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  1. Ethernet vision solutions; Flexible in vision and connectivity!

    Ethernet vision solutions; Flexible in vision and connectivity!

    In the market since 1989 we see vision systems evolving from accessories to critical safety components in the future. Shared data increases efficiency. We see a work environment where video data is shared between mobile machines and the office, in cab displays and smart devices, to boost productivity and increase safety. These vision solutions are implemented in any market from construction to logistics and lifting to agriculture. Integrate on a HMI in a construction or mining environmen...

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  2. Make driving in the dark pleasant and safe!

    Make driving in the dark pleasant and safe!

    The sun rises late and sets early these days. With just eight hours of daylight, the dark time of year is still upon us, and for your truck drivers, these are the most difficult months. Good vision can't be guaranteed, but at the same time, this should not have a negative effect on your drivers' performance. Your employees need support during this period in particular. As a transport company, you can offer this support to them with solutions from Stoneridge-Orlaco! Every truck driver know...

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  3. FMCSA approves MirrorEye as alternative to mirrors for bus and coach

    FMCSA approves MirrorEye as alternative to mirrors for bus and coach

    As a lot of you might have heard that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a five-year exemption to install MirrorEye camera-monitoring system on trucks instead of traditional rear-view mirrors in the USA. But what about busses and motorcoaches? The good news is that the exemption not only applies to mirrors for trucks, but also to mirrors on multipurpose passenger vehicles and each bus, other than a school bus, with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than...

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  4. See around Corners with Cross Traffic View

    See around Corners with Cross Traffic View

    When driving a tractor with a front-end attachment, turning or crossing roads can entail a certain degree of risk due to the limited view from the cab. With Orlaco's Cross Traffic View, you can do this more safely. The system provides a clear, real-time view of the left and right sides of the road ahead, allowing you to spot pedestrians, cyclists and cars in time. A View to the Left and Right Cross Traffic View consists of two FAMOS compact cameras that offer a view from the left and rig...

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  5. RadarEye now integrates on every monitor

    RadarEye now integrates on every monitor

    If workplace safety is an important issue for you, your fleet will no doubt be equipped with camera monitor systems. You can now make your machines even safer by integrating RadarEye on your monitor. This active detection system is now available for all existing Orlaco monitors and third-party monitors. RadarEye prevents collisions by actively warning you about objects and people around the machine. You therefore know what is happening in the vicinity of your vehicle and can work even more safel...

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  6. Gain an Optimum Overview with CCTV

    Gain an Optimum Overview with CCTV

    At sea, ships endure the harshest of conditions. Cold, heat, seawater, rain and salt push the ship and its crew to the limits. In situations like these, you want to be able to rely on the best vision systems to monitor hazardous areas — systems that are built to cope with the most demanding work and that increase safety, efficiency and comfort on board. Monitoring Hazardous Areas CCTV systems from Orlaco ensure that you can view all areas that you want to monitor. A captain, for example,...

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  7. Shell AirFlow Starship Uses MirrorEye for Fuel Economy

    Shell AirFlow Starship Uses MirrorEye for Fuel Economy

    MirrorEye provides impressive results in fuel economy, as demonstrated by the fact that the system has been selected for Shell's AirFlow Starship — the truck of the future. The AirFlow Starship is a combination of a truck and trailer, and was designed by Shell to be as fuel efficient as possible. The truck contains a wide range of gadgets that help save on fuel. For example, solar panels are installed on the roof, the design is highly streamlined to minimize resistance and there are even...

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  8. ‘Truck Mirrors Create an Illusion of Road Safety’

    ‘Truck Mirrors Create an Illusion of Road Safety’

    OSC: "80% of mirrors on trucks are not adjusted properly" Most truckers in the Netherlands drive with incorrectly adjusted mirrors. What's more, they have no idea how to improve the adjustment themselves. This not only endangers road safety but also poses a major risk for drivers themselves. This is according to the Dutch umbrella road haulage organization, OSC. Every truck driver knows the feeling. You're driving through a busy city. It's beginning to grow dark and you need to make a...

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  9. Cameras and Radars Are Worth Their Weight in Gold in Russian Mega-Mine

    Cameras and Radars Are Worth Their Weight in Gold in Russian Mega-Mine

    Gold mines are among the most challenging working environments in the world. They are places where huge mining vehicles brave harsh conditions every day. This is why PJSC Polyus equips all of its vehicles in the vast Russian Olimpiada mine with cameras, radar and monitors. It is the heart of winter in the middle of nowhere, 310 miles (500 kilometers) north of the city of Krasnoyarsk in Siberia. It is 49 degrees Fahrenheit below zero (-45°C) and snow is falling, but this won't hold back the hu...

