Vero Releases SMIRT 2019 R1

Vero Software has released SMIRT 2019 R1. It introduces new on-machine inspection functionality and enhanced templating functionality for added process planning automation.

SMIRT Inspect

SMIRT Inspect is an all new module for 2019 R1 that allows on-machine part inspection for profile/periphery surfaces.  SMIRT Inspect utilizes the industry-trusted measurement capabilities of Hexagon’s PC-DMIS, along with the NC Gateway for communication with the machine-tool controller.  Key features of SMIRT Inspect include:

  • Familiar SMIRT user interface
  • Automatic creation of inspection touch points based on user settings and profile curvature
  • Easy addition and removal of inspection points
  • Automatic collision detection as probe path and inspection points are created
  • Post-processing simultaneously generates machine tool commands and inspection feature data for PC-DMIS
  • Automatic generation of text-based report with inspection results

Improvements to SMIRT DieBuild

Building upon the improvements of SMIRT DieBuild and DbTemplateUtil released in 2017, functionality has been added to allow planners to automatically collect task surfaces based upon the description of the item/s mounted to it.  This alleviates the need for design files to contain special feature attributes to differentiate surfaces that may share the same color, direction, or machining attribute.


SMIRT is the supplier of viewing software designed for the stamping die industry. In addition to SMIRT DieShop and SMIRT DieNC, they have developed complementary software products to aid in the estimation, planning, and scheduling of large die and tool construction projects.

About Vero Software

Headquartered in England, Vero Software designs, develops, and supplies CAD/CAM/CAE software radically enhancing the efficiency of design and manufacturing processes, providing its customers with exceptional value through high productivity gains and significantly reducing time to market. The company’s world-renowned brands include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Machining STRATEGIST, PEPS, Radan, SMIRT, SURFCAM, WorkNC and VISI, along with the production control MRP system Javelin. Despite the diversity of application, these solutions have one thing in common: they all address the rising challenges of achieving manufacturing efficiencies and bring huge value to the operations in which they are deployed.

Vero has direct offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, South Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network.

Vero is part of Hexagon.

About Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence Division

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence is a metrology and manufacturing solution specialist. For more information, visit

Hexagon is a global digital solutions provider that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE). Hexagon has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.5bn EUR. Learn more at

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