Machine vision gives machines the gift of sight, replacing or complementing manual inspection tasks using digital cameras and image processing.
To protect people, access to areas around automated storage and retrieval systems must be secured, but this must not hinder the transport of pallets by AGVs.
Addressing challenges in AI and machine learning will be key to get past technology pilot stages into operational deployments.
With the Lector85x, SICK is not just presenting a new image-based code reader, but also an innovative identification software platform.
SICK Australia stepped in to help a client by developing a sensor that was able to fulfil their specific label-scanning needs.
Reliable object detection is essential whenever automated systems are used for object transport.
TGW Logistics has gained more flexibility by using the Safe Entry Exit safety system from SICK.
SICK has numerous laser scanners for mobile platforms in its product portfolio.
Tracking and managing the flow of packages efficiently relies on information.
In high-volume distribution centres, sensors record and communicate thousands of pieces of logistics data every day, but the challenge is compiling and interpreting all that data.
The TriSpectorP1000 3D vision sensor from SICK and the FAST picker TP80 HE from Stäubli use 3D technology to sort objects in a hygienic packaging process.
The ability to ensure hygienic primary packaging of sensitive open food is incredibly important within the food industry.
Hygiene-compliant sensors 'shine' not only on account of their stainless-steel housing but also as a result of numerous other measures.
The smart factory is becoming a reality in more and more sectors — including the machine tool industry.
The 3D vision sensor designed for industrial use — the TriSpector1000 from SICK.