Focus 3D X

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

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

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

FARO attends 2nd Annual International Educational Conference Hosted by IAFSM

Join us as we explore the ABC’s of the 2nd Annual International Educational Conference hosted by IAFSM (The International Association of Forensic & Security Metrology). This year’s theme Accuracy, Brevity, Clarity, is intended to reflect the duties of public safety officials and how to be efficient in the field. As the Platinum Sponsor, FARO is […]

By |November 10th, 2015|3D Documentation, 3D Software, Focus 3D X, Forensics, Freestyle3D, Law Enforcement, SCENE|Comments Off on FARO attends 2nd Annual International Educational Conference Hosted by IAFSM

Mock Incident Scene Results Using a FARO Freestyle3D with Capture & SCENE Software

Kelly Watt, Regional Sales Manager – Public Safety Products, FARO Technologies

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By |November 9th, 2015|3D Documentation, Focus 3D X, Forensics, SCENE|Comments Off on Mock Incident Scene Results Using a FARO Freestyle3D with Capture & SCENE Software

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 […]

Using 3D laser technology results in significant savings for inter-agency investigation team

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (Oregon) leads an interagency Criminal Reconstruction and Forensic Team (CRAFT) that includes reconstructionists from eight different police agencies. Criminalist Bryon O’Neil commented on how effective the FARO Focus3D X 330 laser scanner is at capturing crash and crime scenes, “By using the scanner, we spend less time on the scene, we get better data, and we can use a smaller crew. I prefer […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Focus 3D X, Forensics|Comments