The award-winning, one-of-a-kind Active Target™ from Automated Precision Inc. (API) is a next generation Spherically Mounted Retroreflector (SMR). This motorized target locks on to any API laser tracker and automatically positions itself so it will never lose the beam. The Active Target™ allows for automated measurements on machine tools, robots, or any other movable object where a standard SMR could not do the job.
automated precision inc. is a world leader of advanced metrology solutions for the industry. api’s products, including portable coordinate measurement instruments and cmm calibration systems, are installed and used by all of the world’s leading automotive, aerospace, machine tool, and cmm manufacturers. api’s experienced engineering team is unmatched in its ability to create advanced innovative products, which meet the needs of rapid evolving industrial technologies. api is an active member of, and a key technology partner in several federal and industry sponsored programs for the advancement of various manufacturing scenarios.