Latest Metrology News Bulletin – 7 Days In Review

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Airbus To Reach New Heights With Mixed Reality Technology

It took Airbus 40 years to build its first 10,000 aircraft. Over the next 20 years, the aerospace giant aims to build 20,000 more – a formidable challenge that will require cutting-edge innovation. Holographic technology from Microsoft, known as “mixed reality” because it combines physical and digital worlds, will be key … more

GOM Officially Joins ZEISS Group

ZEISS has confirmed that the acquisition of GOM, a leading provider of hardware and software for automated 3D coordinate measuring technology, has been concluded successfully. With the completion of this transaction, GOM has become part of the ZEISS Industrial Quality & Research segment (revenue in 2017/18: 1.549 billion euros). The … more

The Rise Of The Scanners

Across all fields of metrology, there has been a marked increase in the use of non-contact measuring systems. While contact probing systems are often regarded as the gold standard in terms of accuracy, non-contact systems offer many advantages. Simple and rapid collection of vast datasets are obviously well suited to … more

Sensors And Metrology Digitalization Driving Force

Many digitalized processes depend on data collected by increasingly powerful sensors and other test and measurement technology. When this data is processed, it provides precise and reliable information about the operating environment. Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting the results of their research into sensor technology and its applications in the … more

mmWave 3D RF Imaging Chip Launched

Vayyar Imaging is a 3D imaging sensor company who has created technology that makes it possible to see through solid objects, map large areas and create a 3D image of everything happening throughout a space in real time. Vayyar’s sensors use radio wave (RF) technology that doesn’t use cameras or … more




Summit To Showcase QIF Experiences

The Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) Board will hold the 2019 QIF Summit at this year’s 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3D CIC) taking place in Golden, Colorado, USA October 7-11, 2019. The DMSC Board are asking DMSC members to participate in sharing their Quality Information Framework (QIF) implementation experiences within … more

Domain-Centric Reality Capture Brings Best Of Point Cloud Processing

Leica Geosystems has announced Leica Cyclone 3DR, a new reality capture software that fuses technology for centralized, full-scale point cloud management from Leica Cyclone with advanced, automated point cloud analysis and modeling from 3DReshaper. The new software delivers a simplified platform for surveying, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and tank … more

RX Solutions Strengthens CT Portfolio

RX Solutions, specialized in the development of X-ray systems, recently announced the all-new EasyTom S. The new x-ray system highlights RX Solutions’ commitment to creating computed tomography equipment that prioritize performance, smart design and versatility. The all-new RX Solutions EasyTom S is a tomographic solution that can be used for a … more

Inline CT Equipped With Automatic Defect Recognition

The YXLON MU60 X-ray and CT inspection system is designed for a wide range of applications, especially in the foundry sector of the automotive and aerospace industries and equipped with Truelnspect ADR (automatic defect recognition), the MU60 offers the perfect in-line inspection system for large castings. “Clear, crisp 2D industrial X-ray … more

Machine Vision Sales Decline in NA

North American sales of machine vision (MV) components and systems that provide vision intelligence to robots and other machines declined 4.5 percent over the same period last year. According to statistics from the AIA, the industry’s trade group part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), financial transactions for the … more

Remote Monitoring Of Bolt Elongation

C-Bolt is an innovative concept from Cathelain S.A., a French manufacturer of threaded components to the energy industry, that allows length checking and tightening of fastening systems and is intended for critical fastening applications that require a specific vigilance (permanent or periodic) to ensure tightening integrity. The system principle is to … more

European Machine Tools Market Data

CECIMO has announced a turnover for 2018 of €27.5 billion, which is 9% higher compared to 2017. This secures a 35% market share in the global machine tool production for European machine tool manufacturers. But slowing global trade and weakening business sentiment are heavy downside risks for the European machine … more


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