Virtual Experience created by the FARO Focus

The FARO Focus has recently been part of an incredible ScanLAB project where they have been able to recreate a virtual experience of what it is like leaving your home and beginning your journey to seek asylum. ScanLAB project used the FARO Focus x330 to capture the streets of central Manchester through mounting it to a vehicle…

FARO Help Facilitate Virtual Lighthouse

FARO has recently had the opportunity to provide their FARO Freestyle and FARO Focus Laser Scanner in helping to ensure the Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse in London can be cherished for more coming years. FARO 3D X130 tripod-mounted laser scanner was used by SIAD to gather data of the entire exterior and interior of the lighthouse. They then further…

Think 3D first to commercialize 3D drone scanning

The use of 3D scanning for industrial environments has already been done since the 3D laser scanner has been invented. However, scanning with a fixed solution often provided problems, technicians often had to do dangerous climbs to be able to scan everything, machines had to stop working, etc. Belgian company Think 3D has found the…

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…

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…