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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

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

FARO Technologies at SPAR International 2014

FARO will be attending SPAR 2014 taking place on April 14-17, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The conference focuses on business and technology considerations for end-to-end 3D measurement including information about available and in-process solutions, approaches, and work processes in a range of disciplines.

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By |April 7th, 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

Creating An Effective SCENE Video Fly Through in SCENE 5.2

Creating a clean fly through is an invaluable marketing tool for our customers as it allows them to effectively depict collected data. This post will provide you with the tools you need to quickly and efficiently generate a quality fly through. After your point cloud has been fully registered and colorized here are the steps you should take to create this fly through.

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By |March 11th, 2014|3D Documentation|Comments