Automated parking systems

Skyline Parking: fully automated vehicle parking and retrieval within one minute

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With the construction of the most advanced car tower in Switzerland, the Züri West car dealership in Schlieren can now offer its customers a very special shopping experience. At the press of a button, the vehicles appear in the showroom within a single minute, are delivered when purchased and are always shiny and clean thanks to the integrated washing facility. The centerpiece is a fully automated robotic lift, equipped with sensors from SICK. Continue reading

monitoring and controlling | traffic | laser scanners

Laser scanners warn about rockfalls and debris avalanches on the tracks of the chinese railroad network

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The Chinese railroad network carries an average of 42 million passengers every year, making it the world’s busiest transportation service. In the past, rockfalls and debris avalanches falling onto the tracks presented a significant danger for train personnel and passengers. Today, LMS111 2D laser scanners reliably monitor the tracks – especially at tunnel exits and on bends – and issue an alert if the tracks are covered by debris. Continue reading

Port safety

Anti-collision systems ensure fail-safe operation of container terminals at DP World

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Container terminals operate on a 24/7 basis, so the demand on availability is extremely high. Collisions involving the boom of ship-to-shore cranes and ships pose the greatest risk in daily operations. In order to offer its customers uninterrupted operations DP World, one of the leading container handling company, has decided to equip the expansion of its Jebel Ali facility in Dubai with anti-collision systems from SICK. Continue reading

Position determination

Robotics to cleanup our community and environment

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Market demand for a low cost, high-volume community-wide bin cleaning service drove the need for innovation. FreshBins’ vision involved deploying an industrial robot mounted on a truck to automate the bin pickup process. Putting robots on a truck to automate the process of collecting and cleaning commercial and domestic rubbish bins required innovation to locate the target bins in various open air environments. Continue reading