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3D Technology Reveals the Face of Ancient Peruvian Female Ruler

FARO’s 3D Laser Scanning Technology used in reconstructing the face of a mysterious mummy, known as the Lady of Cao. She is believed to be a female leader of the Moche Civilization in Peru, which ruled more than 1,700 years ago.

Moche culture flourished approximately a thousand years before the Inca civilization in northern Peru. In […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Forensics, Public Safety Forensics, SCENE|Comments Off on 3D Technology Reveals the Face of Ancient Peruvian Female Ruler

Aerial 3D Scanning with Drone Technology

Learn why Think 3D trusts FARO® for their innovative UAV solution, STROMBEE, a system that combines 3D Laser Scanning with drone technology for a turnkey “survey-by-drone” system with fully automatic flight trajectory and trusted accuracy.

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, Surveying|Comments Off on Aerial 3D Scanning with Drone Technology

Construction QA/QC for Pre-Construction Services

Project Challenge
Integrated Lean Project Delivery (ILPD) is a bold, calculated way to save project money, optimize results, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency throughout all design, fabrication, and construction phases.

A great example of that is a $200 million hospital modernization project. The project team, led by general contractor Mortenson Construction of Chicago, Ill., uses ILPD to […]

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, Architecture, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X, Plant Design|Comments Off on Construction QA/QC for Pre-Construction Services

3D Digitization with The Smithsonian Institution

Written by: Vincent Rossi Sr. 3D Program Officer, Digitization Program Office, Smithsonian Institution

For thousands of years and using a variety of tools, humans have been able to take point-to-point measurements to document, analyze, and understand their environment. It was not until recently that we’ve been able to collect thousands, millions and sometimes billions of measurement […]

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, 3D Measurement, Architecture, Construction, Focus 3D X, Heritage|Comments Off on 3D Digitization with The Smithsonian Institution

MEP Training Courses with UA

FARO® is excited to announce our partnership with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry for 2017. UA’s training programs are recognized as the very best in the industry and equip their local unions with educational resources, that they may not otherwise have access to, in order to develop the […]

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X|Comments Off on MEP Training Courses with UA

Maximizing Structural Measurements

N-RG Cladding is a commercial specialty contractor providing exterior cladding solutions for building projects. Learn how N-RG Cladding has implemented 3D Laser Scanning to optimize their field measuring and installation preparations to eliminate field errors and capture accurate as-built dimensions.

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X|Comments Off on Maximizing Structural Measurements

Digitally Preserving Heritage At-Risk

FARO® and CyArk announce partnership to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations. Through this partnership, FARO provides CyArk with advanced 3D laser scanning solutions to bring global heritage to life and get you closer than ever to the sites you’ve always wanted to see . Learn how CyArk is leveraging an integrated 3D […]

By |July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, Heritage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digitally Preserving Heritage At-Risk

FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

FARO Technologies releases new 3D laser scanners with high dynamic range photography (HDR). The new Focus3D X 130/330 HDR models provide the solution to the challenge of scanning scenes with large brightness contrast differences with performance that is comparable to the human eye. While typical digital images cover a contrast range of 255-to-1, the new FARO […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|3D Documentation, 3D Software, Focus 3D X, New Product Release, SCENE|Comments Off on FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

Police use laser scanning tools to document & recreate shooting incidents in Cleveland and San Bernardino

Learn how U.S. law enforcement is using our FARO 3D laser scanners to preserve crime scenes and to collect critical evidence.

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By |January 20th, 2016|3D Documentation, 3D Software, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Forensics, SCENE|Comments Off on Police use laser scanning tools to document & recreate shooting incidents in Cleveland and San Bernardino

Introducing the New FARO Cobalt 3D Imager

Smart 3D imager arrays – A new class of automated metrology sensor provides sophisticated in-process measurement, minimizing integration and infrastructure costs

FARO Technologies, Inc. announces highly-adaptable 3D imager arrays that promise to drive automated industrial manufacturing metrology processes to the next level.  The FARO Cobalt 3D Imager is equipped with dedicated on-board processors – an industry […]

By |January 14th, 2016|3D Documentation, 3D Imager, 3D Measurement, 3D Software, CAM2, Inspection, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Reverse Engineering|Comments Off on Introducing the New FARO Cobalt 3D Imager