Looking at the future of manufacturing metrology: roadmap document of the German VDI/VDE Society for Measurement and Automatic Control
- 1VDI/VDE GMA within VDI e.V., Dusseldorf, Germany
- 2Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Oberkochen, Germany
Abstract. "Faster, safer, more accurately and more flexibly'' is the title of the "manufacturing metrology roadmap'' issued by the VDI/VDE Society for Measurement and Automatic Control (http://www.vdi.de/gma). The document presents a view of the development of metrology for industrial production over the next ten years and was drawn up by a German group of experts from research and industry. The following paper summarizes the content of the roadmap and explains the individual concepts of "Faster, safer, more accurately and more flexibly'' with the aid of examples.