This update is applicable for all CMM to Equator™ authoring and for all CMM program translators.
Congratulations Burton Precision on the launch of your new website.Read More
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.
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.
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.
As I browse the internet, I see that Sept/Oct brings about many manufacturing and quality shows where you can see what's hot and what's new. Read on to see what is happening and take note of the events listed on the left. If you want to see the Avro Arrow, then check it out.
Hope you are enjoying your summer so far. This month we have some goodies to tell you about. For example, our tech tip and webinar although for CheckMate users are also for those of you using the Equator ™. Take a look...
Long time Origin International Associate, Bob Stone, was recognized for his contribution to the new QIF set of standards at the recent DMSC meeting at Hilton Head Island in South Carolina last week.