ASI Logistics, SICK Tout Ability for Autonomous Reversing for Yard Operations
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ASI Logistics, SICK Tout Ability for Autonomous Reversing for Yard Operations

ASI Logistics and SICK, Inc., have announced a milestone in the development of autonomous yard truck operations, claiming that they have solved the issue of reversing into trailers autonomously. The two companies said this is one of the final steps for completing fully autonomous yard truck operations. ASI Logistics used its Vehicle Automation Kit (VAK)…

OPEX adds RFID Scanning to Automated Warehouse Sorting Solution
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OPEX adds RFID Scanning to Automated Warehouse Sorting Solution

OPEX Corporation, a global automation provider, has announced expanding the capabilities of its Sure Sort Warehouse Automation technology to incorporate radio frequency identification (RFID) scanning to increase operational speed and efficiency. Sure Sort is a scalable warehouse automation solution for distribution centers, retail stores, and third-party logistics. Its operational functions include order handling, cross-docking, and reverse logistics. RFID…

Immervision Launches 190-Degree Lens to Address Low-Light In-Cabin Challenges
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Immervision Launches 190-Degree Lens to Address Low-Light In-Cabin Challenges

Immervision, which develops advanced vision systems that combine optics, image processing and sensor fusion, has announced an off-the-shelf 190-degree lens that addresses specific low-light in-cabin requirements for the automotive industry. The company said it designed wide-angle Panamorph lens technology into an ultra-wide field of view (FoV) lens, offering complete coverage inside the cabin to meet…

Orbbec Launches 2 New 3D Sensor Cameras
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Orbbec Launches 2 New 3D Sensor Cameras

Orbbec, which develops 3D cameras, has announced two new models of 3D sensor cameras. The Gemini 2 and Astra 2 models were developed with Orbbec’s new generation ASIC chip MX6600, which enables high quality depth processing and supports depth/color image registration in different resolutions. The new cameras also include a software development kit, on-board IMU…

Cepton Launches Vista-X120 Plus Slim Lidar
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Cepton Launches Vista-X120 Plus Slim Lidar

Cepton, which develops high-performance lidar solutions, has announced its new lidar, the Vista-X120 Plus. The slim, software definable top-end automotive lidar aims to provide real-time adaptive 3D perception. Cepton said it will showcase the technology this week at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. Expanding on Cepton’s commercially scalable Vista-X90 lidar, the X120 Plus version offers…

Continental to Present Sensor Solution for Autonomous Trucks at CES
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Continental to Present Sensor Solution for Autonomous Trucks at CES

Continental has announced a new sensor solution designed for commercial vehicle, which it will demonstrate at CES 2023 later this week in Las Vegas. The Continental Sensor Array provides an answer to the growing number of intelligent and automated driving systems in commercial vehicles, as its multi-sensor system can be mounted above modern vehicle windshields…

Ouster, Cyngn Team to Deliver Lidar-Powered Autonomy for Industrial Vehicles
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Ouster, Cyngn Team to Deliver Lidar-Powered Autonomy for Industrial Vehicles

High-resolution lidar provider Ouster said it has signed a strategic customer agreement with Cyngn, which develops autonomous driving systems for industrial and commercial use cases. The agreement will add Ouster’s new REV7 digital lidar sensors to Cyngn’s DriveMod platform, which delivers autonomous solutions for existing and new material handling vehicles. Ouster said it will showcase…

SOSLAB to Show 3D Solid-State Lidar in Automotive Lamps at CES
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SOSLAB to Show 3D Solid-State Lidar in Automotive Lamps at CES

SOSLab has announced the release of its next-generation 3D solid-state lidar for automotive lamps. The ML-X lidar will be demonstrated at the CES 2023 event later this week. The ML-X minimizes size while enhancing range performance and resolution by more than double compared to its previous version, SOSLAB said. The ML-X tripled angular resolution (0.5…

RoboSense to Show New Smart Lidar Sensor Systems at CES 2023
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RoboSense to Show New Smart Lidar Sensor Systems at CES 2023

RoboSense, which develops smart lidar sensor systems, said it will showcase its latest products at CES 2023 in Las Vegas from Jan. 5-8, 2023. RoboSense said it will exhibit its first solid-state, short-range flash lidar, RS-LiDAR-E1 (E1) at Booth #5461, West Hall, Tech East, LVCC. Attendees will learn about E1’s performance characteristics, deployment solutions and other details. E1 will…

Inuitive Introduces Sensor Modules for AMRs and AGVs
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Inuitive Introduces Sensor Modules for AMRs and AGVs

Inuitive, a Vision-on-Chip processor company, has announced the launch of its latest sensor modules: the M4.5S and the M4.3WN. Designed to easily integrate into robots and drone systems, both sensor modules are built around the NU4000 Vision-on-Chip (VoC) processor and integrate depth sensing and image processing with AI and VSLAM capabilities to provide robots with…

Ouster, Velodyne Propose Merger to Accelerate Lidar Adoption
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Ouster, Velodyne Propose Merger to Accelerate Lidar Adoption

Ouster, which develops high-resolution digital lidar, and Velodyne, which develops lidar sensors and solutions, have announced entering into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction. The proposed merger aims to drive significant value creation and results in a strong financial position through robust product offerings, increased operational efficiencies, and a complementary customer base in fast-growing end-markets, the companies said.

 

Blickfeld Launches Smart Lidar Sensor, Combining Capture and Processing on Single Device
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Blickfeld Launches Smart Lidar Sensor, Combining Capture and Processing on Single Device

Blickfeld, a Germany-based manufacturer of lidar sensor solutions, has announced the Qb2 solid-state, software-defined lidar device that enables the capture and processing of data on a single device. This removes the need for additional computers, as well as bringing faster insights, improved response times and better bandwidth availability.

 

SICK Launches New Photoelectric Sensor to Help Reduce Install Costs
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SICK Launches New Photoelectric Sensor to Help Reduce Install Costs

SICK has announced its new Roller Sensor Bar (RSB) as part of its portfolio of photoelectric sensors. The RSB provides logistics and production markets with a solution to accommodate the increasing variety of packaging shapes and sizes, with the addition of a faster and easier installation experience.

 

DENSO Expands Vision Sensor Detection Angle for Subaru Models
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DENSO Expands Vision Sensor Detection Angle for Subaru Models

DENSO Corporation has announced it expanded the detection angle of its vision sensor, increasing the sensor’s ability to recognize pedestrians and bicycles around a vehicle to improve road safety. The vision sensor is used on some grades of the Subaru Legacy Outback, announced in April 2022 for the North American market, and the Subaru Crosstrek, announced in September 2022 for the Japanese market.

 

GelSight Launches AI-Powered 3D Tactile Sensor for Robots
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GelSight Launches AI-Powered 3D Tactile Sensor for Robots

GelSight, which develops tactile intelligence sensor technologies, has announced the release of its GelSight Mini, an artificial-intelligence powered 3D tactile sensor. The sensor offers “superhuman touch resolution” to the commercial market, with a compact design for human hands, and robust enough for use by robots and cobots, the company said. In addition, the GelSight Mini can take just five minutes to deliver shareable results out of the box.