How Sensors are Moving Materials Handling Towards Safe Automation

Affordable, highly accurate and extremely reliable sensing systems and controls are fueling the rise of AGV solutions for a wide range of material handling applications in warehouses, factories and industrial facilities

Sensata Technologies, one of the world's leading suppliers of sensor, industrial control, power management and electrical protection solutions, today announced the availability of a new white paper (How Sensors are Moving Materials Handling Towards Safe Automation) that covers the rapidly evolving world of Automated Guided Vehicles and how new developments in sensor and guidance technologies are enabling AGVs to become an essential element for a wide variety of material handling applications.

This white paper examines some of the more interesting applications which are adopting AGVs and how a number of various navigation and sensor technologies are enabling this innovative material handling industry transformation especially in regard to industrial and warehousing applications.

This white paper covers the various types of AGVs, the market drivers, the various navigation and steering control technologies, as well as an look at the leading sensing technologies that enabling the rise in AGV solutions and systems.

What do developers of AGV solutions need to know about the latest industrial and warehouse sensor and navigation technologies?
This new Sensata white paper is available as a free download at https://www2.sensata.com/safe-material-handling
About Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in thirteen countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's website at www.sensata.com.

Featured Product

QC Industries - AS40: The Ultimate User-Friendly Conveyor

QC Industries - AS40: The Ultimate User-Friendly Conveyor

AS40 Conveyors are designed for ease of use and simple integration with robotic applications. Built on a rigid aluminum frame, they feature tee slots for rapid accessory mounting and a tail that flips up at the push of a button for easy under-belt cleaning and belt changes. Nosebar tails are available for transferring small parts between conveyors. All conveyors include a 10 Year Warranty and most are available with a fast five day lead time.