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FARO Technologies, Inc.

250 Technology Park, Lake Mary, FL, 32746, US

  • 407-333-9911
  • 800-736-0234

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Phone: 407-562-5036
Fax: 407-562-5222
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FARO Technologies, Inc.


Mobile Geometric Measurement Software aids large part inspection.

November 19, 2014

FARO CAM2 SmartInspect v1.2 enables basic geometric measurement, without CAD, for laser trackers and measuring arms. Able to interface with FARO Laser Trackers, portable software is optimized to run on all Windows®-based touch PCs or touchpads, which lets users interact with inspection data and measurement devices. Along with voice operation and audible feedback, features include Move Device™, which lets users move their device during operation to measure part from different positions. Read More


Diagramming Software supports law enforcement operations.

October 10, 2014

Comprising Crime Zone, Crash Zone, Fire Zone, and Insurance Zone, FARO CAD Zone Release 10 enables creation of courtroom-ready 2D and 3D drawings and animations from scanner data, point cloud data, total station data, and manual measurements. Program provides advanced graphic settings with lighting, shadow, highlights, and glass-transparency effects; satellite image clean-up tools to erase unwanted vehicles or other objects; and terrain mapping for aerial draping over 3D points. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Measurement System offers fat scan rate HD data clarity.

September 8, 2014

Edge ScanArm HD combines FARO® Laser Line Probe HD high-definition 3D scanner with FARO Edge measuring arm. This contact/non-contact system lets users seamlessly scan across diverse surface materials, regardless of contrast, reflectivity, or part complexity, and without any special coatings or target placement. While crosshair feature and LED Rangefinder facilitate use, features such as scan stripe width, frame rate, and blue laser with noise reduction technology enhance productivity. Read More

Vision Systems, Software

Laser Scanning Software provides targetless scan registration.

June 10, 2014

Designed for use with Laser Scanner Focus (3D) X Series, SCENE v5.3 delivers scan registration by eliminating artificial targets, such as spheres and checkerboards. Top View Based registration allows for targetless positioning of scans, while Cloud to Cloud registration enables user to position scans accurately under difficult conditions. With Layout Image Overlay process, users can place scan data in geographical context using image files, CAD drawings, or maps. Read More


Metrology Software offers contact/non-contact solution.

May 8, 2014

Available for FaroArm®, FARO® ScanArm, and FARO® Laser Tracker, FARO® CAM2® Measure v10.3 offers single, intuitive solution for tactile measurement, scanning, and point cloud management. Features such as Cross Section Analysis, Point Cloud Registration, Deviation Markers, and Live Color Scan support and boost user experience in data collection and point cloud analysis. Software is suited for inspection of free and complex forms as well as soft or flexible materials. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Mobile Laser Scanner combines power and flexibility.

March 10, 2014

With 130 m scanning range, compact and portable Focus(3D) X 130 delivers flexibility to measure objects and buildings via laser scanning in indoor and outdoor environments. Device offers real-time views of recorded data and, with integrated GPS receiver, can correlate individual scans in post-processing. Supplied with class 1 eye safe laser, product features touchscreen for facilitated operation and has 4.5 hr battery runtime. SD-card storage capability further enhances mobility. Read More


Scan Processing Software renders fully detailed 3D visualizations.

November 18, 2013

Apart from sharpness, SCENE v5.2 improves 3D views by reducing color differences due to inhomogeneous light conditions. Color Balancing smoothens transition between individual scans with overlapping areas. Reducing volume of data without noticeable compromise to visualization, homogenization tool eliminates coordinate points with distance of <1.5 mm from each other. Other functions provide options to manipulate scan data, recognize natural registration marks, and perform fine registration. Read More


Software as a Service stores 3D documentation data on cloud.

October 17, 2013

Directly hosted by FARO, SCENE WebShare Cloud enables scanned projects to be viewed and shared with different project partners, without requiring software or server. Distances and areas can be analyzed precisely, directly on-screen, using measurement tools. Data and measurements remain available long-term and independently of computer. When using SCENE WebShare Cloud, correct server capacity is always available, regardless of accessed users or data stored. Read More

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