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Introducing the New FARO Focus3D X 30 Laser Scanner

The affordable entry-level X series laser scanner

The new FARO Focus3D X 30 laser scanner is a powerful, high-speed, ultra-portable 3D laser scanner designed for a variety of short-range applications. The Focus3D X 30 enables fast, straightforward and accurate measurements of interiors, such as: small architectural façades, complex structures, crime scenes, mechanical rooms, and production and […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|3D Documentation, AEC, Architecture, As-built, BIM, Construction, Focus 3D X|Comments Off on Introducing the New FARO Focus3D X 30 Laser Scanner

Register today! Webinar 3D Scanning from the Floor – Up

Register today for our next webinar with @California-Surveying-and-Drafting-Supply and @Point-of-Beginning on November 10th, 2:00 PM EST: 3D Scanning from the Floor – Up. Information to be covered in this webinar will include:
• Scanning during concrete pours for elevations
• Production of cut/fill maps on-site
• ASTM Floor Flatness for FF/FL values
• Monitoring Beam Deflection throughout the construction […]

Customer Spotlight on Accurate Technologies

Accurate Technologies is a 26-year old company in Canton, Ohio. They specialize in land surveyors, surveying engineers, mapping service, mapping-geographic information systems, and land companies. Accurate Technologies accounts 90% of their work in the Steel Mill Industry, while 5%-10% of their business is in land surveying.

Accurate Technologies President, Rich Carpenter, was looking for a better way to survey and align some large tube/pipe mills and continuous caster. The optical system they had been using has an accuracy of 10 to 15 thousands of an inch. However, they were running into problems including: accuracy, not being able to level one plane to another, time, and speed of operation. They also had to turn away potential business opportunity because the optical system could not handle some of the job specifications.

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By |April 3rd, 2014|3D Measurement|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

About the FARO-Trimble Partnership

More on this unique OEM agreement.
The FARO-Trimble partnership announced earlier this year has paved the way for Trimble to distribute FARO laser scanners through its global network.

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By |January 3rd, 2013|3D Documentation|Comments