Point clouds point the finger for law enforcement and public safety

Daniel Oxley, Account Manager – Public Safety, Europe North, FARO Technologies UK Ltd discusses how the ability to precisely scan and capture important macro and micro crime- and incident-scene information can revolutionise forensics and legal proceedings Advances in 3D scanning technology and its associated hardware have created a new paradigm in the ability to interrogate…

Industry 4.0

“Industry 4.0” refers to the digitalisation and networking of production processes and environments. In large companies within the automotive industry, these processes are already offering enormous efficiency and diversity. Although we may always refer to an “industrial revolution”, Industry 4.0 is far more about an industrial “evolution” that demands tailor-made solutions. On the path towards…

New FARO® Vantage Laser Tracker Product Line

FARO is delighted to announce the launch of the new Vantage Laser Tracker product line. The new FARO® Laser Tracker Vantage product family sets a new price/performance standard for addressing challenges in large-scale metrology including, but not limited to, assembly alignment, part and assembly inspection, machine installation and alignment, and reverse engineering. The FARO Vantage product family consists of two high…

Nuclear Safety – Remote Deployment of Laser Scanners in Contaminated Environments

A key safety issue in the operation of any nuclear reactor or nuclear waste management site is the control and containment of radioactive material, making risk assessment and management by means of regular inspection a vital element as much as a regulatory requirement. By Yoldas Askan, Nuclear Future, 4/2011 Given the challenges of working in…