IDS (Intelligence & Design Systems) visits MTNW

Measurement Technology NW representatives Sugimoto Hideyo and Hiroyuki Kajioka, from IDS Japan, visited the company last week to discuss sales activities within Japan and to receive training on proper operation, service, and support for customers of our SGHP-8.2 sweating hotplate with integrated chamber.

We also discussed our Newton thermal manikin with ManikinPC2 model control, not only because this is an advanced feature of the popular Newton system but also because the Ninth International Meeting for Manikins and Modeling (9I3M) is being held in Tokyo this summer. Research papers describing the methodology and results for tests using virtual human model controls are expected to be a hot topic in the 9I3M proceedings. In fact, if past I3M’s are any indication, a good portion of the cutting-edge thermal comfort research presented at 9I3M will be generated using Newton manikins! Despite the busy training schedule, our IDS friends also found time to take in Seattle’s Public Market and a few other popular area attractions. And it only rained a little…