Origin News & Events

    Setup MBD to Get the Best Use

    Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

    Oboe Wu from SOLIDWORKS discusses setting up for MBD so that you can make the best use of it. Included is installation, licensing (floating), command ribbon bar, shortcut toolbar etc. You definitely want to give this a read through as he has good visuals to explore. Read more.

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    Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate, MBD

    Origin's Bob Stone Co-authors GPU Accelerated CAD Paper

    Posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

    Origin's Bob Stone co-authored a paper to be presented by Venu Kurella and Dr. Allan Spence of McMaster University on “GPU Accelerated CAD to Inspection Data Deviation Colormap Generation” (Computer Aided Design and Applications, 2016) CAD'16, June 27-29, 2016, Vancouver, BC, CanadaCAD_updated_logo_227_x_96SMALLER.jpg

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    Topics: origin international, CAD Conferences, GPU Accelerated CAD, Colormap Generation

    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 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

    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

    Origin International Newsletter for September 2013

    Posted on Mon, Sep 23, 2013

    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.

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    Topics: origin international, CheckMate, metrology, Origin