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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – 8th January

Summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

Impact of Edge Computing on Process Control in Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing, characterized by the integration of cutting-edge technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and automation, has ushered in a new era of industrial efficiency. At the heart of this revolution is the deployment of edge computing in process control, a paradigm shift that brings … read more

Sandvik Acquisition To Strengthen Position In Sensorised Tools Market

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire pro-micron GmbH, a German-based supplier of sensorised tools and automation software. Sensorised tools is a high-growth market, with strong underlying drivers such as the accelerated shift to automated production, increasing demand of production data from customers and closed loop manufacturing driving the need for … read more Achieves Autodesk Inventor 2024 Certification

HighRES Inc, operating under the name, an Autodesk certified partner, has announces the certification of its cutting-edge reverse engineering software, the ‘RE’ app 2024, under the Autodesk Certified Apps Program. This prestigious certification reflects the software’s exceptional quality and seamless integration capabilities with Autodesk Inventor 2024 … read more

HOMMEL ETAMIC Calibrates With Improved Accuracy To New Metrology Standard

HOMMEL ETAMIC, Jenoptik’s industrial metrology business, is the first calibration laboratory to be DAkkS-certified for the new series of roughness measurement standards ISO 21920. At the same time, it has revised the measurement algorithms of its software ‘Evovis’ and thus significantly increased its calibration accuracy … read more

The Current Status of Industry 4.0

Interview with Dr. Ingo Herbst from the SmartFactory KL Technology Initiative. The term Industry 4.0 was coined more than 12 years ago. Is the smart factory now a reality everywhere, or are many companies not yet producing “smart”? We are on the way. Industry 4.0 stands for the 4th Industrial Revolution … read more

2024 Events Listing Added To Metrology News

The Metrology News event listing has been updated to display the most significant physical exhibitions and conferences scheduled for 2024. Metrology News has selected the premium global events to feature in our monthly calendar providing an ‘at-glance’ overview of all of the most important upcoming events … read more

Physical Twin DeepTech Twyn Joins NVIDIA Inception

Twyn, India’s only DeepTech enterprise SaaS enabling large manufacturers and OEMs to deploy digital twins for smart manufacturing, has announced it has joined NVIDIA Inception, a program that nurtures startups revolutionizing industries with technological advancements. Founded in 2021, Twyn offers a platform to large manufacturers and OEMs to custom build digital twins … read more

Machine Vision and AI Behind Robotic Autopickers

Brightpick, a provider of warehouse automation solutions for order fulfillment, recently unveiled details about its proprietary world-class machine vision and AI that are critical for the seamless operation of its Brightpick Autopicker robots. The technologies are used for everything from scanning totes to create 3D models … read more

Instrument Technologies Acquired by Aldinger Company

Generational Equity has announced the sale of its client Instrument Technologies, Inc. to Aldinger Company (a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners). Instrument Technologies (Instrument Tech) is an A2LA accredited provider of instrument calibration services, with four mobile labs in the Seattle, Washington area … read more

Cohu Launch Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inspection Capability

Cohu, a global supplier of equipment and services optimizing semiconductor manufacturing yield and productivity, recently announced the market introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inspection software, a new product offering as part of Cohu’s DI-Core analytics platform. AI Inspection software provides real-time computation that enables semiconductor manufacturers to improve visual inspection … read more

Closed Loop Compliance Assures Robot-Driven Manufacturing

Flexxbotics, delivering workcell digitalization for robot-driven manufacturing, has announced that SpiTrex Orthopedics, a leader in global medical device manufacturing, has selected the Flexxbotics solution for robot-driven manufacturing with autonomous process control in its FOBA laser marking machine workcells … read more

Smallest Radar Sensor Offer Measurements in Harsh Conditions

OndoSense has recently expanded its portfolio of high-performance and reliable industrial sensors: Based on the world’s first micrometer-accurate distance radar OndoSense apex, the German radar expert now presents the OndoSense reach radar sensor for distance measurement, object detection and positioning … read more