Cognitens WLS400A and WLS400M voted products of the year

The readers of the US magazine “Photonic Tech Briefs” (PTB) have chosen Cognitens white light measurement systems as one of three products of the year 2011.

The PTB readers have voted for the Cognitens WLS400A and WLS400M white light measurement systems as one of three “Products of the Year 2011”. This award goes to the most significant new introductions to the photonics engineering community.

Digital stereo vision
The manual Cognitens WLS400M and the automated Cognitens WLS400A, Hexagon Metrology’s white light measurement systems, use digital stereo vision technology to generate 3D data. Customers can choose between a portable configuration and an automated system, which can be operated with all common industrial robots. The Cognitens WLS400M is the only high-performance 3D white light scanner that can be used in handy mode. The products include LED technology, which enables a broad variety of surface finishes to be measured or reverse engineered.

Dimensional metrology information
Cognitens dimensional measurement systems help improve engineering and manufacturing processes in automotive and other manufacturing industries. Based on innovations in 3D non-contact measurement technology, Cognitens solutions help increase efficiency during critical stages of preproduction, launch, ramp up and mass production. Cognitens provides tools and processes for capturing, analyzing and distributing highly meaningful dimensional metrology information to support different industrial engineering activities such as tooling, part production, assembly, quality and process control. Cognitens, founded in 1995 is today part of Hexagon Metrology group, the world’s largest measurement technologies company.

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