Granted, videoscopes, with their higher resolution values, are superior imaging products. However, that does not necessarily mean that fiberscopes are still not capable of providing serviceable imaging qualities.
D.H. Stamatis earned Quality's 2010 Professional of the Year award for his varied industry background and his commitment to quality in every aspect of his life. Quality spoke with Stamatis about his resume, his view of quality and what exactly measurement is. Stamatis talks on several subjects that he addressed during his presentation at the Quality Measurement Conference in March--a reader favorite! Read the Professional of the Year article in Quality'sApril 2010 issue.
Pelco Products earned Quality's 2010 Plant of the Year award for its focus on improving production and adhering to quality standards, and still ending up as the largest traffic signal hardware manufacturer in North America. Quality spoke with Mark Nash, operations manager at the company to learn more about Pelco and what makes this manufacturer Quality's Plant of the Year recipient. Next month: Pelco discusses green iniatives with Quality in a second Q-Cast. Don't miss it!
Providing employees with continued, effective training pertaining to the workplace can be one of the most significant ways to create a more engaging work environment and more knowledgeable, productive workers-and therefore, a greater return for the company.
The vast majority of vision and multisensor equipment is handicapped with software that hasn’t changed much in a couple decades. So it’s no wonder that users would be very interested in upgrading the capabilities of existing vision systems with something as simple as a software upgrade.
Using 3-D scanning in the medical field is becoming more common, and the one thing all medical applications of 3-D scanning have in common (which is the greatest challenge as well) is the difficulty of accurately reproducing organic items typically found in medical applications, such as bones, teeth or other body parts.
Ken Chandler, vice president of operations at Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., (Springfield, MA) discusses changes the company has made to stay competitive in the global market and transitioning from primarily being a retail seller of firearms to moving into professional use of firearms for law enforcement and military. Chandler is a keynote speaker at the 2010 Quality Measurement Conference.
Ed Morse, professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, talks about geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), some of the critical issues surrounding the language and what attendees to the 2010 Quality Measurement Conference can expect to take away from his keynote address at this year's event.