Forklift Collision Avoidance System

Forklift Anti-collision Auxiliary Alarm System

Model: UWB-FAS
Overview:
This Forklift Collision Avoidance Warning System utilizes the latest technology of what UWB features in precision standard. This technology is capable of significantly reducing the risk of avoiding collision especially between moving vehicle and pedestrian in working spaces. Whilst the system is measuring the distance at all time, it simultaneously creates an invisible barrier to actively detect forklifts or pedestrians who exists in a hazardous area of each to reduce the likeliness of collision event. Our system features both audible and visual warning, it also has a adjustable caution range between 0.1m ~100m, which in all increases the compatibility in different occasion and environment.


There are 3 main components consists in this system:

Static Siren (Static): Suitable for deployments at entrances and exits. Detects nearby forklift that is approaching.

Forklift Siren (Dynamic): Suitable for vehicles. Detects nearby forklifts equipped with a siren and pedestrian who wears a tag.

TAG (Dynamic): Suitable for pedestrians. Detects nearby forklifts equipped with a siren and pedestrian who wears a tag.

 

 

Overview  

 

 

Videos
 

 

1. When the forklift approaches a static siren locate at the entrance/ exit, an audible and visual alarm can be observed for the pedestrian

 2. Forklift & TAG interaction (Calibrate to 10M)

3. Forklift & TAG interaction demo (Calibrate to 2M)

 4. Forklift RTLS Demonstration


 5. Long vehicle anti-collision demo-1


 6.Long vehicle anti-collision demo-2
 7.Long vehicle anti-collision demo-3
 




 

 

System Architecture   Suitable Scenarios


➤ Scenario A:

Equipments: 
 1. UWB Audible LED beacon - Fixed UTAG - SL90
 2. UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift UTAG - SL90F
 3. UWB LED beacon UTAG - 7045F 

 

In the event of a forklift approaching siren at entrance/ exit/ corners:

 ●  UWB Audible LED beacon - Fixed (SL90) reacts to UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift (SL90F). Both devices have visible and audible alert.
 ●  Two or more UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift (SL90F) reacts to each other whilst generating visible and auible alerts.
 ●  When UWB Audible LED beacon - Fixed (SL90and UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift (SL90F) are apart after a specific range, the alert will be disabled*.

* Detection range are adjustable from 1 to 100 meters to accommodate versatile scenarios


➤ Scenario B:

Equipments: 
 1. UWB Audible LED beacon - Fixed UTAG - SL90
 2. UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift UTAG - SL90F or UWB LED beacon - Forklift UTAG - 7045F 
 3. UWB Personnel TAG UTAG - 9056 | UTAG - 5136 | UTAG - H04 | UTAG - 7351

 

In the event of forklift approaching pedestrians equipped with an active personnel tag:

 ●  CARD TYPE(UTAG - 9056), WATCH TYPE (UTAG - H04), HELMET TYPE (UTAG - 5136), ADVANCED HELMET TYPE (UTAG - 7351) generates and audible and haptic feedback to the carrier.

 ●  UWB Audible LED beacon (UTAG - SL90F) reacts to the TAG and generate a rotating visual alert with warning tone; If UWB LED beacon (UTAG - 7045F) is select, a strobing visual alert with audible warning tone can be observed.

 ●  Two or more UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90F) reacts to each other whilst generating visible and auible alerts.

 ●  When UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90and UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90F) are apart after a specific range, the alert goes off automatically*.

* Detection range are adjustable between from 1 to 100 meters to accommodate versatile scenarios

                                                                               

➤ Scenario C:

Equipments: 
 1. UWB Audible LED beacon - Fixed UTAG - SL90
 2. UWB Audible LED beacon - Forklift UTAG - SL90F or UWB LED beacon - Forklift UTAG - 7045F 
 3. UWB Personnel TAG UTAG - 9056 | UTAG - 5136 | UTAG - H04 | UTAG - 7351

 

In the event of forklift approaching pedestrians equipped with an active personnel tag:

 ●  CARD TYPE(UTAG - 9056), WATCH TYPE (UTAG - H04), HELMET TYPE (UTAG - 5136), ADVANCED HELMET TYPE (UTAG - 7351) generates and audible and haptic feedback to the carrier.

