solutions. Stop by booth# 1507 and talk to one of our experts about your applications, including solutions

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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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Safety Laser Scanner Case Study: Stacking Always Results in Wood Chippings

Safety Laser Scanner Case Study: Stacking Always Results in Wood Chippings

With industrial parquet manufacturing, fine wood flooring became affordable and available to anyone. The European parquet industry now produces over 80 million square meters of parquet flooring every year. To achieve this figure, there are stringent requirements for the systems used for automated wood processing: Sawdust and

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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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