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August 11th, 2016

Motion Metrics Awarded US Patent For PortaMetrics

This August, Motion Metrics received US patent #9,418,309 – Method and apparatus for performing a fragmentation assessment of material for the PortaMetrics portable fragmentation analysis device.

Co-invented by Dr. Shahram Tafazoli, Mohammed Sameti, Nima Ziraknejad, Aylin Azmin, Ian Bell, and Daniel Ko, this patent will prove essential to securing Motion Metrics’ position as a worldwide mining technology leader.

PortaMetrics is a handheld tablet that uses 3D imaging to analyze rock fragmentation in any environment without the need for any reference scaling objects. Performing advanced functions at the click of a button, PortaMetrics is an essential tool for any mine looking to optimize their blasting and drilling processes.