SICK Sensor Blog

SICK Sensor Blog
SICK Sensor Blog

Explore our latest innovations and discover SICK's success stories as one of the world's leading solutions providers for sensor-based applications. The SICK Sensor Blog helps its readers stay up to date on the latest advances in automation, ranging from production plants to processes and logistics systems. It’s time to lift the veil on the world of digital transformation.

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Schedules are tight. The apron is crowded. And tractor drivers are constantly moving a wide range of aircraft. Today’s airports are a challenging setting for the tractor drivers who maneuver airplanes... Read on
The energy transition is one of the main agenda topics of all of us these days. Using solar and wind renewable energy sources are increasing rapidly. On the other hand, global energy demand is also constantly... Read on
It is said that the most dangerous time on a cruise ship is the arrival and departure rather than the cruise itself. Therefore, safety standards on board are high.Today the third and last part of our three-part... Read on
The dusty, grimy environments of mining and metallurgy can be a challenge for sensors and vision cameras. But products such as the Ranger3 have been highly successful in helping to increase productivity,... Read on
When cheetahs snatch calves from cattle herds, farmers tend to reach for their guns. A group of biologists have found a solution to this conflict between man and beast – and sensors from SICK have... Read on
In addition to environmentally friendly propulsion systems, ship owners are competing for enticing highlights in entertainment, leisure activities, and the attractiveness of the shared facilities on board... Read on
Modern robots are now out in the fields, making contemporary farming operations more efficient and profitable. No matter if it is raining, snowing or hot and dusty, state-of-the-art 3D LiDAR sensors help... Read on
Cruises remain growth drivers and the shipbuilding industry even records two-digit growth figures in view of increased Chinese market presence. At the same time, new quality standards are quickly coming... Read on
By using the PLOC2D scalable vision sensor for picking applications, Kassow Robots customers enjoy easy integration and simple setup of applications... Read on
After three years of construction, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport unveiled their upgraded concourse in April 2022. The airport integrated several components to create a high performance, seamless... Read on
ASI Logistics and SICK developed another milestone in the development of autonomous yard truck operations. Together, they solved the issue of reversing into trailers autonomously. Autonomously reversing... Read on
Packaging machines are used in a wide variety of industries. To ensure production runs smoothly, they need to be able to reliably and correctly detect and process the packaging fed to them. The company... Read on
Deep learning will change industry. Machines will perform tasks that require human intelligence. As the digitalization of processes and the capturing of data in companies increases, so too will the use... Read on
Precision measurements are important in almost every stage of production. Even in cleaning. At SHAMS, a large solar power plant in western Abu Dhabi, small trucks constantly drive between the rows to clean... Read on
Two things are needed to create highly functional machine vision solutions. The first is top-level expertise in machine vision technology. The second is knowledge of the industry to which that machine... Read on
In the recently expanded and modernized logistics center of Austrian Post in Allhaming, parcels are being sorted at an incredible speed. The automation solution from SICK “keeps an eye on”... Read on
Increasing competition in the process industry means that operations and service work have to be optimized continuously. Also environmental regulations for flaring become stricter. Ultrasonic flow meters... Read on
Only if a machine bears the CE marking and a certificate of conformity has been obtained can the manufacturer place it on the market in the European Economic Area. The necessary CE certification is a complicated... Read on
he events of 2022 sent shock waves through the energy market. All of a sudden, liquefied natural gas has become a hot topic in Germany‚ too. The system for measuring flue gas at Germany’s... Read on
SICK ultrasonic flow meters are already capable of reliably metering natural gas / hydrogen blends. The company is working hard on developing a means of metering pure hydrogen in a verifiable manner... Read on
There is a paradigm shift currently under way at SICK in the field of sensor and system solutions for using robots safely and efficiently. Volker Glöckle, Senior Vice President of Integrated Automation,... Read on
Mitsubishi Electric and SICK have worked together to develop a highly flexible and easy-to-use robot application. The key is a camera combined with special integration software... Read on
Industrial automation calls for a keen eye in the form of 3D cameras with time-of-flight technology (3D ToF). In a project spanning multiple departments, SICK has demonstrated perfect timing in launching... Read on
Exciting times for intralogistics specialists – automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are increasingly being used in outdoor applications, thereby bringing within reach the goal of ensuring a weather-independent... Read on

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