Laser Scanners

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Jul 14, 2017

Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement applications based on Blue Laser Technology and has a worldwide applied-for patent on these applications, particularly on red-hot glowing and (semi-) transparent... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Creaform Expands its 3D Expertise in Non-Destructive Testing to the Aerospace Industry

Jul 01, 2017

The new surface inspection software combined with the HandySCAN 3D is going to reinforce the company’s position as a provider of advanced NDT solutions

Lévis, Québec, June 29, 2017 - Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable and highly accurate 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today that it will extend its expertise in non-destructive testing (NDT) to the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner now certified by Airbus

Mar 31, 2017

Metrology-grade 3D laser scanner is now recognized in the Airbus Technical Equipment Manual (TEM)

Lévis, Québec, March 29, 2017 – Creaform, the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today that its flagship metrology-grade portable 3D scanner, the HandySCAN 3D, has been certified by Airbus and will be added to the company’s next... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SE2L Laser Scanner uses master/slave functionality.

Mar 11, 2017

Having dual protection zones, SE2L Laser Scanner is used in AGVs, forklifts and robot applications. Capable of scanning 2 adjacent zones simultaneously, unit provides dual light curtain protection for 2 robots mounted side by side. Featuring 30ms/rotation with one laser beam per 0.125º beam characteristics, scanner produces 2000 laser beams per rotation through 270º arc. Scanner is designed... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

RS4 Scanner allows user to scan deeply into difficult-to-reach cavities.

Feb 18, 2017

Suitable for point-cloud inspection, product benchmarking, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, virtual assembly and CNC milling, RS4 Scanner offers larger surface coverage and faster data collection. Roser Arm equipped with RS4 scanner offers user to switch seamlessly between tactile probe measurements and laser scanning to acquire 3D point data. Scanner is optimized for measuring carbon... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

FARO FocusM 70 Laser Scanner meets IP54 standards.

Jan 18, 2017

Providing 500,000 points per second acquisition speed, FARO FocusM 70 Laser Scanner is designed for indoor and outdoor applications. Scanning up to 70 m at ±3 mm accuracy, unit features HDR imaging and protection against high particulate and wet conditions. Coupled with Faro Scene, product is used in 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

FARO® Partners With Siteco Informatica to Launch a Breakthrough in Affordability and Flexibility for Mobile Mapping Applications in Construction

Oct 13, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM/CIM, public safety forensics and 3D solutions and services applications, announces an extended partnership with Siteco Informatica to bring affordable mobile mapping, using FARO Focus3D Laser Scanners, to users worldwide.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Color Laser Scanner suits forensics, product design.

Sep 14, 2016

Intended for crime/crash scene investigation and reverse engineering applications, Freestyle3D Objects offers range of 0.3–0.8 m for scanning geometry of mid-sized components and items into high-resolution, color point cloud. User receives data prepared in SCENE Process 6.1, which offers large scale meshing tool, once object is measured, and data can also be exported into end-user... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Scan Arm supports forensic anthropology applications.

Aug 10, 2016

Coupling FusionM ScanArm with 3D Systems' Geomagic® software and 3D printing solutions, FARO® Forensic ScanArm utilizes blue laser technology to perform non-contact scanning of forensic artifacts, which are often fragile. Users can piece together forensic evidence into digital record for purpose of victim identification, and ultimately in solving and prosecuting crimes. For forensic... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Exact Metrology Holds Open House in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Jul 14, 2016

Product demonstrations and technical presentations on 3D printing CT scanning engage a large audience On June 23, 2016, Exact Metrology held an open house at their Brookfield, Wisconsin location, showcasing its newest products in 3D printing and CT scanning equipment. The event was attended by a large number of people from several Midwestern states and a diverse range of business sectors,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety Laser Scanner provides protection range of 27.56 ft.

Jun 07, 2016

Able to differentiate between people/objects and dust or mist, SZ-V Series features integrated camera that can capture images and video when object or person enters protected area. Detachable display, without interrupting operation, provides real-time feedback, protection zone information, and access to historical data. Along with 0.1° beam pitch, features include system memory plug,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater/Air Laser Scanners optimize camera inspections.

Jun 06, 2016

Designed to attach to camera, Nuclear NM800DA and Non-Nuclear M800DA Distance and Angle Laser Systems accurately measure position relative to target, displaying distance, pitch, and yaw. With demonstrated accuracy of 0.005 in. or better, scanners enable plant operators to consistently capture precise as-built measurements that are critical to successful design of modification and replacement... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater Laser Scanner Used for 3D Measurements of Steam Dryer

May 23, 2016

Renton, WA – A Newton Labs’ NM200UW Underwater Laser scanner captured precision as-built dimensions at a Midwest Nuclear Facility during a recent spring outage. A team of engineers, supported by Newton Labs, performed 3D laser scanning on the four vessel support brackets and the four associated steam dryer seismic blocks. “Newton is proud to have played such a critical role in this... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Optics & Photonics

3D Laser Scanner targets shop floor applications.

Apr 28, 2016

Efficient on black, multicolored, and shiny surfaces, MetraSCAN 3D helps manufacturers address potential quality control issues at any stage of production cycle, regardless of part complexity and material. System provides 480,000 measurements/second and volumetric accuracy of 0.0025 in. Thanks to TRUaccuracy, MetraSCAN 3D’s optical-based data acquisition process delivers measurement accuracy... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microscan Announces Integrated Liquid Lens Autofocus for MicroHAWK Barcode Readers

Apr 27, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of auto ID solutions from the world’s first laser diode barcode scanner to the Data Matrix symbol, announces that fully-integrated liquid lens autofocus models of MicroHAWK® Barcode Readers are now available for pre-order featuring both truly-automatic and software-programmable autofocus. Liquid lens autofocus technology has been... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

Apr 14, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology in the BIM-CIM and Public Safety markets, announces the release of new 3D laser scanners with high dynamic range photography (HDR) that produce incredibly detailed images in bright and dark lighting conditions as well as increased resolution for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Software

Laser Scanner System helps create fire-investigation reports.

Apr 11, 2016

With FARO Public Safety Laser Scanner and FireZone v10.6 software, fire investigators can measure and document fire scenes and minimize time they are exposed to hazardous investigation environments. Software creates diagrams from both manual measurements and 3D point clouds. Program's 2D/3D fire investigation tools and documentation features such as placards and bubble labels show location... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Profile Sensors enable precision measurement of small parts.

Mar 21, 2016

Featuring blue-violet laser diode, scanCONTROL 29xx-10/BL projects 10 mm long laser line at profile resolution of 1,280 measuring points onto measurement object; point distance is 7.8 µm. Use of blue laser light, which does not penetrate measurement object, promotes measurement reliability. While operating based on laser triangulation technique for 2D profile detection, laser... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 3D Scanner captures data in large-volume applications.

Feb 26, 2016

Working in tandem with Leica Absolute Tracker AT960, Leica Absolute Scanner LAS-20-8 lets operator capture complex point-cloud data in large-volume (up to 196.85 ft) inspection applications. Ability to auto-adjust laser intensity for different surface types promotes usability, and haptic technology enhances user feedback during operation. Optimized for portable metrology applications, this... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Short-Range Laser Scanner offers accurate, high-speed measurement.

Dec 01, 2015

With its range of up to 30 m, FOCUS(3D) X 30 Laser Scanner accelerates straightforward measurements of such interiors as small architectural façades, complex structures, crime scenes, mechanical rooms, and production and supply facilities. Portable unit incorporates Class 1, eye-safe laser and offers real-time view of recorded data. Applications include architectural preservation, as-built... Read More