Understanding Technology

Looking for the nitty-gritty, technical details? You've found them. Explore everything from our specific product techsheets to whitepapers detailing the in's and out's of how some of the technology BEHIND our technology works.

  • Applied GD&T: automated laser scanning, from heavy machinery to shipbuilding [webinar]28:45

    Applied GD&T: automated laser scanning, from heavy machinery to shipbuilding [webinar]

    Dive into applied GD&T automation with large-volume laser scanning applications, including heavy machinery, ship-building, large parts and assemblies.

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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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  • 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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  • [TECHSHEET] Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanner

    [TECHSHEET] Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanner

    The FARO Cobalt Design Structured Light Scanner family offers the broadest 3D data capture capabilities for acquiring complex shapes with detailed textures and color. The non-contact 3D scanners ar...

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  • 93% agree quality of courtroom deliverables have improved...

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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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  • Embrace the 3D digital world & watch your business grow [webinar]33:56

    Embrace the 3D digital world & watch your business grow [webinar]

    Are you ready for the exciting world of 3D product design? Learn about 3D product design tools that will help you to quickly meet your customer needs and react faster to competitive threats...

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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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  • Portable vs. fixed coordinate measuring machines (CMMs)

    Portable vs. fixed coordinate measuring machines (CMMs)

    This whitepaper contrasts and compares fixed CMMs to portable CMMs and provides insights that will help you determine which solution may be best for your applications.

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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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  • Speed test: how much faster is the ScanArm with an 8-Axis?1:11

    Speed test: how much faster is the ScanArm with an 8-Axis?

    Watch this side-by-side to see how the 8-Axis can reduce scan time by 30% or more for any inspection or reverse engineering process with a ScanArm.

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  • Smart 3D workflows for investigators [webinar]50:07

    Smart 3D workflows for investigators [webinar]

    Watch this webinar to learn about the fastest and smartest workflows for forensic investigation purposes.

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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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  • “FARO provided us the leg-up over competitors when competing for a job…”

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  • The tables have turned: FARO adds an 8th axis to 3D scanning

    The tables have turned: FARO adds an 8th axis to 3D scanning

    Dive into this whitepaper for details on how the combination of the articulating measurement arm and 8-axis increases the degree of freedom when scanning large or delicate parts.

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  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Do you need an 8-Axis Arm?

    [INFOGRAPHIC] Do you need an 8-Axis Arm?

    Learn how and when adding an 8-Axis to your measurement arm will improve your workflow.

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  • GD&T: revolutionizing your inspection workflows [webinar]53:54

    GD&T: revolutionizing your inspection workflows [webinar]

    How geometric dimensioning & tolerancing drive QA practices & how new tools make it painless, save time & avoid costly errors...

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  • How to use RevEng Software in just five minutes7:54

    How to use RevEng Software in just five minutes

    Learn how to scan, capture and mesh an object in just five minutes using a FARO ScanArm and RevEng Software.

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  • Extended reach: 8-Axis Arm allows for faster measuring with less effort

    Extended reach: 8-Axis Arm allows for faster measuring with less effort

    Read about the latest revolution in 3D Portable Measurement Arms - the FARO® 8-Axis Arm - which offers an additional rotational axis that plugs directly into the FaroArm® product family...

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  • Discover the ScanPlan 2D Mapper for AEC applications4:16

    Discover the ScanPlan 2D Mapper for AEC applications

    Watch to see how the FARO ScanPlan 2D Handheld Mapper is used for various AEC applications, including 2D as-built documentation, visual inspection and 3D scan job planning.

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  • Customer roundtable: leveraging the SCENE evolution [webinar]59:26

    Customer roundtable: leveraging the SCENE evolution [webinar]

    Watch this webinar to hear construction and engineering experts talk major developments, the impact on client workflows, project ROIs and a discussion of best practices using SCENE software.

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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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