FARO Technologies Inc. announces the acquisition of German company kubit
GmbH, a global leader in the development of software for surveying and as-built
documentation. FARO is a world-leading provider of 3D measurement, imaging, and
Located in Dresden, Germany, kubit has been developing field-proven
software products to enable and simplify the use of real world objects in CAD
applications since 1999. kubit provides tools to integrate 3D laser scan data
with CAD environments such as Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.
Being hardware independent, kubit’s software gives customers the
flexibility to utilise any hardware offering for maximum productivity. kubit’s
software is used in a large number of applications including Building
Information Modelling (BIM), archaeology, architecture, plant survey, construction,
built heritage conservation, facility management, interior outfitting, police
and security forces, and surveying.
According to Jay Freeland, FARO’s President and CEO, kubit’s acquisition
will help FARO develop integrated, disruptive 3D documentation product
offerings for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction market.
With the addition of kubit’s products to FARO’s portfolio,
customers now have significantly enhanced software options to serve a vast
array of point cloud modelling, analysis needs, and measurement capabilities
with very high connectivity to the Autodesk suite of products.