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The chancellor visits SICK – Deep learning wows Merkel and Löfven at the Hannover Messe 2019

Deep learning is one of the SICK presentation topics at the Hannover Messe 2019. The chancellor was personally very impressed with this and other aspects of the advancing Industry 4.0 applications. During the fair opening, Dr. Angela Merkel, together with Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven,...

The next step for safety: the deTec4 safety light curtain

Safety light curtains for the prevention of machine accidents are, in terms of principle of operation, a readily available technology from many suppliers these days. But users of this technology want more than “just safety”. They are looking for intelligent addi-tional functions that generate added...

Know how the wind blows, even in case of fire: FLOWSIC200 functional testing in tunnel fire assessments

In Austria, Switzerland, and Germany, fire assessments are carried out in tunnel systems to prove the functionality of the tunnel-dependent ventilation concept, which forms part of the acceptance protocol following renovation and conversion measures. An essential component of the functional testing...

Mobile test bench: FLOWSIC600-XT Quatro enables field verification in high-volume gas installations

US manufacturer Big Elk Energy Systems, LLC has developed one of the world’s first mobile gas flow rate test benches. This system can be used to verify gas meters that are installed in high-volume gas installations without interrupting operation. At the heart of the mobile M3™ system is the...

4.0 NOW – SICK will be fully networked at the Hannover Messe 2019

The time has arrived: Industry 4.0 is happening now. SICK will show what this looks like at the Hannover Messe 2019 from 1 to 5 April 2019 with a live stream from the 4.0 NOW Factory in Freiburg. The official motto of the Hannover Messe is “Integrated Industry – Industrial Intelligence”, or in a...

Part localizer from SICK brings order to the chaos of mixed-up parts

Testing and assembly specialist Kubik Automation GmbH from Baienfurt in Germany is putting SICK's PLOC2D robot guidance system to use in its new sCube assembly cell. The team of experienced industry experts specializes in the development of innovative products and the optimization of production...

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