Lake Mary, Fla. – FARO Technologies announced the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D has been honored with a Best of What’s New award by Popular Science magazine. Each year, new products from almost every corner of industry – from consumer electronics to green technologies – are submitted to the publication’s editors for consideration. This year, FARO’s Focus3D has been named to that list of innovations.
“We’re thrilled that the Focus3D has
been named to the Best of What’s New list, particularly when we consider the
number of entries vying for the award,” said Jay Freeland, CEO of FARO
Technologies. “FARO is constantly working to produce the most advanced products
to improve our customers’ products and processes. In that respect, this is
great recognition for us and them.” The laser scanner was considered for its
use in forensic investigations, particularly by small police departments that
might not otherwise be able to afford the technology. Its small size, robust
functionality and ease-of-use make it the ideal solution for many applications
in addition to forensics, including architecture, civil engineering and
“For 24 years, Popular Science has honored the
innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on
our world today and challenge our views of what’s possible in the future.” said
Mark Jannot, editor-in-chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New
Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners − chosen from among thousands
of entrants − represent the highest level of achievement in their fields.” Readers can
find the Focus3D in the Security category of Popular Science’s Best of What’s New edition, available Nov.
15. A link to the electronic version
will be placed on www.faro.com.
FARO Awarded Best of Whats New by PopSci
November 16, 2011