Leica Geosystems announces Leica DMC-4 airborne imaging sensor
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has announced the introduction of the Leica DMC-4, a highly efficient airborne imaging sensor providing unsurpassed image quality for various applications and complex mapping environments.
Hexagon & VI-grade accelerate zero-prototype automotive engineering
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division today announced that its Adams Real Time multibody dynamics simulation software has been validated for operation on VI-grade Driving Simulators, enabling carmakers and tier one automotive suppliers to develop safe and desirable driver experiences efficiently, and without physical prototyping.
The JCB Fastrac iCON features the Hexagon | NovAtel SMART7 GNSS receiver
JCB launched its Fastrac iCON tractor to the public. It features the Hexagon | NovAtel’s SMART7 GNSS receiver and optional TerraStar Correction Services driving the iCONNECT precision technology package and offering operators an easy-to-use customisable experience.
Automakers are struggling to make electric vehicles more sustainable
Independent research into electric vehicle (EV) development has found that most automotive companies are more focused on improving electric car range and reducing costs than improving the vehicles’ carbon footprint, despite mounting scrutiny of their hidden environmental impacts.
VERIPOS expands SPAN GNSS+INS portfolio for dynamic positioning
VERIPOS expands its proven inertial solution SPAN GNSS+INS technology from NovAtel, also part of Hexagon, to dynamic positioning applications and vessels.
RTK From the Sky technology transforms Hexagon
In late 2020, Hexagon’s Autonomy and Positioning division announced their technological breakthrough of global RTK From the Sky, demonstrating a future where instantaneous PPP and global RTK-level accuracy is possible
Hexagon partner to bring high accuracy GNSS corrections
Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division has announced its partnership with Chinese positioning company Dayou. This collaboration will bring TerraStar X technology to the Chinese market, providing fast precise point positioning (PPP) corrections for autonomous vehicles and mass-market use such as smartphones.
Hexagon NovAtel delivers ROSTM 2 compatible drivers
Hexagon, NovAtel showcase the release of its second purpose-built driver, powered by the latest series of the Robot Operating System, ROS 2.
Automated road-train solution partnership
Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning and Mining divisions has announced the development of an automated road-train solution with leading mining services company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL). To be deployed on MRL’s haulage fleet, the solution integrates drive by-wire technology with an autonomous management system to orchestrate vehicle movement in road-train haulage.
DRIVE Hyperion reduces cost required to outfit vehicles
NovAtel has announced that its PwrPak7-E1 is now supported on the NVIDIA DRIVE Hyperion autonomous vehicle (AV) development platform.
GAJT-710MS anti-jam antenna
NovAtel has announced an update to its GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT) portfolio. As a provider of assured positioning, navigation and timing (APNT) products, NovAtel has introduced GAJT-710 product line that features several enhancements over the previous generation.
Automotive GNSS positioning module for ADAS
Hexagon NovAtel has introduced the PIM222A, part of a new family of automotive GNSS positioning products for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomy. The PIM222A harnesses NovAtel's decades of experience delivering precise positioning in the most demanding applications for mass deployment in ADAS applications and autonomous vehicles.
GAJT-410MS protects against RF interference and jamming
With the increase of interference and jamming in marine environments worldwide, Hexagon | NovAtel has released GAJT-410MS, the latest addition to its proven GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT), into the commercial and defense marine markets. This low size, weight and power (SWaP) variant protects civil and military operations from interference and jamming, with jammer direction-finding capabilities for enhanced situation awareness in the marine e...
3D reality capture solution for Boston dynamics spot
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, leader in 3D scanning technology today announced a reality capture solution for a variety of industries. By combining Boston Dynamics agile mobile robot Spot with the industry-proven Leica RTC360 3D laser scanner, scanning time spent by human operators is significantly reduced by programming the devices to repeat automated scanning paths through sites.
Increase production with robotic quality inspection
Alloy Specialties has reportedly become one of the first adopters of a new robotic quality inspection technology, Tempo, from Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division that has enabled the company to increase its production capacity and staff productivity through automation.
RTK From the Sky brings instant GNSS accuracy worldwide
Research from Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division has resulted in breakthrough innovations in precise point positioning (PPP) that enable nearly instant global centimetre-level accuracy. These developments pave the way to bring ‘RTK From the Sky’ performance to worldwide users through correction service products and GNSS receivers from Hexagon.
Generative design tool for engineers to explore new ideas
MSC Software Corporation (MSC), part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has released MSC Apex Generative Design 2020, a tool that enables engineers to explore new approaches and optimise any part of their design in a single step to develop innovative products up to 80% faster than conventional approaches.
Advanced simulation for engineers in lockdown
MSC Software Corporation (MSC), part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has extended its advanced simulation offering by providing its customers access to software from technology partners through its MSCOne product access platform.
Acquisition brings enhanced smart factory solutions
Hexagon AB has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Romax Technology, a provider of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation, to improve their smart factory solutions. A greater focus on energy efficiency and an accelerating shift towards electrification brings new engineering challenges that require increased use of simulation tools earlier in the design lifecycle.
Complete ecosystem created with small imaging laser scanner
A laser scanning mobile-device app has been announced by Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, with the Leica Cyclone FIELD 360. It now works in conjunction with the Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner to create a laser scanning ecosystem where captured data is streamlined for registration and publication.