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NDT.net Issue - 2017-02 - NEWS

Hardness testing reinvented with the Internet of Things


Proceq S.A.19, Schwerzenbach [Switzerland]
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Issue: 2017-02
New generation wireless impact device and mobile app – Equotip® Live – with real-time data sharing and cloud backup creates new industry standard in portable hardness testing.

The world’s first full Internet of Things (IoT) / Industry 4.0 portable hardness testing solution, Equotip® Live, has been launched today by Proceq, global leader in portable measurement solutions for non-destructive materials testing.

This is the biggest innovation in hardness testing since the launch of the Equotip in 1975. Equotip Live has been developed for the Internet of Things by leveraging smartphone technology – today’s standard for powerful productivity apps – and wireless technology, to eliminate the need for cables. It harnesses the cloud where data is stored and accessible from anywhere, just like with e-banking.

Equotip Live is simple to use and redefines intuitiveness in portable hardness testing. Reports can be shared immediately via the app or the secure Proceq Live cloud using any internet browser.

Proceq CEO Ralph Mennicke said: “Equotip Live is a synonym for future-proof portable hardness testing. We are offering best-in-class accuracy, unique ease of measurement and the ability to share data - live and on a broad scale. On many fronts, Equotip Live will set new standards within portable NDT.”

Marcel Poser, Proceq Executive Chairman and Tectus Group CEO commented: “Our investment in delivering advanced solutions is relentless and will continue to leverage benefits of next generation technology for the sensor and measurement space. The R&D team is already working on further innovations which will also reflect the Tectus Group’s work at its Tectus Dreamlab Singapore innovation hub.”

Website: www.proceq.com/product/....

About Proceq SA
Proceq of Switzerland was founded in 1954 and is a leading manufacturer of high quality portable testing solutions for many different industries. The company’s strong research and development team at its headquarters in Switzerland continues to create Swiss-manufactured products which feature latest technology and set industry standards. With subsidiaries in North and South America, United Kingdom, Russia, the Middle East, China and Singapore, the company provides its international customers with excellent local support. Proceq is part of the Tectus Group. www.proceq.com

About Tectus Group
The Tectus Group and associated companies is a family-owned multi-national business with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The company has diverse investments and operations across seven market segments -engineering & construction, real estate, IOT & sensing, digital health, entertainment & lifestyle, advisory & investments. No matter what their specialist area or territories covered, all of the organizations share the goals of being best-in-class and setting new benchmarks. www.tectusgroup.com

Proceq S.A.

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