Surely restoring a historical Church can’t be an easy task? Well, a recent project has used FARO 3D Laser Scanning Technology to simplify and speed up this process.
The 3D imaging system has been used to create point cloud models of the church in the Italian capital, revolutionising the restoration process. This has meant that the team of architects has been saved from carrying out a task which would have needed a great deal of both time and patience.
During the 3D Documentation Conference in Andechs the participants are given the opportunity to visit the 3D exhibition in an designated area at the Abbey and meet FARO’s 3rd party partners, who showcase their latest 3D Documentation products.
The Award Ceremony for the best idea about the future of laser scanning (developed during the teambuilding) took place at the Florianstadl in Andechs. Below you’ll find the best impressions from the evening event.
Yesterday’s impressions from the workshops and brainSTORMING at FARO’s 3D Documentation Conference in Andechs – from the Middle Ages into the bright future of 3D laser scanning…
The fourth European 3D Documentation Conference takes place in a beautiful scenery in Bavaria. Seen from miles around atop Holy Mountain above the eastern bank of Ammer Lake, Andechs Monastery is the oldest pilgrimage church in Bavaria and since 1850, an asset of the Benedictine monastery, St. Boniface, in Munich.
The participants of FARO’s User Meeting noticeably enjoy the conference at the Monastery and its amazing surroundings.
Between the workshops the participants of the 3D User Conference have the chance to network and exchange knowledge and experience.
In the afternoon workshops of our 3D User Meeting, participants go into detail choosing from a range of themes around architecture, mobile mapping, factory design and software. Stay tuned for more in-depth content later in the day.
Our morning at the Abbey was full of exciting stuff with 3 power speeches in the Florianstadl featuring industry experts on:
• Large 3D Scan Documentation in Retail
• Laser Scanning Gomantong Cave: creation of the world’s most complex photorealistic cave model
• An Airbus experience: 3D modelling in part environment
In the coming 2 days we will provide you with the latest from the world of 3D documentation and laser scanning technology.
The conferece started this morning with the industry and FARO news by Managing Director Ralf Drews. Then we kicked-off with keynote Bernd Becker, Chief Technology Strategist about the latest 3D Documentation technology news.
The FARO Laser Scanner X-family continues to grow: The youngest member is the Focus3D X 130. The ultra-portable powerhouse is ideal for medium-range scans.
The offspring in the X-Series is mobile and scores with a compact design and flexibility. Perfectly suited for indoor and outdoor scans.
The mobile laser scanner almost instantly generates measurement data, for example, of complex facades, building structures, and production or accident sites.
The laser eye offers reliability even in full sunlight. The integrated GPS receiver automatically ensures that the scans are properly assigned and aligned while processing.
Just last year, FARO surprised the market with the long-distance Laser Scanner Focus3D X 330, which is equipped with a range of up to 330 meters at the start.
Like its big brother, the Focus3D X 130 is as easy and intuitive to use as a smartphone. With a scan radius of 130 meters, it is an ideal companion for applications in architecture, civil engineering, facility management, manufacturing, forensics or Building Information Modeling (BIM).