ZEISS and Artec 3D announce new metrology partnership

Combined inspection solution aims for improved UX and expanded capabilities.

The professional 3D scanning hardware and software developer Artec 3D has announced a new partnership with optics & optoelectronics supplier ZEISS.

Together, the two companies will offer a suite of new metrology tools for advanced 3D scanning users. According to Artec 3D, the combined inspection solution will enable engineers to take on more complex challenges in automotive, aerospace and other industrial sectors.

By pairing ZEISS software and Artec Studio software, the company claims user will be able to fix deviations faster, automate, drive productivity and set new standards in inspection.

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Artec 3D CEO and President Art Yukhin is certain that the partnership will bring more opportunities to both sides. “Artec 3D is pleased to partner with ZEISS, a fellow leader in the industry,” he said in a press release. “This will allow us to provide our advanced users with more options for complex tasks. We are excited to begin this cooperation, and to see what else we can accomplish.”

The partnership will begin with a focus on ZEISS INSPECT Optical 3D and ZEISS REVERSE ENGINEERING. Designed for rapidly getting from scan-to-CAD and ensuring products meet standards, these software packages are now available directly from Artec 3D and customizable with the Airfoil and Tool Correction apps from ZEISS.

Dr. Marc Wawerla, CEO of ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions, said: “We are excited to partner with Artec 3D to enable customers from all industries to benefit from our market-leading expertise in metrology software.”

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Ian Wright

Ian is a senior editor at engineering.com, covering additive manufacturing and 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and advanced manufacturing. Ian holds bachelors and masters degrees in philosophy from McMaster University and spent six years pursuing a doctoral degree at York University before withdrawing in good standing.