Construction

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

Introducing the New FARO Focus3D X 30 Laser Scanner

The affordable entry-level X series laser scanner

The new FARO Focus3D X 30 laser scanner is a powerful, high-speed, ultra-portable 3D laser scanner designed for a variety of short-range applications. The Focus3D X 30 enables fast, straightforward and accurate measurements of interiors, such as: small architectural façades, complex structures, crime scenes, mechanical rooms, and production and […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, As-built, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X|Comments Off on Introducing the New FARO Focus3D X 30 Laser Scanner

Register today! Webinar 3D Scanning from the Floor – Up

Register today for our next webinar with @California-Surveying-and-Drafting-Supply and @Point-of-Beginning on November 10th, 2:00 PM EST: 3D Scanning from the Floor – Up. Information to be covered in this webinar will include:
• Scanning during concrete pours for elevations
• Production of cut/fill maps on-site
• ASTM Floor Flatness for FF/FL values
• Monitoring Beam Deflection throughout the construction […]

Enhance Customer BIM Workflows with an Updated Release of PointSense Software

Version 16.5, PointSense now includes additional tools and functionality for efficiently processing 3D laser scan data in Autodesk’s AutoCAD® and Revit® packages and accelerates documentation of as-built data.

               

What’s New:

PointSense functionality for AutoCAD® includes simultaneous fit of multiple polygon cross-sections, single click plane extraction, and auto-boundary detection.
Plant design tools […]

New Product Release: Handheld 3D Laser Scanner Freestyle3D X with Enhanced Accuracy

We are pleased to announce the release of the New Handheld 3D Laser Scanner Freestyle3D X.

“The Freestyle3D X sets the industry standard for ease-of-use and verifiable accuracy among professional, portable scanning devices,” stated Joe Arezone, Senior Vice President and Managing Director FARO Asia and EMEA. “The new features such as automatic flash mode, best […]

New 3D Metrology Software Delivers Increased Productivity with Expanded Point Cloud Capacity and the Capability to Connect Multiple 3D Devices for Simultaneous Measurement

FARO Technologies, Inc. announces the release of CAM2® Measure 10.5, its latest software for the FaroArm, FARO® ScanArm, FARO® Laser Tracker, and FARO® 3D Imager.

CAM2® Measure 10.5 leads the market with its capability to connect multiple 3D measurement devices, within the same coordinate system, and simultaneously scan into a single seat of software on one […]

By |June 30th, 2015|3D Documentation, 3D Software, AEC, Architecture, As-built, BIM, CAM2, Construction, Focus 3D X, Forensics, Heritage, New Product Release, Plant Design, Renovation, Surveying|Comments Off on New 3D Metrology Software Delivers Increased Productivity with Expanded Point Cloud Capacity and the Capability to Connect Multiple 3D Devices for Simultaneous Measurement