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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2016 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2016 FCS Release Notes

We are proud to announce the first release of InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD for 2016! With this initial 2016 release we have added support for 2D NX and 3D ProE/Creo data in addition to numerous usability improvements.

 

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Start Making Fewer Mistakes & Saving More Time

Creating time seems like one impossible task.  Could it be as simple as automatically importing file-level Part Properties and Parameters from your CAD assembly so that you can easily populate your InspectionXpert Project’s Bill of Materials and Bill of Specification?

InspectionXpert has got you covered.



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How To Automate A Professional Inspection Report With Your CMM

If your company has made substantial investments in factory automation (CNC machines, loading equipment, etc…) to speed up fabrication, then quality inspection may be your new bottleneck (or an old one).   Many companies invest heavily in making parts faster only to have them sit and wait to be inspected in the “refrigerator room” by CMM.  You may find yourself continually having to reshape and redefine processes as a result of increasing requirements from your customers, changing industry standards, employees who don’t understand quality inspection standards and CMM software that doesn’t correlate measurements back to the inspection dimensions on the drawing.

As the need increases to adhere to ever-tightening tolerances, delivery deadlines, and inspection by CMM increases, so does the amount of CMM data that needs to be reported back to your customers.  If the process of reporting CMM measurements and correlating them back to the drawing dimensions isn’t automated and error-free, then the improved accuracy and speed of inspecting with a CMM is negated. 



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Coming Soon! InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP03 Release

InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP03 Release

With this release, we take a major step toward making our software more flexible and powerful--thanks to valuable input from our users!

  • Customizable Balloon Numbering - Users can now edit Item numbers in the Characteristics table to create custom numbering schemes.
  • Balloon Sequencing - This feature provides even more control over creating custom numbering sequences, allowing numbering to be driven by user defined settings automatically as characteristics are extracted.
  • ‘Skin’ chooser - For users that preferred the look of the previous InspectionXpert user interface, this option allows them to switch back to our classic interface.
  • Improved Localization - Further improved foreign language application localization.


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Automated Inspection Planning For A Less Stressful Year

Out with old mistakes and in with new solutions!

Enough is enough! Stop giving your time away to monotonous tasks and repeated errors that occur with each new inspection plan. It’s time to automate those tasks and eliminate mistakes with InspectionXpert.

InspectionXpert simplifies your process with:

  • Simultaneously extract dimension/tolerances and add uniquely numbered inspection balloons/bubbles

  • Quickly generate industry standard reports (e.g. AS9102, PPAP, etc…) and professional looking custom reports

  • Standardize, optimize, and mistake-proof your inspection process

  • Customize extraction settings for incredibly fast and accurate extraction of dimensions, tolerances, and notes. Publish your inspection plans to enterprise quality systems

  • Quick deployment (automatic installation and updates from the web)

  • Easy to learn and discover



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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP07 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP07 Release Notes

 

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD continues to be easier to use and offers additional flexibility and options for extracting data, managing revisions, and much more!. This Service Pack Release (“SP07”) is our 7th major upgrade for this product in 2015, and offers our clients 5 powerful new features and capabilities in addition to a wide variety of other fixes and improvements.

 

Overview of Features:

 

  • Revision Management - Process revisions for all supported CAD formats!

  • Characteristic Identification with automatic Balloon Appearance presets - Define a variety of balloon appearance settings to be automatically applied based on the Classification of your characteristics.

  • Extract text from CAD file for Project Properties - Extract annotation text to populate your Project Properties.

  • Import CAD document properties / parameters with buttons on Project Properties -  Populate Project Properties with properties and parameters stored within your CAD files.

  • New extraction settings for Notes - More granular control over filtering the extraction of note annotations.

 

All of us at InspectionXpert Corporation, thank you, our users for your great ideas, comments and suggestions! Your insights and feedback is truly appreciated.

 

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Seasons Greetings

Happy Holidays from InspectionXpert

We're sending warm wishes your way as 2015 draws to a close and are looking forward to an exciting 2016! Our Offices will be closed on December 24th and 25th, 2015 as well as January 1st, 2016 during this holiday season.



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Happy Thanksgiving!

