Win A 6DoF T-Shirt

Do you want your very own 6 Degrees Of Freedom t-shirt? Send in a video of your freedom for a chance to win a 6 Degrees of Freedom t-shirt. Just fill out the form below and upload a video of your favorite freedom and you will be entered to win.
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What's your freedom 2019

At API, we give you the freedom to measure with both portable and automated metrology inspection solutions performing 6 Degrees of Freedom measurements. But we know you enjoy so much more than the freedom to measure in your daily life. In this “What’s Your Freedom?” video, we’ve compiled a sampling of some of the freedoms people enjoy every day. And now, we’d like to know what your most valued freedoms are. Feel free to share your freedoms on various social media platforms using the hashtags: #WhatsYourFreedom #MyFreedom #APImetrology

6 dof explained

The term 6 Degrees of Freedom (6 DoF) gets thrown around a lot, especially when discussing robotic arms automating manufacturing processes. But what does 6 DoF actually mean, and why do we say 6 DoF when some robots have 20 or more degrees of freedom? In this educational video, API explains the basic concepts of 6 Degrees of Freedom, its roots in the Cartesian coordinate plane, and why it’s so important to have a 6 DoF capable tracker in automated manufacturing environments.