FARO Technologies

About FARO Technologies

FARO is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. Over the last three decades, FARO has developed industry-leading 3D measurement systems, such as the FaroArm, FARO ScanArm, FARO Gage, FARO Laser Tracker, and FARO 3D Imager. 3D Measurement Technology from FARO permits micron-level precision 3D measurement, imaging, and scanning for inspection, CAD-to-part analysis, alignment, reverse engineering and all other production and quality assurance applications.

Using Laser Trackers to Increase Revenue and Reduce Risk In the Industrial Sector

Iconic Shipyard Continues Modernization with 3D Measurement Technology Although more than 140 years old, Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. has not stood still with respect to modernization. Colonna’s has made the capital investments necessary to improve efficiency and productivity – and those investments are paying off. During the late 1990s, Steel America (SA), a division of Colonna’s, [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|3D Measurement, Manufacturing|Comments Off on Using Laser Trackers to Increase Revenue and Reduce Risk In the Industrial Sector

3D Technology Reveals the Face of Ancient Peruvian Female Ruler

FARO’s 3D Laser Scanning Technology used in reconstructing the face of a mysterious mummy, known as the Lady of Cao. She is believed to be a female leader of the Moche Civilization in Peru, which ruled more than 1,700 years ago. Moche culture flourished approximately a thousand years before the Inca civilization in northern Peru. [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Forensics, Public Safety Forensics, SCENE|Comments Off on 3D Technology Reveals the Face of Ancient Peruvian Female Ruler

Aerial 3D Scanning with Drone Technology

Learn why Think 3D trusts FARO® for their innovative UAV solution, STROMBEE, a system that combines 3D Laser Scanning with drone technology for a turnkey “survey-by-drone” system with fully automatic flight trajectory and trusted accuracy.

By | July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, Surveying|Comments Off on Aerial 3D Scanning with Drone Technology

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

Digitally Preserving Heritage At-Risk

FARO® and CyArk announce partnership to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations. Through this partnership, FARO provides CyArk with advanced 3D laser scanning solutions to bring global heritage to life and get you closer than ever to the sites you’ve always wanted to see . Learn how CyArk is leveraging an integrated 3D [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, Heritage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digitally Preserving Heritage At-Risk

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

Police use laser scanning tools to document & recreate shooting incidents in Cleveland and San Bernardino

Learn how U.S. law enforcement is using our FARO 3D laser scanners to preserve crime scenes and to collect critical evidence. View full article

By | January 20th, 2016|3D Documentation, 3D Software, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Forensics, SCENE|Comments Off on Police use laser scanning tools to document & recreate shooting incidents in Cleveland and San Bernardino