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FARO Acquires Mobile Scanning Market Leader GeoSLAM

Lake Mary, Fl, September 1, 2022FARO® Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader in 4D digital reality solutions, today announced the acquisition of UK-based GeoSLAM, a leading provider of mobile scanning solutions with proprietary high-productivity simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) software to create 3D models for use in Digital Twin applications. Founded in 2012, the addition of GeoSLAM is expected to significantly expand and accelerate FARO’s market growth opportunity in the mobile scanning space.

Microsol Resources is an authorized partner of UK-based GeoSLAM, used for surveying and data capture into a 3D model or 2D drawing, so you can start your design with accurate dimensions and integrate clear and comprehensive data and real-time processing. GeoSLAM gives designers the power to collect geospatial data from some of the most difficult environments, whether they are indoors, outdoors, underground – everywhere.

“We are thrilled to add GeoSLAM’s handheld 3D scanning technology to our portfolio of cutting-edge data capture solutions,” said Michael Burger, FARO President and CEO. “FARO now offers the industry’s broadest set of 4D data capture solutions, including 360° camera-based images, mobile scanning and stationary high-accuracy laser scanning, allowing customers to balance the need for accuracy, speed and detail depending on their requirements. These capture technologies provide the foundation for our 4D digital reality-based SaaS offering that will allow customers to access multiple 4D data sources for visualization and analysis through a single user experience. We welcome the GeoSLAM team to our FARO family.”

“Joining with FARO represents the next step in the growth of GeoSLAM and the establishment of mobile mapping as a driver for growth in the way businesses map and understand their spaces,” added Andy Parr, GeoSLAM CEO. “Both companies share a vision of the importance of mobile scanning in the burgeoning digital reality capture market.”

FARO serves the AEC, O&M (Facility Operations & Maintenance), 3D Metrology, and Public Safety Analytics markets. For over 40 years, FARO has provided industry-leading technology solutions that enable customers to digitize their world and use that data to make smarter decisions faster. FARO continues to be a pioneer in bridging the digital and physical worlds through data-driven accuracy, precision, and immediacy.

 

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Pook Villegas has Joined the Microsol Resources Team

Boston, MA, November 21, 2022 – Microsol Resources, an Autodesk Gold Partner with offices in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that Supatra “Pook” Villegas has joined the company’s team as an AEC Applications Specialist, based out of the Boston area.

 

Pook will be responsible for providing our architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) customer base with BIM health checks, developing and implementing BIM standards, assisting with BIM Execution Plans (BEP), training, technical support, and other BIM-related services.

 

Pook brings extensive architectural design and technological skills, having worked with BIM technology in a variety of project types, including K-12 facilities, residential, and interior projects. Pook brings with her extensive experience in applying technology to all stages of projects, from Conceptual Design to Construction Documentation.

 

Pook received her Master of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as a Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Design from the University of Oklahoma. She is also a LEED Green Associate and WELL AP and has a thorough comprehension of green building principles and practices. In her spare time, she loves to play ice hockey and spend time outdoors. She is fluent in Thai as well as English.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Microsol Resources team. I am interested in continuing to use my experience in BIM, and leveraging Microsol Reosurces’ partnerships and their spectrum of technology solutions to their clients,” said Pook Villegas.

“We are thrilled to welcome Pook to the team and have her knowledge and experience of the AEC industries to deliver the best experience for our clients,” said Emilio Krausz, President of Microsol Resources, “We have no doubt that her expertise will complement and enhance the service our clients are used to receiving from Microsol Resources.”

For more information about Microsol Resources and the rest of our team, please visit our web page on About Us.

 

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Maria Adames has joined the Microsol Resources’ Team

Boston, MA, November 28, 2022 – Microsol Resources, an Autodesk Gold Partner with offices in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that Maria Adames has joined the company’s team as Jr. AEC Applications Specialist, based out of the Boston area. Maria will be responsible for providing technical support, training, and implementation of Autodesk software to our architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) customer base.

Maria Adames

Maria is an architectural designer with vast experience in applying technology to practice, using tools such as Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Enscape, and more. Maria complements her architectural interests with a strong ability in digital fabrication and modeling techniques, which he has exercised in constructing architectural 3D models. Working as an architectural designer, she developed an interest in technology for the construction industry and the future of the many professions involved in it.

Maria received her Master of Architecture from the Boston Architectural Center and her Bachelor of Architecture from Pontificia Universidad in the Dominican Republic. She is fluent in Spanish as well as English. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and exploring new places.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maria to the team and have her knowledge, experience, and her background in the building industry and technologies is a great fit with our firm,” said Emilio Krausz, President of Microsol Resources, “We look forward to having Maria assist our AEC clients with their decisions about acquiring best-in-class technology solutions.”

For more information about Microsol Resources and the rest of our team, please visit our web page on About Us.

 

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