September 29, 2008
Creaform and metrologic group Join Forces
The two high technology companies have established a worldwide technological partnership
Paris-Nord Villepinte, Mesurexpo 2008 Show, booth J28, Hall 1, September 30, 2008 - Creaform, developer and manufacturer of handheld laser scanners and metrologic group®, major independent 3D control software publisher, announce today the rollout of a new technological partnership.
For that partnership, metrologic group® has developed a software interface ensuring total compatibility between its control software line-up (µLog XG®, Metrolog XG® and Metrolog V5®) and Creaform's Handyscan 3DTM laser scanners. Sold exclusively by metrologic group®, this interface will be offered as an option to every Handyscan 3D equipment user. "We are very pleased to count Creaform among our partner manufacturers. This agreement shows once again how well-adapted our software are to portable and optical control instruments. "This suggests new market penetration opportunities for our products, specifically established in the automotive and aerospace industries", said Philipe Cimadomo, president of metrologic group®.
As for Creaform, the company will add these Metrologic inspection software to its product catalogue. On purchase of a Handyscan 3D laser scanner, the clients will have the opportunity to buy µLog XG®, Metrolog XG® or Metrolog V5®, based on their inspection or measurement needs. Creaform will also offer the technical after-sales support. "We are very happy to announce this agreement with metrologic group®. The integration of the Handyscan 3D offer to the software developed by metrologic group® enables us to offer to our clientele integrated and world-renowned metrology solutions. In doing this, Creaform confirms its position of leader in portable 3D digital metrology, which will ultimately be profitable for our clients", indicated Charles Mony, president of Creaform.
About Metrologic Group®
Founded in 1980, the Metrologic Group® SA Headquartered in Meylan France is specialized in the design and manufacture of three-dimensional control software and electronics.
Metrologic's online and offline inspection software for CMMs is used as a standard by major companies in the automotive and aerospace industries. Metrologic also offers CMM retrofits, calibration, onsite support, training and maintenance.
Traded on the European New Market (EURONEXT FR0000073975), Metrologic Group® is the largest independent CMM inspection software company and has subsidiaries located in France, in the US, Germany and Italy, China, and more than 25 distributors around the World.
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Creaform is a world-class technological company offering 3D digital solutions with offices in Canada, the United States, France, China and Japan. Creaform combines every 3D process and technology with innovative solutions that can cover the entire range of 3D needs: 3D scanning, reverse engineering, inspection, styling, design & analysis, digital manufacturing and medical applications. Our wide range of products and services as well as our advanced training program are intended for companies from the automotive, aerospace, biomechanics, consumer products, education, heritage preservation & architecture, and multimedia industries, among others.
Creaform has developed and sells the Handyscan 3DTM line of products, which includes the REVscanTM, the EXAscanTM, the ERGOscanTM and the VIUscanTM color laser scanner. These revolutionizing self-positioning handheld 3D laser scanners provide very high accuracy files that can be exported to most CAD platforms and inspection and animation software. Due to its true portability, versatility and accuracy, the Handyscan 3DTM line of products makes 3D scanning more simple than ever.
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