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METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – July 4th

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

3D Camera with Micron-Level Inspection and Measurement Accuracy

Mech-Mind Robotics recently announced the official release of Mech-Eye UHP-140, its all-new industrial 3D camera with micron-level accuracy. Mech-Eye UHP-140 is specially designed for demanding inspection and measurement applications in automotive and other industries. It can be used to inspect or measure position, gap, and … read more

Enhancing Medical Manufacturer’s Additive Manufacturing Accuracy

As medical devices become more compact, intricate, and discrete, medical device manufacturers require the innovative technology that allows them to stay ahead of their market and produce high-quality and accurate components. Global engineering company, Renishaw, has collaborated with medical device manufacturer … read more

CMM Adds More Measuring Productivity On The Production Line

By using a special shop floor measuring machine from WENZEL in the production process, PLANIMOLDE has been able to significantly increase its measuring throughput. The Portuguese manufacturer of high-quality injection moulds relies on the Wenzel SF 87 coordinate measuring machine and has integrated it fully automatically … read more

Navy Uses 3D Scanning Capability For Reverse Engineering

Using a 3D scanner to collect information allows for more accurate measurements of complex geometrical objects, the ability to quickly gather information and the ability to reference the scans at a later time. There are two different ways to scan the object: hand scanning … read more

Digital Reality Solution Gains Widespread Adoption

FARO has announced the formal recognition of the #Enterprise agreement by GOLDBECK to deploy FARO’s HoloBuilder Construction Progress Management solution enterprise wide as indicative of the healthy market adoption of HoloBuilder following the company’s acquisition by FARO in June of 2021, which enabled the industry’s first end-to-end … read more

Siemens and NVIDIA to Enable Industrial Metaverse

Siemens and NVIDIA, a pioneer in accelerated graphics and artificial intelligence (AI), have announced an expansion of their partnership to enable the industrial metaverse and increase use of AI-driven digital twin technology that will help bring industrial automation to a new level. As a first step in this collaboration, the companies … read more

3D Scanner Guarantees Seamless Reverse Engineering Process

AADS specializes in the design, manufacturing, and supply of specialized Jeep vehicles for governmental organizations worldwide. The company is a fully integrated business with research and development, design, prototyping, testing and production expertise … read more

uEye XC Closes Gap Between Industrial Camera and Webcam

IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH is launching an industrial camera with autofocus that is just as easy to operate as a webcam. Setting up and commissioning the uEye XC 13MP USB3 camera only requires a cable connection. It then immediately delivers high-resolution, detailed images and videos. Unlike webcams from the … read more

Paolo Guglielmini to be Appointed New President and CEO for Hexagon

Hexagon AB has announced that Paolo Guglielmini will succeed Ola Rollén as President and CEO of Hexagon AB, effective 31 December 2022. Gun Nilsson has decided to step down as CEO for Hexagon’s principal shareholder MSAB on 1 October and consequently leave her position as Chairman of Hexagon AB … read more

Renishaw To Invest Over £50 Million In Expanding UK Manufacturing

Renishaw has announced it is to invest over £50 million ($62 million) at its Miskin site in South Wales to increase manufacturing capacity and to help meet its Net Zero emissions targets. This will see 400,000 sq ft (37,000 sq metres) of additional low carbon buildings … read more

WENZEL Participates In Czech Partner Company

A contract for the WENZEL Group’s participation in the company BRT servis s.r.o. was recently signed in Prague, Czech Republic. The agreement further consolidates the 22-year partnership. From now on the company will operate under the name of WENZEL BRT s.r.o. … read more

DoAll Robotics Light Receives US Patent

Smart Vision Lights (SVL) has received patent number US 11,328,380 B2 for its latest machine vision light innovation and standout at the recent Automate 2022 conference and exhibition: the DoAll Light. The patent is the latest addition to the Smart Vision Lights portfolio of patented illumination technology … read more

Altair Releases Altair Unlimited Data Analytics Appliance

Altai, a leader in computational science, high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI), has announced the launch of the Altair Unlimited data analytics appliance, an all-in-one turnkey solution, which will democratize enterprise-wide data analytics and empower users to glean more data insights than ever … read more

Siemens Launches Open Digital Platform To Accelerate Digital Transformation

Siemens AG has launched an open digital business platform, Siemens Xcelerator, to accelerate digital transformation and value creation for customers of all sizes in industry, buildings, grids and mobility. The platform makes digital transformation … read more