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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Production and logistics processes are highly dynamic. The requirements on innovative safety solutions are increasing. Until now, 2D LiDAR sensors were used for two-dimensional hazardous area protection... Read on
From Italy to the four corners of the world: the product is packed, packaged, handled in the most careful, efficient and safe way. Let's talk about OCME. The heart of the manufacturing district in northeastern... Read on
Can artificial intelligence make road tunnels safer and more efficient? The Vehicle Hotspot Detection Systems (VHD) from SICK at the northern and southern entrance of the San Bernardino tunnel answer this... Read on
Battery cell production and its processes are far from fully developed. To speed up the manufacturing process for battery cells, the Technical University of Munich (TU Berlin) has developed a folding process... Read on
While online trading is much talked about as a driver of growth in the intralogistics sector, a fast pace continues to be in demand in production logistics as well. Consequently, the industry is undergoing... Read on
The market for autonomous cleaning robots is growing rapidly. Experts estimate that by 2025 there will five times as many robots in use as today. No wonder, given that the market for skilled workers has... Read on
Applying the right amount of tomato sauce or a perfect rim of jam on a cookie – this is a job for FoodJet, the specialist for precision pouring. Together with SICK and the SPEETEC 1D non-contact... Read on
The aim was to implement an access protection solution on a newly developed inline measurement cell at Audi that does not require muting sensors but can still handle all of the complex vehicle geometries... Read on
Integrating mobile robots that work safely in the immediate vicinity of operators and machines – that is the aim of SHERPA MOBILE ROBOTICS (SMR). The autonomous and mobile robots allow diverse solutions:... Read on
Producing standardized soiling on a wide variety of textiles and at the highest standard – this is the process the company Swissatest Testmaterialien AG in St. Gallen in Switzerland has mastered... Read on
Dec 14, 2022
Tech for good: why we do what we do2022 presented us all with more, new and different challenges. The year is almost over and a new one is about to begin: Time to reflect... Read on
Where exactly does this pallet need to go? A question often asked by all drivers of forklift trucks during their daily work. An RFID solution from Coppernic and SICK in France now always provides the right... Read on
The current trend is cardboard instead of plastic. Machines from the specialist MATEK from France are helping to make sure that cardboard trays are available quickly and efficiently in industry. The experts... Read on
The automation of logistics processes is gaining in importance – including in small and mid-sized companies. To remain competitive, they need affordable automated guided vehicle (AGV) system solutions... Read on
We are living in turbulent and eventful times and the headwinds are being felt in the shipping industry too. For example, the IMO regulation for the reduction of sulfur oxide emissions is presenting new... Read on
More and more industrial production facilities, among them increasing numbers of small and medium manufacturing companies as well, have understood that robot applications provide the opportunity to address... Read on
How will products and goods be transported in the future? How can we produce in a more resource-efficient way? How can we visualize data better, and thus simplify our everyday lives and our work? These... Read on
11 lanes distributed between 5 tunnel tubes. 73 meters wide with capacities for up to 150,000 vehicles per day. Lush park landscape above over a three-kilometer stretch: The Gaasperdammertunnel in Amsterdam... Read on
Logistics automation is on the rise. Whether due to digital transformation, the global pandemic, or the general focus on a higher degree of automation – intelligent intralogistics is turning into... Read on
Women in AI & Robotics is a global network of experts and professionals in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics. At SICK Solution Hackathon, five young women from this association are bringing in... Read on
Adherence to the regulations well before the statutory deadline: With the aim of reducing the environmental impacts globally, waste incineration plants need to adhere to ever lower limit values for emissions... Read on
The SICK Solution Hackathon is giving more than 100 young talents from 16 countries a chance to use their creativity and ingenuity to solve challenges in daily life and industry. Supported by well-known... Read on
It is no longer enough to automate single processes and individual production steps. Modern production and logistics facilities need the efficiency that comes from holistic solutions – and take the... Read on
Safe, fast and cost-efficient – that’s the GESSbot Gb350 automated guided vehicle (AGV) from W. Gessmann GmbH in Leingarten in southern Germany. When developing this automation solution for... Read on

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