Restoring Historic London Lighthouse

London boasts many world famous buildings and structures, Big Ben, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and Tower Bridge, to name but a few. Although, all but the most knowledgeable of Londoners would be mystified if asked for directions to – the lighthouse! Despite the capital city not being located on the coast, [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Architecture, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X, Freestyle3D|Comments Off on Restoring Historic London Lighthouse

Modernize Your Wet-Pour Quality Control and Eliminate Dipsticks

Adding FARO Focus3D X Series Laser Scanners to a concrete pour workflow can immediately identify high and low areas which can be fixed while still wet. Overview Imagine being able to identify and locate high and low areas of wet concrete, and fixing these areas before the concrete dries. By utilizing a 3D laser scanner [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X|Comments Off on Modernize Your Wet-Pour Quality Control and Eliminate Dipsticks

Construction QA/QC for Pre-Construction Services

To integrate new mechanical elements into existing conditions, the Mortenson team produced a 3D point cloud appended inAutodesk® Navisworks 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

New Focus3D X Series HDR laser scanners 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Click here to read the full article

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