Hexagon Headlines: 6 global technology innovation updates

Hexagon’s global teams continue to empower customers with technology innovations that accelerate digital reality transformation. Here are six highlights of how Hexagon’s teams are unlocking the power of data across industry applications: 

  1. R-evolution and Google Big Lake team up to accelerate renewable energy transition.

R-evolution, Hexagon’s sustainable innovation and green-tech investment subsidiary, is partnering with Google BigLake to innovate and improve renewable energy outcomes. By combining Google Cloud, BigLake, AI/ML use case enablement, and Hexagon’s sensors, software and autonomy, the two companies will create a global blueprint for innovating energy forecasts and anomaly detection. Find out how Hexagon’s technology and Google’s capabilities are driving improved renewable energy outcomes here.

  1. The magic of mission-ready robots.

Robotics is not just about automation. As Hexagon’s CTO Burkhard Boeckem shares, robotics has the potential to impact our everyday working environment. “From autonomous digital twin captures of construction sites to personalised, focused emergency response to large-scale manufacturing and construction, robots are a growing part of our customers’ working lives,” said Boeckem. Read more about how Hexagon continues to invest in developing innovative robotic software here.

  1. Digital reality platform Nexus launches worldwide for manufacturers.

On 23 February, Nexus officially launched as an open cloud asset to help manufacturers solve problems and accelerate time to market. Co-engineered with Microsoft, the platform unblocks innovation bottlenecks, enables global collaboration and connects equipment, data and processes for real-time insights. See Nexus in action here.

  1. Deploying unparalleled mining solutions in Indonesia.

As Indonesia’s second largest independent coal mining contractor, PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama (BUMA) reached optimal system performance for its IPR site within three months. Thanks to Hexagon’s deployment of 150 HxGN MineOperate OP Pro units, the BUMA team was able to quickly improve fleet management, asset health and analytics. Read the full story.

  1. Releasing new performance upgrades for Leica HawkEye-5 and TruView.

Deep water and landscape surveyors saw significant improvements to airborne bathymetric LiDAR and 3D laser scanning solutions. In addition, updates like common viewer support for Mobile Mapping (MMS) data, improved GeoTag and VR features, better flight efficiency, and faster nautical charting mean users can capture reality more effectively, land or sea. See more on the HawkEye-5 and TruView.

  1. Improving safety for 80,000 residents in Poland.

The suburb of Piaseczno in Warsaw, Poland, utilised HxGN OnCall Dispatch to improve critical response and safety monitoring. “HxGN OnCall Dispatch is the nucleus of our smart city initiative,” said Tomasz Pawlak, Piaseczno’s City and Commune Office manager. “With richer information and better coordination, we can reduce response times and increase the safety and quality of service we provide to residents of Piaseczno.” Read the case study.

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