Flexible design and high troughput in a single system

Marriage of Transponder

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An increasing number of digital solutions are also being used in the fashion and clothing industries. The opportunities range from labeling products and presentations in stores all the way through to interaction with the online shop. As announced as part of its current reorientation strategy (known as “FIT- 4GROWTH”), the GERRY WEBER group will be placing more focus on the issue of digitalization in future and making the most of the potential in omni-channel retail. Continue reading

RFID technology as the basis for robot competition

The die is cast – SICK robot day 2016

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Since 2007, universities and research facilities have been competing against one another at the SICK robot day, yielding the (playing) field to robots. Eight international teams of students registered for this year’s competition which took place on October 8, 2016. The robots had to fill a playing field defined by RFID tags with colored dice. To help in this task, SICK provided each of the team with a SICK RFU 620 sensor in advance, which the students installed into their robot vehicles. Continue reading

Vaillant group banks on RFID technology

Production control at the right frequency

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Increasingly, global networks are replacing closed value-added chains. The goal here is to achieve the best possible efficiency over the entire production and distribution path by means of gap-free data transparency. This is possible by using RFID technology (RFID = radio-frequency identification), which is defining the current trends in contemporary factory and logistics automation. This is how it works: A memory chip that can be identified via radio frequency is attached to an object. The data on the chip can be output and rewritten as required. Continue reading

Identification solutions

Leave unauthorized parkers out in the cold

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Even in the largest parking garages, spaces are limited. But what can we do when the barriers open of their own accord and grant access to everyone? The specialists from Card Service AG, based in Muri in Switzerland, have the solution – and it involves RFID technology from SICK. Continue reading

Automotive | Flexible automation with RFID

Dream car: custom orders require flexibility in production and logistics

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On the Internet, customers can create their dream car in a matter of moments. The options are endless: which model? Which color? Equipment? Engine? Petrol or diesel? You can customize almost every detail. However, this has an immense impact on the production concept. All the necessary components have to be ready for the production line so that the customer’s dream car is ready as soon as possible. The real challenge here is making sure that exactly the right components are available at exactly the right time. Thanks to the RFID solutions by SICK, all this is possible. Continue reading