Reporter 75

HxGN Live Anaheim Edition - June 2016

A Message from the President

Whether a movie set decorator needs to measure the single distance between two props or a scientist needs to map the 3D terrains of a wild frontier, dimensional intelligence gives us the ability to understand our world. With the deeper knowledge of the challenging environments we operate in, we can then perform better work that's needed to shape smart change around the globe.

Dimensional intelligence is key to understanding the effects of natural disasters. An architecture team from the University of Notre Dame used Leica Geosystems laser scanning technology to find out if the famous Indian world wonder, Taj Mahal, was safe from the possible effects of a nearby earthquake, ensuring the antiquity was structurally sound. At the same time, the Leica Pegasus:Backpack was used after a destructive tornado in Italy to provide the local government with critical information, enabling recovery and rebuilding operations to get underway sooner and safer.

Without dimensional intelligence, producing quality results is not possible. The German cruise ship builder MEYER WERFT ensures 800-tonne blocks were precisely placed together with the Leica ScanStation P40 to construct some of the largest vessels on the high seas today. Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin’s Bureau of Economic Geology used the Leica Chiroptera to take exact measurements of thousands of lakes to determine where ice roads could be safely and sustainably built in some of the most remote areas on the planet.

Dimensional intelligence helps us all to shape a more supportive world, and I’m proud our innovations are helping to get us there. Enjoy your read.

Juergen Dold
President, Hexagon Geosystems


Read our customer stories here:

The Reality Capture of Ellis Island

3D laser scanning measures hurricane damage at Ellis Island.

Sustaining an airport's health

Atlanta Airport keeps track of utilities efficiently using ZenoCollector.

Mapping the last frontier

Mapping Alaska's vast tundra safely using Leica Chiroptera.

SOS shipbuilding on scans

Constructing a cruise ship under budget and time restrains with 3D laser scanning

Wish upon a laser

Head set film decorator overcomes measuring challenges by using DISTO™D510.

Turning data into knowledge with Jigsaw

Barrick Gold Corp. uses Hexagon products to optimise production fleet management of a gold mine.

Levelling the cement playing field

Leica iCON products give the competitive advantage while manufacturing concrete paving machines.

Ensuring smooth flow

WSA Brunsbüttel modernises the Kiel Canal locks safely using the Leica GeoMoS.

Filling the need for survey speed

SANDIS uses Leica Geosystems solutions for demands of high accuracy with time and cost savings.

Digitising the mighty Taj Mahal

Documenting the Taj Mahal for tomorrow’s generations with the Leica ScanStation P20.

Overcoming from above

Using the Aibotix Aibot X6 UAV to gather needed data in rural Papa New Guinea.

Return to the high definition surveying seas

Documenting the historic Tudor warship May Rose, using the Leica Nova MS50.

Mobile mapping a disaster area

Leica Pegasus:Backpack enables surveyors to quickly record data at an evacuation site.

Lift off with MultiStations robotic total stations

Deflection monitoring of a new rocket using Leica Nova MS50.

Reporter 75 - June 2016

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