AICON 3D Systems GmbH is one of the world-leading providers of optical camera
based 3D measurement systems. AICON develops and distributes systems for the business areas of inspection
and testing in the automotive and aeronautic industries. AICON’s DPAInspect photogrammetric measurement
system can easily be linked to PolyWorks/Inspector as the analysis tool for Part-to-CAD comparisons.
In December 2006, AICON 3D Systems and InnovMetric signed a worldwide agreement for the
distribution of PolyWorks in conjunction with the DPAInspect 3D digitizing systems.
Automated Precision Inc. (API) develops and manufactures the Tracker3 Laser Tracking System, an easy-to-use, portable,
and accurate measurement system that can scan, align, and measure large objects. API has sold its technology solutions and
products to the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as aerospace, transportation, automotive, machine tool, robotics, and shipbuilding/repair
industries for over a decade. In July 2006, API signed a global agreement with InnovMetric for the integration
and distribution of PolyWorks bundled with API’s range of laser trackers and 3D laser scanner systems.
Creaform develops and distributes the Handyscan 3D digitizer, a line of
self-positioning and portable handheld laser scanners. PolyWorks offers a Handyscan 3D plug-in
that enables the automatic transfer of the digitized data to PolyWorks for advanced
reverse-engineering and inspection applications. In April 2007, Creaform and InnovMetric signed
a global agreement for the distribution of PolyWorks bundled with the Handyscan
FARO Technologies designs, develops, and markets software and portable, computerized measurement devices. Principal
products include the FARO ScanArm, the FARO Laser Scanner LS, the FARO Gage, the FAROArms, and the FARO Laser Tracker X
and Xi. InnovMetric and FARO Technologies have been global partners since early 2004. Under the terms of this agreement,
FARO Technologies sells PolyWorks bundled with FARO ScanArm systems as well as with their other products.
Since 1996, Gaspardo and Associates has earned a reputation for being one of the leading 3D metrology laboratories in the United States. Gaspardo and Associates manufactures and markets the ComScan (www.comscan.biz), a line of automated 3D component scanning solutions that incorporate with PolyWorks. ComScan solutions combine the sophistication of large-scale, robotic systems with the agility and affordability of manual scanning systems.
Hexagon Metrology serves the high precision measurement and inspection needs of global manufacturers with its extensive line of metrology hardware, software, accessories, and customer services. The company's name-brand portfolio of quality assurance products includes brands such as Brown & Sharpe, Leica Geosystems, ROMER, CogniTens, and DEA. In May 2007, InnovMetric and Hexagon Metrology North America signed a PolyWorks distribution agreement to cover all of Hexagon’s point cloud processing needs on ROMER ScanShark laser probe equipped portable measuring arms, plus Leica Laser Trackers and Leica T-Scan 3D digitizer systems. Brown & Sharpe Global bridge-type CMMs, as well as DEA horizontal arm and gantry CMMs, equipped with the Scanshark laser probe, also have a PolyWorks/Modeler option available. In addition, InnovMetric also signed a distribution agreement with Hexagon's subsidiary CogniTens in July 2008, for PolyWorks/Modeler bundled with the Optigo and Opticell 3D digitizers.
Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported
by 2,400 employees in 21 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems
is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and
present spatial information even in 3D. Leica Geosystems commercializes the Leica T-Scan, a high-speed hand scanner that
digitizes large objects, without the need for photogrammetric targets or powdering. In November 2005, Leica Geosystems and
InnovMetric signed a worldwide agreement for the distribution of PolyWorks in conjunction with
the Leica T-Scan scanner. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.
Established more than 25 years ago, the Canadian company NDI develops
and distributes the OPTOTRAK PROseries 3D digitizers, its flagship portable metrology system,
to manufacturers worldwide. Specifically designed for the shop floor, this wireless, armless,
and beamless system is quick and easy to set up. In August 2007, NDI and InnovMetric signed a
global distribution agreement for the distribution of PolyWorks with the
OPTOTRAK PROseries ScanTRAK and Portable CMM systems.
Nub3d, a leading Spanish company, designs, develops, and produces a 3D non-contact surface scanning equipment called Triple.
This white light digitizing system is developed to satisfy the industrial needs in reverse-engineering processes, inspection,
and quality control of the production. Nub3d aims to the automotive, aeronautical, moulds manufacturing, and industrial
design markets. In June 2004, Nub3d and InnovMetric signed a global agreement covering Europe and Asia, for the distribution of
PolyWorks in conjunction with the Triple digitizer.
Optech is the global market leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced laser-based
surveying, mapping and imaging instruments. InnovMetric and Optech have signed a global distribution agreement in 2000 for
the distribution of PolyWorks bundled with Optech’s ILRIS-3D long-range scanner.
Perceptron produces information-based process improvement solutions for non-contact measurement and inspection applications.
Automotive and manufacturing companies throughout the world rely on Perceptron's process management solutions to help improve
quality, shorten product launch times and reduce overall manufacturing costs. Among other products, Perceptron manufactures
and commercializes the Perceptron ScanWorks, a portable scanning system mounted on the RomerCimCore articulated arm. In
March 2004, Perceptron and InnovMetric have signed an international agreement for the distribution of PolyWorks
bundled with the Perceptron ScanWorks systems.
ShapeGrabber designs, manufactures and markets cost-effective 3D laser scanners and 3D laser
digitizers for 3D inspection, modeling and reverse engineering. InnovMetric and ShapeGrabber have signed a global distribution
agreement in 2002 for the distribution of PolyWorks bundled with ShapeGrabber scanning systems.
For the 3D digitizing of freeform surfaces Steinbichler Optotechnik offers two innovative system solutions
representing a new system generation for flexible and mobile use: the COMET systems based on white light fringe projection, and
the handheld laser scanner T-SCAN. In November 2006, Steinbichler and InnovMetric signed a global partner agreement for the
distribution of PolyWorks in conjunction with the COMET and T-SCAN scanners.
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Germany
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, a company of the Carl Zeiss Group, is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The
company leads the world in CNC coordinate measuring machines and complete multi-dimensional metrology solutions for a wide
variety of industrial sectors. Carl Zeiss has selected PolyWorks as its preferred point cloud software to bundle with the
Zeiss EagleEye Navigator sensor system. Zeiss openly markets and bundles PolyWorks with the sales of its non-contact metrology
systems in Europe. Both partners already enjoy an important market share in the automotive and aeronautic industries in
their respective domain.