Posts Tagged Sensors

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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Airport Uses Track and Trace System for Continuous Baggage Tracking

Airport Uses Track and Trace System for Continuous Baggage Tracking

For identification of inbound pieces of baggage, Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport relies on automatic track and trace systems from SICK to improve transparency and traceability of passenger baggage. Istanbul Ataturk Airport is Turkey’s biggest airport, currently ranked in 20th place of the world’s largest airports. It is operated

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How Automation Technologies Improve Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

How Automation Technologies Improve Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

Increasingly competitive industrial environments are challenging warehouse and distribution center managers to reduce costs and increase productivity, while raising quality and safety standards. For facilities that cannot cost-justify a full conversion to completely automated unit load handling equipment, incorporating backup sensing technologies on forklifts can help maximize

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Level Sensing for Challenging Applications

Level Sensing for Challenging Applications

Level sensors are an important part of the manufacturing processes in many industries—from food and beverage to pharmaceutical, agricultural to automotive. In many cases, more than one technology can be used to solve the same level sensing application; however, for tougher applications, a single technology often stands

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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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