Origin News & Events

    It's Official ... Origin is Now a SOLIDWORKS® Partner

    Posted on Thu, Oct 02, 2014

    Origin International is pleased to announce that it is now certified as a SOLIDWORKS® Solution Partner.  You can find us at CheckMate for SolidWorks on their web site.

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    Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate, Origin

    Origin Demo Times 10am/2pm daily - IMTS Show Sept 8-13th

    Posted on Tue, Sep 02, 2014

    Come and see Origin receive a QIF document containing features and tolerance, export DMIS to measure a part on a Renishaw Equator™, and translate DMIS format results to QIF Results format and pass that on to another application in a live demonstration with several other companies.

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    Topics: origin international, DMSC, QIF, IMTS

    Origin Live Demo at IMTS Show Sept 8-13th

    Posted on Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Come see Origin International at the DMSC Booth (E-5200) during the IMTS show in Chicago (Sept 8-13) where we will receive a QIF document containing features and tolerance, export DMIS to measure a part on a Renishaw Equator™, and translate DMIS format results to QIF Results format and pass that on to another application in a live demonstration with several other companies.

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    Topics: origin international, DMSC, QIF, IMTS, Origin, Renishaw Equator®

    Origin asks...Are you ready for QIF?

    Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    QIF is the Quality Information Framework, a suite of XML based data models that contain everything from model definitions with associated GD&T, inspection plans, inspection results, to multi-part statistics in a common QIF document format. The new QIF 2.0 standard has been approved by the Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) for progression to an ANSI standard and will be out for public review this fall.

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    Topics: origin international, CheckMate, metrology, QIF, Origin

    CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS®

    Posted on Thu, May 08, 2014

    CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS® is now available.  The initial release  features CheckMate CMM Programming, Soft Gauging, Reporting and SoftFit Solver ™ .  Subsequent releases over the course of 2014 will include additional modules and new product.  SOLIDWORKS® is the platform of choice for the CheckMate suite of CAD based dimensional metrology software based on the quality of the product, its level of penetration in the manufacturing sector and the level of excellence of the SOLIDWORKS® reseller channel.  CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS® will serve to enhance our customers metrology experience and increase their productivity.

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    Topics: manufacturing engineers, origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate, measurement, metrology

    Origin International CheckMate Announcement

    Posted on Tue, Apr 01, 2014

    We are excited to announce that going forward the platform of choice for our CheckMate CAD based metrology products is SolidWorks from Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp.

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, metrology, CAD based, automotive, aerospace

    Origin International Newsletter for March 2014

    Posted on Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Spring has sprung...I hope. Spring is also a time of new, fresh announcements and ideas. This is true for Origin International. Read about our announcement in this months issue. 

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    Topics: origin international, metrology

    Visit Origin at McMaster University Open House March 26th

    Posted on Wed, Feb 26, 2014

    Research Partner Open House

    McMaster University will be holding an Open House on March 26, 2014.
    As a research partner through the NSERC CANRIMT Research Network, Origin International has been collaborating with Dr. Allan Spence at McMaster in GD&T and inspection, including point cloud measurement.

    Origin International will be in attendance at the Open House in the CMM area with a demonstration of CheckMate software for these applications.
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    Allan D. Spence, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering McMaster University, JHE 316 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON  L8S 4L7 Email . adspence@mcmaster.ca Tel.  905 525-9140 x27130  Fax. 905 572-7944 Cell. 905 379-1378

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    Topics: CheckMate, measurement, point cloud metrology, gd&t

    Origin Announces Calypso® to Equator™ Authoring

    Posted on Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    To read about Origin's new Calypso® to Equator Authoring announcement, click on the document icon. 
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    Topics: origin international, measurement, flexible gauge, Equator, Origin

    Important Notice: Autodesk/MDT Licensing

    Posted on Tue, Dec 17, 2013

    Effective February 1, 2014, customers will deal direct with Autodesk for any Mechanical Desktop 2008 or 2009 reactivations.

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