SICK is launching the multiScan136, with a planned launch in the future for more products in the multiScan product family.
SICK, Festo Didactic create robot safety curriculum
SICK and Festo Didactic have partnered to create a Safety Awareness Bundle that combines curriculum and hardware to teach robot safety.
SICK launches Monitoring Box for cloud-based sensor monitoring
SICK has launched a product called Monitoring Box that enables access to sensor data for cloud-based condition monitoring.
SICK showcases AMR localization at Automate 2022
SICK highlights solutions safe productivity, part localization in bin picking, and LiDAR localization
SICK unveils new generation of Ruler3000 3D streaming cameras
SICK said the camera is designed for high-end inspection and precise localization duties when mounted on a robot arm.
SICK and Vention partnership simplifies robot guidance deployment
Vention’s manufacturing automation platform accelerates the design and deployment of modular applications for robot guidance systems with SICK.
SICK, Universal Robots partner on cobot safety
Safety system monitors two protective fields simultaneously around a cobot, making it possible to dynamically reduce or stop the robot’s movement only when a person is too close to the working area.
SICK develops IP69K-rated incremental encoder with added ingress protection
SICK has released its DBS60I-W, an IP69K-rated incremental encoder with added ingress protection from a new, patented deflector shield. SICK said the encoder can withstand frequent high-pressure chemical washdowns in demanding food and beverage applications, for example. The SICK DBS60I-W washdown encoder delivers the high-resolution performance of SICK’s DBS60 incremental encoder but in a IP69K-rated,…
SICK launches compact TiM2xx LiDAR sensors for AMRs
RBR50 company SICK, a leading developer of sensors, safety systems, machine vision and more, expanded its 2D LiDAR sensor lineup for localization and anti-collision applications with the compact TiM2xx product family. This is in response to new requirements on functionality, size, and price. The TiM240 is the first variant in the TiM2xx LiDAR series and…
Amazon’s security drone, life-size Gundam & robotic-assisted surgery
Welcome to Episode 18 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us every week for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. Listeners can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play, and…
SICK launches nanoScan3 ultra-compact 2D safety laser scanner
SICK is launching its newest ultra-compact safety laser scanner, the nanoScan3. The nanoScan3 combines smart safety functions with measurement data quality for accurate and reliable localization. With an overall height of just over three inches, the nanoScan3 can be used wherever machines and vehicles require maximum performance, but have minimal mounting space. This enables manufacturers…
Safe Robotics Area Protection from SICK applies perception to safety
The Safe Robotics Area Protection system from SICK combines sensors and software to enable a robot to be more aware of its surroundings.
6 common mistakes when setting up safety laser scanners
Having worked in industrial automation for most of my career, I’d like to think that I’ve built up a wealth of experience in the field of industrial safety sensors. Familiar with safety laser scanners for over a decade, I have been involved many designs and installations. I currently work for SICK (UK) Ltd., which invented…
MassRobotics, SICK partner to assist robotics startups
SICK, Inc., a manufacturer of sensor solutions for industrial applications, has partnered with MassRobotics. With this partnership, local and global robotics startups and corporations will have better access to sensor and safety solutions from SICK. MassRobotics is a nonprofit organization located in Boston. MassRobotics is the strategic partner of the Robotics Summit & Expo, which…
SICK’s deep learning, sensing solutions on display at Robotics Summit & Expo
Once reserved solely for humans, now using deep learning, sensors can perform intelligent actions in the automated detection, testing, and classification of objects or features. Deep learning, a sub-area of machine learning, ranks among the most significant of future technologies in the field of artificial intelligence, and is a long-term driver of Industry 4.0. SICK…
SICK launches outdoorScan3 laser scanner for AGVs
SICK is launching a new safety laser scanner called outdoorScan3. SICK claims the outdoorScan3 is the first safety laser scanner certified to IEC 62998 for use in outdoor applications. The outdoorScan3 allows automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to navigate safely through outdoor industrial environments. SICK says the outdoorScan3 works safely and reliably in all weather conditions.…
Mobile robot developers get a look under the hood at Robotics Summit & Expo 2019
Engineers can learn about recent developments in mobile robot technology from speakers, exhibitors, and peers at this conference in Boston in June.