NDI Launches New OPTOTRAK Portable CMM Line


WATERLOO, CANADA - December 1st, 2008: NDI announces the addition of a new Optical
Tracker and probing options to its Portable CMM line, aimed to address the needs of those seeking a cost-effective alternative to arm-based technologies. The OPTOTRAK solution uses advanced optical techniques to track a light-weight handheld probe that substantially improves overall usability and reliability, by eliminating moving parts and mechanical restrictions. With total measurement freedom and a substantial reduction in operator fatigue, manufacturers can save time and money by dramatically increasing measurement throughput and efficiency.

"We fully expect, that given a choice, customers will choose our optical technology over conventional articulating arms when selecting their next portable CMM," said Paul Clausen, V.P. of Strategic Business Development at NDI. "Now with an expanded product line, a broader range of customers can experience the enormous benefits that advanced optical measurement brings to the shop floor."

The new solution includes an advanced Optical Tracker, a wireless handheld probe, and
inspection software.

About NDI

For over a quarter century, companies have trusted NDI as the pioneer in advanced optical metrology. With offices, dealers, and thousands of measurement systems deployed worldwide, the NDI name is synonymous with providing the right solution for the right job. NDI's new generation of portable metrology solutions has set a new benchmark for system accuracy, usability, and flexibility. If the need arises, our highly regarded customer support services will keep you up and running. As the world leader in innovative measurement technology, NDI has the knowledge and experience to provide the focused solutions and services you need.

For more information, contact:

Bob Embleton

Industrial Channel Manager

toll free (877) 634-6340

phone (519) 884-5142 x227

bembleton@ndigital.com

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