Hexagon AB announces acquisition of External-Array Software
Aug 3, 2018
August 03, 2018
With programming modes, customization capabilities and compatibility, External-Array‚Äôs solutions have helped the company establish an international reputation and a customer base in China. Hexagon AB announces acquisition of External-Array Software
August 2, 2018 - Hexagon AB announced the acquisition of External-Array Software, a software development company that specializes in providing metrology software for coordinate measuring machine (CMM) manufacturers. Founded in China in 2005, External-Array joins Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence Division. With programming modes, customization capabilities and compatibility, External-Array’s solutions have helped the company establish an international reputation and a customer base in China. RationalDMIS CMM software, developed by External-Array, features an interface and drag and drop programming, designed to help trainee users acquire the required operational skills and knowledge. With functions such as real-time graphical display, path simulation, collision detection and measuring planning, users can enhance measurement control and visibility. In addition, the software’s high compatibility enables support for different sensors, controllers and CMMs. External-Array was fully consolidated as of August 1, 2018. This acquisition has no significant impact on Hexagon’s earnings.