[UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

Are you controlling your manufacturing production processes – or are they controlling you? What if you could have all inspection data, easily accessed and shared from the palm of your hand? You can. Join us for our latest FAROLive! webinar showing you how some of the most profitable manufacturers in the world use Augmented Reality [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on [UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

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

Augmented Reality for Quality Assurance

How it Can Help Your Production and Manufacturing The subject of augmented reality has been a hot topic in recent times. Augmented reality is when reality is enhanced by computer-generated information, i.e., making additional information about the real world visible to the user. This can be achieved by displaying the information using glasses; by projecting [...]

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Making Next-Gen Satellite Communications a Reality with the Help of 3D Scanning Technology

Leading SATCOM Antenna Manufacturer Eclipse Composites Blazing a Trail in Composites Engineering Everyone in manufacturing has heard about the fantastic properties of composite materials, but if you’re not involved in satellite communications (SATCOM), you’ve probably never heard of Eclipse Composites, based in Bluffdale, Utah. If you are into SATCOM and particularly SATCOM antennas, you know [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Making Next-Gen Satellite Communications a Reality with the Help of 3D Scanning Technology

Manufacturing Lessons from Space

How Earth-Bound Manufacturers Can Benefit from Aerospace Manufacturing Methods Building airplanes and spaceships poses some of the most unique engineering and manufacturing challenges mankind has ever encountered. Fortunately, you don’t have to build rockets to benefit from rocket science. Manufacturers of most any product can improve their efficiency and profitability by studying some of the [...]

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Laser Projection Technology: How to Reduce Non-Conformances, Streamline Production, and Eliminate Templates and Hard Tooling

Global 3D Measurement Leader, FARO® is Helping its Customers Project Assembly Success with its FARO TracerM Laser Projector. Composites in Manufacturing Reports. In industries such as the aerospace, automotive, and heavy equipment manufacturing sectors, the accurate positioning, alignment and assembly of large, cumbersome components is a regular and often problematic requirement. A common misconception is [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|3D Measurement, Inspection, Manufacturing|Comments Off on Laser Projection Technology: How to Reduce Non-Conformances, Streamline Production, and Eliminate Templates and Hard Tooling

Reduce Rework and Increase Throughput With 3D Laser Projection

For Manitowoc Cranes, Seeing ROI is Believing Everything, it seems, has a vulnerability. For werewolves, its silver bullets. For Superman, its Kryptonite. For manufacturing, its rework. Rework means loss of throughput, which means loss of profit, which can mean death by a thousand rewelds. But, just as silver bullets can be dodged, and Kryptonite can [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Reduce Rework and Increase Throughput With 3D Laser Projection

Automating Inspection in Modern Production Facilities

The latest advancements in optical 3D measurement and automation technology will enable the factory of the future to reach new heights of manufacturing efficiency and productivity. Abstract The trend toward automation is well underway. The International Federation of Robotics estimates that about 1.3 million new industrial robots will be installed in factories around the world [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Automating Inspection in Modern Production Facilities

Exclusive Episode: Watch Jay Leno Receive His New FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®

If You Had a $50 Million Car Collection, Wouldn’t You Want the Best Technology? Jay Leno’s passion for all things automotive fueled the growth of his famous classic car collection. When Jay Leno’s Garage® is restoring the rarest and most valuable vehicles on the planet, they need best-in-class technology. That’s why Jay and his Chief [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Exclusive Episode: Watch Jay Leno Receive His New FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®