Seoul, South Korea - Apr 18, 2008, INUS Technology, Inc., the developer of Rapidform® 3D scanning software, will debut InspectWorks™( at Control 2008(April 22nd to 25th) in Stuttgart, Germany. InspectWorks is the first SolidWorks® add-in for quick, dimensional inspection from 3D scan data.

InspectWorks is for designers and engineers with a product to inspect and a schedule to keep. It solves a problem for the SolidWorks designer who needs fast initial confirmation that the part in front of him is compliant with the dimensions in the CAD model.

No extensive training is required; Users will feel right at home with the Solidworks look and feel, and the wizard-style interface makes it simple to perform CAD-to-3D scan comparisons. In minutes, the user receives visual feedback via a deviation color map to know if a part is within or out of tolerance. In addition, InspectWorks produces section deviation analysis and automatic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing(GD&T) results for each part. Results are listed in tabular format that can be combined with color map images of each part and callouts in an inspection report.

Calvin J. Hur, senior vice president of marketing & global sales for INUS, stated, "We are addressing a new market with the release of InspectWorks. The add-in builds on Rapidform's market-leading 3D scanning technology; yet, this is a new, exciting challenge for us."

"Our Intent is to arm the designer and manufacturing engineer with quick access to part quality information so that the product development cycle continues unimpeded. InspectWorks will allow early detection of defects that will prevent further investment of time and money in a flawed part. I believe that the process innovation created by InspectWorks can effectively minimize the number of design iterations, which will drastically reduce time and cost," Hur concluded.

Key features of InspectWorks include: 

- Completely integrated application within SolidWorks - Easy-to-use wizard style user interface - One button alignment of scan data to CAD via best-fit or GD&T datums - CAD-to-part deviation mapping    - Section deviation analysis    - Color Map Deviation Analysis - Automatic DimXpert GD&T calculation - Go/no-go visual reporting - Easy inspection reports in Excel format - Built on Rapidform technology, with proven accuracy tested by the PTB, NIST    and NPL as well as thousands of customers around the world
Hur stated, "INUS is eager to help PLM and CAD users discover the value of 3D scanning applications throughout their product design and manufacturing. We have known for some time that giving the design engineer the tools to inspect their part against the CAD model is very attractive. Our users want full functionality within SolidWorks' integrated environment. In fact, it was Solidworks' own innovation – easy application of GD&T through DimXpert – that makes InspectWorks so powerful. InspectWorks capitalizes on that innovation, and becomes the latest Rapidform product to enable manufacturers to reap the benefits of 3D scanning technology."


InspectWorks is compatible with all 3D Scanners. The SolidWorks Solutions™ level add-in, which will begin shipping on April 21, 2008, is supported in both SolidWorks 2007 and 2008. Visitors to Control 2008( can view InspectWorks and see recent advancements in Rapidform XOR/XOV/XOS™ at Hall 1, Stand 1630.


About INUS Technology Inc. INUS Technology helps companies unlock the power of 3D scanning.  The company's software solutions are the most widely installed products for reverse engineering, 3D imaging and inspection using 3D scan data around the globe.  Rapidform makes 3D scanning an extremely powerful tool for a variety of applications and is used in fields such as manufacturing, R&D, quality inspection, medical research and civil engineering.  Leading companies including Audi, Ford, Hyundai, Toyota, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Hitachi, Panasonic, Oakley, Samsung, Sony, Alcoa, and Benteler use Rapidform's advanced technology to innovate throughout their research, design, manufacturing and quality control processes.  For more information, please visit