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  10. ‘Our drivers no longer want to work without cameras’

    ‘Our drivers no longer want to work without cameras’

    Small mistakes can have large consequences, every transport company knows this. A. Van Velsen Transport B.V. has been choosing Orlaco’s camera and monitor systems for years for that reason. The result? More safety and less damage. Transport company with focus on concrete mortar and road construction A. van Velsen Transport B.V. is specialized in transporting concrete mortar. That is assigned by concrete factories in the West and central of the Netherlands. Besides that, the transport company...

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  11. Grow with Us as an Orlaco Preferred Partner

    Grow with Us as an Orlaco Preferred Partner

    Do you want to sell, world-class camera-monitor systems in your region? Then seize the opportunity to become an Orlaco Preferred Partner. Orlaco provides camera-monitor systems (standard and custom) for forklifts, trucks, buses, cranes and construction machinery to ensure that blind spots are visible. Worldwide, our products are helping to improve safety, efficiency and comfort. They have an excellent reputation and are known for their quality and reliability in all conditions. Strengthe...

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  12. Climbing Cranes Would Not Be Possible without Cameras

    Climbing Cranes Would Not Be Possible without Cameras

    The Dutch wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey is the first in the world to develop a climbing crane. The crane is controlled from a laptop on the ground, and 14 Orlaco FAMOS compact cameras play a key role. It is the end of 2017, and the first part of an L136 wind turbine stands out against the blue skies over the windy harbor of Eemshaven in the Netherlands. Some 60 meters up, a crane system is climbing upward on what will be the tallest onshore wind turbine in the Netherlands (with a tow...

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  13. Vision Systems for Fire Department Aerial appliances

    Vision Systems for Fire Department Aerial appliances

    An aerial ladder platform is a complex vehicle that requires good visibility to ensure that firefighting work can be completed safely and flexibly. It is therefore important to visualize blind corners. Working Faster and More Efficiently When using an aerial ladder platform, it is essential to follow the operation closely from the ground. With an Orlaco AF-Zoom camera, firefighters can gain a proper overview of the operation and view individual details, both from the cage and from the ma...

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  14. Complete 360° overview in real time with SurroundView

    Complete 360° overview in real time with SurroundView

    Drivers of heavy machinery are faced with a number of blind spots around the vehicle that impede their view. Orlaco's SurroundView system gives drivers a complete 360° overview of the vehicle without any delays waiting for software to compile the images. As a result, Orlaco SurroundView helps improve safety, efficiency and comfort during work operations. SurroundView consists of four FAMOS compact cameras that provide views to the front, rear and sides of the machinery. The Orlaco MultiVi...

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  15. FAMOS IR LED Excellent day & night vision

    FAMOS IR LED Excellent day & night vision

    The FAMOS IR LED is a compact camera with night vision and is applicable to all types of vehicles, from trucks to heavy equipment. The FAMOS IR LED is available with 80° and 118° lens angles and offers excellent night vision under all circumstances. The FAMOS IR-LED cameras contain four strong infrared LEDs behind a UV permeable housing. Intelligent software on an advanced CMOS sensor automatically sets the right IR-LED activation to enable vision to up to 75 feet in the dark. Thanks to t...

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  16. The most sturdy HD IP cameras for vessels and cranes

    The most sturdy HD IP cameras for vessels and cranes

    Orlaco introduces the most sturdy HD IP cameras that can be used for maritime surveillance and construction cranes. The newcomers feature the highest achievable level of protection: IP69K. In other words, the cameras are particularly suitable for heavy duty and extreme weather conditions, such as on ships, quays, construction cranes and offshore. Orlaco’s state-of-the-art network cameras support TCP/IP and enable streaming of high resolution video images via digital networks. As desired b...

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  17. Orlaco 170º Sideview on your side

    Orlaco 170º Sideview on your side

    In an urban area, maneuvering safely with a truck isn’t always easy. Orlaco’s 170º Sideview system offers a solution to make this process safer, more efficient and more comfortable. Combined with Front and Rearview, this vision system provides a view on all risky areas. Orlaco’s Sideview system consists of a FAMOS camera with 170°-lens that more than covers vision class V on a 7” monitor. The area on the side of the truck is completely visible. Pedestrians, cyclists and obstacles are clea...

