Posts Tagged Sensors

Greg Dheel: Put Me In, Coach

Greg Dheel: Put Me In, Coach

Greg Dheel, a Field Service Supervisor at SICK, likens his job to a game of baseball: he plays on the team as a technician, but he also manages and coaches the team. Greg supervises a team of seven service technicians within SICK’s logistics automation business. He schedules

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Swerve Robotic Platform Relies on SICK LiDAR Sensor

Swerve Robotic Platform Relies on SICK LiDAR Sensor

A SICK LiDAR sensor was used to build a winning robotic platform in the prestigious Drexel University’s annual College of Engineering senior project design competition. For Freddy Watcher, a Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM) major, and his three teammates who comprised the winning team – Alexander Nhan

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Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Industry 4.0 – and with it the demands for customized flexible intralogistics solutions – is being increasingly implemented within the Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) industry. Autonomous guided carts and tuggers prove to be efficient add-ons and alternatives to traditional material flow and sorter systems. SICK offers its

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The Benefits of Using Fork Sensors for Label Detection

The Benefits of Using Fork Sensors for Label Detection

In many industries, it is often vital to detect a product’s color, registration marks, label presence and other important characteristics to ensure the final product meets specifications. A common solution is to use a registration sensor. Registration sensors are ideal for packaging applications, but can be used

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Select the Right SICK Safety Scanner

Select the Right SICK Safety Scanner

Whether mobile or stationary, for area protection or access protection – SICK’s comprehensive Safety Scanner portfolio offers a cost-effective package for every requirement and task. The compact systems scan their surroundings and measure distances by using the time-of-flight principle of measurement. The integrated rotating mirror creates a

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