Xiris Appoints Polytec GmbH as Distributor
Posted: 2022-11-12Burlington, Ontario, Canada, 2022 – Xiris Automation Inc. is pleased to announce that Polytec GmbH of Waldbronn, Germany has been appointed an official distributor of Xiris Weld Inspection Systems for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. As experts in industrial measurement technology solutions, Polytec will be able to provide consulting, demos, sales, and service for the turnkey weld inspection systems that serve the tube and pipe industry. In entering this relationship with Polytec, Cameron Serles, Presiden...Read More.
UW Spinout Company Receives $1.2M to Fund NDT for Nano Materials
Posted: 2022-11-12A Laramie business that originated at the University of Wyoming has received a $1.2 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the U.S. Department of Energy that will be used to fund the continued development and commercialization of instrumentation platforms for the nondestructive manipulation and analysis of micro- and nano-sized materials.
"Particle identification and manipulation on the micro- to nanoscale level are increasingly necessary for advanced technologies, such as ...Read More.
FDH Infrastructure Group Acquires Smart Tower Systems for Structural Health Monitoring
Posted: 2022-11-12FDH Infrastructure Services, LLC (FDH), a leader in engineering investigations of critical structures and developer of global technology solutions, today announces the acquisition by its parent, FDH Infrastructure Group, LLC, of Smart Tower Systems, LLC (Smart Tower), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rohn Products, LLC (Rohn). Smart Tower is a structural health monitoring (SHM) system designed and manufactured in the U.S. to support telecom, transmission, and wind turbine towers, as well as petrochemical struct...Read More.
Flyability and DJI Partner for Collision Tolerant Drones
Posted: 2022-11-12In another industry first, DJI has partnered with Swiss aerial technology company Flyability to integrate the Lightbridge 2, an ultra-reliable image transmission system, with the collision-tolerant Elios aircraft. Elios is the first UAV designed for inspection and exploration of inaccessible or confined spaces. With a robust enclosure giving the system the ability to withstand impact, the Elios leverages Lightbridge 2 technology to reliably navigate complex structures and metallic environments.
Thanks t...Read More.
AITX Announces Robotic Security and Inspection
Posted: 2022-11-12Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), along with its wholly owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices, Inc. (RAD) today announced revisions to its plans and positioning for a robotic dog for the security services, logistics, utilities, and property management industries.
"We’re seeing a larger and more cost-conscious market emerge for a RAD dog," said Steve Reinharz, CEO of AITX and RAD. "These market conditions have prompted our team to revise plans and develop a new dog, o...Read More.
Covision Quality joins NVIDIA Metropolis to Scale Industrial Visual Inspection Software
Posted: 2022-11-12Covision Quality, a leading provider of visual inspection software based on unsupervised machine learning technology, today announced it has joined NVIDIA Metropolis — a partner program, application framework, and set of developer tools that bring to market a new generation of vision AI applications that make the world’s most important spaces and operations safer and more efficient.
Covision Quality’s interface from the perspective of the end-of-line quality control operator. In this case, the red border...Read More.
Quality Assurance: Breaking Open the Silos
Posted: 2022-11-12There’s an old saying in the accuracy business: To measure is to know. The 200+ exhibitors in the Quality Assurance Pavilion at IMTS 2022 are promising fresh looks at traditional approaches to determining quality, such as gages, probes, and micrometers, to entirely new cloud-based digital platforms delivering data-based fresh perspectives on what determines quality in manufacturing.
Earlier this year, Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced Nexus, an open platform for smart manufa...Read More.
Remote-Field Array (RFA) Technology for Ferrous Tubing Inspections
Posted: 2022-11-8When it comes to electromagnetic (EM) carbon steel tube testing, identifying the adequate defect morphology is a challenge. After more than two years of development, Eddyfi Technologies prides itself on delivering Remote-Field Array (RFA) technology to gain a better insight into defect morphology along with the Ectane® 3, the most powerful non-destructive testing instrument for tubing and surface EM inspections.
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of tubing and surfaces relies on several techniques which...Read More.
Percepto Partners with Hellenic Drones to Conquer Greece
Posted: 2022-10-31 Percepto, pioneering autonomous inspection by industrial robotics, today announced it has signed a new partnership with value-added seller Hellenic Drones to distribute its drone-in-a-box technology in Greece and Cyprus.
With the partnership, the companies expect to boost the adoption of autonomous drones within the countries’ Oil & Gas and solar farm industries.
Percepto and Hellenic Drones demonstrated drones with optical gas imaging (OGI) in a refinery at the vicinity of Athens two weeks ago, one ...Read More.
Covision Quality Joins NVIDIA Metropolis to Scale
Posted: 2022-10-31Covision Quality, a leading provider of visual inspection software based on unsupervised machine learning technology, today announced it has joined NVIDIA Metropolis — a partner program, application framework, and set of developer tools that bring to market a new generation of vision AI applications that make the world’s most important spaces and operations safer and more efficient.
Thanks to its unsupervised machine learning technology, the Covision Quality software can be trained in an hour on average ...Read More.