 ●  UWB Audible LED beacon(UTAG - SL90F) reacts to the TAG and generate a rotating visual alert with warning tone; If UWB LED beacon (UTAG - 7045F) is select, a strobing visual alert with audible warning tone can be observed.

 ●  Two or more UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90F) reacts to each other whilst generating visible and auible alerts.

 ●  When UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90and UWB Audible LED beacon(SL90F) are apart after a specific range, the alert goes off automatically*.

 ●  A compilation of scenario A and scenario B

* Detection range are adjustable between 1 to 100 meters to accommodate versatile scenarios

 

 

➤ Scenario D:

Facilities:
 1.Fixed Audible LED Beacon.   
 2.Forklift TAG.
 3.Forklift Audible LED Beacon. 
 4.Anti-collision information collecting base station


Summaryof case:

 The action of the fixed alarm when a forklift is approaching to a set distance (preset at 10 meter)will be:

 ●  Fixed alarm(UTAG-SL90,standard)and forklift alarm(UTAG-90F,standard)will alert with light and sound effect; If it is forklift TAG (UTAG-7045,optional),then will alert with LED flash ligh.

 ●  When a forklift is getting closer to another forklift,they will both alert with sound and light effect alarm or LED flash light.

 ●  When forklift passed by the fixed alarm and exceeds the set distance,the alert system of both the fixed alarm and forklift alarm will automatically turn off.

 ●  The set distance could range between 1 to 100 meters(to be set by the user),the preset distance is 10m.

 

* Note: Fixed alarm siren could be expanded to become Anti-collision information collecting base stations (UWB-04 or UWB-02) that prossess localization function to achieve the followings:
1. To control the frequency of forklifts passing by via wire or
     wireless internet.

2. Roll call function to check the working progress of forklift.
3. With the localization function to manage motion positioning/
    searching/ tracking etc.

       

 

 

Application Object  

  

 

 

 

Hardware & Accessoreis
 

➤ Fixed Alarm:

UWB Audible LED Beacon-Fixed

Model:UTAG-SL90
Input:DC12V

   

 

➤ Forklift Alarm:

UWB Audible LED Beacon-Forklift

Model:UTAG-SL90F
Input:DC8~55V

UWB LED Beacon
(LED Type)

Model:UTAG-7045F
Input:DC8~55V

Crash-proof forklift detector

Model:UWB-04F
Input:DC8~55V

Forklift Audible LED TAG
(LED Type)

Model:UTAG-7045F-Y
Input:DC8~55V

Forklift Audible LED TAG

Model:UTAG-SL90G
Input:DC8~55V

 

Audible LED Beacon-IoT

Model:SL90F-NB
Input:DC8~55V


  

➤ Anti collision data collector:

Anti-collision information
collecting base station

Model:UWB-04
Input:AC110~220V

Anti-collision information
collecting base station

Model:UWB-02
Input:DC5V/12V

 

 

➤ Personal Warning TAG:

Warning TAG (Card type)

Model:UTAG-9056
Battery:400mAh

Warning TAG (Bangle type)

Model:UTAG-H04
Battery:500mAh

Warning TAG (Helmet type)

Model:UTAG-5136
Battery:500mAh

 

Warning TAG
(Helmet bolt type)

Model:UTAG-7351
Battery:500mAh

   

 

 

 

System Model: 

 Case A: For fixed alarm stations and forklift anti-collision alarms

 Case B: For personnel and forklift collision warning

 Case C: Integrated solutions A and B ,for anti-collision alarms for people, fixed alarm stations and forklifts

 Case D: It is used to analyze the trend of forklift trucks and the records of approaching each other by the records and time when the forklift
               trucks approach the personnel and fixed sound and light alarms. The records can be used to understand the attendance and danger
               analysis of forklifts.

