What is Metrology Part 8: Complex Analysis, Optics, and Metrology
This is a brief summary on the physics behind metrology, optics, and the math behind it – complex analysis. This is a fun introduction to complex physics interactions within technology.
What is Metrology Part 7: GOM
This is an overview of the organization GOM and what it does in terms of 3D technology as well as scanning. It has an interesting value proposition in the way it wants to position itself within the market.
What is Metrology Part 6: Perceptron
This is a brief summary on the company Perceptron. We will analyze the company in terms of its metrology products, but also look a little bit more indepthly to their 3D scanning.
Markforged Demonstrating its Blacksmith AI
Accuracy in Additive Manufacturing (AM), from the CAD design to the printing process, is not always easy to deliver. Companies are working hard at trying to ensure consistency and repeatability…
What is Metrology Part 5: Creaform
This is a brief business summary of Creaform. They are a major private business that is doing important things for the metrology industry. They have been in the industry for so long, but there may be room for disruption.
3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2019
For this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with a celebration – Scansite created 3D printed replicas of the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the 50th…
What is Metrology Part 4: Proto3000
This is an article highlighting the company Proto3000. It has an interesting business model within the metrology field as a B2B organization and it sparked my interest.
What is Metrology Part 3: FARO
This is an article highlighting the organization FARO. FARO is a major organization within the metrology field and especially within the 3D metrology field.
What is Metrology Part 2: CMM
This is an article that outlines CMM technology and how it is the basis of metrology. You will learn about some of the interesting physics involved within this field as well.