BuildIT Metrology 2018 SP1 Now Available

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Service pack 1 for BuildIT 2018 is now available for download. Please view the full release notes for more detailed information.

Enhancements

  • BITS-5819 BuildIT Projector: Add a “Display device work volume” option to FARO Tracer devices
  • BITS-5836 BuildIT Construction: Add XYZ offset values for FLS and E57 file import commands
  • BITS-5741 Add a checkbox to disable the Find Me / Follow Me functionality for FARO Vantage Trackers
  • BITS-5718 BuildIT Construction: Add “US Survey Feet” and “US Survey Inches” to the units
  • BITS-5528 BuildIT Construction: Add the ability to drag & drop to import FLS and E57 files
  • BITS-5800 BuildIT Construction: Added some example models to BuildIT Construction
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    FARO®Introduces BuildIT Construction Software Platform for AEC Professionals

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    The First Complete Solution for Continuous Construction Verification

    Lake Mary, FL, March 13, 2018 – FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology and construction BIM/CIM applications, announces the release of BuildIT Construction by FARO (https://solutions.faro.com/buildit-construction)  a comprehensive verification software solution that enables confident management of all quality assurance and quality control processes throughout the building and facility lifecycle. For the first time, construction professionals are fully empowered to continuously monitor a project with real time comparisons against CAD designs with complete 3D data from the FARO Focus Laser Scanner.  Read More

    BuildIT Projector 2018 Now Available

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    BuildIT Projector’s latest version streamlines laser projection for part positioning, assembly and ply layout

    Montreal, QC, March 2018 – BuildIT Software & Solutions is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT Projector 2018. This latest version includes the ability to both plan projections and operate a laser projector within the same platform, along with several new and improved projection planning commands, such as crosshair projections, text projections, and the ability to import projection plans. Read More

    BuildIT Metrology 2018 Now Available

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    BuildIT Metrology’s latest version adds new large point cloud commands

    Montreal, QC, March 2018 – BuildIT Software & Solutions is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT Metrology 2018, a major update to the 3D metrology software. BuildIT 2018 adds many new features and improvements including the ability to both plan projections and operate a laser projector from within the BuildIT platform, along with several large point cloud commands, including cloud to cloud analysis, cloud registration, and corner extraction. Read More

    From Startup to Success Part 2: Datum Metrology Prospers with BuildIT Metrology Software

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    Simplified Workflows and Improved Features Are Key to Managing Growth

    In this 2-part series, we will be examining the successes achieved by Datum Metrology by choosing BuildIT Software to use with FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers for metrology services such as jig building and bond tooling. This installment will focus on the software use case. Check out Part 1 to read more about the advantages of FARO Vantage Laser Tracker for this workflow. Read More

    From Startup to Success Part 1: Datum Metrology Prospers with FARO Vantage Laser Trackers

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    Simplified Workflows and Improved Features Are Key to Managing Growth

    In this 2-part series, we will be examining the successes achieved by Datum Metrology by choosing FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers paired with BuildIT Software for metrology services such as jig building and bond tooling. This installment will focus on the hardware use case. Check out Part 2 to read more about the advantages of BuildIT Metrology Software for this workflow. Read More

    BuildIT 2017.5 SP2 is Now Available

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    Service pack 2 for BuildIT 2017.5 is now available for download. Please view the full release notes for more detailed information.

    2017.5 SP2 Enhancements
    BITS-5363 Added access to the active device’s temperature in automated processes

    How to Improve Sharing Your Metrology Results

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    For metrologists, it is crucial to ensure that all the tolerances are inspected reliably.  Thus, the clarity of information on 3D display and pdf reports can be vital when sharing your metrology results.

    In this blog post, we will present different ways of reporting position tolerances and different annotation techniques in BuildIT Software. Read More

    BuildIT 2017.5 SP1 Now Available

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    Service pack 1 for BuildIT 2017.5 is now available for download. Please view the full release notes for more detailed information.

    2017.5 SP1 Enhancements
    BITS-3975 Added support for FARO Quantum S arm
    BITS-5128 Added support for locking the cylinder/circle orientation in measurement commands

    Software Metrology VS Classical Metrology: More Information, More Flexibility, More Robustness

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    Figure 1 Software metrology versus classical metrology

    In this blog post, we will take a look at the advantages of software metrology over classical metrology, comparing the level of information that can be obtained for workflows used to achieve similar goals.

    More Information

    Classical Metrology

    With a hard gauge, such as a go/no-go gauge shown on the left in Figure 1, one can only determine if the part dimensions lie within the tolerance limits, and the decision is binary; pass or fail. Read More

    BuildIT Projector Now Available

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    BuildIT Projector

    Now Available!  BuildIT Projector is a modern and intuitive software solution used to generate and plan your laser projection workflows. With user-friendliness as one of its core strengths, new users can create laser projection jobs in no time.

    BuildIT Projector flawlessly imports native CAD from all major formats (CATIA, Siemens NX, SolidWorks, PTC Creo, AutoCAD DXF/DWG, etc.), its capabilities cover the creation of the projections as well as the configuration of the projectors and their alignment features. Read More

    BuildIT 2017.5 Now Available

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    Download BuildIT 2017.5 today to try out our great new features, including flush and gap functionality, improved bundling registration, enhancements to spreadsheet visualization and process editor, FARO TrackArm support, Italian interface and much more.

    Enhancements

    • BITS-307 Add support for the ISO co-axiality tolerance
    • BITS-513 Add Support for FARO TrackArm
    • BITS-3738 Add Flush and Gap analysis
    • BITS-3900 Add a Construct: Point: Curve Grid command
    • BITS-4177 Add Construct: Curve: Edge command
    • BITS-4249 Add support for Importing SolidEdge models
    • BITS-4544 Add Italian translation
    • And much more!

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