Volvo Car Groups Magnus Rnnng to Keynote at SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference

Technical Expert, Virtual Manufacturing to speak about using point clouds for virtual verification and managing large data in real time

Portland, Maine – January 20, 2014 Magnus Rnnng, Technical Expert, Virtual Manufacturing at Volvo Car Group, will deliver a Keynote Address entitled Living in the Point Cloud at SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference. The 11th edition of the event will take place April 14-17, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Complete event information can be found at International.

Decreased lead times, investment budgets cut in half, and a market screaming for new technologyhow can Volvo create and maintain a smart manufacturing process to meet these demands? Mr Rnnng will explain how Volvo uses point clouds to answer this question, said Linda McLaughlin, Conference Manager. In addition to sharing Volvos best practices in using point clouds directly in simulation, he will share lessons learned and the vision going forward. Mr. Rnnngs bio and full abstract can be found here.

Mr. Rnnng is one of more than 90 experts who will be presenting at SPAR International. The 2014 program contains extensive conference programming and networking opportunities, as well as ample exhibit hall hours during which attendees can peruse the newest hardware and software solutions. Additionally, the events feature live data capture demonstrations, mobile mapping vehicles, roundtable dinner discussions, a university pavilion, technical seminars and user group meetings.

The various elements of the program work together to ensure that the professionals who come to SPAR International with the expert education, strategic connections and cutting-edge hardware and software solutions to reduce project costs, improve workflows, enhance safety, and produce higher quality deliverables, said Lisa Murray, SPAR International Director.

Registration is available online now. Full conference, single-day and exhibits-only passes are offered. Group discounts are also available. Early registrants receive the best rates.

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