InspectionXpert's offices will be closed November 26th and 27th, 2015 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We hope you enjoy a happy and safe holiday!



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Professional Technologies and InspectionXpert Corporation Join Hands

Professional Technologies (ProfTech) and InspectionXpert Corporation (IXC) are pleased to announce their new business partnership under which ProfTech is now a certified Reseller for all InspectionXpert products and services in southern India.Professional Technologies , founded in 2012, solution provider for CAD/CAM/CAE operations at Coimbatore.



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See InspectionXpert software in action at Design & Manufacturing South

Look for our partner Measurement Supply at Design & Manufacturing South

November 18 & 19 at the Orange County Convention Center, Booth 602



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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP06 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP06 Release Notes

 

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD continues to be easier to use and offers more flexibility and options for customizing each project. This Service Pack Release (“SP06”) is our 6th major upgrade for this product in 2015, and offers our clients 4 powerful new features and capabilities in addition to a wide variety of other fixes and improvements.

 

Overview:

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD is now even easier and more efficient to use!

  • OCR BOM & BOS (Form 1 & 2) data from PDF - Users can import data from Bill of Material or Bill of Specifications documents stored in PDF format.

  • Multiple Default tolerances - This new functionality allows users to define multiple default tolerance tables for a project.

  • Hole/Shaft fit tolerance options - Users can now apply standard hole & shaft fit tolerances right from the Characteristic panel!

  • Auto-populate BOM from CATIA V5/V6 assembly files - InspectionXpert will auotmatically populate the Bill of Material table when when loading supported CATIA V5 or V6 assembly files.

 

All of us at InspectionXpert Corporation, thank you, our users for your great ideas, comments and suggestions! Your insights and feedback is truly appreciated.



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Notification of Server Maintenance 9/21/2015 and 9/22/2015 at 10:00 PM EDT

InspectionXpert is committed to maintaining both high availability and cutting edge security for our OnDemand customers. We will be performing maintenance on our servers which will require a brief outage of service. We expect the servers to be

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Happy Labor Day

Our offices will be closed Monday September 7th, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.

We hope ya'll enjoy a safe and relaxing weekend!



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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP05 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP05 Release Notes

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD continues to be easier to use and offers more flexibility and options for customizing each project. This Service Pack Release (“SP05”) is our 5th major upgrade for this product, and offers our clients 8 new features and capabilities in addition to a variety of other fixes and improvements.

Overview:

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD is now even easier and more efficient to use!

  • Customizable Balloon Numbering - Users can now quickly establish custom numbering schemes.
  • Add annotation text to CAD files - Now you can add annotation text to CAD files.
  • User defined screen captures for 2D PDF export & excel publish - Reorient and zoom in to a desired area for a custom screen capture to be included in 2D PDFs or Excel reports.
  • Sampling by attributes table - Statistical sampling fields and logic for calculations have been added to the Project Properties.
  • Correlate flag notes - Identify all flag notes with the same value throughout a given CAD file and automatically create a group of flag note characteristics.
  • Drag and drop functionality in BOM and BOS tables - Drag and drop reorder functionality has been applied to the Bill of Material and Specifications tabs of the table manager.
  • Import BOM/BOS data directly from CATIA file properties - CATIA data containing Part Properties or Parameters can be imported automatically and populate desired fields within the Project’s Bill of Materials of Specifications.
  • Improved Surface finish extraction - Characteristic Value for Surface Finish annotations now only displays the properties found on the symbol.
  • Italian language support - InspectionXpert OnDemand can now be displayed in Italian.  

All of us at InspectionXpert Corporation, thank you, our users for your great ideas, comments and suggestions! Your insights and feedback is truly appreciated.



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InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP02 has been released!

 

InspectionXpert OnDemand is now 11 times better!

 

With this release, including 11 great new features, we take a major step toward making our software both easier to use and more powerful. We also make InspectionXpert OnDemand easier to use everywhere, including in on-premise installations (behind the company firewall, on your own servers!).

 

  • Edit data in the Bill of Characteristics table - Ever wanted to edit the properties of a characteristic in the Table Manager? Now you can!

  • Part labels for MeasurementXpert - Now you can edit the labels for each part header within MeasurementXpert.

  • Selective Measurement Export - More flexibility in publishing reports.

