Lehrte, May 7th, 2018 — A recently published video (see below) shows three different Götting KATE small AGV driving on the mobile area of or stand on the CeMAT 2018. All three vehicles are coordinated and visualized by the TransportControl software.
- One KATE navigates freely along virtual tracks. It uses a laser scanner that can detect the environment.
- An extremely flat KATE can transport picking carts.
- One KATE has a lifting table and transports small load carriers which it can set down/pick up automatically. This KATE also demonstrates the automatic battery charging at a conductive charging station.
Also on or stand was the company Velodyne® with a LiDAR® laser scanner. Since 2018 Götting is a Velodyne® partner for the integration in inddor and outdoor application. Both the KATE vehicles and the LiDAR scanner are shown in the embedded video below.
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Götting Quick Guide Last updated: 01/2020
Götting KG founded in 1965, ist an innovative company placed in Lehrte near Hannover (DE) and works worldwide.The company develops and produces wireless data communication systems and sensors for automatic track guidance of so-called automated guided vehicles (AGV). As far as we are informed Götting KG has the largest product range of different components for trackguiding AGV.
Further main topics are traffic technology, RF measuring, wireless data communication in general as well as customized developments for car manufactureres, electronic- and radio broadcasting industry. Currently our company employs 90 professionals of which about 50 are experienced masters in engineering and are responsible for research and development.
The core competency of FOX – a special department of Götting KG – is focused on the automation of serial vehicles, especially for the outdoor area (trucks, pay loaders, fork lifts etc.).