SICK’s unique NOVA software platform delivers AI-powered, user-friendly machine vision

SICK is constantly expanding the capabilities of its unique NOVA platform, providing users with even more options for developing smart, scalable machine vision solutions.

A game-changing foundation software platform for configuring machine vision solutions, NOVA can run on a wide range of 2D and 3D vision sensors, creating countless potential applications for machine vision technology. The platform’s advanced AI functionality removes the need for complex manual setups by enabling users to teach through examples.

NOVA is continually evolving and SICK has enhanced its capabilities to better meet customers’ needs, with recent updates including tools for anomaly detection, 3D height detection and box detection.

Suitable for industries, applications and users of all kinds

SICK’s NOVA is suitable for a wide range of industries, including logistics, automotive, FMCG and robotics, and it runs on a multitude of 2D and 3D vision cameras, leveraging different imaging technologies. NOVA provides both machine vision experts and non-experts with the ability to develop bespoke applications and use ready-made plug-ins to configure machine vision solutions to meet their needs.

The cost-effective NOVA foundation software platform enables users to teach through examples for ease-of-use and scalability. Featuring a user-friendly web interface, NOVA can utilize a variety of imaging techniques to handle even the most challenging requirements.

Nathaniel SICK UK’s Market Product Manager, says, “SICK’s NOVA provides the AI-powered capabilities to enable all companies and users to harness the potential of 2D and 3D machine vision and enhance their operations. Starting with just one camera, NOVA enables end users, OEMs and integrators to expand solutions and even create advanced custom developments using Lua programming and HALCON.

“At SICK, we provide full spectrum machine vision solutions, combined with our extensive expertise and legacy as a machine vision pioneer, to create bespoke solutions for countless applications.”