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Automated Precision Inc.


API Releases Radian Laser Tracker With INNOVO Technology

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 18:12

(API: Rockville, MD) -- Automated Precision Inc. (API) has released its new Radian laser tracker with the INNOVO technology platform. This advanced laser tracker changes the way that people use laser trackers. Radian brings with it advanced features that include I-Vision, ADM-Maxx, and a host of key activity and self-diagnostic features.

API’s Tracker3 has held the top spot as the lightest and most portable laser tracker on the market, but Radian is even lighter, and it has a smaller profile than its predecessor or any other laser tracker.

The INNOVO technology platform features onboard intelligence that brings increased confidence to the laser tracker user. It makes him more efficient with his time and in his job. One of the most innovative advancements in INNOVO is I-Vision.

I-Vision is an advanced beam-capture technology that has a 30° field of view—the widest in the industry. I-Vision not only locks onto your target, but also follows you even if the beam is broken. It quickly reacquires and allows you to continue to make measurements. I-Vision ensures Radian is ready to measure when you are ready to measure. I-Vision allows you to use multiple SMRs and targets. It even allows you to capture and store streaming video and still images for traceability and training purposes.

ADM-Maxx delivers accuracies of better than ±10 microns. It delivers more accuracy, more distance, and more stability.

The Radian laser tracker also monitors key system activities and performs key self-diagnostics, so operators can be sure of the measurements they are making before they start their tasks. API is known for its stable technology, and these features increase that stability even further.

“All of these features are designed to create a laser tracker that is more intelligent, easier to use, and optimizes the measurement and inspection processes,” says Kam Lau, Ph.D., president and CEO of API.  “Radian allows the user focus on the job and not the tracker itself. API is changing the conversation that people will have about what to expect from a laser tracker.”


For more information, e-mail Thomas A. Sloma-Williams, director of marketing and communications, Automated Precision Systems, at thomas.williams@apisensor.com.


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Founded in 1987 by Kam Lau, Automated Precision Inc. (API) is the inventor and original patent holder on the first laser tracker systems. API develops and manufactures laser trackers; portable coordinate measuring machines (CMMs); laser tracker accessories, which include probes, sensors, targets, cameras, SMRs, and scale bars; and machine tool calibration products. API Technical Services include contract measurement equipment rental, onsite laser tracker calibrations, machine tool error mapping, machine tool alignment, and training for 3-D measurement systems and analysis software. With its world headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, API has offices in China, Germany, and India.