Leica Geosystems takes top honour in the Wichmann Innovations Award at INTERGEO 2017

Leica BLK360 is honoured with industry-related recognition

Wichmann Award

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 6 October 2017) – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, was recently awarded the first-place prize in the Wichmann Innovations Award programme held during the INTERGEO conference and trade fair in Berlin, Germany.

 

The Wichmann Innovations Award is presented by publisher Wichmann Verlag, well known for its expertise in professional magazines and specialist books for geodesy and geomatics. Companies from around the globe submitted products and applications to participate in the competition. From hundreds of submissions, a jury of industry leaders selected a short list of products and applications to receive votes from the general public. The main criteria for the award were innovation, user-friendliness and practicality.

 

The top honour for hardware went to the Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner. The BLK360 captures the world with full-colour panoramic images overlaid on a high accuracy point cloud. The one-button-operation BLK360 is not only the smallest and lightest of its kind, but also offers a simple user experience. Anyone who can operate an iPad can now capture the world around them with high resolution 3D panoramic images.

 

"To be recognised with the prestigious Wichmann Innovations Award underscores the dedication and commitment the team put into developing the imaging laser scanner for all," said Hexagon Geosystems CTO Burkhard Boeckem. "We are honoured that not only a panel of experts in our industry see the innovation in the BLK360 but also the general public at large, and this drives us to keep innovating."

 

For more information about the Leica BLK360, please visit https://lasers.leica-geosystems.com/blk360

Gennem 200 år har Leica Geosystems, en del af Hexagon, skabt revolutioner inden for måling og opmåling med komplette løsninger til fagfolk over hele verden. Leica Geosystems er kendt for produkter af meget høj klasse samt nyskabende løsninger, der får fagfolk i mange forskellige brancher, såsom landmåling, projektplanlægning, sikkerhedsarbejde, bygge- og konstruktionsarbejde samt forsyning, til at stole på Leica Geosystems til alle deres geospatiale behov. Med præcise og nøjagtige instrumenter, avanceret software og pålidelige tjenester leverer Leica Geosystems hver dag værdi til dem, der former fremtiden.

Hexagon er en globalt førende virksomhed inden for sensor-, software- og autonome løsninger. Vi sætter data til at arbejde for at øge effektivitet, produktivitet og kvalitet i anvendelser inden for industri, produktion, infrastruktur, sikkerhed og mobilitet.

Vore teknologier udformer økosystemer i byer og produktionsmiljøer, så de bliver stadigt mere forbundne og autonome – til sikring af en skalerbar og bæredygtig fremtid.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) har omkring 21,000 medarbejdere i 50 lande og en nettoomsætning på ca. 3.8 mia. EUR. Få mere at vide på hexagon.com, og følg os på @HexagonAB.


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