[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

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

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

Catching all the Iconic Details with HD Laser Scanning

Step 1 in Chicago Union Station’s $1 Billion Renovation: Document As-Built Conditions Challenge The numbers are staggering, even by Chicago’s outsized build standards: 2 million square feet of office space, 780 luxury apartments, 350 hotel rooms and five high-rises all within a 6-year period. Price tag? An estimated $1 billion. The long-planned renovation of the [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Architecture, BIM, Construction|Comments Off on Catching all the Iconic Details with HD Laser Scanning

Cincinnati’s Iconic Music Hall Receives a Laser-Scan Close-Up

FARO® Laser Scanners Come to the Rescue of the Fabled Cincinnati Music Hall Challenge Cincinnati Music Hall has stood as the center of cultural life for this southwestern Ohio region for nearly 140 years and was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1975. Built between 1877-1879, the 256,500 square foot Music Hall is the [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Architecture, BIM, Construction|Comments Off on Cincinnati’s Iconic Music Hall Receives a Laser-Scan Close-Up

3D Scanning Solution Brought in to Beat the Heat on Challenging Fuel Pipe Demolition & Replacement Project

Acensium is an engineering consulting services firm with a focus on material handling retrofit projects and 3D scanning for as-built reality capture. Plant Bowen, a coal-fired power station owned by Georgia Power Company in Euharlee, Ga., needed to undergo an ambitious demolition and replacement of its Unit-4 fuel pipe. Coal dust, which is the consistency [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|BIM, Construction|Comments Off on 3D Scanning Solution Brought in to Beat the Heat on Challenging Fuel Pipe Demolition & Replacement Project