SICK scanner technology focuses on pantographs

Protection of the overhead line in the Gotthard Base Tunnel


After 17 years of construction, the Gotthard Base Tunnel finally opened to passenger and cargo traffic on 11 December 2016. Deployed as a sensor solution for protection of the overhead line, LMS511PRO laser scanners from SICK help ensure that the trains operate on schedule through the 57 km railway tunnel, the longest in the world.     Continue reading


The perfect combination of flexibility, simplicity and total security


Close collaboration between Heidemann Sicherheitselektronik and SICK has resulted in a new stroke of genius – the HS Nomade. A mobile system that can be quickly taken apart and put back together again, the HS Nomade can be used to monitor outdoor spaces, facades and buildings, as well as to protect material assets. And SICK’s LMS5xx 2D laser scanner with weather hood is one important component. Continue reading

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Innovations since 1968: laser scanners from SICK

Scanner technology from SICK

Whether it’s the Watchman, Optotrap OTD or PLS – SICK represents innovation in laser scanner development. SICK has been working in the field of laser scanners for nearly 40 years and recognized early that using laser beams to perform monitoring and measuring tasks leads to enormous productivity gains. That’s why SICK has invested significant amounts in laser measurement technology, in both new technologies and product innovations alike. Continue reading