Law Enforcement

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

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

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

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