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New Industrial Robotic Calibration Based Solution from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence



RoboDyn Software Based on Hardware Quality of Leica Absolute Tracker to Make Industrial Robot Calibration and Test More Rigorous and Efficient

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence introduced its new solution for calibration and performance testing of industrial robot systems. Created in collaboration with the developers of SpatialAnalyzer, the RoboDyn software package works with the Leica Absolute Tracker, which allows direct calculation of robot characteristics such as base and vehicle alignment and full DH parameters. Positioning accuracy is expressed according to the rigorous ISO 9283 certification standard.

The software’s calibration module provides a fast and intuitive process for aligning the robot with the laser tracking system, and the robot’s kinematic configuration calibrates to improve absolute positioning accuracy. The ISO test module enables performance testing in accordance with ISO 9283 standards, while the simulation module enables an offline path before connecting to the physical system by modeling and analyzing problems in the line of sight.

“RoboDyn is a great software product that solves many of the main challenges for industrial robotics in one simple-to-use package,” says Markus Steiner, Product Manager for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence laser tracking systems software. Innovations like this are how the Leica Absolute Tracker technology is versatile, and “This technology shows how high the payoff can be when applied in the field of industrial automation”.

RoboDyn Product Manager Santiago Droll adds, “Ever since I can remember, living in the world of metrology and robotics at the same time has always been difficult for humans. RoboDyn is the ideal tool for this problem. It brings them together and adjusts the robot, calibrates it, and evaluates its performance. “It offers a straightforward way to help you to become an expert in both fields”.

The RoboDyn software package can be ordered Worldwide from local Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence sales offices.

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