FARO Patents

As a global tech company, FARO owns approximately 450 patents in countries around the world — with hundreds more pending. Here are a few of the most impactful patents.

3D Metrology Patents


ADM That Measures a Moving Retroflector

Eliminates the need for an additional interferometer (April 20, 2010)

LLP with HDR

Increases dynamic range of measurements made with LLP (Nov 22, 2016)

Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Patents


Focus Folded Optics

Shrinks scanner by combining reflective and refractive optics (Nov 25, 2014)

Improved 2D Floor Plans

Combines 2D scanner submaps (Oct 15, 2019)

Public Safety Analytics Patents


Bullet Trajectory

Determines bullet trajectory by scanning a rod inserted into a bullet hole (Dec 7, 2010)

Freestyle Technology

Enables 3D measurement of uncoded spots (Jan 2, 2018)

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