Interview with Oliver Burkler, EMEA Product Manager at FARO: Part 1

You have been in the company for 17 years, how has FARO changed in your eyes?  I think there have been a lot of changes going on in FARO.  The most significant change however was two years ago when we changed our complete business model from a product to a customer solution-oriented company. Instead of a…

FARO ScanPlan Handheld Floor Mapper

We are striving to improve the effectiveness of public safety professionals and our new ScanPlan Handheld Floor Mapper is specifically designed to provide a simple and complete solution for the effortless capture of floor plans. The ScanPlan is a fully integrated solution that includes both the lightweight ScanPlan handheld 2D mapper and FARO Zone 2D diagramming software. The wide-angle field of view makes it easy to map around corners, behind doors,…

Traceable Construction in BIM Today

Back in August we presented Traceable Construction as a concept that is driving FARO’s vision for the future. Essentially, this ecosystem should interest anyone working within a BIM process as it offers huge benefits. These would include being able to trace back to any step during your workflow that you or your team has made and speed up your work time, easily adjust…

Inspection For the Smart Factory

Metrology practitioners believe the Industry 4.0 evolution is heavily reliant on effective metrology. Having digital representations of products and factories allow a manufacturing engineer to design and test the productivity in the digital world before losing money on a prototype. The global measurement industry is working to define and find consensus for new international measurement standards for new manufacturing technologies. Read how FARO and Autodesk are using improved solutions in…

3D technology at the Smithsonian

Upon implementing 3D scanning with the FARO Design ScanArm and FARO Focus at The Smithsonian research facilities and documenting their collection, it has become accessible globally and available for study from millions, sometimes billions of points of measurement creating measurable scientific data. The online library lets you explore objects from the Smithsonian library in ways the visitors of the museum simply could not because of the extensive detail from the scans.  Dovile GegeleviciuteMore Posts

Responses from The Ultimate BIM Summit

The Ultimate BIM Summit took place on the 31st January 2018 in Watford. David Southam, Faro Regional Manager EU North, commented that The Ultimate BIM Summit enables ‘to see the technology as it moves on’ for the people involved in the BIM Industry. We are happy to see an event for industry enthusiasts and players that bring knowledgeable people together.  Listen to more responses…

Ancient Invisible Cities

ScanLAB Projects has created one of the most epic projects to date. In partnership with BBC One and PBS, they have documented three ancient cities built on the shoulders of civilizations that have evolved over the course of thousands of years.   Exploring the secret labyrinth of chambers and passages beneath the Giza Pyramids, uncovering the crystal clear waters of subterranean aqueducts…

Bespoke staircases by Müller Stiegenbau

A high level of measuring accuracy is required in order to ensure that even geometrically complex staircase designs fit perfectly into their designated space. From 2016, using the FARO Focus3D Laser Scanner measurement, this work has been significantly more efficient.  FARO SCENE 2.0 processes the laser scans then builds a point cloud with several million 3D measurement points which can be easily…