Hexagon Headlines: 6 engaging stories to explore

In a world that’s constantly moving, our team continues to empower customers worldwide across more than 27 industries to create an autonomous, sustainable future. 

With exciting new product launches, technological advancements and landmark sustainability accomplishments, our work is in constant motion. Plus, we’re preparing for HxGN LIVE Global 2023, our digital reality technology conference taking place in Las Vegas next month.  

Explore the following stories to see what’s happening at Hexagon: 

  1. Improving manufacturing processes with the all-new PRESTO

For manufacturers, Hexagon’s new automated robotic inspection cell, PRESTO, reduces quality inspection times while boosting efficiency and workflows. PRESTO builds on Hexagon’s HxGN Robotic Automation software with state-of-the-art 3D scanning and absolute positioning technologies.

PRESTO enables the future of automated inspection by making it accessible to large OEMs and their suppliers. Find out how PRESTO helps automate processes, improve quality control and reduce time to market by reading more about PRESTO.

  1. Exploring the everyday lives of production unit and site control systems engineers

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as an engineer? Hexagon’s Asset Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) division created a detailed explanation of what production unit engineers and site control systems engineers do every day. The article details specific technology engineers use daily along with duties and problems they take care of. Enjoy the creative summary on Hexagon’s ALI division’s blog.

  1. Advancing sustainability through award-winning work in The Bahamas

Ocean conversation non-profit Beneath the Waves and Hexagon received the Geospatial World Leadership Award for pioneering research about The Bahamas’ coastal seagrass ecosystem and its carbon mitigation potential. The award in the Advancing Sustainability category honours Hexagon’s sustainability business venture R-evolution, along with Beneath The Waves and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon.

R-evolution CEO Erik Josefsson said, “At Hexagon, we believe that innovation and cutting-edge technology can tip the scale toward solutions that drive a more sustainable future. We’re thrilled to provide the technology and expertise that underpins The Bahamas’ Blue Carbon programme.” Read all about it in the news release here.

  1. Deploying digital twins of entire cities

The City of Klagenfurt, the capital of Carinthia in Austria, used HxDR and M.App Enterprise software by Hexagon to create a digital twin that will revolutionise its urban planning. Using 19,000 individual images captured in a four-and-a-half-hour flight over the city, the digital twin helps planners better understand property utilisation and recognise valuable plots of green space. Read the unique story here.

  1. Introducing the next step in mobile mapping solutions

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced the Leica Pegasus TRK100. The product accelerates digital twin creation and large-scale infrastructure measurement. As a lightweight solution (weighing only 14 kg), the Pegasus TRK100 can be mounted on any vehicle and allows more cameras to be utilised. The product will be featured at HxGN LIVE Global 2023 next month. Discover more about the Leica Pegasus TRK100 here.

  1. Appointing representatives to the World Geospatial Industry Council

Hexagon announced that Eva Carranza, Global Head of Sustainability, will serve as World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) Patron. The WGIC advances climate action through geospatial tech and includes more than 30 companies as members, including Bentley, Microsoft, Oracle, Trimble and more. Adina Gillespie, VP Strategic Initiatives for Geospatial Content Solutions at Hexagon’s Geosystems division, will also join the Advisory Council. See the full announcement.

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