Accident Reconstruction

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.

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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

Introducing the New FARO Cobalt 3D Imager

Smart 3D imager arrays – A new class of automated metrology sensor provides sophisticated in-process measurement, minimizing integration and infrastructure costs

FARO Technologies, Inc. announces highly-adaptable 3D imager arrays that promise to drive automated industrial manufacturing metrology processes to the next level.  The FARO Cobalt 3D Imager is equipped with dedicated on-board processors – an industry […]

By |January 14th, 2016|3D Documentation, 3D Imager, 3D Measurement, 3D Software, CAM2, Inspection, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Reverse Engineering|Comments Off on Introducing the New FARO Cobalt 3D Imager

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

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 […]

FARO releases CAD Zone Suite 10

FARO Technologies announces the new FARO CAD Zone Release 10 software suite which offers updated versions of Crime Zone, Crash Zone, Fire Zone, and Insurance Zone.  The Release 10 versions are available for immediate delivery to customers.  CAD Zone software is noted for its ease of use and powerful drawing, analysis, and animation tools.  These software offerings enable the creation of courtroom-ready 2D and 3D drawings and animations from scanner data, point cloud data, total station data, and manual measurements.

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By |October 1st, 2014|3D Documentation|Comments

10 Reasons To Use Laser Scanning for Forensics

Laser scanning is rapidly gaining acceptance and becoming more and more commonplace in the law enforcement and accident reconstruction communities. Over the past few years, hardware and software have improved significantly creating a simpler, overall system to capture immense detail in a short period of time.

These are 10, of the many, reasons to consider laser scanners for a forensic application:

1) Easy to use: Many manufacturers are moving toward a simpler interface making operation of the scanner more like a digital camera than a complicated survey instrument.

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By |March 18th, 2014|3D Documentation|Comments