FARO Releases FARO Zone 2D, a New 2D Diagramming Software with Unique Work-Flow Interface, Optimized for Law Enforcement, Fire Service, and Insurance Professionals

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ -- FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, public safety forensics, construction BIM/CIM and 3D solutions and services applications, announces the release of FARO® Zone 2D, a completely new diagramming software for law enforcement, fire service, and insurance professionals.

FARO Zone 2D is the next generation diagramming software for professionals who wish to quickly create accurate 2D diagrams without the complexity of traditional CAD programs. FARO Zone 2D features a new, intuitive command interface using "Work-Flow Ribbons" that allow users to quickly create diagrams for state crash reports, crime scene diagrams, pre-incident plans, and fire-protection plans.  Besides providing a user-friendly interface, the software maintains a comprehensive feature set, backwards compatibility with previous 2D diagramming software from CAD Zone and ARAS 360, and compatibility with other popular CAD software applications.

"While FARO is the leader in providing 3D measurement technology, we also recognize how important it is for many of our public safety forensics customers to create accurate, 2D diagrams," stated Joe Arezone, FARO's Chief Commercial Officer. "FARO Zone 2D is the ideal software application for those who want to recreate scenes from manual measurements, total station data, aerial photographs, and orthographic projections of point cloud data."

Mr. Arezone added, "We are confident that new and existing FARO software users will view FARO Zone 2D as the future of public safety diagramming software. We have paid close attention to the work-flows that our customers use and, through the use of work-flow command ribbons, made it easier than ever to quickly create diagrams with the detail and the formats needed for public safety applications."

Large public safety agencies and reporting companies are encouraged to contact FARO to learn how FARO Zone 2D can be seamlessly integrated into their standard electronic crash reports and incident reports. Diagrams can be saved to several standard image formats for integration into reports. Many parameters can be defined by the system administrator to control how diagrams are saved by FARO Zone 2D and integrated into the agency's standard reports.

To learn more about FARO Zone 2D software, along with FARO's other public safety sorensics hardware and software offerings, please call 800-736-0234 or visit www.faro.com. You can also request a personal web demonstration by visiting www.faro.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as statements about demand for and customer acceptance of FARO's products, and FARO's product development and product launches. Statements that are not historical facts or that describe the Company's plans, objectives, projections, expectations, assumptions, strategies, or goals are forward-looking statements. In addition, words such as "is," "will" and similar expressions or discussions of FARO's plans or other intentions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to various known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results, performances, or achievements to differ materially from future results, performances, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:

  • development by others of new or improved products, processes or technologies that make the Company's products less competitive or obsolete;
  • the Company's inability to maintain its technological advantage by developing new products and enhancing its existing products;
  • declines or other adverse changes, or lack of improvement, in industries that the Company serves or the domestic and international economies in the regions of the world where the Company operates and other general economic, business, and financial conditions; and
  • other risks detailed in Part I, Item 1A. Risk Factors in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015.

Forward-looking statements in this release represent the Company's judgment as of the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, unless otherwise required by law.

About FARO

FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. 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, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, and Japan.

More information is available at http://www.faro.com

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SOURCE FARO Technologies, Inc.

For further information: Nancy Setteducati, nancy.setteducati@faro.com, http://www.faro.com

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