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Work with SCENE Project Point Clouds in FARO Zone 3D

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Quick Steps

  1. Check that you meet the prerequisites listed in the Prepare section below. Click + to expand this section and - to collapse it. 
  2. Create a Project Point Cloud in FARO® SCENE with the New Interface or the Classic Interface.
  3. Export a Project .lsproj File in SCENE with the New Interface or the Classic Interface.
  4. Open FARO SCENE Project Point Cloud Files in FARO Zone.

Overview

The FARO® Laser Scanner scan data and SCENE point clouds can be opened, enhanced, and augmented in FARO® Zone. Because the point cloud files are quite large, you get the best performance from FARO Zone when you create a SCENE Project Point Cloud to manage the point cloud file size, export it from SCENE, and import it into FARO Zone. 

Once in FARO Zone, the project point cloud scan points automatically and incrementally appear on your computer display, based on the current view point. As you change the view point, scan points are constantly loading from the hard disk to the display. The speed of the hard disk affects how quickly the the display responds. To get the best display speed, please use a solid state hard disk drive.  

Details

We have provided step-by-step details and instructional videos in this series of articles. To view them all, or any one of them, just click the sequence dots at the top of the articles. You can go forward and backward or skip around.
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You can also navigate the series by clicking the previous and next links found under the sequence dots. 

 

Prepare

Please review this table before you begin to ensure your success.

Time to Complete

Average time for all tasks in the series: 60 minutes
Time is affected by the size of your point clouds

Skills Needed
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • General computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of the Laser Scanner and using it
  • Basic knowledge of SCENE
  • Basic knowledge of FARO Zone
Prerequisites
  • A Laser Scanner completely set up, powered on, and functional 
  • Access to a wireless network connection
  • Computer with SCENE and FARO Zone installed and licensed
  • Computer hard disk space to store point cloud files
  • Admin rights on the computer--If you do not have admin rights, contact your IT administrator
Supported Software
  • FARO Zone 3D
  • FARO Zone 3D Advanced