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Warehouse Automation and Sensors

Post date: 2 months 2 weeks ago
*/ Warehouse Automation and Sensors How can you automate your warehouses? Should you automate your manufacturing? This article is an extension of our Hokuyo and Yujin post, and goes into more depth about warehouse automation. Why Automate Warehouses? Let's address the elephant in the room. Are...

Sensors for Robotics - 5 Common Types

Post date: 4 months 2 days ago
*/         Sensors for Robotics   From low to high-complexity applications, robots depend on robotic sensors for efficiency, safety, and performance. Table of Contents What is a robotic sensor? Why do robots use sensors? How does a robot sensor work? What types of sensors are used...
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The History of LIDAR

Post date: 2 years 4 months ago
  UNDERSTANDING LIDAR Humans are arguably the most dominant creatures on Earth in no small part due to our amazing senses. In particular, sight and our visual perception ability are key to our understanding of the world around us. And for centuries, humans have been inventing tools to help them...
Selecting an object and traffic detection sensor technology

Selecting a Sensor Technology

Post date: 4 years 8 months ago
How to Choose the Right Sensor Technology Advances in LiDAR and sensor technology are driving size and cost of sensors down rapidly, while improving performance dramatically. The Acroname team has put together this short guide to help make some sense of the technologies available today: Laser...

LightWare LW20 LiDAR - half the size, twice the performance, infinitely better.

Post date: 5 years 7 months ago
Announcing Brand New Lightware Laser Sensors The LW20, with an IP67 enclosure, and the open-frame SF20 are now available for pre-order in our webstore.     High performance in a very small form factor The LW20 and SF20 miniature laser rangefinders offer high performance in a very small...

Resetting IP Address of Hokuyo UST-10LX and UST-20LX Sensors

Post date: 5 years 10 months ago
Hokuyo Factory Reset Procedure A few customers have mentioned that, when trying to reset the Hokuyo UST-10LX or UST-20LX sensors to the factory default IP address, the reset procedure found in the product specification may not reset the IP address properly. Per the UST-20LX Product Specification...
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LightWare Product Comparison Chart

Post date: 6 years 3 months ago
Below is a handy chart comparing the LightWare sensors that Acroname stocks.   If you are interested in a model not listed here, just let us know - we can order anything in the LightWare catalog for you.   Model Application Range (m) Update rate (per second) Outputs Weight (grams...
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