New Software for Perfect Scanner Results

                   New Software for Perfect Scanner Results

PR Newswire

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 11, 2013

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FARO Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging
and realization technology, has released its most advanced scan processing
software solution, SCENE 5.2.

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In SCENE 5.2, 3D visualizations are rendered in even greater detail with the
new Super Sampling function. Apart from better sharpness, the software also
improves 3D views by reducing color differences due to inhomogeneous light
conditions at different scanning positions. The Color Balancing tool
seamlessly smoothens the transition between individual scans with overlapping

Additionally, the SCENE 5.2 is equipped to process data more efficiently than
ever before. The new software comes with a homogenization tool that eliminates
coordinate points with a distance of less than 1.5 mm from each other. This
smart function reduces the volume of data by an average of 20%, with no
noticeable compromise to the visualization. Users can enjoy considerably
faster exports of scan data from 3D view, and imports into third party

Other new functions exclusive to the SCENE 5.2 include Multi Clipping Boxes
and Multi Orthophoto, which provide users with more options to manipulate scan
data. The software's ability to recognize natural registration marks and to
perform fine registration has both been optimized to boost performance in this
new version.

Furthermore, with the new WebShare service from FARO, users can save 3D
documentation data in the cloud and share scanned projects with project
partners around the world, without having to worry about a dedicated server,
limited data storage, or number of authorized users. Besides the highest
security, SCENE WebShare Cloud also offers an interface optimized for mobile

Mr. Oliver Burkler, Senior Product Manager expressed, "The FARO SCENE 5.2 is a
powerful software that will give users the perfect scanner results. Its new
features will definitely enhance the productivity and scan quality of
individuals that require 3D documentation in their work, whether in land
survey, heritage preservation, creation of virtual reality, or others."

SCENE 5.2 fully complements the FARO® Laser Scanner Focus3D X 330, and the
software's new features capitalizes on the device's extended range of

About FARO

FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and
realization technology. 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, production planning,
documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and
construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident
sites or crime scenes.

Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000
installations of FARO's systems. The Company's global headquarters is located
in Lake Mary, Fla., its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its
Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branches in Brazil, Mexico,
Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Turkey,
India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.

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SOURCE FARO Technologies, Inc.

Contact: Keith Bair, FARO, Tel: 407-333-9911
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