FARO Acquires Lidar Software Innovator SiteScape

FARO Acquires Lidar Software Innovator SiteScape

FARO Technologies has announced the acquisition of SiteScape. An innovator in Lidar 3D scanning software solutions for the AEC and O&M markets, SiteScape enables Lidar-equipped mobile devices to easily capture indoor spaces digitally, providing a readily available entry point to scanning physical spaces for a broad range of applications. FARO is a global leader digital reality solutions.

Integrating SiteScape’s iOS-enabled low-resolution Lidar capture capability into the FARO Sphere Platform is a further step in streamlining multiple capture methods into a centralized environment to be accessed in a single environment on a single coordinate system.

Wide-ranging Portfolio of Reality Capture Methods

This step enables FARO’s construction and facilities customers to access the widest portfolio of reality capture methods in the market, which now ranges from low-resolution Lidar to 360-degree photo, video, mobile mapping and terrestrial laser scanning. 

"We are pleased to add SiteScape and its groundbreaking 3D Lidar scanning software to our portfolio of reality capture solutions,” said Michael Burger, FARO president and CEO. “With millions of Lidar-enabled mobile devices already in the market, the addition of SiteScape opens up a significant population of users to the benefits of FARO’s reality capture solutions.”  

“I’m excited to add SiteScape’s proprietary software to the FARO family of cloud-based offerings. FARO accelerates our vision of enabling a broad set of customers with the ability to gain critical insights from their digital reality environments,” added Andy Putch, SiteScape CEO. 

SiteScan is a fast way to capture and share 3D scans of buildings and spaces with Lidar equipped iOS devices.

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