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What's New in VGMETROLOGY

Discover the Exciting New Capabilities of Version 3.5 (as of September 2021, Version 3.5.1)

Version 3.5.1 of VGMETROLOGY is now available. Building on the innovations of version 3.4.x, you will benefit from the following new capabilities* in version 3.5.1:

Manufacturing Geometry Correction

Finding Points to Compensate
Ways to Compensate 
Visualization of Compensated Points 
Fitting Surfaces to Compensated Points 
Eliminating the Need for Nominal/Actual Comparison between Nominal and Mold
Transform Specific Points for Compensation during Import

Mesh Compensation (Part of the Manufacturing Geometry Correction Module)

Compensation Mesh for Additive Manufacturing
Improved Mesh Compensation User Interface
Compensation Mesh Color Overlay 
Control Points and Compensation Vectors Visualization
Better Results for Large Deviations
Manual Control Points Placement
Uniform Control Points Placement
Iterative Compensation Process
ROI as Reference Object
Better Uniform Control Point Distribution in Mesh Compensation: Before and AfterBetter Uniform Control Point Distribution in Mesh Compensation: Before and After
Better Uniform Control Point Distribution in Mesh Compensation</span><span>&nbsp;
Wireframe View for Compensation Mesh Preview</span><span>&nbsp;
More New Mesh Compensation Features

Reporting and Traceability

New Integrated Reporting
Advanced Table Properties in Report Editor
Ordering Page Elements in Report Editor
Customizable&nbsp;Report Sections and External Images
More Customizable Report Layouts</span><span>&nbsp;
Resizing and Re-Ordering Table Columns in Reports</span><span>&nbsp;
More Info Field Options in Reports</span><span>&nbsp;
Multi-Selection and Copy and Paste for Report Layout Elements</span><span>&nbsp;
Re-Ordering of Section Groups in the Report Editor</span><span>&nbsp;
More New Reporting and Traceability Features:

Nominal/Actual Comparison

Automated Annotations for Min./Max. Deviations
Faster Nominal/Actual Comparison Calculations

File Input/Output

Window Options when Saving Images
Save Image of Complete Workspace
More New File Input/Output Features
Rigaku Volume Import</span><span>&nbsp;
Merging Multiple Scans in One Go
Improved Toshiba Volume Import

Visualization and Navigation

Ambient Occlusion</span><span>&nbsp;
Ambient Occlusion: With and without Ambient OcclusionAmbient Occlusion: With and without Ambient Occlusion

Coordinate Measurement

"Resize Element" as New Type of Geometry Element
Mirroring CAD Models
More New Coordinate Measurement Features
Improved Performance for Projects with Many Coordinate Measurement Objects
Select and Remove Fit Points Using ROIs</span><span>&nbsp;
More New Coordinate Measurement Features:

Wall Thickness Analysis

Create ROI from Sphere-Based Wall Thickness Mask</span><span>&nbsp;
Automatically Create Annotations for Ray-Based Minimum and Maximum Wall Thickness

Reverse Engineering

Quad Mesh Preview

All Analyses

Import Setting for Color Bars in Evaluation Templates

Automation

Improved Display of Objects in Macros

Licensing

Using Floating Licenses with Previous Version
Multiple User Sessions on One Machine with Floating Licenses</span><span>&nbsp;

*Depending on the platform, there are differences in the range of functions for different operating systems. See our continuously updated Product Information page for details.