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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – May 22nd

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

Waygate Technologies Announces New Flagship CT Scanner

Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business and world leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for industrial inspection, has announced a new flagship computed tomography (CT) solution called Phoenix V|tome|x M Omni … read more

Smart 5-Axis Measurement With Multi-Axis Calibrator

Renishaw’s latest release of its CARTO software suite, version 4.8, provides the ability to perform off-axis rotary measurement with the XM-60 multi-axis calibrator. The Off-axis rotary measurement mode in the CARTO Capture application now features the XM-60 multi-axis calibrator, enabling measurement of all axes … read more

Vuforia Step Check Brings AI-Enhanced Visual Inspection to Manufacturing

Vuforia has introduced PTC’s new, AI-enhanced Step Check visual inspection solution. Step Check focuses on one of the most important stages of the manufacturing process: visual inspection for quality control. In other words, the part of the process … read more

Combination Measuring Fixture For Optical and Multi-Sensor Measuring Machines

A newly developed combination measurement system from Witte especially for transmitted light and multi-sensor measuring machines promises a significant increase in flexibility, speed and convenience in everyday practice.The core of the innovation … read more

Zeiss Report Double-Digit Growth In First Half of Fiscal Year

The ZEISS Group’s stable, double-digit growth continued across all four ZEISS segments in the first half of fiscal year 2022/23 (ended 31 March 2023). Half-year revenue reached 4,836 million euros (up 18% on prior year) – at 917 million euros … read more

Flaw Detector Offers Fast and Versatile Industrial Inspection

Eddyfi Technologies, a manufacturer of advanced inspection technology equipment, has announced the launch of Panther 2, the ultimate solution for the fastest and most versatile industrial inspections with phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) … read more

5G Innovation Partnership Launched for Vision AI Solutions at the Edge

Plainsight, a leader in proven vision AI, is teaming with Ericsson to develop and manage computer vision solutions for 5G-powered video streaming and edge-based data analytics. Combining low latency and reliable throughput of Ericsson’s 5G network solutions with … read more

Cutting-Edge Technology Enables Realistic Simulation of Automotive Lighting

The BMW Group now has a new light channel at its disposal for testing the headlights and exterior lighting of new models. The new Light Channel Next, constructed in a former parts warehouse near Munich, is one of the biggest and most modern facilities … read more

Advanced Industry 4.0 Solutions Are Proliferating Smart Factories

Today’s manufacturing Chief Information Officers’ (CIOs) are responsible for a wide variety of issues on the shop floor, ranging from IoT security to supporting business operations and modernizing the smart factory. A key focus for the majority of manufacturing CIOs … read more

Zeiss Calypso 2023 Focuses on Individualization and High Performance

To maintain their position as a market leader, many companies are committed to quality control – for example, by using coordinate measuring machines. However, only an ideal software makes a comprehensive and individual evaluation possible … read more

Digital Literacy Will Help Manufacturers Unlock Power of Data

Digital literacy and data engineers will be key to manufacturers unlocking the potential of data for their businesses, says the director for industrial digitalisation at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) … read more

ThinkIQ Secures Patent For Manufacturing Material Traceability

ThinkIQ, a pioneer of digital manufacturing transformation SaaS, recently announced that it has secured a new patent for tracing and analyzing material flow in manufacturing processes. The patent further demonstrates ThinkIQ’s commitment to granular and … read more

Asahi Kasei Invests In Israeli Startup Castor Technologies

Asahi Kasei has decided to invest in Castor Technologies Ltd. (CASTOR), an Israeli startup specialized in the development of 3D printing software. In addition to utilizing CASTOR’s software and services, the investment will allow Asahi Kasei to pursue synergies … read more

Marposs Aquires MeSys To Further E-Mobility Strategy

Marposs Group has recently announced the acquisition of MeSys, a German company specialised in non-contact, radiation-free measurement systems for very thin and flexible flat materials. MeSys GmbH was founded over 30 years ago and since its beginning … read more