New Leica iCON roller secures long-lasting quality, improves productivity

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 27 September 2016) – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, released today its new iCON roller, providing contractors with the solution to achieve constant and effective compaction on any work site.

As expected from the iCON portfolio, the new iCON roller uses on-screen visualisation to accurately show the user where completed passes have occurred and where more are needed for consistent compaction results. Through vivid colourisation and a simple-to-read window, costly reworks are avoided when pass count progress is constantly tracked.

"At Leica Geosystems, we are continuing to advance the digitisation of the construction industry," said Petter Heyerdahl, Leica Geosystems Machine Control market segment manager. "With our precise positioning and latest visualisation technology, operators are maximising productivity and increasing safety on the most challenging sites. With the new iCON roller, not only do they receive an easy-to-use solution but they can also manage all data directly in the cab of the machine."

Versatile yet rugged solution for field and office
Simple to install, the new iCON roller can be used on any soil and asphalt roller. The rugged panel is fully protected for use on any heavy construction worksite, withstanding extreme temperatures and environmental conditions.

Using Leica Geosystems’ high-accuracy GNSS solutions or total stations even for work inside tunnels, precise positioning is achieved and continuously mapped. The job data is then stored in the panel’s on-board memory. iCON telematics then transfers this data via the cloud to the office for consistent job monitoring, resulting in improved quality control of the overall project. The new iCON roller also includes a reporting tool to generate useful job reports that document all compaction work.

Further information on the Leica iCON roller is available at:
leica-geosystems.com/icon_roller.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems is the industry leader in measurement and information technologies. We create complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for innovative product and solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as surveying and engineering, building and heavy construction, safety and security, and power and plant trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.

Contact:
Communications Team
Leica Geosystems AG
CH-9435 Heerbrugg
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Tel: +41 71 727 3534
media@leica-geosystems.com

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