We've seen Nikon Metrology's industrial measuring systems used before to verify the structure of 3D printed metal parts, and even to help restore a historic cake replica, and now it's moving on to be used in the medical field. Baltic Orthoservice, a medical company in Lithuania, invested in 3D printing technology back in 2012, in order to manufacture patient-specific implants, including ones for the hip joint, cranial, and maxillofacial reconstruction. The company decided to invest in superior equipment to create a new Quality Control Laboratory, and was in need of a metrology solution to ensure the quality of its implants. It chose Nikon's LC15Dx laser scanner on an ALTERA CMM. Read more at 3DPrint.com: http://3dprint.com/183454/nikon-metr...nner-implants/