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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – June 19th

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

New CMM Family Offers Maximum Precision and Efficiency

In the field of precision measurement, the coordinate measuring machines of the ZEISS PRISMO family have been leading the way for over 30 years. The new generation now redefines the standards in terms of speed, flexibility, productivity and … read more

Role of Unique Gauging System in Innovative Manufacturing

In its 50th year, Renishaw, a world-leading manufacturer of metrology systems, demonstrates how applying its innovative Equator gauging technology helps to optimise manufacturing, enabling more sustainable processes in production … read more

Complete Guide To Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning For Machine Vision Systems

Artificial intelligence for machine vision systems is now a readily available technology. This is an area with much hype due to the introduction of AI language models such as ChatGPT and AI image models. For vision systems, the mass use of AI is … read more

Hexagon Collaborates With NVIDIA To Transform Industrial Digital Twin Solution

Hexagon AB has announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to enable industrial digital twin solutions that unite reality capture, manufacturing twins, AI, simulation and visualisation to deliver real-time comparison to real-world models. The collaboration will connect industry-leading technologies to enable seamless … read more

Waygate Technologies Receives Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award

Waygate Technologies, a world leader in nondestructive testing solutions for industrial inspection, has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2023 Company of the Year Award for innovative computed tomography solutions and its contribution to safely scale up sustainable industries like battery manufacturing for e-mobility … read more

Creaform Launches Latest Version of VXintegrity Surface Assessment Software

Creaform, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc. and the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today that it released a new version of VXintegrity, its acclaimed solution for surface damage assessments that is accessible to all non-destructive testing service companies … read more

Superior Ambient Light Suppression For 3D Scanning

The 3rd generation of Photoneo’s Ambient Light Suppression technology has been released. ALS Gen3 pushes the boundaries of what is possible bringing superior scanning performance under the most challenging lighting conditions. Users you can scan under direct sunlight, in conditions with changing lighting … read more

Cognex Launches Embedded AI-Based Vision System

Cognex Corporation has announced the launch of the Advantage 182 vision system designed to automate complex location, classification, and inspection tasks. This all-in-one vision system includes advanced machine vision, barcode reading, and edge learning technology to automate a variety of tasks … read more

Verisurf Software Adds Surface Finish Probing Solution

Verisurf Software has announced a surface finish probing and reporting solution for CNC CMMs equipped with Renishaw Surface Finish Probe (REVO SFP2). The surface finish probing feature is included in the soon-to-be-released Verisurf 2024. Using direct output from the Renishaw REVO SFP2 probe, Verisurf CMM programming can include … read more

Mitutoyo Releases New Height Gage With Touch Screen Interface

Mitutoyo America Corporation has announced the release of the Mitutoyo LH600F/FG Linear High Measurement System. The LH600F is the latest model in the Mitutoyo Linear Height Gage line with several added features and benefits along with best-in-class accuracy using a high-accuracy scale unit and high-accuracy guiding … read more

Plastic Automotive Parts Manufacturer Invests in Measuring Arm For Continuous Quality Improvement

Of the many trim parts produced by Vi-Technik, rigid parts place higher demands on dimensional quality than soft parts and require a customised means of inspection. Parts produced in-house by plastic injection can present geometric faults, such as voids and distortions that appear during cooling and are likely to render them … read more

4D Technology Receives Multiple Orders For Vibration-Immune SWIR Optical Metrology Instruments

4D Technology has received multiple orders for optical metrology instruments operating in the short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) band. The orders were received from leading aerospace and defense companies, as well as communications technology leaders around the world. These systems will support the current drive … read more

Hexagon’s Sixth Sense Calls on Startups to Apply to Manufacturing Challenge

At HxGN LIVE Global 2023, Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced the call for startups to apply to participate in its third Sixth Sense cohort, which will tackle challenges around manufacturing sustainability and digital reality. Startups with innovative technologies reducing manufacturing’s CO2 emissions, eliminating waste, and optimizing collaborative design … read more

Hexagon Partners With Sony Semiconductor Solutions To Enhance Reality Capture

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies has announced a partnership with Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, a global leader in image sensors, to further advance Hexagon’s leading reality capture solutions, including the Leica BLK product … read more