Seen on the Web | Coming to a Crime Scene Near You: 3D Cameras

As the body of a young man shot to death lay on Shuter Street, forensic tech Gary Schofield re-positioned a strange, two-headed device on a tripod all around the body.

The machine is a state-of-the-art laser scanner purchased by Toronto police to create 3D maps. All of the images will later be digitally stitched together.

Over the last several years, Toronto police forensic techs have been testing Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) devices. Now, with the purchase of the $100,000 device, the police service is on the cutting edge.

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New FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D is great success

With the opening of the Intergeo 2010 we launched yesterday the new FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D which is five times smaller,  four times lighter than its predecessor and available at a very affordable price. [Read more …]


Visit us at Intergeo 2010!

We invite you to visit us at Intergeo 2010 which will take place from 5th – 7th October 2010 in Cologne, Germany.

Come to our booth 1B.112 in hall 11.1 and discover what’s new in the world of laser scanning. FARO will also demonstrate the new version 4.7 of SCENE which incorporates the new ‘one-click’ Web-Share functionality. The SCENE Web-Share feature allows for easy and secure sharing of scan data via the Internet.

You will also meet our software partners on the stand.

We are happy to welcome you on our booth and we offer you free entry tickets to visit us.

Click here to get your free ticket and more information


Video | Reconstructing vehicular rollovers with the FARO Laser Scanner

Gilbert Engineering, one of the leading vehicle stability and accident reconstruction firms, has extensively tested vehicle safety and the minor modifications that can make certain models safer and less prone to roll. Having spent more than 10 years completing accident reconstructions, founder Micky Gilbert has established himself as an expert in the field, due in part to his commitment to employing cutting-edge technology in order to complete inspections.

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