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1. WO2020023515 - JOGBOX À BALAYAGE

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What is claimed is:

1. A jogbox for a coordinate measuring machine having a movable arm, the jogbox comprising:

a body forming an interior;

a CMM interface configured with a CMM communication protocol to communicate with the coordinate measuring machine;

control hardware at least partially within the interior, the control hardware being configured to control the movable arm of the coordinate measuring machine via the CMM interface;

an energi ing port for energizing or charging the jogbox; and

an auxiliary port formed by the body and operatively coupled with the controlling hardware within the interior, the auxiliary port configured to directly physically connect with at least one hardware accessory that has a hardware interface port, the auxiliary port being configured to rigidly, removably, and directly couple with the hardware interface port of the at least one hardware accessory.

2. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the auxiliary port is configured to couple with the hardware interface port without a connecting cable.

3. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the energizing port comprises a wireless energizing port.

4. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the energizing port comprises a wired port.

5. The jogbox of claim 1 further comprising the at least one hardware accessory.

6. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the body is configured to be hand-held.

7. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the housing and the hardware accessory form a removably coupled unitary object when coupled.

8. The jogbox of claim 1 further comprising a display operatively coupled with the auxiliary port.

9. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the hardware accessory includes one or more of a thermal camera, a bar code scanner, a label printer, a display device, a joystick, and an additional control interface to the control hardware.

10. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the auxiliary port comprises a USB port.

11. The jogbox of claim 1 further comprising an authentication sensor for authenticating a user, the authentication sensor operatively coupled with the control hardware.

12. The jogbox of claim 1 wherein the hardware accessory comprises a dongle.

13. The jogbox of claim 1, wherein the auxiliary port is on a bottom of the jogbox.

14. The jogbox of claim 1, further comprising:

a first face and a second face, wherein the second face side is on an opposite a side of the jogbox from the first face;

a display disposed on the first face; and

the auxiliary port disposed on the second face of the jogbox.

15. The jogbox of claim 1, wherein the at least one hardware accessory is rigidly and removably held by the auxiliary port.

16. The jogbox of claim 1, wherein the at least one hardware accessory is rigidly and removably held on the jogbox using at least one fastener.

17. The jogbox of claim 1, further comprising a counterweight interface configured to receive and retain a set of counterweights.

18. The jogbox of claim 17, wherein the counterweight interface comprises a receptacle having a volume within the interior of the jogbox, and is configured to retain a set of counterweights within the interior.

19. The jogbox of claim 18, further comprising a cover configured to close the receptacle and retain a set of counterweights within the receptacle.

20. The jogbox of claim 17, wherein the counterweight interface is configured to hold a set of counterweights external to the interior of the jogbox.