 

 

Development Kit 

   

 

 

 

 Item CASE A  CASE B  CASE C  CASE D
 UWB Audible LED beacon-Fixed (UTAG-SL90) × 1   × 2  
 UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift (UTAG-SL90F)  × 2 × 1 × 2  
 UWB Audible LED beacon-mobile (UTAG-SL90F-M) (Optional) (Optional) (Optional) (Optional) 
 Audible LED beacon-IoT (SL90F-NB) (Optional) (Optional) (Optional) (Optional)
 UWB LED beacon (UTAG-7045F)  (Optional)  (Optional)   (Optional)
(Optional)
 Card type TAG ( UTAG-9056)   × 2 × 2  
 Bangle type TAG( UTAG-H04)   × 1 (Optional)   
 Helmet type TAG( UTAG-5136)   × 1 × 2  
 Helmet type TAG( UTAG-7351)   (Optional) (Optional)  
 UWB-USB Dongle
 (Set various parameters of the alarm and warning TAG)
× 1   × 1 × 1 × 1 
 UWB LED beacon (UTAG-7045F-Y)       × 3 
 Anti-collision Information collecting base station
 (Waterproof  type, UWB-02)
       × 3  
 Anti-collision Information collecting base station
 (Industrial type, UWB-04)
      (Optional) 
 Setting software for Sound and light alarm & 
  warning TAG
× 1   × 1  × 1  
 Data upload monitoring software for forklift approaching        × 1

 

 

Modules Introduce  

 

1. UWB audible LED beacon-Fixed(Standard) 

  1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC 12V(Inner 12V 5A transformer)
  6.Dimension and weight : 95×90×165 mm / 450g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : IP55,Dustproof and waterproof, suitable for harsh environments
  9.Model : UTAG-SL90 / UTAG-SL90-PA
10.Suitable application: Install at the corner of the T-intersection (T- junction) of the forklift’s travel path. When the forklift is approaching, it will automatically trigger sound and light alarms to alert nearby pedestrian

  

2. UWB audible LED beacon-Forklift  (Standard)

  1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC +8V~55V(Wide voltage, with power on the car)
  6.Dimension and weight : 95×90×165 mm / 450g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : IP55,Dustproof and waterproof, suitable for harsh environments
  9.Model : UTAG-SL90F / UTAG-SL90F-PA
10.Suitable application : Install on a forklift. When the forklift is approaching the following components at the T intersection (T- junction) : audible LED beacon, personnel TAG, or other forklifts equipped with audile LED beacon, It will trigger a sound and light alarm to alert the forklift operator.

 
 

3. UWB audible LED beacon-Forklift  +  Relay module (Optional)

  1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC +8V~55V(Wide voltage, with power on the car)
  6.Dimension and weight : 95×90×165 mm / 450g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : IP55,Dustproof and waterproof, suitable for harsh environments
  9Extended function: additional relay module, can control forklift power switch or other external
       applications such as projection lamp

10.Model : UTAG-SL90F-R-NI / UTAG-SL90F-R-NC
11.Suitable application: Install on forklifts or any machines. Whenever there are UWB equipment’s in range, an optional audible and visual warning can be set up. Also, it could be connected to a power relay module. For instances, when two moving forklifts or overhead cranes are too close, the power can be automatically cut off to avoid collisions.


 
 

4. UWB audible LED beacon-Mobile  (Optional)

  1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : Magnetic suction or wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC 12V (Charging LED indication, charging red, full of blue)
  6.Dimension and weight : 95×90×165 mm / 450g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : IP55,Dustproof and waterproof, suitable for harsh environments
  9.Power capacity: lithium battery  400mAh / 8 hours (Continuous work)

10.Model : UTAG-SL90F-M / UTAG-SL90F-M-PA
11.Suitable application: Installed on guest vehicle or vehicles that will be occupied temporarily. Similar to UTAG-SL90F, this device has a built-in lithium battery. Whenever a guest vehicle needs to enter the factory temporarily, it can be configured to resonate with factory's collision avoidance system as needed


 

5. Audible LED Beacon-IoT (Optional)

  1.Communication mode : UWB(maximum 100m line-of-sight), NB-IoT
  2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC +8V~55V(Wide voltage, with power on the car)
  6.Dimension and weight : 157×117×143 mm / 460g
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : IP55,Dustproof and waterproof, suitable for harsh environments
  9.Model : SL90F-NB
10.Suitable application: IoT audible and visual alarm system is a combination
      of UWB, GPS module, and NB-IoT module. This system offers convenience
      to the management team by allowing access to contact history between
      devices at all times. Below are the highlighted features:
      - Client-side mobile application
      - Heavy-duty vehicle on map location
      - Contact history between tags and vehicles
      - Geo-fence for tags and vehicles and any unauthorized activity.


