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May 8th, 2008

FARO Acquires Technology Rights from Dimensional Photonics International

Abstract:
FARO Technologies, a provider of portable computer-aided measurement hardware and software, announced that it has acquired an exclusive license from Dimensional Photonics International (DPI, a provider of high-speed, high-accuracy digital shape scanners) to develop, manufacture, and sell DPI's technology and products.

DPI's proprietary technology, Accordion Fringe Interferometry (AFI), creates a 3D digital model of a physical object's surface by immersing it in patterns of light then recording how the light reflects. It reportedly can achieve accuracy of 25 microns or better in a 500 mm field of view. AFI is capable of 3D scanning of objects from nanoscale to several meters in size.

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