FARO® Focus Laser Scanners

Fast, accurate and complete measurements of complex objects and buildings
Capturing the measurements of a large object or building with conventional documentation methods can take days or weeks, and even then the data might contain errors or missing details. But FARO Focus Laser Scanners create accurate, complete and photorealistic 3D images of any environment or object in just a few minutes. With their intuitive touch screen and compact design, these FARO Focus 3D scanners are as easy to operate as a digital camera — with built-in protection from dirt, dust, fog, rain and heat/cold.

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Business Value of Focus Laser Scanners

Never Miss a Measurement

The comprehensive, fast, accurate capturing of everything within the Focus Laser Scanner’s line of sight means that you never have to go back to a site for missing measurements. Finalizing and viewing your 3D scan data on-site provides the confidence your teams need to know they are done with the job.

Reduce Rework and Material Waste

Knowing the exact as-built conditions of your project ensures your designs fit the first time. And monitoring construction progress regularly and frequently in 3D helps you identify issues before they become costly and delay your schedule.

Manage Large and Complex Projects with Confidence

In combination with FARO software solutions and WebShare for easy 3D data sharing, you will always know what’s happening with your projects.

Make Informed Decisions

With the information at your team’s fingertips, they’ll be equipped to make smarter decisions faster and stay ahead of any problems.

Protect Your Investment

With its unique expandability, a FARO Focus 3D Laser Scanner grows with your needs. The integrated accessory bay of the S series allows you to add new sensors or indicators to your device. And the FARO Swift extension allows you to turn your Focus into a super-fast mobile scanning system for large indoor projects.

Focus Laser Scanner Performance

FocusS 350 Laser Scanner

Long-range Measurements (up to 350m)

With its small size, extra-light weight and extended scanning range, the FocusS 350 Laser Scanner is ideal for outdoor applications. It works in the most challenging environments, including narrow job sites and areas with dust, humidity, rain or direct sunlight — delivering true-to-detail scan results with HDR imaging and HD photo resolution.
FocusS 150 Laser Scanner

Mid-range Measurements (up to 150m)

The ultra-portable FocusS 150 Laser Scanner captures ultra-high accurate measurements of objects and buildings with speed and ease. It captures architectural façades, complex structures, production and supply facilities, accident sites and large-volume components — delivering realistic and true-to-detail scan results.
FocusS 70 Laser Scanner

Short-range Measurements (up to 70m)

The ultra-portable FocusS 70 Laser Scanner captures ultra-high accurate measurements of objects and buildings with speed and ease. It captures complex structures, production and supply facilities, and large-volume components — delivering realistic and true-to-detail scan results.
FocusM 70 Laser Scanner

Short-range Measurements, Basic Speed

The ultra-portable FocusM 70 is the most cost-effective starting point for capturing fast, straightforward and accurate measurements of construction sites, complex structures and production and supply facilities.

Software Compatibility

Process your Focus Laser Scanner point cloud data with any software tool that fits your workflow, including FARO software solutions and third-party software such as Autodesk ReCap.

Focus Laser Scanner Features

 

Features Common to All Focus Laser Scanners

Exceptional Accuracy and Range (up to 350m)

Achieve accuracy with a combination of the most advanced sensor technologies.

Great Adaptability

Use Focus Laser Scanners indoors and outdoors, in bright sunlight or complete darkness.

Sealed, Rugged Design

Ingress Protection (IP) and Class 54 environmental ratings ensure you can use the device in your environment, even in a wide range of temperatures.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photo Overlay

Ensure lifelike visualization and superior color detail, in spite of challenging lighting situations.

Multiple Sensors

Rely on sensors including GPS, compass, height and dual axis compensator.

Scanner Control

Control the scanner with a touch screen and remotely with any mobile device via WLAN.

Retake Photos Option

Retake on a select basis, without the need to redo entire scans.

Scan Group Feature

Rescan multiple areas at a higher resolution.

Light Weight and Small Size

Use the scanners anywhere.

