Hannover Messe 2016: Safer warehouse logistics

Tactile power steering for order picking carts

Research News /

Vehicles in logistics centers will be more intuitive to steer in the future, thus making work easier and safer. “Tactile” handles being developed by Fraunhofer researchers will make this possible: They employ pressure sensors to detect the direction in which a user is pushing or pulling the cart. Whenever there is a risk of a collision, the cart stops immediately.