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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – October 2nd

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

Will The Metaverse Revolutionize Manufacturing Quality?

The metaverse, a term often associated with science fiction, is now rapidly becoming a reality that promises to transform various industries. Among those poised to benefit most significantly from the metaverse is manufacturing … read more

Metrologic Group Announces New Strategic Vision

After more than a year at the head of Metrologic Group, Laurent MONGE, President, has shared his thoughts on the company’s new strategic vision and purpose. To meet the needs of the manufacturing industry and the general progress towards the digitalization of manufacturing lines, Metrologic Group’s management team … read more

Helical Tomography Optimizes Measurement Accuracy

With Spiral (Helical) Tomography, from Werth Messtechnik GmbH, the measured object is moved screw-like along the machine rotary axis as it rotates. This has the benefit that all parts of the measured object are irradiated horizontally from the source … read more

Are TEDS-Enabled Sensors Worth The Investment?

The biggest challenge for data acquisition using sensors is understanding what you are measuring and getting the right sensor for the job. For accurate and meaningful measurements, engineers must be able to calibrate their sensors … read more

Keeping a Sharp Eye on Quality Inspection with Smart Technologies

The use of AI can dramatically enhance the level of automation and intelligence in industrial quality inspection. It is an effective way for manufacturers to improve the yield and embrace intelligent manufacturing. How High is Your Production Yield? … read more

Industrial Robot Population Continues Record Growth Pace

The new World Robotics report recorded 553,052 industrial robot installations in factories around the world – a growth rate of 5% in 2022, year-on-year. 73% of all newly deployed robots were installed in Asia, 15% in Europe and 10% in the Americas … read more

Sixth Sense Announces Nine Startups to Transform Manufacturing Sustainability and Digital Reality

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced nine manufacturing startups chosen for its third Sixth Sense cohort. The selected companies were chosen from a highly competitive pool of hundreds of applicants, distinguishing themselves with groundbreaking solutions addressing critical manufacturing challenges … read more

EMO 2023 Showcased Innovative Manufacturing Solutions To Its International Audience

A spectacular display of innovations, high levels of visitor interest from all over the world, and a great atmosphere in the halls: “After the four-year break, the relaunch has been a huge success for EMO Hannover,” after six highly eventful days … read more

AIMS Metrology Partners With OGP to Embrace Optical Measurement

AIMS has announced its partnership with OGP. The 5-axis coordinate measuring machine OEM is a single-source provider that builds and assembles its machines in the U.S. The affiliation with OGP allows AIMS to provide multisensor measurement … read more

Partnership To Speed Adoption of Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing

IOTech, a leader in open edge computing, has announced its new partnership with Advantech, leading provider of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) hardware and automation technology, to deliver advanced edge data processing solutions for smart manufacturing and industrial automation … read more

Artec 3D Launches AI-powered True Color 3D Scanning Software

Artec 3Dhas announced the release of Artec Studio 18 (AS18). Each new version of the software boosts the capabilities of Artec 3D scanners and the quality of the data they can capture. Artec Studio 18 is no exception, debuting unique features … read more

American Magic’s Team Gears Up For The 37th America’s Cup With Creaform

Creaform has again teamed up with American Magic in preparation for the 37th America’s Cup regatta, which will be held between August and October 2024 in Barcelona, Spain. Leveraging Creaform’s HandySCAN and MetraSCAN 3D, the American Magic team is pushing the boundaries of speed and innovation … read more

Mould and Die Software Suite Empowers Achievement of Operational Excellence

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the release of HxGN Mould & Die, a suite of dedicated CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and manufacturing), engineering, and automation tools empowering mould and die and tool manufacturers … read more

MES Platforms Provide Digital Transformation To Create Smart Manufacturing Plants

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is based, above all, on automation and real-time analytics. It combines robotics, artificial intelligence, 5G connectivity, industrial IoT, digital twins, augmented reality, cloud computing and big data … read more