 
 

6. Card type TAG(Standard)

 1.Communication protocol  : 802.15.4a UWB 
 2.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Operational range : maximum 50m line-of-sight
 4.Send and receive distance is 1~50 meters, can be set 
 5.LED : power, communication status, power level and customization
 6.Alarm mode : Buzzer sounds (standard), vibration motor (optional)
 7.Power capacity: lithium battery  400mAh / 3 odd months
                                 (2 seconds at a time under SmartIPS project)
 8.Dimestion and weight : 90×56×5.6(mm) / 51g
 9.Model : UTAG-9056 / UTAG-9056-PA

 

 

 7. Helmet type TAG(Optional)

 1.Communication protocol   : 802.15.4a UWB 
 2.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Operational range: max. 50m  line-of-sight (30m recommended )
 4.Send and receive distance is 1~50 meters, can be set
 5.Key type and Input : Planning for a power switch ; DC +5V 
 6.Alarm mode : Buzzer sounds (standard)
 7.Extended function : Contains Gsensor vibration changes, can automatically sleep
                                   and wake up, buzzer
 8.Power capacity: lithium battery 500mAh/4 odd months
                             (2 seconds at a time under SmartIPS project)
 9.Dimension and weight : 73×51×15(mm) / 33g 
10.Model : UTAG-7351

 

8. Helmet type TAG(Optional)

 1.Communication protocol   : 802.15.4a UWB 
 2.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Operational range: max. 50m  line-of-sight (30m recommended )
 4.Send and receive distance is 1~50 meters, can be set

 5.Key type and Input : Planning for a power switch ; DC +5V 
 6.Alarm mode : Buzzer sounds (standard)
 7.Extended function : Contains Gsensor vibration changes, can automatically sleep and wake up , buzzer
 8.Power capacity: lithium battery 500mAh/4 odd months
                                 (2 seconds at a time under SmartIPS project)
 9.Dimension and weight : 51×36×15(mm)  / 29g
10.Model : UTAG-5136 / UTAG-5136-PA

 

9. UWB-USB Dongle (Standard)

 1. Communication protocol   : 802.15.4a UWB 
 2.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Operational range: max. 50m  line-of-sight
 4.Parameter setting : transmission time 0~65636 seconds, ID setting,G-sensor sensitivity
 5.LED Display : power, communication status, power level and customization
 6.Dimension and weight : 67.5 X 24.6 X 12.0 (mm)/15g
 7.Input : Standard USB DC +5V
 8.Connection interface : USB TO RS232,USB chip: FTDI FT232RL
 9.Model : UWB-USB-01

 

10. Bangle type TAG(Optional)

 1.Communication protocol  : 802.15.4a UWB  3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 2.Operational range : max 50m line-of-sight ( 30m recommended )
 3.Parameter setting : transmission time 0~65636 seconds, ID setting, G-sensor sensitivity 
 4.Button & charging voltage: power button; DC + 5V input
 5.LED display: localization/alarm 
 6.Extended functionality: G-sensor included
 7.Power supply : lithium battery 500mAh / 4 odd months
                            ( 2 seconds at a time under UWB Smart IPS project).
 8.Dimension and weight : body 51×36×15(mm) / 54g
 9.Model No : UTAG-H04
10.Applied area: personal positioning and located alarm

 

11. Anti-collision Information collecting base station(Standard)

 

 1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight 
 2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB / 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Communication interface : UWB/RJ45/WIFI/RS232(TTL) 
 4.Installation : wall-hanging 
 5.Input : DC+5V
 6.Dimensions(W x D x H) : 147 × 86 × 41 mm
 7.Protection level :  Simple waterproof and dustproof
 8.Model : UWB-02
 9.Suitable application:

       *. Transmission data allows analysts to understand the working conditions
            of the forklift, such as the number and distance of collisions between the
            forklift and TAG, forklift, or other devices. It can be used to make
            cumulative analysis of working safety data.

       *. Expansion in indoor positioning system functionality. It transmits
            positioning packets to manage the dynamic positioning, searching, and
            trajectory of the forklift, thereby functions such as electronic roll call and
            electronic fence can be achieved.


