New smartphone apps are enhancing manufacturing

Published Date
April 02, 2019 - 10:45:am

Renishaw has developed a range of smartphone machine tool apps for its customers that make installing, configuring, using and maintaining Renishaw systems even easier.

Smartphone apps provide information at a user's fingertips in a simple, convenient format. Available globally in a wide range of languages, Renishaw's free-of-charge apps are perfect for new and less experienced users.

On-machine apps can be seamlessly integrated with a wide range of CNC controls. Apps are installed onto a Microsoft® Windows®-based CNC control or a Windows tablet.

With touch interaction and intuitive design, smartphone and on-machine apps provide significant benefits to machine tool probe users.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.


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