INSPHERE join Renishaw Channel Partner Programme to provide the Renishaw RCS product series

Montage of Renishaw precision products

INSPHERE Ltd have become the first company to join the Renishaw Channel Partner Programme to specifically provide the Renishaw RCS product series.     RCS products by global engineering technologies company Renishaw®, aim to transform the process of commissioning and servicing industrial automation technologies, expanding INSPHERE’s existing range of robot guidance technologies. The RCS product line […]

IONA at Smart Manufacturing and Engineering Week 2024

Visit our stand We are delighted to be exhibiting at Smart Manufacturing and Engineering Week on 5-6 June where we will demonstrate our IONA system. Visit us on stand N73 in Hall 4. Registration is free and you can book your ticket through their website here. Join our speaker session Discover how IONA improves robot […]

INSPHERE and AMRC announce new partnership across all 3 AMRC sites

Four men looking at camera industrial setting hand shake. Insphere and AMRC engineers

INSPHERE, manufacturers of IONA, have a long history of working alongside the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), having collaborated on the I-UK funded UMAC and ACCUFAS projects. The partnership formalises their continued alliance to drive intelligent automation in the UK through the development of robot improvement technology. Craig Davey, COO, INSPHERE comments, […]

When in-process metrology brings so much to advanced manufacturing, why is it not more widely accepted in UK manufacturing?

This whitepaper summarises a round-table discussion between senior engineers working for leading UK aerospace and automotive organisations, as well as senior engineers from UK research centres. It provides a comprehensive overview of the objectives, challenges and considerations from those working directly with robots and automation.  It highlights the need for increased education of metrology and photogrammetry […]

Advanced tracking system revolutionises robot welding in nuclear power sector

Nuclear welding cell

In the UK, an estimated 744,000m3 of nuclear waste must be safely contained between now and 2140. This monumental decommission is demanding rapid production of containers, however the shortage of skilled welders is just one of the many challenges facing the industry. With safety considerations being fundamental to all aspects of the nuclear industry, adoption […]

IONA showcase: Advancing aerospace robotics with metrology guidance

Project ACCUFAS (Accurate and Flexible Automation Systems) is developing IONA technology to facilitate high accuracy robot control within the aerospace sector. Insphere, manufacturers of IONA, have partnered with University of Sheffield AMRC Factory 2050 to lead this project having won funding from NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme). As part of the project and alongside […]

Project AIDARC: September 2023 update

Project AIDARC (AI-driven, autonomous robot commissioning) is developing IONA technology so the future requirements of manufacturing cells, specifically within the automotive sector, can be met. INSPHERE are running the project independently having won recent funding to back this project. Context:  Manufacturers need production processes that are more flexible. Cellular manufacturing is providing the flexibility needed […]

INSPHERE secures major funding milestone signalling inflection point in the company’s growth  

INSPHERE, manufacturers of IONA, have successfully secured funding of £3.7 million. This funding will back their growth plans to push IONA into new regional markets including Germany and the US within the Automotive, Composites and Aerospace sectors.  Disrupting the market, IONA is a scalable network of sensors delivering metrology-grade positional data to automated manufacturing processes. […]

Project ACCUFAS: July 2023 update

Project ACCUFAS (Accurate and Flexible Automation Systems) is developing IONA technology to facilitate high accuracy robot control within the aerospace sector. We have partnered with University of Sheffield AMRC Factory 2050 to lead this project having won funding from NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme). Read more about this here. Context: Robots are often not […]