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BuildIT 2016.5 SP1 is Now Available!

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Service pack 1 for BuildIT 2016.5 is now available for download. Please view the full release notes for more detailed information.

Enhancements

  • BITS-2874 Added support for FARO Cobalt 3D Imager. (Beta)
  • BITS-3432 Significantly improved down sampling performance for distance based cloud reduction.
  • BITS-3562 Included the Leica AT930/960 redistributables in the installer.
  • BITS-3435 Enabled merging half cylinders whose parameters differ at the sub-micron level.
  • BITS-3460 Added support for (U) modifier on GD&T surface profile tolerance when importing CATIA models with FTA.
  • BITS-3473 Completed the improvement for the Auto-Associate command.
  • BITS-3570 Updated Leica AT960 / AT930 SDK (v1.3).
  • BITS-3594 Allowed muting Leica AT402 connection error messages to be non-blocking during playback.
  • BITS-3647 Updated the Planes tangent to 2 cylinders process to have multiple cylinders as input.

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Maximum Material Boundary (MMB) Concept and its Advantages in GD&T Analysis

GD&T MMB Underconstrained and Gages Figure 4

The goal of this blog post is to present the maximum material boundary (MMB) concept in GD&T applications. The maximum material boundary concept is simply the use of a maximum material condition on a datum feature, as shown in Figure 1 (the annotation B(M)). Its major use is to allow easier assembly conditions on a part.

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Application Engineer – Montreal

Portable Metrology

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Application Engineer – Japan

Portable Metrology

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Application Engineer – Germany

Portable Metrology

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Application Engineer – China

Portable Metrology

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Sales – Account Manager – Montreal

BuildIT Training

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Sales – Account Manager – California

BuildIT Training

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Sales – Account Manager – Germany

BuildIT Training

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

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Batteries Included: Using Python Scripts in BuildIT

BuildIT Python Scripts in Automation

Did you know that you can use Python scripts in BuildIT?  If you transform your Python files into executable files, you can import them into BuildIT processes. With this workflow, you can combine the richness of Python libraries with the ergonomic practicality of BuildIT processes.

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BuildIT Releases Latest Version of 3D Metrology Software – BuildIT 2016.5

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BuildIT’s latest version adds numerous scanning and meshing features

Montreal, QC, July 2016 – BuildIT Software & Solutions is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT 2016.5, an update to the 3D metrology software.  BuildIT 2016.5 adds many new features and improvements including new automation functionality, additions to our GD&T capabilities, and numerous large point cloud handling and meshing features.

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BuildIT 2016.5 Sneak Peek – What’s new in GD&T, Alignment & Reporting

This video shows the enhancements to GD&T, Alignment, and Reporting in BuildIT 2016.5, including:

  • Added support for axis suppression for all geometry types in Best-Fit Alignment
  • Added support for external files (pdf, image, text) in entity-based reports. Other file types will simply be embedded in the PDF report with a hyperlink to open them
  • Added support for saving position and visibility of annotations with Saved Views
  • Added support for the Straightness tolerance
  • Added the ability to Compute and Restore alignment from DRF entity in Manager
  • Added support for Slot features

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