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Indirect electronic badge tracking

Electronic badges are indirectly tracked by detecting, by a badge communicator on a select industrial vehicle of a fleet of industrial vehicles, the presence of an electronic badge and performing a badge logging transaction in response to detecting the electronic badge. The badge logging transaction includes receiving, by the badge... Crown Equipment Corporation

Electronic badge to authenticate and track industrial vehicle operator

A system for controlling an industrial vehicle comprises an information linking device, a badge communicator, an operator badge, and a controller. The controller controls the industrial vehicle operating state by identifying that an operator possessing the operator badge has approached the industrial vehicle, communicating with the server via the information... Crown Equipment Corporation

Electronic badge as a talking marker

A process uses electronic badges to convey a condition associated with an environment to an industrial vehicle. The process comprises identifying a condition in a limited, defined environment and associating the identified condition with a badge ID. The process also comprises programming an electronic badge based upon the identified condition... Crown Equipment Corporation

Use of electronic badges in aisle passing maneuvers

An industrial vehicle passing maneuver is authorized by an automated process. The process comprises receiving, by a processor, a first message, a second message and a third message. The first message indicates a position of a first industrial vehicle in a work environment. The second message indicates a position of... Crown Equipment Corporation

Dual-axis vertical displacement and anti-rock support with a materials handling vehicle

A variety of vehicle-based and warehouse-based solutions are provided to increase the adaptability, utility, and efficiency of materials handling vehicles in the warehouse environment, such as a materials handling vehicle comprising a picking attachment is secured to a fork carriage assembly and comprising an X-Y-Z-Ψ positioner to engage and disengage... Crown Equipment Corporation

Systems and methods for home position and cart acquisition with a materials handling vehicle

A variety of vehicle-based and warehouse-based solutions are provided to increase the adaptability, utility, and efficiency of materials handling vehicles in the warehouse environment, such as a goods storage and retrieval system, comprising a multilevel warehouse racking system, a mobile storage cart, a cart home position, and a materials handling... Crown Equipment Corporation

Materials handling vehicle comprising hand-held drive unit

A variety of vehicle-based and warehouse-based solutions are provided to increase the adaptability, utility, and efficiency of materials handling vehicles in the warehouse environment, such as a materials handling vehicle comprising a hand-held drive unit comprising a user interface and an operational command generator responsive to the user interface. The... Crown Equipment Corporation

Pallet truck cart transportation device

A cart transportation assembly includes a frame including at least one upright and a top rail supported by the upright(s). The top rail includes a main body portion, an actuation rod, and at least one cart latch coupled to the actuation rod. The actuation rod is movable relative to the... Crown Equipment Corporation

Pallet detection using units of physical length

An image of a physical environment is acquired that comprises a plurality of pixels, each pixel including a two-dimensional pixel location in the image plane and a depth value corresponding to a distance between a region of the physical environment and the image plane. For each pixel, the two dimensional... Crown Equipment Corporation

Systems, methods, and mobile client devices for supervising industrial vehicles

The embodiments described herein relate to systems and methods for presenting information from a management server on a mobile client device to facilitate the management of industrial vehicles. Embodiments of the system can include a plurality of industrial vehicles communicatively coupled to the management server, and a mobile client device... Crown Equipment Corporation

Fleet management system

A process of operating a materials handling vehicle based upon tasks comprises receiving an operator login of an operator and wirelessly transmitting an identification of the operator to a remote server based upon the received operator login. Further, an operation on the materials handling vehicle by the operator is monitored... Crown Equipment Corporation

Mounting bar assembly for a materials handling vehicle

A mounting bar assembly mounted to a materials handling vehicle includes a mounting bar extending from a body portion of the materials handling vehicle, a housing mounted to the mounting bar and supporting at least one electronic device, and cabling that extends to the housing through a hollow interior portion... Crown Equipment Corporation

Control elements for materials handling vehicles

A plurality of control elements extend from the base portion of a control module in a materials handling vehicle. The control elements are located adjacent to one another, wherein at least one of the control elements includes mounting structure that permits the control element to be selectively mounted to the... Crown Equipment Corporation

Carriage assembly for materials handling vehicle and making same

A carriage assembly is provided, which is adapted to be movably coupled to a mast assembly of a materials handling vehicle. The carriage assembly comprises a lifting carriage comprising a lifting carriage upper member including structure for laterally shifting a fork carriage. The fork carriage is mounted on the lifting... Crown Equipment Corporation

Goods-to-man warehousing comprising multilevel racking, mobile storage units, storage unit transporters, and pick-place vehicle

A goods-to-man warehousing system comprises a multilevel racking system, a plurality of mobile storage units, a storage unit transporter, a pick-place vehicle, a mobile storage unit transfer node, and a warehouse management computing hub. The multilevel racking system comprises a vertically and horizontally distributed array of storage bays. One or... Crown Equipment Corporation

Multiple zone sensing for materials handling vehicles

A materials handling vehicle includes at least one contactless obstacle sensor that scans at least two speed zones, each speed zone being defined in an area at least partially in front of a forward traveling direction of the vehicle and being associated with a unique predetermined maximum speed greater than... Crown Equipment Corporation

