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  • Join us in Chicago for IACP 2019

    Join us in Chicago for IACP 2019

    The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition will be held in Chicago, Illinois October 26–29, 2019. The IACP has been providing leaders with new strategies, techniques and resources to successfully...

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  • Understanding Laser Projectors

    Understanding Laser Projectors

    For companies who need to assemble or position parts, especially in high volume, who paint large-scale objects, or who work with multiple plies during the composites layup process, 3D laser...

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  • What's new with BuildIT Projector 2019.5

    What's new with BuildIT Projector 2019.5

    Dive into the new features of the latest release of FARO BuildIT Projector 2019.5 - the latest release of our modern and intuitive software used to generate and plan laser projection workflows.

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  • What's new with BuildIT Metrology 2019.5

    What's new with BuildIT Metrology 2019.5

    We are proud to introduce FARO BuildIT Metrology 2019.5, the latest update to BuildIT's flagship software - elevating the standard for workflow optimization and productivity for alignment, inspection

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  • Four tips for creating readable laser marks

    Four tips for creating readable laser marks

    As experienced users know, it pays to take care of the basics when setting up a scanning system. These four detailed tips will help correctly set-up, adjust and test laser marking settings.

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  • St. Louis County PD gains time & accuracy with Laser Scanners

    St. Louis County PD gains time & accuracy with Laser Scanners

    Increasing numbers of law enforcement agencies are turning to 3D Laser Scanners to accurately document crime and crash scenes. The St. Louis County Police Department recently purchased three FARO...

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  • Understanding Portable Measurement Arms

    Understanding Portable Measurement Arms

    The world relies on measurement to operate, and for hundreds of years this has been accomplished by the tools of the time — hand tools such as calipers and micrometers, which provided basic measure...

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  • Scanning technology gives new perspective to Apollo 11 anniversary

    Scanning technology gives new perspective to Apollo 11 anniversary

    Few accomplishments of human ingenuity and ambition in recent history captured our collective attention as completely as when we took our first steps on the moon, 50 years ago this year. People can...

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  • CMSC 2019: Spotlight on metrology technology

    CMSC 2019: Spotlight on metrology technology

    Join us at the 35th Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC), the world's premier event for Measurement Technology Professionals. This year, the event will be held in Orlando, FL...

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  • Q&A: Thinking about prefab? So are we.

    Q&A: Thinking about prefab? So are we.

    With the emergence of new 3D technology accelerating change across all industries, its use in prefabrication manufacturing is changing the construction landscape. Scott Diaz, Director of...

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  • [NEW] Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanners for Design Professionals

    [NEW] Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanners for Design Professionals

    Today we have announced the availability of the Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanner product family for industrial design professionals. Combined with the recently introduced RevEng software...

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  • A first-hand look at CrimeCon 2019

    A first-hand look at CrimeCon 2019

    This year at CrimeCon 2019, FARO’s very own Alina Burroughs was invited to present on how the latest technology helps investigators examine crime scenes. We asked her to give us some insights and...

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  • Muncie Police: bringing virtual reality to the courtroom

    Muncie Police: bringing virtual reality to the courtroom

    Watch this news report on how Muncie Police Dept. has dramatically enhanced evidence capture with laser scanning, allowing them to bring juries straight to the scene with virtual reality.

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  • How laser templating tech supports the composites industry

    How laser templating tech supports the composites industry

    Read about how laser projection solutions allow composites assemblers to dramatically improve both throughput and quality, while reducing scrap and rework.

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  • BuildIT Construction: explore our how-to video series

    BuildIT Construction: explore our how-to video series

    Take a closer look at the variety of features included with the FARO BuildIT Construction software — all designed to help keep AEC projects on track, on time and on budget.

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  • How easy is full-color 3D scanning? Design World interviews us to see…

    How easy is full-color 3D scanning? Design World interviews us to see…

    Discover how easy 3D scanning can be! Design World and Make Parts Fast Associate Editor Mike Santora takes part in a live demo of the FARO 8-Axis Design ScanArm 2.5C...

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  • Elevating the classroom experience with 3D technology

    Elevating the classroom experience with 3D technology

    When students have opportunities to learn emerging technologies in a hands-on environment, they bring those lessons into their professional careers — a win for students, educators and businesses...

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  • 3D scanning the past at the Smithsonian

    3D scanning the past at the Smithsonian

    How the Smithsonian & FARO are working to scan Smithsonian collections - 3D scanning is a rapidly advancing technology that maps real-world objects onto 3D computer models. The applications of 3D s...

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  • Scanning in color: the first high-resolution color 3D scanner

    Scanning in color: the first high-resolution color 3D scanner

    In 1939, moviegoers were surprised and delighted to see moving pictures shown not in grayscale, but in resplendent color. In 2018, users of 3D scanners can experience that same thrill. Scanning har...

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  • [UPDATE] CAM2 2019 - the smartest 3D measurement software

    [UPDATE] CAM2 2019 - the smartest 3D measurement software

    Today, May 23, 2019, we have announced the release of FARO CAM2 2019 Software. CAM2 2019 is designed to enable users of FARO metrology hardware products to realize the highest level of measurement...

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