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Electronic Coordinate Determination Has Arrived
Author(s): Jack S. Richter
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Paper Abstract

The Kern Electronic Coordinate Determination System (EGOS-1) is based on the philosophy that a digitally-based theodolite system can lower the cost of measurements in both the fabrication and inspection phases of large jigs, tools and parts. This philosophy assumes a desire on the part of the user to subject each project to rigorous control, from a management as well as a technical perspective. The Kern ECDS-1 package and its programs for job management, orientation, data collection and special function analysis of coordinate measurements are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 1984
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0483, Optical Alignment II, (13 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943118
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Jack S. Richter, Kern Instruments, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0483:
Optical Alignment II
Mitchell C. Ruda, Editor(s)

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