Laser scanner

FARO Technologies Inc. (Lake Mary, Fla.) recently developed Laser Scanner LS, a portable, computerized measurement device that scans, digitally recreates and records all of an object’s or area’s dimensions, producing a full-color, 3-D image of the product. Companion software, FARO Scene v4.1, allows the user to view,

FARO Technologies Inc. (Lake Mary, Fla.) recently developed Laser Scanner LS, a portable, computerized measurement device that scans, digitally recreates and records all of an object’s or area’s dimensions, producing a full-color, 3-D image of the product. Companion software, FARO Scene v4.1, allows the user to view, administrate, calibrate, filter and manage the large, 3-D point clouds collected with the scanner. Version 4.1 reportedly increases productivity by reducing the amount of onsite scanning time. Also new is the Super Mobile Laser Scanner Kit, a portable laser scanner for field work that includes a Wi-Fi/WLAN scanner connection that permits user control from a PDA, mobile phone, laptop or other Internet-equipped device.