  • Horizontal template support - Now support the publish of characteristic data to Excel horizontally (left to right).

  • Custom Project Property OCR - Use the new OCR buttons to extract text from PDFs.

  • Update Characteristics when changing default tolerances - Now you can edit the Default Tolerances table to update the tolerances and calculated limits of characteristics in your project without the need to edit them manually.

  • New CMMXpert formats supported! - Supported CMM formats continues to grow.

  • Basic & Reference dimension formatting - A new option for use with GDT Font Support.

  • OnDemand update deferral option - Users may now choose to defer updates to InspectionXpert OnDemand.

  • Italian language support - InspectionXpert OnDemand can now be displayed in Italian, and…

 

Exciting News: For those situations such as tight IT security restrictions that prohibit the use of standard InspectionXpert OnDemand this solution eliminates the need for end users to access the internet for launching or licensing the software.

 

  • “On Premise” InspectionXpert OnDemand deployment option - InspectionXpert OnDemand now offers a new “On Premise” option for deployment! Your company network administrators have complete discretion over when updates are applied and  even have the option to set up new InspectionXpert software updates in a separate ‘staging’ location for review and approval prior to rolling out for production use.

 

One of the powerful benefits of Software as a Service and our OnDemand installation and updates is the availability of the latest version, automatically. We hope you will “share the news” and recommend our software to others. Just send them this link and they can try out InspectionXpert OnDemand and all these new features at no cost.

 



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Coming Soon - Exciting New Functionality!

Coming Next Week - InspectionXpert will release new version of OnDemand for PDF and OnDemand for CAD. In anticipation of next week's release we're providing a sneek peak of some of our exiting new product enhancments.

InspectionXpert OnDemand for PDF 2015 SP02

  • Edit data in the Bill of Characteristics table
  • Part labels for MeasurementXpert
  • Selective Measurement Export
  • Horizontal template support
  • Custom Project Property OCR
  • Udate Characteristics when changing default tolerances
  • New CMMXpert formats supported!
    • QDMWeb
    • PC-Dmis CSV
    • QVPAK
    • Metrosoft Quartis - CSV
    • PC-DMIS – CSV
    • PC-DMIS - Excel PPAPTxtReport
    • Keyence IM
    • Mitutoyo Microscope
  • Basic & Reference dimension formatting
  • OnDemand update deferral option
  • "On Premise" InspectionXpert OnDemand deployment option
  • Italian Language support

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP05

  • Italian language support

  • Sampling by attributes table

  • Create user defined screen captures for 2D PDF export & excel publish

  • Correlate flag notes

  • Customizable Balloon Numbering

  • Drag and drop functionality in BOM and BOS tables

  • Import BOM/BOS data directly from CATIA file properties

  • Improved Surface finish extraction

  • Add annotation text to CAD files

NOTE: Detailed release notes will be available with official launch of the release.

If you have any questions, comments or ideas for features and capabilities, please feel free to contact your InspectionXpert Sales Representative, Reseller/Partner or contact us directly.

As always, "Thank you for your business".



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Happy 4th of July

Our offices will be closed on Friday July 4th, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.
We hope you enjoy a safe and happy holiday!

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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP4.75 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD is being updated again! The value of “Software as a Service” is our continual updates and enhancements, continually improving the flexibility and ease of use. Due to customer requests, this Partial Service Pack Release ("SP04.75") was focused entirely on improving the quality of our 2DPDF output for supported 2D CAD files (such as .DWG and .CATDrawing). You asked, we listened!

Keep an eye out for announcements regarding the upcoming InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD standard Service Pack Release ("SP05") in the coming weeks. "SP05" contains a wide variety of enhancements and user requested improvements.

Overview:

Users will now notice that 2DPDF output for 2D CAD files is drastically improved over previous releases. InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD now generates these PDFs using vector geometry and text based annotations as opposed to the previously utilized image based PDF export. What is the difference? Extremely high quality 2DPDFs with a fraction of the publish time!
 


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Celebrating 10 Years of Continued Growth with New Look

We are excited to recognize our decade of growth and success, with the announcement of a new InspectionXpert Logo.

