Light-directed activities enter the third generation

Wynright in the News

Wynright's Ron Adams, Senior Vice President, Controls discusses Pick-to-Light technologies with Josh Bond, Associate Editor of Modern Materials Handling

by Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Modern Materials Handling

June 1, 2014

The first generation of light systems sought to improve accuracy; the second generation enhanced speed; and we’re now entering the third, which is all about efficiency.

Widely used for fulfillment since the early 1980s, the pick-to-light market was recently considered mature before software, hardware and industry developments opened a frontier of new opportunities. The broadening umbrella of light-directed activities now includes pick-to-light, put-to-light, put walls, picking carts, hybrid voice/light systems, mobile and rapidly reconfigurable solutions.

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