3D snapshot – two-eyes principle for effective use outdoors

Focusing on the blind spot: active collision awareness systems for mobile machines

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With mobile machines, accidents often occur when maneuvering and backing up on construction sites, in surface and underground mining, and in agriculture and forestry, as well as with special and municipal vehicles. The Visionary-B CV 3D vision sensor is suitable for outdoor use and is designed to monitor the areas next to and behind mobile machines that are invisible to the driver. It is an active driver assistance system which reliably identifies people and objects in the driver’s blind spot and issues collision warnings. Continue reading

3D LiDAR SENSOR FOR MOBILE MACHINES

MORE LAYERS OPEN UP MORE PERSPECTIVES

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Driver assistance systems based on 3D LiDAR sensors (also 3D laser scanners) or 3D vision sensors from SICK reliably detect blind zones around mobile machines and warn the operator of potential sources of danger or accidents in good time. Beside intelligent 3D assistance systems with the Visionary-B 3D vision sensor, the MRS1000 3D LiDAR sensor provides navigation and maneuvering support. Continue reading

Driver assistance systems for harvesting vehicles

AUTONOMOUS PROCESSES FOR MORE YIELD

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As Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once put it himself, “sowing is not as difficult as reaping”. Since then, much has changed owing to the motorization and mechanization of agriculture. And yet, harvesting crops is still an activity in which every helping hand is appreciated. Solutions for improving the efficiency in the harvesting process are therefore like a seed ready to flourish. One instance of this “technological seed” is the WGS (Windrow Guidance System) from SICK.   Continue reading

LMS511 2D LiDAR sensor

Intralogistics 4.0

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Digital, automated, and networked – this is the benchmark for Industry 4.0. But achieving this requires a large number of processes to be adapted. Manual identification processes in the warehouse and with respect to production supply, for example, are set to become a thing of the past. When it comes to warehouses served by forklift trucks, auto ID specialist IdentPro is now offering the solution – a world premiere based on the SICK LMS511 2D LiDAR sensor. Continue reading