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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – July 31st

Read a summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

Encoder Provides Static and Dynamic Contouring Accuracy Inspection of CNC Machine Tools

Machine tool performance from the point of view of compliance to tolerances, surface definition, etc., is determined essentially by the accuracy of machine movement. For precision machining it is therefore important to measure and, if necessary, compensate … read more

Researches Make Strides Towards Scalable Quantum Optical Coherence Tomography

Researchers at the University of Calgary have made significant strides toward developing high-resolution quantum sensing, a breakthrough that continues the university’s trajectory as a world centre of excellence in quantum research and technology. Led by Dr. Shabir Barzanjeh, PhD, the research team, are based in … read more

CAPTURE 3D Enables Fast Digitalization of Extra-Large Objects

CAPTURE 3D, a ZEISS company and a leading provider of innovative 3D digitizing solutions in the U.S., has announced the ZEISS ATOS LRX—a new large-volume 3D scanning sensor with an ultra-bright laser light source that captures up to 2 × 12 million points … read more

Meeting The Production Metrology Demands Of Complex and Miniature Integrated Circuit Boards

ALIO Industries is at the forefront of innovation in ultra-precise and repeatable motion control systems, and as such is working to address the demands from manufacturers of increasingly complex and smaller and smaller integrated circuits. As complexity increases … read more

Forecasting Production Quality With Artificial Intelligence

What about predicting with high certainty whether a component meets the quality requirements even while a machining step is in progress? Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible. The AI solutions developed at Fraunhofer IWU represent an improvement over previous in-line inspection systems, eliminating the need … read more

Verisurf Software Expands Products and Support to India

Verisurf Software Inc. and Accurate Gauging and Instruments, Ltd have signed a joint sales and support agreement to represent Verisurf Software in India. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to provide complete advanced metrology solutions to manufacturers and global supply chain partners … read more

Dexory Raises $19M To Give 360 Degree Visibility Into Customers’ Warehouses

Dexory has recently secured $19 million in Series A funding. Addressing the urgent need for improved space utilisation and increased efficiencies in warehouses around the world, Dexory combines powerful analytics with autonomous robots capable of capturing rich image and sensor data from across a warehouse … read more

New Industrial Laboratory Allows Customers To Test Wireless Technologies

Siemens has opened a new test laboratory for industrial connectivity technologies at its Erlangen site in Germany. Embedded in the Siemens Technology Center on the Erlangen campus, the Industrial Connectivity Lab offers 300 square meters of space for extensive testing of any connectivity solution in industrial environments … read more

Hexagon Announces Operational Efficiency Programme

Hexagon continues to build on its reality capture, measurement and positioning foundation, to deliver more software-centric, business critical and high value solutions. Their demand for more productive, sustainable, high-quality products and operations is accelerating, positioning Hexagon for continued profitable growth … read more

Standardization Roadmap For Additive Manufacturing Published

America Makes and ANSI has announced the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing, Version 3.0, developed by the AMSC. The roadmap describes the current and desired future standardization landscape for additive manufacturing (AM), and focuses on industrial market sectors … read more

Creaform Opens New Customer Service Center in Mexico

Creaform, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc. and a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, has announced the opening of a new service center in Reynosa, Mexico. The announcement sends a strong message of support and autonomy for the Creaform community in Mexico … read more

Taking Automated Visual Inspection To Next Level

INSPEKTO has introduced it latest S70 software release offering more intense user-centered advantages, amplifying the control users have over their quality assurance process. The fastest version yet the release offers increased camera control and a support center built-in through which users can easily monitor an inspection system’s health … read more