FARO Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports portable, software driven, three-dimensional (3-D) measurement and imaging systems used in a range of manufacturing, industrial, building construction and forensic applications. The Company has three segments based upon geographic regions: Americas, Europe/Africa and Asia Pacific. Its FaroArm, FARO Laser ScanArm and FARO Gage articulated measuring devices, the FARO Laser Tracker ION, the FARO Focus3D, the FARO 3D Imager AMP, and their companion computer-aided measurement (CAM2) software, provides Computer-Aided Design (CAD)-based inspection and factory-level statistical process control and high-density surveying. The Company operates in three geographical segments: Americas, Europe/Africa and Asia Pacific. As of December 31, 2011, its products were purchased by approximately13,000 customers worldwide.