FARO Focus Premium

Capture accurate and complete measurements of buildings, facilities and complex environments with confidence

Capturing the measurements of a large building, facility, or crash/crime scene with conventional documentation methods can take days or weeks, and even then, the data might contain errors or missing details. But FARO Focus Premium creates accurate, complete and photorealistic 3D representations of any environment or object in just a few minutes. Focus Premium is easy to operate and offers built-in protection from dirt, dust, fog, rain and heat/ cold.

And, for best on-site data capture, Focus Premium connects with the new FARO Stream app, bridging FARO hardware to the FARO Sphere cloud environment. Pre-registration scans are fed directly into the cloud, so jobs can be done more efficiently — feedback is captured and processed as you work.

Combined with FARO’s companion products — Sphere and the Stream app — Focus Premium delivers better data faster. It enables reduced time to decision while streamlining efficiencies to meet the demands of today’s increasingly remote, digital workforce.

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  • Value
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Business Value of Focus Laser Scanners

Never Miss a Measurement

The comprehensive, fast, accurate capturing of everything within the Focus Premium’s Laser Scanner’s line of sight ensures that you never have to go back to a site for missing measurements. Pre-registering 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 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 (as part of Sphere) 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.

Adapt As Needed

With its unique expandability, a FARO Focus Laser Scanner grows with your needs. The integrated accessory bay 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

Up to 50% faster scan times

About 1 minute to complete a typical scan, in combination with the optional FARO PanoCam upgrade, even in color.

Super-High Color Resolution

The latest color technology enables the Focus Premium to capture scans with up to 266 megapixel color information.

Two-Year warranty

Competitive service means maximizing the life of this product while reducing the total cost of ownership throughout the device’s lifespan. Two years allows for maximum flexibility and the piece of mind knowing that any repairs or defective parts will be replaced.

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™.

Multiple Point Clouds, Multiple Devices

The new Focus is also designed to work seamlessly with the FARO Freestyle 2 Handheld Scanner, thanks to its “Snap-In” feature. Save the time that is required for multiple scanner positions when it comes to scanning complex environments/structures, equipment or tight spaces. Snap-in enables the user to seamlessly add data starting from a Focus point cloud by using it as a reference for missing data from such hard-to-scan locations, including areas in shadow and objects with irregular geometries.

Focus Premium Features

 

Up to 350m scanning range, leading to superior area coverage per scan position
Smartphone-enabled remote control capabilities, limited only by the range of a Wi-Fi network
Improved wireless workflow with more stable and faster Wi-Fi operation
On-site registration, the process of combining multiple scans using common overlap, means faster project completion and real-time awareness of scan errors or missing data
Seamless connectivity with Stream and Sphere
Scanner control can be executed on either the app or on the actual Focus
Users have easy access to create projects, change scanner settings, manage image resolution, opt for color or black and white scans, group scans through clustering, and add annotations
Rugged construction and housing can withstand the tough day-to-day work
Integrated high-speed SSD data storage for maximum scan capacity and lighting fast scan processing

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, the process of combining multiple scans using common overlap, means faster project completion and real-time awareness of scan errors or missing data

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.
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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.
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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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This is currently the best technology on the market for our purposes.
Helmut Hörmannseder
Linsinger ZT GmbH
The combination of the new Focus® Laser Scanner, Stream, and Sphere … is going to cut our scanning and processing time down by 60% easily. This time savings will allow us to examine scanning projects more frequently, scanning projects we normally wouldn’t have because of time constraints, and expanding our offerings to customers.
Travis Voss
Helm Group
The new FARO® Focus Laser Scanner has some excellent speed improvements that will minimize times at crime and crash scenes.
Eugene Liscio
Ai2-3D Forensics

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