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  18. CornerEye… Through the eyes of Bakker & Schilder and Gomes Noord-Holland

    CornerEye… Through the eyes of Bakker & Schilder and Gomes Noord-Holland

    As one of the Netherlands’ first transport companies, Bakker & Schilder equipped its new trucks with CornerEye®. This vision solution, developed and manufactured by Orlaco, has been officially approved as front and kerb mirror replacement. The cameras field of vision exceeds class V and VI and therefore contributes to road safety. “Our drivers are very satisfied”, Piet Bakker, CEO of the company from North-Holland, evaluates. “They are especially pleased with the fact that they can no...

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  19. Work faster and safer with cameras on fork lifts

    Work faster and safer with cameras on fork lifts

    On a daily basis, 15 to 20 trailers are loaded with railing, grids, and other outdoor security products at Heras in Oirschot. Due to the fact that fork lifts, side loaders and four way forklifts are nowadays equipped with cameras, operations are safer, more efficient and the number of damages has decreased. Forkcarriage limits view on load “We have been using cameras since 2012”, logistics coordinator Fons Heeffer says. “We then purchased the first Linde lift trucks with attachments. Ver...

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  20. Stoneridge Acquires Strategic Technology Partner Orlaco

    Stoneridge Acquires Strategic Technology Partner Orlaco

    Transaction expected to be accretive in 2017. Novi, Michigan, February 1, 2017 -- On January 31, 2017 Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI), completed the acquisition of Orlaco Products BV, a leading supplier of vehicle camera solutions in a transaction that is expected to be accretive to Stoneridge’s 2017 earnings per share. Highlights Compelling strategic rationale that enhances Stoneridge’s vision and safety product portfolio Orlaco is an industry leader in camera-based vision sy...

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  21. Full vision surrounding Reach stackers

    Full vision surrounding Reach stackers

    Is it possible to work more efficiently and safely with a Reach stacker? Orlaco provides a system solution that shows all blind spots that surround this complex vehicle. The system consists of a rearview, a top-view and a twistlock-view. With these vision solutions, the operator is able to maneuver easily, work more safely and save a significant amount of time. Active rearview Active rearview, RadarEye, consists of a camera with an active detection system. The sensors detect obstacles...

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  22. Innovation makes front and kerb mirrors redundant

    Innovation makes front and kerb mirrors redundant

    Good news for truck manufacturers. Equipping trucks with mirrors is no longer necessary. Orlaco is the first company to receive RDW approval to deliver a camera/monitor system that replaces both mirrors for class V and VI (front and kerb mirror) : CornerEye®. Orlaco wants to improve traffic safety and decrease the amount of damages with this innovation. CornerEye is the first system that makes mirrors redundant with its component approval. The RDW has tested the system according to the R4...

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  23. Orlaco Introduces Ethernet Camera for OEMs

    Orlaco Introduces Ethernet Camera for OEMs

    With the future in mind, Orlaco is introducing a shock-resistant ethernet camera: the EMOS. The images produced by the EMOS are for all intents and purposes displayed in real time, making it perfect for use on trucks, cranes, heavy construction and mining equipment, semi-automatic or remote controlled vehicles, and more. This compact, lightweight camera (55 x 60 x 24 mm; 150 g) has been specially developed for integration into onboard computer systems. Via the RTP and AVB protocols, the cam...

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  24. Essential view on the load

    Essential view on the load

    Make hoisting a safer task with Orlaco’s Loadview set. This system provides you with essential view on the load hook and load. Proper view is important for every hoist job at any location. Besides working more safely, this system enables you to work significantly faster. Attaching and detaching the load is a simple task with a Loadview system. View on the load and surroundings is always sharp and clear with this set. The image remains sharp during even extreme weather conditions and when zo...

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  25. Loadview system essential on telescopic cranes of crane owner Kuiphuis

    Loadview system essential on telescopic cranes of crane owner Kuiphuis

    ‘The load is always visible, even when working behind a building’ Lifting construction material over a sixty meters tall building with a telescopic crane? An extra pair of eyes is indispensable in that situation, crane owner Kuiphuis knows this from experience. The cranes of the century old family business can be found daily on construction sites in the East of the Netherlands. Bricks, walls, floors, concrete; Kuiphuis’s crane drivers make sure all materials get to the right place....

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