Leica Geosystems, emapsite announce new strategic partnership

Leica Geosystems and emapsite partnership

(Milton Keynes, UK, 1 July 2016) - Leica Geosystems and emapsite announced today a strategic partnership which launches an industry-first subscription service to Ordnance Survey flagship product, OS MasterMap, available exclusively on the Leica Zeno 20 high accuracy field data collector.


The Leica Geosystems Zeno MasterMap Service is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) compliant web map service (WMS) that enables field workers to access the most detailed and up-to-date mapping of Great Britain on-demand. This ground-breaking announcement significantly enhances the user experience and provides vital context to users ensuring high accuracy data capture for all field workers.

Daniel Slater, emapsite sales director, said: “This partnership will revolutionise the availability of detailed mapping for all field workers in an easy and affordable way. Leica Geosystems’ customers will be able to access OS MasterMap, a £5 million dataset, on-demand for a low-cost subscription. Emapsite’s WMS feed is continuously updated and this level of detail, accuracy and currency will be hugely valuable to many professionals.”

“The Zeno 20 handheld GNSS data collector is a rugged, high-accuracy field device that everyone can use. With an Android operating system, users collect and manage GIS and asset data easily and accurately. With this partnership, Zeno 20 users now have easy and convenient access to the most accurate mapping data from Ordnance Survey meaning they are more productive and better informed while undertaking their daily tasks,” said Nathan Ward, Leica Geosystems market segment manager.

To find out more about the Zeno MasterMap Service from Leica Geosystems and emapsite, visit http://www.emapsite.com/referral/leica-zeno/.

About emapsite
emapsite is a leading exponent of online geographic data solutions providing services and solutions enhancing decision support through location data provisioning. Established in 2000 to address the growing need for near-real-time access to and acquisition of geographic information for professional map users, emapsite now provides comprehensive location intelligence tools, components and content of the highest standard across all commercial environments and applications.

Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, 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.

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous — ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

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Leica Geosystems and emapsite partnership

Daniel Slater (left), emapsite Sales Director, and Nathan Ward (right), Leica Geosystems Market Segment Manager for Asset Collection and Management, shake on the new partnership.