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Quality Control automation software provider High QA has released Version 5.0 of its comprehensive Inspection Manager (IM) software. The new version features the next level of Quality 4.0 standards and increased automation.

Designed and built as a database (MS SQL) driven software, IM is an integrated set of applications that encompass quality management modules including One-ClickTM GD&T extraction and automatic ballooning using advanced AI-driven OCR, inspection planning, data collection and organization, automated import of inspection results from CMM, VMM and other connected measurement equipment, in-process shop floor inspection results collection, creation of standard and custom forms and reports, Integrated SPC tracking and reporting, user-access security management control, ERP integration and more.

IM creates inspection plans, ballooned PDFs, consolidates results, and generates reports to AS9102, Medical Industry Standards, AIAG/PPAP, and other standard or custom forms. Version 5.0 features enhanced support for metric dimensions, ISO, BSI and ASME metrology standards.

One-Click OCR GD&T extraction and ballooning from 2D drawings, PDFs, TIFF, or other image files, is a fundamental component of IM. That feature now includes support for Surface Finish and Welding symbols, saving hours (and sometimes days) in this initial phase of inspection planning. The new version streamlines the various modules and systems integration and maximizes automation and efficiencies to meet current and future measurement and inspection quality demands and requirements.

Enhanced job life-cycle management provides greater workflow support, managing jobs and batch records as they move from stage to stage in the process. A database upgrade addresses various installation scenarios, including external MS SQL server locations and advanced database administrator (DBA) settings.

Version 5.0 of IM software now demonstrates enterprise-grade compatibility across multiple locations, departments, and teams and provides access control permissions at desired levels of authorization.

High QA’s CEO and founder Sam Golan said, “Version 5.0 of High QA’s Inspection Manager Software provides increased functionality and power in nearly every aspect of its operation. The new enhancements illustrate the continuing efforts of High QA to fill our customers’ needs and enable them to take their quality management systems to the level of Quality 4.0.”

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More About High QA, Inc.

High QA is a team of design, manufacturing, software development and supply chain experts with over 100 years of hands-on experience in mechanical engineering, manufacturing, inspection, PLM, lean manufacturing, and committed to the automation of manufacturing and quality assurance processes. High QA’s executive team includes the founders of Cimatron (currently owned by 3D Systems) a PLM software (currently owned by Dassault Systèmes). Its flagship product, Inspection Manager is highly intuitive, user-friendly and can be used efficiently with only a few hours of training. Inspection Manager is a comprehensive manufacturing and quality management solution enabling companies of any size to automate and eliminate interpretation of their entire internal and external (supply chain) manufacturing and quality processes. The company sells and supports its products globally.