Forensics

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

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 […]

Scan Project Planning: Resolution & Scan Positions

The advances in laser scanning technology over the last five years have been impressive. Not only has the quality and quantity of the scan data we collect improved but also the size of the device and its ease of use. A while ago, a coworker of mine was commenting on how easy it was to use the FARO® Laser Scanner Focus3D.

While it is true that the operation of the FARO® Laser Scanner Focus3D has been simplified to the point where virtually anyone can be taught to operate the device, there are still challenges in successfully collecting data that will deliver the desired results.  This is what will be achieved during Scan Project Planning.

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By |May 21st, 2014|3D Documentation|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