Content By Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

(Hexagon Metrology: Cobham, Surrey, U.K.) -- The race is on for who will manufacture 1,000 mirrors for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). Cranfield University in the United Kingdom, with the aid of high-accuracy measurement systems from Hexagon Metrology, has begun work on producing seven of the mirror segments for “the world’s biggest eye on the sky.” The current production is for prototype mirror segments. Once these are approved, Cranfield University, as part of an as yet unnamed U.K.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

(Hexagon AB: Stockholm, Sweden) -- Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of 3-D solutions to design, measure, and position objects, and to process and present data, will host its inaugural international conference, Hexagon 2011, June 6–9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

The race is on for who will manufacture 1,000 mirrors for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). Cranfield University in the United Kingdom has begun work on producing seven of the mirror segments for “the world’s biggest eye on the sky” with the aid of high-accuracy measurement systems from Hexagon Metrology. The current production is for prototype mirror segments. Once these are signed off, Cranfield University, as part of an as-yet-unnamed UK production company, will be able to bid for the manufacturing of more segments.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

(Hexagon Metrology: North Kingstown, RI) -- Hexagon Metrology Inc. unveiled the complete new line of ROMER Absolute Arms in Chicago at IMTS 2010. In addition to the previously released absolute Arm six axis arm for tactile and tube inspection, two additional seven axis models were demonstrated in the “Shop Floor Zone” area of the Hexagon Metrology booth at McCormick Place’s east hall.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Story update 10/27/2010: We incorrectly gave the purchase price for Intergraph as $2.125 million instead of $2.125 billion.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

(Hexagon Metrology: North Kingstown, RI) -- Hexagon Metrology has announced the release of the Web Reporting Suite at IMTS 2010, a server-based version of the recently released DataPage+ product, which provides seamless integration with PC-DMIS, the de facto standard measuring software. The Web Reporter version of DataPage+ is designed around enterprise and supply chain workflows by using a concurrent network-licensing model that allows a shared pool of licenses to be used to access the software, without any software needing to be installed on user computers.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s picture

By: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

(Hexagon Metrology: North Kingstown, RI) -- Hexagon Metrology Inc. has announced the official opening of HexagonStore.com, an e-commerce portal for the United States that offers online purchase of training classes, parts, and accessories for metrology systems. The store includes convenient purchasing of PC-DMIS and GD&T training class seats by date and location, a complete line of TESA and Renishaw Styli products, coordinate measuring machine fixturing kits from R&R and Rayco, and Leica Geosystems laser tracker parts and accessories.