Lineup to include metrology experts and users, techniques, and applications
North Kingstown, Rhode Island – March 19, 2012 – Hexagon Metrology announced today its speaker agenda for the Hexagon 2012 International Conference, being held from June 4 – 7, 2012 at the MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas, NV. Customer application stories and educational presentations will be delivered by leading organizations including: GE Inspection Technologies, Naval Air Systems Command, SEAT division of Volkswagen Group, Lowell Inc, Metal Technologies Inc and motorsport teams Red Bull Technology and Hendrick Motorsports. In addition to expert users discussing dimensional measurement techniques, Hexagon Metrology will also conduct sessions focused on measurement trends and applications in industrial metrology for companies in the aerospace, automotive, energy, and medical fields.
Presentations will cover a wide range of topics. New to this year’s conference is a dedicated Quindos UserTrack with presentations covering the use of the specialized Quindos metrology software for special geometry measurement, wear measurement, blade geometry and simulation. In the Metrology Trends Track, ‘Why the Prius Changed Everything’ will demonstrate how Toyota changed the very makeup of powertrains, affecting everything from ‘grocery-getters’ to exotic sports cars. ‘Generating Content for Virtual Reality Using 3D Scanned Data’ will be presented as well as a session on using the Total Desirability Index to zero in on critical features when using colormap inspections. An update on changes in the GD&T standard, and workshops on SPC and Gage R&R techniques will also be offered. In the PC-DMIS User Track, the industry leading PC-DMIS 2012 software package will be officially released, complemented by demonstrations and hands-on workshops covering all the new features, plus best practices and programming techniques. For more information on the conference schedule, visit HexMet.us/pr312.
The overall Hexagon conference agenda will contain hundreds of informational and educational sessions dedicated to the many industries that use Hexagon’s 3D measurement and visualization technologies. Other Hexagon divisions including Intergraph® and Leica Geosystems will host sessions dedicated to SG&I (Security, Government and Infrastructure), PPM (Process, Power, and Marine), and Geospatial measurement, surveying and mapping. Attendees of the Hexagon 2012 International Conference have universal access to all sessions, keynotes, networking and entertainment events, and a 50,000 square foot technical exhibition area featuring the latest Hexagon products, product demonstrations, and displays from complementary vendors.
About Hexagon Metrology
The Hexagon Metrology division of Hexagon AB serves the high precision measurement and inspection needs of worldwide manufacturers with its extensive line of metrology hardware, software, accessories and customer services. The company’s name-brand portfolio of quality assurance products include Brown & Sharpe, Cognitens, Leica Geosystems, ROMER, Sheffield, PC-DMIS, Quindos, DEA, Leitz and TESA. Hexagon Metrology has an unrivaled installed base of more than 1.5 million handheld, stationary and portable measurement devices, and over 40,000 seats of PC-DMIS metrology software. More information is at http://www.HexagonMetrology.us. Hexagon AB is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies. Our customers can design, measure and position objects, and process and present data, to stay one step ahead of a changing world. Hexagon’s solutions increase productivity, enhance quality and allow for faster, better operational decisions, saving time, money and resources. Hexagon has over 12,500 employees in more than 40 countries and net sales of about 2.2 billion Euro. Our products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defense, safety and security, construction and manufacturing. Learn more at www.hexagon.com.