Topcon and Faro scan new horizons
First publishedin World Highways
Topcon Europe Positioning and FARO has signed a partnership agreement for the distribution of FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D in most European countries, the Middle East and Africa.
Sander Jongeleen, product manager for mobile mapping at Topcon Europe Positioning, said: “The Focus3D has been designed for close range laser scanning, and is equipped with a very intuitive user interface. Sitting alongside our GLS-1500, the Focus3D will allow our distribution network to address every segment of the terrestrial scanning market place."
With a measurement update rate of nearly one million points per second, an accuracy of 2mm and a small, lightweight form factor, the Focus3D is further equipped with a compass and height sensor as well as a dual axis compensator to aid in setting up and point cloud registration.
In addition to data exchange with FARO's Scene software, Topcon's ScanMaster desktop management solution can be used for editing and manipulation of Focus3D data.
David Homewood, vice president of sales, FARO Europe, said: "The partnership represents a fantastic opportunity for Faro to build a long term sales channel with TOPCON Europe, one of the largest positioning companies in the market place as the demand for quick, accurate, low cost laser scanning continues to gain momentum. We are very excited by this partnership and looking forward to building a long term business relationship together.”
The distribution agreement takes efiect immediately and the FARO Focus3D is available through Topcon Europe Positioning now.