LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 17, 2015 — Faro Technologies Inc. has announced updates to several of its 3D modeling software programs for the architecture, engineering and construction industries. PointSense now includes additional tools and functionality to efficiently process 3D laser scan data for surveying and as-built documentation. Version 16.5 includes simultaneous fit of multiple polygon cross-sections, single-click plane extraction and automatic boundary detection for AutoCAD functionality. New plant design tools include batch extraction of multiple structural steel elements and enhanced flange tie-in point extraction. Updated VirtuSurv software is used for processing point cloud data. A new user interface is offered for SEMA GmbH’s timber construction tools software. Data is processed based on photo-like scan views. The company has also released new versions of its TachyCAD and PhoToPlan software.