FARO Releases Zone 2D

FARO has announced the release of FARO Zone 2D, a completely new diagramming software for law enforcement, fire service, and insurance professionals. FARO Zone 2D is the next generation diagramming software for professionals who wish to quickly create accurate 2D diagrams without the complexity of traditional CAD programs. The software features a new, intuitive command interface using “Work-Flow Ribbons” that allows users to quickly create diagrams for state crash reports, crime scene diagrams, pre-incident plans, and fire-protection plans. Besides providing a user-friendly interface, the software maintains a comprehensive feature set, backwards compatibility with previous 2D diagramming software from CAD Zone and... (read more)
2017-01-19 10:47:01

CyArk and FARO Announce Partnership

CyArk, a non-profit organization dedicated to recording, archiving and sharing the world’s cultural heritage is announcing a partnership with FARO Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted source in 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. The partnership will enable CyArk to optimize and accelerate its mission with access to the most advanced laser scanning solution available. FARO will allow CyArk to leverage an integrated 3D capture and analysis platform that includes the FARO Focus Laser Scanner, SCENE and PointSense Software and in depth training for CyArk field staff. CyArk’s activities involve the rapid and detailed recording of monuments around the world... (read more)
2017-07-04 03:54:47
2016-05-12 03:18:02

FARO Introduces New Scene Webshare Cloud Update

FARO recently announced a new update of SCENE WebShare Cloud, representing a substantial leap forward in worldwide secure 3D reality data exchange, collaborative project management and high-efficiency scan-to-BIM operations among project partners. This next-generation cloud-based platform, with its new Point Cloud Download and AEC Management Platform Integration functionalities, contributes to further driving the digital transformation and global cooperation within the AEC industry. SCENE WebShare Cloud allows high-precision 3D reality data to be stored, viewed, evaluated and shared with authorized persons anywhere and anytime using a web browser. This service delivers powerful functionalities, accelerating the overall productivity by guaranteeing fast reality data... (read more)
2020-03-02 11:24:58

Focus M 70 Lidar Announced by FARO

FARO has announced their latest scanner to hit the competitive entry-level market, the Focus M70. Representatives say the scanner, which is set to cost less than $25,000, will provide an “ideal entry point for all professional users considering laser scanning in the construction BIM/CIM and public safety forensics markets.” The Focus M 70 weighs 4.2kg, and captures 500,000 points per second at an accuracy of +/- 3mm. It scans at a range of 70 metres (per the title), meaning it’s well suited for smaller jobs. FARO lists a few ideal applications, including “small construction sites, small-scale facades, complex structures, production... (read more)
2017-01-20 04:13:13

FARO Organizes BIMovation as part of the Geospatial World Conference

FARO, a 3D measurement and imaging company for Construction BIM, has confirmed its presence at Geospatial World Forum 2019 (GWF) as a corporate sponsor. The event will take place from 2-4 April 2019 in Taets Art & Event Park, Amsterdam. Andreas Gerster, vice president – Global Construction BIM, along with other executives and customers will address the audience at the conference. To illustrate the multiple advantages that BIM provides to potential customers, and to demonstrate the most up-to-date laser scanning technology and software, FARO has launched the FARO BIMovation roadshows. This year’s European BIM event will take place as a... (read more)
2019-02-20 10:41:06

FARO and Stormbee Announce Airborne 3D Scanning Solution

FARO, a provider of 3D measurement and imaging solutions for construction BIM, and Stormbee, a pioneer in mobile UAV technology, have partnered up to offer an integrated, cost-effective airborne 3D scanning solution specifically designed to optimise on-site capturing workflows as part of FARO’s Traceable Construction. This integrated solution includes the FARO Focus laser scanner and the Stormbee S series UAV and Beeflex software suite. The airborne solution enables wide-area scanning missions, such as highway or train infrastructure, large construction sites and buildings, as well as open-pit mines. While these would take days when scanned from the ground, they can now be... (read more)
2018-10-15 11:54:04

FARO Announces ScanPlan Automatic 2D Floor Plan Mapper

FARO has announced the ScanPlan handheld floor mapper. The scanner weighs about three pounds and runs for two hours on a single swappable battery. The package includes the FARO Zone 2D diagramming software, which means users can mount a smartphone on the handheld device to get real-time feedback about the capture in process. ‘This solution, which also includes 2D floor mapping software, is specifically designed to generate quick 2D floor plans for public safety users such as emergency responders, fire and crime scene investigators, and security managers. However, a tool like this should have a number of interested users outside... (read more)
2018-09-18 10:44:55

FARO Focus S70 Lidar Hits 1mm Accuracy

FARO has introduced the latest entry to its line of Focus laser scanners, the Focus S70, a scanner spec’ed out for short range, high accuracy scanning in the AEC, product design, and forensics industries. The S70 is similar to the low-cost M70 scanner announced in January. It has a 70 metre range, an IP rating of 54 for use in adverse conditions, and HDR capture. The S70 sets itself apart by offering much denser data, 1 million points per second to the M70’s 500,000 points per second and a higher accuracy of +/- 1mm compared to the M70’s +/- 3mm. FARO... (read more)
2017-08-21 11:35:22
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