FARO releases high-resolution 3D ScanArm for reverse engineering, CAD-based design applications

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO) has launched the FARO Design ScanArm, a portable 3D scanning solution tailored for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across the product lifecycle management (PLM) process, the company said.

The ScanArm features blue laser technology with fast scanning speed to deliver high-resolution point cloud data and the ability to seamlessly scan challenging materials without the need for spray or targets.

FARO is a source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for metrology, factory automation, product design, public safety and BIM/CIM. The company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.