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Feature Comparison by Version for SCENE

FARO SCENE Screen and Box


The following table lists major feature enhancements added to FARO® SCENE by version.

SCENE Version

(Click for Release Notes)

2018 7.1 7.0 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2
Date of last released version Aug 2018 Oct 2017 July 2017 Feb 2017 Sep 2016 July 2016 Nov 2015 Jun 2015 July 2014 Feb 2014
High Detail Select Scanning X                  
Laser-HDRTM(Patent pending) X                  
Full-Color Resolution Panorama Export X                  
VR Improvements X                  
Performance & Stability Improvements X                  
VR View for Project Clouds (incl. CAD Models, Measurement, Screenshots) X X                
(Photogrammetric) Marker Detection for LS and FS X X                
Extended Auto Notification of Updates and News X X                
Closed Surface Point Clouds for Freestyle Scans X X                
On-Site Registration X X X              
License Transfer X X X              
Improved Edge Artifact Filter X X X              
Improved quality and speed for Project Point Clouds X X X              
Overview Map (on Scan, Cluster or complete Project), incl. DXF and TIF export X X X              
VR View App (for Scans) X X X              
On-Site Compansation X X X X            
Export Mesh X X X X            
Target based Registration in new UI X X X X X          
Printable Registration Report X X X X X          
Meshing X X X X X          
New simplified UI X X X X X X        
Automated Workflows for Project Transfer, Processing, Registration X X X X X X        
New 3D Rendering Engine (incl. closed Surfaces for Project Point Clouds) X X X X X X        
High Dynamic Range (HDR) colorization of Scans X X X X X X        
Improved Top View based Registration X X X X X X        
Environment Maps as background behind Scans X X X X X X        
SCENE Update Checker X X X X X X        
Smart Navigation Handler for simplified 3D navigation X X X X X X        
Improved Project Selector X X X X X X        
Registration Report X X X X X X        
3D View: Double click - fly to point X X X X X X X      
Delete Points with Clipping Boxes X X X X X X X      
Improved Export Feature X X X X X X X      
Improved Cloud to Cloud Placement with Bundle Adjustment X X X X X X X      
Improved Feedback during placement of FS Scans X X X X X X X      
One-click Leveling  X X X X X X X      
Adaptive point size in 3D View X X X X X X X X    
Creation of Virtual Scans X X X X X X X X    
White Balancing of Freestyle Scans and Laser Scans X X X X X X X X    
Object Recognition (Sphere, Plane, Checkboards) in 3D View X X X X X X X X    
Export to Autodesk ReCap X X X X X X X X    
Import of modified WebShare Cloud data back to the SCENE project X X X X X X X X    
Top view based registration X X X X X X X X X  
Cloud to Cloud registration X X X X X X X X X  
Correspondence Split View X X X X X X X X X  
CAD Layout Plan Import X X X X X X X X X  
Export of Scan Point Clouds and Project Point Clouds X X X X X X X X X  
License Update X X X X X X X X X X
WebShare Cloud Integration X X X X X X X X X X
Color Balancing for Project Point Cloud Creation X X X X X X X X X X
Super Sampling for 3D View X X X X X X X X X X
Auto Clustering during Registration  X X X X X X X X X X
Multiple Clipping Boxes along an axis X X X X X X X X X X
Orthophoto creation from Clipping Boxes X X X X X X X X X X