FARO Technologies Announces First U.S. 3D Documentation Conference for 2012

Speeches, workshops and a 3D exhibition will highlight the two-day event to be held in Orlando, Florida

Lake Mary, FL (December 9, 2011) FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the worlds leading provider of portable measurement and imaging solutions announces it will host their annual 3D Documentation Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, February 21-22, 2012. Its the companys first time holding the event on U.S. soil. The conference will feature visionary keynote speakers from many areas of 3D documentation delivering their thoughts on the current state and future of the technology. Workshops in a number of tracks including civil engineering, historic preservation and forensic investigation will provide attendees with hands-on training opportunities from respected industry experts.

This conference brings 3D professionals together under one roof to share ideas, best practices and techniques, said David Morse, FAROs Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Americas. As the leader in 3D imaging technology, FARO is pleased to provide a forum for the best minds in our industry to share their unique insights. Registration investment for the 3D Documentation Conference is $495 and includes a welcome reception, breakfasts, lunches and a gala dinner. Exhibitors are invited to participate in the 3D Exhibition to be held during the conference. Space is limited, and all lunches and breaks will be held in the main hall, so exhibitors are assured an opportunity to interact and meet, one-on-one, with decision-makers from all areas of 3D scanning.

The Gaylord Palms Resort is located just minutes from many of Central Floridas most famous attractions. Acres of indoor gardens and spaces will provide guests with ideal opportunities for hands-on scanning instruction. For more information on the FARO 3D Documentation Conference, visit www.3d-documentation-conference.com or www.faro.com/3d-documentation-conference. A link will also be available on FAROs homepage, www.faro.com.

About FARO

FARO develops and markets computer-aided coordinate measurement devices and software. Portable equipment from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, inventory documentation, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.

Worldwide, approximately 13,000 customers operate over 26,000 installations of FARO systems. The companys global headquarters is located in Lake Mary, Florida, with its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branch locations in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Japan.