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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Traceable Construction

Traceable Construction’ concept is the ecosystem of products and solutions that create a history of what has been measured and is then ‘traceable’ or auditable during the design, build and operate stages (depending upon when the project started).  The focus is very much on creating a consistently structured set of verified data, building in maturity through the stages of a project. The solutions seamlessly integrate into…

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Introducing the FARO 8-Axis FaroArm® system and the Design ScanArm 2.5C

This month we introduced you to the FARO 8-Axis FaroArm® system that includes a complete rotational axis and is a natural extension to all FaroArm® products. Driving innovation further, our solution is transparent to the measurement software, enables more effective and faster scanning, requiring a minimum number of scans for a comprehensive scan.  We were also very proud to announce the first arm-based solution to include high resolution,…

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