Digital Hashing Function

Add encrypted security to all raw scans.

Features Exclusive to the FocusS 350, FocusS 150 and FocusS 70

On-site Compensation

Ensure high-quality scan data and traceable documentation.

On-site Registration

Allow for wire transmission of scan data to SCENE Software for real-time processing.

Integrated Accessory Bay

Use this future-proof interface to connect additional accessories for user-specific customization.

Status Indicator of Laser

Ensure on-site safety.

Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Applications


Fast, Accurate As-built Capture and Modeling

Use Focus Laser Scanners to capture as-built data for building information modeling (BIM), industrial facility management and infrastructure projects. The accurate, complete data creates a strong foundation for conversions, extensions, space optimization, structural analysis and maintenance. See all as-built capture and modeling applications >

Improved Construction Quality Control

Ensure the highest quality of your construction projects with Focus Laser Scanners. Precise laser scanning throughout the building process ensures that the final structure fits design intent, minimizing risk of deformations and other problems. Also perform large-volume calculations and inspect free-form shape elements and façade components with ease. The scan data is invaluable for project supervision and collaboration across trades. See all construction quality control applications > 

Historic Preservation

Use the scanners to create 3D models of historical sites and archeological objects for reconstruction, restoration and conservation. See all historic preservation applications >

Digital Twin for Asset and Facility Management

A key component of a smart factory is its digital twin — a comprehensive 3D digital copy of the facility. Use the Focus Laser Scanners to capture the as-built data you need for asset and facility management. See all digital twin applications >



Public Safety Analytics Applications


Forensic Analysis and Pre-incident Planning

Capture every detail of an environment for developing safety systems or for investigating crime/crash scenes, reconstructing bullet paths and uncovering the cause of a fire. See all forensic analysis and pre-incident planning applications >



3D Metrology Applications


Enhanced Product Design and Engineering

Use Focus Laser Scanners to enhance the accuracy and speed of your design and engineering processes. When a product has no CAD data, simply scan it to get all the measurements you need for reverse engineering. And when manufacturing fixtures and fittings for ships, cars or aircraft, scan the complex interiors as your basis for planning conversions. See all product design and engineering applications >

More Efficient Production, Fabrication and Assembly

Rely on Focus Laser Scanners to keep production moving efficiently. You can scan complex machine components for manufacturing documentation, or use the resulting 3D CAD data and dimensional control for precise-fit off-site assembly as needed. See all production, fabrication and assembly applications >

Improved Quality Control and Inspection

Use Focus Laser Scanners for precise 3D documentation and dimensional inspection of large, complex components such as rotor blades, turbines and ship propellers. See quality control and inspection applications >

Trade In Your Old Equipment

We’ll take your old 3D metrology, imaging or realization hardware or software — any brand, any condition — and apply its value toward your purchase of the latest FARO solution. The FARO Xchange program makes your upgrade easy.
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Product Details and Resources

TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

Focus Laser Scanner Knowledge Base

Find all the technical documentation you need, from user manuals to specs.
VIDEO

An Introduction to Focus Laser Scanners

See the scanners in action in a variety of applications.
VIDEO

Outdoor Scanning with FARO Focus Laser Scanners

Tour the wide range of structures you can scan with Focus Laser Scanners.
WEBINAR

How Denmark’s Largest Technological Installation Business Utilizes Reality Capture

Kemp & Lauritzen has adopted Focus Laser Scanners for documenting large areas with high detail and accuracy.
WEBINAR

Jobsite Execution Using Remote Coordination Capabilities

Remote collaboration is a paradigm shift for many construction projects. Focus Laser Scanners make it easy.

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SCENE Software

For processing and managing scan data with real-time on-site registration, automatic object recognition, scan registration and positioning.

BuildIT Construction Software

The first fully integrated quality assurance and quality control management tool for real-time comparisons of CAD data and 3D scans.

As-BuiltTM Software

Easy, precise, seamless and efficient evaluation of reality-capture data to CAD and BIM models.

FARO Zone 3D Software

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