De-centralized operational indicator system for a materials handling vehicle

A de-centralized operational indicator system comprises a communication component, a controller, and an output component. The output component comprises a first illumination device and a second illumination device. The controller includes programming to receive information from the communication component regarding at least one of the materials handling vehicle and an... Crown Equipment Corporation

Dynamic industrial vehicle measure

A task to be performed using an industrial vehicle is defined and segmented into segments including a start segment and an end segment. The performance of the industrial vehicle while the industrial vehicle performs the segments is measured, and a target score for the task based on an extrinsic factor... Crown Equipment Corporation

Dynamic operator behavior analyzer

Dynamic industrial vehicle monitoring for modification of vehicle operator behavior comprises identifying a metric that characterizes an event associated with the operation of an industrial vehicle, the metric having at least one behavior modification action and at least one performance parameter to evaluate the event against. Monitoring operation of the... Crown Equipment Corporation

Order picker materials handling vehicle with improved downward visibility when driving elevated

A materials handling vehicle including a mast assembly supported on a power unit. The mast assembly includes plural telescoping sections defined by pairs of laterally spaced rails. An operator compartment is supported on the mast assembly for vertical movement, and a dash is located forward of the operator compartment and... Crown Equipment Corporation

Adjusting industrial vehicle performance

A computer-executed process and system for evaluating industrial vehicle performance comprises identifying kinematic functions of an industrial vehicle, receiving constraints of an environment in which the industrial vehicle operates, and computing a cutback curve for a parameter of a select kinematic function of the industrial vehicle. A kinematic model of... Crown Equipment Corporation

Systems and methods for pose development using retrieved position of a pallet or product load to be picked up

A method and apparatus for using unique landmarks to position industrial vehicles during start-up. In one embodiment, a method of using pre-positioned objects as landmarks to operate an industrial vehicle is provided. The method comprises identifying a start-up scenario from sensor data, wherein the start-up scenario comprises a unique marker... Crown Equipment Corporation

Industrial vehicle with feature-based localization and navigation

An industrial vehicle is provided comprising a drive mechanism, a steering mechanism, a vehicle controller, a camera, and a navigation module. The camera is communicatively coupled to the navigation module, the vehicle controller is responsive to commands from the navigation module, and the drive mechanism and the steering mechanism are... Crown Equipment Corporation

Sensor configuration for a materials handling vehicle

A materials handling vehicle includes a power unit; a load handling assembly coupled to the power unit; at least one obstacle detector mounted to the power unit; and a controller. The at least one obstacle detector detects object located along a path of travel of the power unit, and generate... Crown Equipment Corporation

Systems, methods, and mobile client devices for supervising industrial vehicles

The embodiments described herein relate to systems and methods for presenting information from a management server on a mobile client device to facilitate the management of industrial vehicles. Embodiments of the system can include a plurality of industrial vehicles communicatively coupled to the management server, and a mobile client device... Crown Equipment Corporation

Steering and traction applications for determining a steering control attribute and a traction control attribute

Based on a steering control input, a measured value of the steering control attribute and a measured value of the traction control attribute received by a steering application, determining: a first setpoint value of the steering control attribute; a target steering angle of the steered wheel of the vehicle. Based... Crown Equipment Corporation

Model based diagnostics based on traction model

A traction application executing on a vehicle control module receives a traction speed control input to control a traction wheel of the vehicle. Based on the traction speed control input, the traction application determines a first setpoint value of a control attribute related to the traction wheel. A first diagnostic... Crown Equipment Corporation

Diagnostic supervisor to determine if a traction system is in a fault condition

A steering application executing on a vehicle control module receives a steering control input to control a steered wheel of a vehicle. Based on the steering control input, the steering application determines a traction threshold value associated with a traction control attribute related to a traction wheel of the vehicle.... Crown Equipment Corporation

Model based diagnostics based on steering model

A steering application executing on a vehicle control module receives a steering control input to control a steered wheel of a vehicle and, based on the steering control input, determines a setpoint value for the steered wheel. A diagnostic supervisor receives a measured value of the control attribute and the... Crown Equipment Corporation

Fractional depletion estimation for battery condition metrics

Evaluation of a battery state comprises transforming a time based history of the load on the battery into a spectral representation of that history in a load domain, e.g., the current domain. The method also comprises comparing the spectral representation to an expected battery capability for the load represented by... Crown Equipment Corporation

Vehicle control module with signal switchboard and input tables

A module capable of operating on one of first and second vehicles includes an input table having a superset of input elements, with a first subset of input elements related to a first set of hardware devices on the first vehicle and a second subset related to a second set... Crown Equipment Corporation

Vehicle control module with signal switchboard and output tables

A control module capable of operating on one of first and second vehicles can include a) a module output table comprising a superset of module output elements comprising a first subset of module output elements related to a first set of hardware devices provided on the first vehicle and a... Crown Equipment Corporation

Processing device having a graphical user interface for industrial vehicle

A processing device having a graphical user interface includes a housing having a touch screen display that receives touch gesture commands from a vehicle operator. Still further, a set of controls is arranged on a front face of the housing. The set of controls include hardware control equivalents to the... Crown Equipment Corporation

Processing device with field-replaceable user interface for industrial vehicle

A processing device for an industrial vehicle includes a field-replaceable user interface. The processing device includes a service module and a main module. The service module, which is field replaceable, includes a display having a touch screen, at least one user input control and a service module circuit board. The... Crown Equipment Corporation








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