Practice Exercises

Now that you've completed your FARO HD training, we want to ensure that you are confident in the skills you have acquired. Please feel free to complete the exercises below when you feel you may need a refresher on the use of FARO HD. Download the files below to see the instructions outlining how to complete each exercise, the sample FARO HD scene files, and/or the measurements used, the printed diagrams, etc.



Exercise 9

Exercise: Create an animation of a motorcycle rider laying down his bike and separating from the bike.
Techniques Covered: Working with layers, sync values, and animation path segments.

Exercise 9

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Exercise 8

Exercise: Create a custom building using Structure Genius and assign a photograph to one of the walls.
Techniques Covered: Creating custom buildings, using snaps, importing images as textures.

Exercise 8

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Exercise 7

Exercise: Import a scanned diagram into FARO HD in order to create a scale diagram.
Techniques Covered: Importing scanned diagrams/images, scaling imported diagrams, and measuring objects on scale diagrams.

Exercise 7

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Exercise 6

Exercise: Use triangulation to plot our measurements for a crime scene.
Techniques Covered: Creating a measurement log using triangulation. Importing a Google Map for use as a base for a scene. Viewing and printing a Measurement Log.

Exercise 6

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Exercise 5

Exercise: Create an animation where the vehicle leaves the ground (i.e. the vehicle jumps a ramp).
Techniques Covered: Creating an elevated surface using the Line and Surface tools. Working with the "Terrain Follow" checkbox.

Terrain Follow

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Exercise 4

Exercise: Create a gas station positioned on top of a Google Earth image.
Techniques Covered: Importing a Google map. Using Structure Genius to create a custom building. Creative use of drawing objects to create a gas station. Applying textures.

Gas Station

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Exercise 3

Exercise: Create an animation of a vehicle colliding into a traffic signal pole. During the animation, you will show the crush of the vehicle as it crashes into the pole, and you will show the pole falling down.
Techniques Covered: Importing a Google map. Animating a pole falling to the ground. Applying damage to a vehicle.


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Exercise 2

Exercise: Use three photographs to create three custom road signs in FARO HD.
Techniques covered: Using the Windows Snipping Tool and the Sign Genius custom sign builder in FARO HD.

Sign Genius

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Exercise 1

Exercise: Create and print a diagram using coordinate measurements and a Google Earth image.
Techniques covered: Importing a Google Earth image, using ZX coding, adding points to a log, working with layers, applying templates, and printing.

HD Scene

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