FARO Launches PointSense v18.0 for Revit, AutoCAD

farologoFARO has announced the availability of the FARO PointSense 18.0 software suite. This robust software platform evolution delivers seamless integration into the latest 2018 AutoCAD and Revit design tools, a better user experience, improved software handling and enhanced efficiency in processing software data.

FARO PointSense for Revit software

PointSense for Revit software now provides deformation of scan vs. BIM using USIBD Level of Accuracy (LOA) standards

The suite includes:

  • PointSense basic/Pro for AutoCAD
  • PointSense Building for AutoCAD
  • PointSense Heritage for AutoCAD
  • PointSense Plant for AutoCAD
  • PointSense for Revit
Extract Scan to BIM: building models from scan data using PointSense for Revit

Extract Scan to BIM: building models from scan data using PointSense for Revit

The one-stop bundle and compatibility across the broad range of Autodesk architecture, engineering, construction and surveying products make this the most cost-effective solution of its kind currently available.

Seamless Integration and Enhanced User Experience

PointSense 18.0 resets the bar for “ready to go”. It includes the same high value, beneficial use features and functionality with which savvy AutoCAD and Revit users are already familiar. The addition of a new, step by step guidance screen assures that even less familiar users can get up to speed quickly and optimize their workflow.

Steel beams can be modeled using PointSense Plant steel type recognition.

Steel beams can be modeled using PointSense Plant steel type recognition.

Improved Confidence in Accuracy

PointSense 18.0 for Revit is the first software platform to incorporate Levels of Accuracy as defined USBID (US Institute of Building Documentation) standards. This enhanced analysis tool enables users to more confidently validate the accuracy of the as-built model compared to the relevant point cloud, i.e. the set of data points acquired by a 3D laser scanner.

FARO Draft parking lot topo features

Draft parking lot topo features with intuitive SmartSnap tools in PointSense for AutoCAD

Workflow Enhancement

The improvement in scan navigation functionality was driven by direct user feedback, supports greater efficiency and assures that the user is able to get to a result faster than ever before. With just a double-click, users can move from one scan perspective to another inside a given point cloud.

PointSense 18.0 is available for ordering today.

About FARO

FARO is the provider of 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, construction BIM/CIM, product design, public safety forensics, and 3D solutions. 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, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.

FARO’s global headquarters are located in Lake Mary, Florida. The Company also has a technology center and manufacturing facility consisting of approximately 90,400 square feet located in Exton, Pennsylvania containing research and development, manufacturing and service operations of our FARO Laser TrackerTM and FARO Cobalt Array 3D Imager product lines. The Company’s European regional headquarters is located in Stuttgart, Germany and its Asia Pacific regional headquarters is located in Singapore. FARO has other offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia and Japan.

More information is available at www.faro.com.

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