Over the past 10 years, we have built many friendships and strong business partnerships. At the same time, our software has increased in its capabilities to help "make quality planning simple". In recognition of our journey and the growth of our global customer base we thought it was time to make an upgrade to our logo. While the current logo, which will be "retired" in June, served us well, we are excited about the new logo because it presents a stronger, more pronounced image that symbolizes our focus on solving your quality planning challenges in a simple and valuable way.

The new logo will replace the current logo on all InspectionXpert Corporation materials, products, and communications, starting next month.

On Monday June 8th InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP1.5 will be released featuring our new logo and a new look.



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Happy Memorial Day

Our offices will be closed on Monday May 25th, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.

We hope you enjoy a safe and happy holiday!



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Server Reboot Success!

Reboots of the InspectionXpert Servers have been successful and Security Patches were applied.  If you have any questions or are experiencing difficulties following the downtime please contact InspectionXpert Support at support@inspectionxpert.com.

 

Thank You,

InspectionXpert



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Notification of Server Maintenance 5/14/2015 at 10:00 PM EDT

InspectionXpert is committed to maintaining both high availability and cutting edge security for our OnDemand customers. We will be applying a security patch at 10:00 PM EDT today May 14th, 2015 which will require restarting our servers. This may result in a brief period of server unavailability while the servers are coming back online. We expect the servers to be available again no later than 10:15 PM EDT. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP01 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand is now even easier and faster to use!

As you know, our mission is “Manufacturing quality made simple”, and with this release we take another important step toward making this a reality:

  • We make it easy to get started and stay up to date with “Intro Mode”

  • Take the guess work out of selecting the proper combination of OCR settings and quickly achieve accurate text extraction from your drawings with our new “ExtractionXpert”

  • Aerospace industry users will like having AS9102B report template available for use with Excel export

  • New OCR Dictionary for “acad ISO”, a commonly misread font

  • Using balloons is faster with the new options; “persist balloon settings” from the ribbon menu, and Auto-sizing balloons for automatically setting the size of the balloons.

One of the powerful benefits of Software as a Service and our OnDemand installation and updates is the availability of the latest version, automatically. With this SP01 release, InspectionXpert OnDemand, is now more powerful and easier to use, based on your feedback and comments.

We want to thank you, our users for your continual feedback and ideas. We hope you enjoy the latest new features.



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Prerelease Notice of InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP1

We’re happy to provide advanced notice of the release of "InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP1". This release will be available for download on Monday 5/4/2015.

In addition to the standard maintenance performed the following product enhancements have been included:

InspectionXpert OnDemand “Intro Mode” – provides helpful tips to users as they work with the software.

  • GD&T Font installation & use
  • Getting the most out of your custom Project & Excel Report Templates
  • MeasurementXpert
  • OCR Accuracy


ExtractionXpert – Helps determine OCR tuning settings.

AS9102 Rev B support – Includes tokens and report template for AS9102B compliance.

New inspection criteria field “Nonconformance Number” - for improved AS9102 support.

Key characteristic identification in Excel export

New OCR Dictionary: “acad ISO” - to better support OCR of PDFs using this font type.

Option to persist balloon appearance from the ribbon menu

Auto size balloons based on first extraction

 

Click here to try InspectionXpert OnDemand 2015 SP1 before it’s official release.

NOTE: Detailed release notes will be available with official launch of the release.

If you have any questions, comments or ideas for features and capabilities, please feel free to contact your InspectionXpert Sales Representative, Reseller/Partner or contact us directly.

As always, "Thank you for your business".



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InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD 2015 SP04 has been released!

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD is being updated again! The value of “Software as a Service” is our continual updates and enhancements, continually improving the flexibility and ease of use. This Service Pack Release (“SP04”) is our 4th upgrade for the product this year, and offers our clients exciting new features and capabilities.

 

Overview:

InspectionXpert OnDemand for CAD is now even easier and more efficient to use!

  • Aerospace manufacturers can now use our AS9102B report template for their Excel reports.

  • Renumbering and reusing characteristic numbers has been enhanced, making it faster and easier than ever to handle revisions.

  • Quickly go to ballooned characteristics; No need to navigate through your CAD files manually searching for ballooned characteristics!

 

Read the full blog posting for complete details on this release.

 

 



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