 

12. Anti-collision Information collecting base station(Optional)

 

 1.Operational range : maximum 100m line-of-sight 
 2.Communication protocol : 802.15.4a UWB / 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
 3.Communication interface : UWB/RJ45/WIFI 
 4.Installation : wall-hanging 
 5.Input : AC 110~220V
 6.Dimensions(W x D x H) : 128 ×94 ×80mm(inside)
 7.Protection level : IP66(Certificate Number: ZKT-2018071268C 
        Waterproof certificate available)
 8.Model : SL90F-NB

 9.Suitable application:

       *. Transmission data allows analysts to understand the working conditions
            of the forklift, such as the number and distance of collisions between the
            forklift and TAG, forklift or other devices. It can be used to make
            cumulative analysis of work safety data.

       *. Expansion in indoor positioning system functionality . It transmits
            positioning packets to manage the dynamic positioning, searching, and
            trajectory of the forklift, thereby functions such as electronic roll call and
            electronic fence can be achieved.


 

 

13. UWB LED beacon (Optional)

  1.Operational range : maximum 70m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol  : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC +8V~55V(Wide voltage, with power on the car) 
  6.Dimenstion and weight :70×70×45.5(mm) / 225g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : Easy dustproof and waterproof
  9.Model : UTAG-7045F / UTAG-7045F-Y
10.Suitable application : Install on a forklift. When the forklift is approaching the following components at the T intersection (T- junction) : audible LED beacon, personnel TAG, or other forklifts equipped with audile LED beacon, It will trigger a sound and light alarm to alert the forklift operator

 

14. UWB LED beacon (Optional)

  1.Operational range : maximum 70m line-of-sight
  2.Communication protocol  : 802.15.4a UWB 
  3.Frequency : 3.25GHz~6.75GHz
  4.Installation : wall-hanging
  5.Input : DC +8V~55V(Wide voltage, with power on the car) 
  6.Dimenstion and weight :70×70×45.5(mm) / 225g(Includes bracket, wire)
  7.Alarm mode : Speaker treble and LED rotation alarm
  8.Protection level : Easy dustproof and waterproof
  9.Model : UTAG-7045F-Y
10.Suitable application : Install on a forklift. Similar to a tag but it is use for forklift indoor location positioning.

 

 

15. Setting software for Sound and light alarm & warning TAG

 The following functions can be used via UWB-USB Dongle:
 1.Set the  UTAG-SL90 pararmeter,include warning distance, warning function and warning volume.
 2.Set the  UTAG-SL90F pararmeter,include warning distance , warning function and warning volume.
 3.Set the  TAG  warning distance and warning function, include
     UTAG-9056,UTAG-7045,UTAG-H02 and UTAG-5136
 4.Query battery power through software.

 

Case A:

Basic Accessory  

 

UWB Audible LED beacon-Fixed
with DC +12V power surpply and bracket
UTAG-SL90

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)

     

UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift
Including bracket

UTAG-SL90F

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)

     

UWB USB Dongle
UWB-USB-01

 

       

 

Case B:

Basic Accessory   

 

UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift
Including bracket

UTAG-SL90F

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)

     

Helmet Type TAG
UTAG-5136

Card Type TAG
UTAG-9056

Bangle Type TAG
UTAG-H04

 
   

UWB USB Dongle
UWB-USB-01

 

       

 

 

Case C:

Basic Accessory   

 

UWB Audible LED beacon-Fixed
with DC +12V power surpply and bracket
UTAG-SL90

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)

     

UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift
Including bracket
UTAG-SL90F

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)


 
   

Helmet Type TAG
UTAG-5136

 

Card Type TAG
UTAG-9056

UWB USB Dongle
UWB-USB-01
   

 

Case D:

Basic Accessory   

 

UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift
Including bracket
UTAG-SL90F

Data transmission line (10m)

Waterproof forklift detector
UWB-04F

   

UWB Audible LED beacon-Forklift
Including bracket
UTAG-SL90F

DC type waterproof extension line (2m)


 
   

Helmet Type TAG
UTAG-5136

 

Card Type TAG
UTAG-9056

UWB USB Dongle
UWB-USB-01
   

 

 

 

 

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