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User Stories

Read stories from customers around the world of how they were able to save time, become more efficient and change their processes by implementing our innovative solutions.

SENSEFLY: Nuts about farming with drones

When training a new drone customer, Norbert Plate of iQlaser employed the client’s new eBee to assess the health of his peanut crop.

 

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FARO: Lear finds fast and accurate solution with ScanArm HD

As it is critical that its car seats meet safety compliances and demanding customer expectations of comfort and craftsmanship, Lear Corporation leverages breakthrough chemistries to provide comprehensive foam product offerings that meet strict automotive performance specifications.

 

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Geomagic: Turning tall ship 3D scan data into a CAD model

Geomagic Design X, a comprehensive reverse engineering software product from 3D Systems, combines 3D scan data processing with history-based CAD to create fully-functioning CAD solid models.

 

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FARO: Vestas generates the Power of Precision with FARO

In the world of wind turbines, size and shape matters.

 

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Geodetic: James Webb space telescope

NASA, Johns Hopkins Uni and EXELIS are currently commissioning the 4-INCA3 measurement system at NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston. Testing includes measurements of the space telescopeat near Absolute Zero (-270°C)

 

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eBee: The sky's the limit

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are one of the newest technological tools being adopted by the mining industry to survey mine properties. Gone are the days of the lone surveyor, armed with a GPS device, driving across rugged mine property for hours to mark mining activities.

 

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FARO: Reverse Engineering, It’s music to our ears!

A recent project has attempted to find out why twenty violins from 1730 sound better than others.  It is a puzzle for many manufacturers as to why some of these instruments produce a higher quality sound to their counterparts...

 

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eBee: European Commission uses eBee for landslide mapping

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has used the eBee to map areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina affected by May’s landslides.

 

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eBee: First fixed wing UAV authorized within London airspace

KaarbonTech has become the first company to receive a special permission from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to fly a fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle within London airspace, and they selected the senseFly eBee aircraft to carry out the survey.

 

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3D3 Solutions: Creating a digital sample that looks identical to the physical product.

Brooks Sports contacted ScanMatter Studios, Inc to explore the option of moving their physical-based shoe samples to the digital realm.

 

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3D3 Solutions: RASCO generates high accuracy 3D scans using the HDI 3D Scanner

The HDI 3D Scanner, used in combination with FlexScan3D Software, works as a solid and flexible tool for scanning components and assemblies of different shapes and sizes.

 

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FARO: Laser Tracker optimises machine symmetry

The large Frech die casting machines are twelve-metre-long giants but even so, extreme accuracy is required in their manufacture. Conventional measuring tools such as spirit levels and alignment telescopes were occasionally no longer enough. This company  opted for a Laser Tracker from FARO, and fom then on there were no more problems, only solutions.

 

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FARO: Reverse engineering for prototyping & manufacturing

KACST uses a ScanArm and Laser Scanner to reverse engineer imported vehicle parts to redesign, restyle, improve and prototype for local production.

 

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FARO: Measurement of large parts / machines

This company, one of the most prestigious Italian manufacturers of machine tools, operates  in various engineering sectors. The FARO Laser Tracker, enables them to carry out high precision 3D measurements of large machines and parts, resulting in significant time savings. 

 

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FARO: Laser Scanner used to model home for NASA’s new space telescope

Some of these changes involve upgrades tocryogenic, vacuum pumping, and structural elements.

 

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FARO: Bringing accurate survey results with FARO Focus 3D

Mollenhauer Group, a professional consulting firm serving land and property development, has been providing their customers with laser scanning, 3D CAD modeling and BIM ready Revit models of existing buildings.

 

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FARO: Laser Tracker integrated into ESS Bilbao particle accelerator

This is currently the most important scientific project in the Basque Country, as well as being a prominent European model for particle accelerator technology.

 

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FARO: National Museum of Romanian History

A FARO Focus 3D played the lead role in a massive project to capture all the structural and decorative detail of a neo-classical architectural landmark in central Bucharest.

 

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FARO: Refining the refinery

The complex fast-paced modernization programme at the Petrobrazi oil refinery is being streamlined with complete as-built 3D documentation produced with a FARO laser scanner.

 

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FARO: Laser scanning revolutionizes Architecture and the Building Industry

The wealth of analysis options makes 3D laser scanning very attractive when taking detailed surveys of even the most complex building structures. Thanks to modern hardware and software solutions, the cost of scanning services has dropped sufficiently to become competitive with manual measurement methods

 

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FARO: More flexible and precise inspection thanks to the FARO Gage

The FARO Gage enables Herbert Maschinenbau GmbH & Co.KG to increase the flexibility and precision of inspection measurements, particularly in the area of monitoring goods arrival, and thus helps to save time and money

 

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FARO: 2012 Booklet for the best Gage User Stories

 

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FARO: 2012 Booklet for the best FARO Arm User Stories

 

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FARO: 2012 Booklet for the best FARO Laser Scanner Stories

 

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FARO: 2012 Booklet for the best FARO Laser Tracker Stories

 

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Geomagic (formally Rapidform): Geomagic Design X (XOR) Revives A Historic Jeep

The Bantam Jeep, the original prototype Jeep from Bantam, is being restored by a group of amateur military historians, and 3rd generation modeling with Rapidform XOR is making it all possible.

 

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Geomagic (formally Rapidform) : Altamira Cave- Digitizing History

Artists and researchers reconstructed the Altamira Cave using 3D scanning Geomagic software by creating an exact and complete 3D virtual model of the cave.

 

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Geomagic (formally Rapidform) : LeaderTek and Geomagic Bring 3D Scanning to Life of Pi

A FARO Focus 3D laser scanner digitally captured the lifeboat and floating raft. They chose Rapidform XOR reverse engineering software to merge and optimize the massive point cloud scan data into a qualified mesh STL file.

 

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Geodetic V-Stars Automotive Report

Two objects were measured as part of the V-STARS demonstration.

 

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Geodetic V-Stars Engineering Report

One object was measured as part of the V-STARS demonstration. The object was a block with a cylindrical center section. A photo of the object is shown on the cover of this report.

 

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Geodetic V-Stars Turbine Report

The measurement involved the determination of the location of a number of details on a Tooling Fixture.

 

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FARO: Going underground; Mining in South Africa

In confined, enclosed environments the advantages of a phase shift scanner really come into their own. The compact and robust nature of the Laser Scanner LS enables the tough conditions inside tunnels and shafts to be rapidly scanned. In South Africa the scanner has already been used extensively in mining.

 

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FARO: Profile surveying with a 3D Laser Scanner

In the construction of tunnels the use of 3D Laser Scanners is becoming ever more popular. The application spectrum includes the complete capture to the lining of the tunnel and reconstruction planning through analysis of the profile and the strata excavation, shotcrete application and the internal form.

 

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