Nikon Metrology announced that Canadian-based 7D Kinematic Metrology Inc, has acquired Nikon Metrology’s iGPS dynamic tracking business. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place on Mar 31, 2019.
iGPS is a modular large scale, high-accuracy dynamic tracking solution that transforms large facilities into an accurate tracking-enabled workspace. Within the facility, the movement of an unlimited number of devices like large assembly parts, tools and AGVs equipped with iGPS sensors, can be tracked concurrently. As such iGPS technology enables advanced manufacturing and assembly of large-scale products such as aircraft or aerospace components. The iGPS technology is also used during the development process of automotive active safety and autonomous driving systems.