Product Demos

TechnorazziLIVE: Hexagon Introduction of ROMER Absolute Arm at IMTS

TechnorazziLIVE: Demo of the new ROMER Absolute Arm


The universal scanning solution – accurate high-speed scanning for all types of parts and applications.


The Romer Absolute Arm 7-Axis "SI" series with integrated laser scanner delivers the convenience of a fully integrated 3D scanning solution. The scanner is permanently incorporated into the seventh axis, and weight balanced with ROMER's Zero-G counterbalance feature for ergonomics and ease of use. The feature pack contains the scanner interface, so no external controller box is required. Single button automatic laser power control allows scanning of different surface types. No warm up time coupled with no homing procedures means an operator can be up and scanning in just moments.


ROMER Absolute Arm with integrated scanner is the first portable arm system in the market that is factory calibrated and certified to B89 specifications

TechnorazziLive: Introduction to Large Scale 3-D Laser Scanners

Episode Details:

The world as we know it today is evolving from 2-D to 3-D. One of the brightest spots in geospatial technologies is the continuous development of 3-D laser scanning. Archaic forms of documentation such as blueprints and 2-D schematic drawings are being replaced by 3-D point cloud interactive visualizations.


Laser scanners utilize non-contact laser technology to generate virtual highly detailed three-dimensional images of complex environments and large scale geometries in a matter of minutes. The resulting 3-D image of a laser scanner is a collaboration of millions of 3-D measurements providing an accurate digital documentation of as-built conditions. Accident reconstruction, as-built documentation, asset/facility management, crime scene/forensic analysis, inspection/reverse engineering, surveying and virtual simulation are just some of the typical applications designed for laser scanners.


In this video demo you will see a 3-D laser scanner in action and witness the power of millions of data points in a matter of minutes. Watch as we scan large scale items and manipulate the 3-D image in real-time. You will be amazed at what this technology can do.

Technorazzi Live: Introduction to Hand-held Laser Scanners

Episode Details:

This is the recorded version of a live video broadcast that aired on July 21, 2010. This episode was shot at FARO Technologies in Lake Mary, Florida.


It includes an introduction to reverse engineering and a live demonstration of a typical application. It also includes an explanation of the technology behind laser line scanning—basically, how it works. As a second demonstration, the episode shows how the technology can be used in a noncontact application.


Throughout the broadcast, questions were sent in by viewers and were answered on the air.


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Hexagon GD&T Class for PC-DMIS Users

This class was designed specifically for PC-DMIS users by PC-DMIS instructors, and provides both a complete overview of the GD&T Y14.5 standard and practical application of those standards to the XactMeasure GD&T function of PC-DMIS.


This class focuses on practical, real-word examples from everyday metrology use, and techniques for successful application of the standards using PC-DMIS metrology software. All GD&T symbols and modifiers are discussed, as well as the application of how modifiers are applied in PC-DMIS in single segment and composite feature control frames. This three day course is for PC-DMIS users of all levels, and prior GD&T coursework is not required.


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Scanning: Visible Productivity
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology shows the productivity of Active Scanning for better measurement results.
Analyzing Data: Using the Minitab Assistant
Minitab 16 offers new functionality and features. The most prominent is the Assistant, a menu-based tool designed to guide users through their analyses and help them interpret their results with confidence. The new Assistant feature opens the door to statistical analysis for more people, so everyone engaged in quality improvement efforts throughout an organization can make more effective use of their data to make the best decisions.
Technorazzi Live: Leica AT401 Absolute Tracker Demo

Video demonstration of Hexagon Metrology's latest absolute tracker, the Leica Absolute Tracker AT401. Weighing only 17.6 pounds, including the controller, and measuring just over 11 inches tall, the unit in its case will fit in an airplane's overhead luggage bin.


The Leica AT401 has the largest measurement volume of any laser tracker. The sensor provides a certified radial range of 80 meters and a working range of 160 meters (160 m and 320 m diameters, respectively). Coupled with an unrestricted vertical measurement dome of 290º (+/-145º), the result is a tracker with more than twice the measuring volume of conventional trackers. Setting new standards for ADM accuracy, the absolute distance meter (ADM) in the AT401 has a maximum uncertainty of just 10 microns (0.00039 in) over the full certified volume.


In this demo we measure a large aerospace tool at Coast Aerospace Manufacturing in Southern California. Coast is an award winning aerospace manufacturing company whose clients include Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed, Bell Helicopter, NASA, and more.

MarSurf XCR 20 Demonstration

Demonstration of MarSurf XCR 20 measuring a piston.


The new generation of combined roughness and contour measurement systems. The MarSurf XCR 20 is ideal for combining contour and roughness depth evaluation. The roughness software and contour software each have their own user interface. MarSurf XCR 20 is Mahr's top surface measurement system and enables even semi-automated operating sequences such as measuring stand positioning (ST 750 CNC) to be performed with ease.


Qualifacturing by Camstar.


What is Qualifacturing?


A rare state of company success where costs actually decrease while innovation increases. The only known occurrences are in companies where Camstar’s Enterprise Platform is used to Advance Product Quality.


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Technorazzi Live: Portable CMMs and FaroArm Quantum

In this episode of Technorazzi Live we will learn the basics about portable coordinate measuring machines (PCMMs). These versatile shop-floor measuring tools provide accurate 3-D measurements of small objects to very large objects.


This is a recorded version of a live broadcast from FARO's headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida. FARO is a worldwide leader in computer-aided measurement systems and software.


The video features FARO's FaroArm Quantum PCMM. Learn what is common amongst most PCMMs and, of course, what makes the Quantum stand out. The Quantum represents the latest generation of the FaroArm product line and its industry-leading features make it the perfect choice for companies constrained by the limitations of fixed CMMs and lesser quality portable models. It's the ideal tool for completing surface measurements and dimensional calculations to a high degree of precision. It will also perform CAD analysis, inspections, and alignments.