[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Instantly Share Scan Data Through the Entire Project Cycle

  With numerous stakeholders - each depending on up-to-date information to verify quality and maintain project schedule - today's building and facility projects demand instantaneous sharing of 3D data sets throughout every stage. However, this can be a challenge due to file size and software proficiency. What if project 3D scan data could be easily [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|3D Documentation, 3D Software, SCENE|Comments Off on [UPCOMING WEBINAR] Instantly Share Scan Data Through the Entire Project Cycle

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

Are you controlling your manufacturing production processes – or are they controlling you? What if you could have all inspection data, easily accessed and shared from the palm of your hand? You can. Join us for our latest FAROLive! webinar showing you how some of the most profitable manufacturers in the world use Augmented Reality [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on [UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

FARO® Helps Mexican Authorities Studying Earthquake-Affected Areas

BIM/CIM solutions help areas affected by the earthquake FARO® joins the Mexican government in the scanning of affected structures after the earthquake that occurred on September 19, 2017. The catastrophic consequences left by the earthquake, with epicenter in the city of Chiapas in the south west of the country with an impact of 8.2 degrees [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Architecture, BIM, Construction|Comments Off on FARO® Helps Mexican Authorities Studying Earthquake-Affected Areas

An Interview with Simon Raab, PhD, Co-Founder, CEO and President of FARO®

FARO is Deeply Bound ETHICALLY and Intellectually to the TECHNOLOGY Construction companies can now scan continuously and immediately point out if a pillar is being incorrectly placed or that floor is not quite flat or that girder is not supporting correctly. 3D scanning is revolutionizing the way construction is being done, and FARO® is prepared [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|BIM, Construction|Comments Off on An Interview with Simon Raab, PhD, Co-Founder, CEO and President of FARO®

Immersive Virtual Reality & More Featured at Autodesk University 2017

Review: Technology & Latest Innovation for the AEC Industry from Autodesk University 2017 Autodesk University last month was an incredible week – featuring industry insights, technology and new product announcements – and FARO® was there showcasing its latest ground-breaking technology! The latest generation of the FARO Focus Laser Scanner coupled with FARO SCENE 7.1 software [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|3D Documentation, 3D Software, SCENE|Comments Off on Immersive Virtual Reality & More Featured at Autodesk University 2017

Leadership in the Age of Disruptive Technologies: An Interview with Katrona Tyrell – FARO’s Chief People Officer

With an extensive background and experience in building, maintaining and leading talent and corporate culture strategies, Katrona Tyrrell was appointed as Chief People Officer in January this year. Prior to joining FARO®, Ms. Tyrrell served as the Global Senior Vice President – Human Resources in Idt Corporation where she led a team that was responsible [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|3D Documentation, 3D Imager, 3D Measurement, 3D Software, New Product Release, Product Design, Public Safety Forensics|Comments Off on Leadership in the Age of Disruptive Technologies: An Interview with Katrona Tyrell – FARO’s Chief People Officer

A Year-End Message from Simon Raab, Ph.D. – FARO’s Founder, President and CEO

2016 and 2017 have been exciting and exceptionally productive years at FARO®. It’s been almost two years since I returned to an active day to day management role and I am gratified by the success of our 18-months “Going Vertical in Harmony” initiative which ended at the end of Q2 this year. In addition to [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|3D Documentation, 3D Imager, 3D Measurement, 3D Software, New Product Release, Product Design, Public Safety Forensics|Comments Off on A Year-End Message from Simon Raab, Ph.D. – FARO’s Founder, President and CEO

Augmented Reality for Quality Assurance

How it Can Help Your Production and Manufacturing The subject of augmented reality has been a hot topic in recent times. Augmented reality is when reality is enhanced by computer-generated information, i.e., making additional information about the real world visible to the user. This can be achieved by displaying the information using glasses; by projecting [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Augmented Reality for Quality Assurance

Scan to BIM for Mobile Mapping

Here, in an interview with Chris Palmer of FARO® and Augusto Burchi of SITECO, we look at the opportunities afforded by ‘mobile mapping’, how it differs from static survey methods, what the resulting data looks like and who can benefit from it. Those familiar with static terrestrial laser scanning will understand that the technology (hardware, [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|BIM, Construction|Comments Off on Scan to BIM for Mobile Mapping

Forensic Artist, Joe Mullins, Helps Solve Cases by Putting the Right Face on Skulls

Challenge: The US struggles with a huge backlog of unidentified human remains, partly because it is so difficult to identify a victim when there are no facial features to be recognized by family or friends. Solution: Joe Mullins of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is working to change this, applying his [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Public Safety Forensics|Comments Off on Forensic Artist, Joe Mullins, Helps Solve Cases by Putting the Right Face on Skulls