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21st March 2024
SICK develops precision sensor for micron measurements

Developed for high precision in the micron range, SICK’s OD7000 displacement sensor measures tiny distances in challenging electronics and solar manufacturing applications cost-effectively.

27th February 2024
The SICK W10 swipe-and-set-up touchscreen sensor

SICK has unveiled the first photoelectric sensor with a touchscreen display, heralding the future for universal and easy-set-up sensing.

15th February 2024
SICK brings liquid lens tech to its smallest lector code reader

SICK has added Liquid Lens technology to the Lector 61X, its smallest image-based code reader, to deliver rapid and infinitely-variable focal adjustment and a significantly-extended depth of field.

12th December 2023
SICK’s next-generation DT80 distance sensor

With the launch of its next-generation DT80 distance sensor, SICK has revised the standard for measurement precision in countless industrial applications in a compact and robust device. 

Test & Measurement
11th August 2023
SICK’s extended Ruler3000 family

SICK has expanded its next-generation Ruler3000 family to focus on the speed and precision of its 3D streaming cameras on the finest details of high-quality, high-resolution 3D inspection and measurement tasks.

27th July 2023
SICK's ultrasonic UC40 set to "Click" for all-round uses

SICK has added the UC40, a powerful and compact cube sensor, to its market-leading family of ultrasonic sensors. 

14th July 2023
SICK upgrades colour sensor portfolio

SICK has announced a major advance in its colour sensor portfolio, with the launch of its CSS and CSX high resolution and high-speed devices.

11th May 2023
SICK launch multiScan multi-layered LiDAR sensor

SICK has unveiled a milestone advance in its three-dimensional LiDAR technology with the launch of the multiScan multi-layered LiDAR sensor.

6th January 2023
SICK’s next-generation DGS80 hollow-shaft encoders open up universal compatibility

SICK has unveiled its next-generation family of large-bore hollow-shaft incremental encoders, the SICK DGS80.

7th December 2022
SICK launches the safeRS3

SICK has launched the safeRS3, a next-generation safe 3D radar system designed to enable maximum productivity with highly-reliable safe access protection for workers in hazardous industrial areas, including robot cells.

22nd November 2022
SICK’s MPB10 sensor bolts-on for continuous condition monitoring

SICK has announced the launch of its MPB10 Multi-Physics Box condition monitoring sensor, a rugged bolt-on device designed to deliver real-time, continuous service data from industrial machines, including electric motors, pumps, fans, and conveyor systems, even in the harshest industry environments.

14th November 2022
Sensor technology and machine vision from one source

SICK and MVTec Software are deepening their strategic cooperation. Algorithms of MVTec's HALCON machine vision software will be integrated into SICK's sensors. The corresponding agreement was signed by Dr. Martin Schenk, Senior Vice President Product Management SICK, and Dr. Olaf Munkelt, Managing Director MVTec Software, at the SPS trade fair in Nuremberg on the 9th November. 

7th October 2022
Getting close up to fibre optic sensors

Fibre optic sensors are often favoured in electronics applications for their high switching speeds and ability to detect tiny objects.

25th August 2022
SICK launches next generation WLL80 Fibre Optic Sensors

SICK launches its next-gen, intelligent and powerful WLL80 Fibre Optic Sensors, designed for simple configuration and versatile integration into machinery and conveyor systems in electronics production, wherever rapid, high accuracy detection is required in confined spaces.

19th April 2021
Compact 2D vision camera with deep learning app onboard

SICK has announced that it is launching its first vision camera with a pre-installed deep learning app onboard to make it simple to create custom quality inspections of complex electronics parts and surface mount assemblies. 

22nd March 2021
W4F miniature smart sensors with powerful optical tech

SICK has launched the versatile W4F family of miniature smart sensors, developed to achieve next-generation detection performance and incorporating powerful new optical technologies, each purpose-designed to master common sensing challenges in electronics with complete reliability.

13th October 2020
SICK’s deep learning brings simplicity to AI inspection

SICK has launched a suite of Deep Learning apps and services to simplify machine vision quality inspection for challenging components, assemblies, surfaces or food produce, especially those that have previously defied automation and remained distinguishable only by human inspection.

27th August 2020
SICK casts wide with versatile AS30 array sensor

SICK has developed a versatile, high-precision array sensor, the AS30, that is easily adapted to a multitude of machine guidance and process control tasks in manufacturing and logistics. With a repeatability of up to 0.03mm and a wide 50mm 2D light band, the SICK AS30 delivers industry-leading performance for classic array sensing tasks such as edge guidance or conveyor control.

23rd July 2020
SICK launches SensorApp for colour inspection and sorting

SICK is continuing the roll-out of its customisable SensorApps for ‘easy’ machine vision, with the launch of its Colour Inspection and Sorting App, a cost-saving and simple solution for common inline quality control tasks in automated production and packaging applications.

24th June 2020
SICK SensorApps help people to keep their distance

Responding to the need for technologies to slow the spread of COVID-19, SICK has developed PeopleCounter and DistanceGuard SensorApps which help to ensure that people keep to the recommended distance apart in working and public spaces.

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