Data Capture Devices

With over 35+ years of continuous technology innovations, FARO embraces the challenge to not only meet industry demands, but lead in shaping the 3D measurement and imaging landscape. Explore our solutions, from portable measurement arms to laser trackers, 3D laser scanners, 3D imagers, 2D handheld mappers and more!

  • FaroArm brings dummies to life for ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham

    FaroArm brings dummies to life for ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham

    Watch as Jeff Dunham, a well-known and hilarious ventriloquist, shows in real-time how he 3D scans his clay models, creates digital files and then 3D prints his dummies (aka puppets)!

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  • Warship, The Mary Rose, recorded with 3D laser scanning

    Warship, The Mary Rose, recorded with 3D laser scanning

    Explore this interactive scan of the 500-year-old ship, The Mary Rose, captured with the Focus Laser Scanner and SCENE software as a part of a historical preservation effort.

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  • 3D laser technology results in savings for interagency investigation team

    3D laser technology results in savings for interagency investigation team

    See how switching from a total station to a Focus Laser Scanner allowed the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office to achieve tangible ROI and results.

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  • Traceable Construction: FARO’s ecosystem for an informed construction lifecycle

    Traceable Construction: FARO’s ecosystem for an informed construction lifecycle

    This publication looks at FARO’s contribution to this wider process at numerous stages through the introduction of their ‘Traceable Construction’ concept. It is the ecosystem of products and soluti...

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  • 72% agree FARO improved overall deliverable quality & accelerated go-to-market…

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  • Durham Police: saving time, solving crimes

    Durham Police: saving time, solving crimes

    Time is of the essence at the scene of a crash. Check out the video to hear Durham Police on how they traded in their total station for a FARO 3D scanner. Now they don't have to close roadways down...

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  • How Pratt & Miller Engineering is racing into the future with 3D technology23:38

    How Pratt & Miller Engineering is racing into the future with 3D technology

    Watch this FAROLive! presentation from IMTS 2018 to learn how PME successfully deploys a full portfolio of FARO 3D solutions both in the quality lab and through its manufacturing facilities.

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  • Improving quality & prodution rates with a laser tracker

    Improving quality & prodution rates with a laser tracker

    Cincinnati, Inc. is using a Vantage E Laser Tracker for in-process inspection. They have increased customer satisfaction by 20% and the unit paid for itself within 12 months.

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  • Tackling a difficult traffic homicide scene1:47

    Tackling a difficult traffic homicide scene

    When confronted with a difficult traffic homicide Detective Escobar, a crime scene investigator with the CSI unit at the Volusia County Sheriff Office, employed the Focus Laser Scanner for scene...

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  • Zeus Engineering chooses CAM2 software to support business growth plans

    Zeus Engineering chooses CAM2 software to support business growth plans

    Learn how Repeat Part Management (RPM) in CAM2 allowed Zeus Engineering to perform 100% inspection through fully-guided routines plus Statistical Process Control (SPC).

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  • Combining laser scans with drone footage for investigations (webinar)50:11

    Combining laser scans with drone footage for investigations (webinar)

    Watch this webinar to learn how you can efficiently capture scenes using laser scanners and drones, merging the data to create complete view of the scene in 3D and able to revisit and analyze anytime.

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  • Colorado Springs PD uses Laser Scanner to document mass shooting

    Colorado Springs PD uses Laser Scanner to document mass shooting

    Learn how Colorado Springs Police Department used FARO to capture a large crime scene in less than an hour, provide the measurements needed to document and present findings in a mass shooting case.

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  • Why migrate from RayTracer to BuildIT Projector

    Why migrate from RayTracer to BuildIT Projector

    Learn why you should consider upgrading your RayTracer software to BuildIT Projector to achieve easier, better and faster laser projection setup and operator workflows.

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  • "I am convinced the Grand Jury indicted because of FARO..."

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  • The latest groundbreaking releases to shake up metrology27:30

    The latest groundbreaking releases to shake up metrology

    Watch this press conference as Chuck Pfeffer, Director of Product Management and Product Marketing, presents FARO's latest innovations at the 2018 International Manufacturing & Technology Show.

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  • Clearing & documenting injury & death crashes

    Clearing & documenting injury & death crashes

    In this whitepaper by Roger R. Rider of Hurst Police Department, uncover what 3D laser scanning technology is and how law enforcement can leverage it.

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  • What's new with BuildIT Projector 2019

    What's new with BuildIT Projector 2019

    Dive into the new features of the latest release of FARO BuildIT Projector 2019 - the latest release of our modern and intuitive software used to generate and plan laser projection workflows.

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  • See the 8-Axis Edge FaroArm & ScanArm in action0:36

    See the 8-Axis Edge FaroArm & ScanArm in action

    Watch this video to learn about the 8-Axis accessory for the FARO Edge FaroArm and ScanArm. See how this solution integrates seamlessly with the Edge and delivers a faster, easier measurement sol...

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  • [TECHSHEET] 8-Axis Edge FaroArm & ScanArm

    [TECHSHEET] 8-Axis Edge FaroArm & ScanArm

    The 8th axis is a complete rotational axis that provides a natural extension of FaroArm capability. It plugs directly into the Edge FaroArm and results in a seamlessly integrated, high-accuracy add...

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  • FARO aids discoveries on the lives of dinosaurs

    FARO aids discoveries on the lives of dinosaurs

    Remember your dino-themed birthday parties, hours playing with your T-Rex toy and debates with friends over how they really hunted? With the help of a FARO Design ScanArm and Geomagic Wrap...

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  • Speed, accuracy, ease-of-use with 8-Axis ScanArm

    Speed, accuracy, ease-of-use with 8-Axis ScanArm

    Read this whitepaper on the FARO 8-Axis Quantum ScanArm and FaroArm to learn how it changes the game in terms of faster measurement, better ergonomics, ability to measure larger parts and no loss o...

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  • [TECHSHEET] FARO Laser Tracker Targets

    [TECHSHEET] FARO Laser Tracker Targets

    Regardless of how accurate the Laser Tracker is, the quality of the measurements is directly affected by the precision of the target. FARO Spherically-Mounted Retroreflectors (SMRs) provide accurat..

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