Nikon Metrology

“THE WORLD’S FIRST COMPUTER: Decoding the Antikythera Mechanism”

Will be screened TONIGHT, Wednesday April 3rd at 9.00 pm by WGBH NOVA. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/ancient-computer.html Program Description In 1900, a storm blew a boatload of sponge divers off course and forced them to take shelter by the tiny Mediterranean island of Antikythera. Diving the next day, they discovered a 2,000 year-old Greek shipwreck. Among the ship’s cargo they hauled up was an unimpressive green lump of Read more...

NIKON METROLOGY, INC. ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

BRIGHTON, MI – March 25, 2013 – Nikon Metrology, Inc. (NMI) announced today that Hajime Kosawa, Managing Director, has been promoted to a new position at Nikon Corporate in Japan.  NMI also welcomes Dr. Hideaki Okamoto as the new Managing Director.  Kosawa’s success in accomplishing the integration of Metris into Nikon, along with his strong strategic management over the last several years resulted in his return to Japan with new and Read more...

Advances in Laser-Scanning Technology

Learn how the latest laser scanning devices and software offer a number of advantages for inspection and reverse engineering. Article From: Modern Machine Shop, Derek Korn, Senior Editor Alex Lucas, business development manager/scanning products for Nikon Metrology, notes that every manufactured part presents its own flavor of inspection or reverse-engineering challenges. There could be a combination of planar and freeform surfaces, intricate Read more...

Chesapeake Testing Assisting the NTSB Using Nikon’s Advanced X-ray Computed Tomography to Inspect Battery Units and Components.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced the award of a service contract to Chesapeake Testing to provide non-destructive testing in support of an investigation. Citing Chesapeake Testing’s close proximity to Washington D.C, its unique technical qualifications, and the ability to quickly respond to the required time-frame for this requirement, the NTSB is sending lithium ion-type battery cells to Chesapeake Testing for Read more...

Nikon Metrology’s X-Ray and CT Expert, Ken Gribble Presents at the SMTA Great Lakes Chapter Meeting in Chicago – February 7th

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. Learn More. Ken Gribble is the Director of National Sales for the X-ray & Computed Tomography product group for Nikon Metrology. Ken has been involved in X-ray Read more...

Nikon Metrology’s Laser Radar integrates with Metrologic Group’s Metrolog X4, advancing the technology to new heights

Nikon Metrology, Inc. (NMI) announces a new software breakthrough with Metrologic Group, providing a complete set of new functionalities and applications for Laser Radar, and other NMI products.  Metrologic has combined Large-Scale capabilities into its popular Metrolog software, now offering large-scale point clouds with fully automated functionalities.  These include edge detection, curve and surface-based feature extraction, best in class Read more...