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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The human body can only produce the vital nutrient vitamin D through exposure to the sun. But without protective measures, this poses serious risks which people alleviate by means of protective measures... Read on
In this industry, packaging for transport is one of the most important production steps because only a product supplied intact can generate sustained revenue. In the factory of the dairy company Arla in... Read on
To ensure plants grow optimally, pots weighing up to 10 kg in a tree or garden nursery need to be moved and rearranged regularly – each and every day. It’s arduous and strenuous work, so it’s... Read on
Heureka is Finland’s largest science center and attracts thousands of visitors each year seeking to explore the mysteries of science. It currently has an exhibition called "The Power of Play"... Read on
The production of cement for the construction industry is responsible for approx. 7% of all man-made CO2 emissions. It is therefore essential that the cement industry in particular reduce its CO2 emissions... Read on
When you are on the hunt for a photoelectric sensor, it can feel a bit overwhelming. There are so many different options out there, so how do you know what’s best for your application? Well, it involves... Read on
Artificial intelligence is everywhere – but how can it be used efficiently within complex machine vision tasks to give you the benefits to solve your quality control challenges? And can AI make machine... Read on
At Ostendorf Kunststoffe GmbH, automated forklift trucks now support the logistics chain and perform tedious, repetitive and unattractive tasks in outdoor areas. At the beginning they were faced with... Read on
At the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, robots handle passengers’ baggage. The ABLE system made by AAT Automation uses robots to reliably load baggage from the conveyor system into a ULD container. To... Read on
In industrial automation, the safety of employees, products and systems takes first priority. A multitude of safety technologies have been developed for this purpose.Radar, 2D LiDAR, and 3D time-of-flight... Read on
Industrial automation is undergoing a transformative shift with the advent of the industrial metaverse, a 3D virtual environment designed for the design, testing and training of perception artificial intelligence... Read on
In Northern Germany, they have literally turned the robot world on its head and created an outstanding material flow solution. The idea from cellumation in Bremen: Combining autonomous football... Read on
The waste management industry also needs to reduce its global greenhouse gas emissions. A large proportion of the waste produced globally – controlled or uncontrolled – continues to go to landfill.Waste... Read on
Hermes Schleifmittel in Bad St. Leonhard in the Carinthian region of Austria produces precision abrasives for industry. As a solvent processing company, exhaust gas purification is very important to them... Read on
Process quality tripled, process speed doubled – this is how the Swiss company Steinemann DPE summarizes the outcome of using the SPEETEC non-contact speed and length measurement system. Steinemann... Read on
The world is undergoing change. Digitalization is amplifying and accelerating this change in society and industry and also impacting on functional safety in the world of production. That’s why Dynamic... Read on
It’s a Friday morning in mid-January 2024. The place: the large assembly hall at the mechanical engineering company Karl Eugen Fischer GmbH in Burgkunstadt, Upper Franconia. Today, roughly... Read on
Increasingly stringent laws and regulations on emissions monitoring pose a challenge for shipyards. Digital solutions can help – like SICK’s MARpems: the system delivers valid emissions data,... Read on
The challenges for agriculture lie in the shortage of resources and arable land, climate change, labor shortages, the increasing need for safety, reducing monotonous and strenuous tasks, and the increasing... Read on
Efficiency and safety in the material flow are gaining importance in industry. These two requirements, which often conflict with each other in industrial practice, can be met by combining safety light... Read on
The metal and mining industries contribute to roughly 8% of the global carbon footprint. The steel industry, in particular, produces enormous quantities of CO2, because up to 70% of coal and coke are burned... Read on
The digital revolution is in full swing. And it’s no wonder: Having an automated process structure – something from which even manual processes benefit – means not only significant cost... Read on
Navigating through extensive manuals and documents while configuring sensors poses a significant challenge for operators in various applications. The complexity increases as different photoelectric sensors... Read on
Optimized processes ensure smoother workflows, increase productivity and have a positive impact on a company’s success. EDEKA knows this all too well. As a representative of the food and beverage... Read on

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