April 1, 2016
One of the most important changes in metrology in the past few decades has been the development of portable measuring devices. This has brought inspection right to the production line, as close to the part as possible. The change — sparked by the development of portable measuring arms and the emergence of laser trackers — has turned conventional industry inspection methods completely upside down.
Source: Optik & Photonik - Special Issue: Best of Applications, Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 35-37