YouTube for Engineers

A European website,, offers a place for companies to post promotional and educational videos. The more interesting and unique, or amusing and zany, the more viewers they attract. A search under the keyword "warehouse" returns a variety of results about bar code scanning, lift truck-mounted computers, and voice technology, from LXE, Intermec and Microlise, respectively.

Danaher Motion recently posted a video of a unique application using automated guided vehicles and voice technology for case picking. The application, commissioned by E&K Automation GmbH at a distribution center operated by Marktkauf Logistik, eliminates the need for pickers to climb on and off of lift trucks. Check it out.

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