Leica Geosystems, part of the €3.9bn turnover Stockholm-listed Hexagon group, has agreed a partnership with Geomap of Italy to support customers in producing digital twins of assets.
Geomap is an integrated workplace management system which stores maps of building interiors and their mechanical assets in the cloud. The data acquired with Leica scanners will be manageable with Geomap’s platform.
Geomap’s platform, integrated with Leica Geosystems’ reality capture solutions, provides customers with the ability to extend the life of mission-critical assets, assess maintenance remotely, provide managers accurate and reliable information and use geospatial information for indoor navigation and location-based services.
Digitising building portfolios in the Geomap software solution has significant benefits on asset and maintenance tracking and cost savings.
Andrea Paglialunga, business development manager at Geomap, said: “The integration with Leica Geosystems technology offers a unique solution to manage buildings, related assets, and maintenance activities in 3D.
“We are a long-term user of Leica Geosystems solutions, and we are excited to take the relationship a step further, where both companies will benefit from a user-friendly solution that gives, the opportunity to connect digital twins in a cloud IWMS platform.”
Switzerland-based Leica Geosystems’ solutions are part of the Hexagon Building Solutions portfolio, that delivers value to its customers in the building industry through an innovative portfolio of information, collaboration, and visualisation technologies. Leica Geosystems and Geomap ensure that customers can quickly and easily digitally capture the physical environment allowing them to proactively manage current and future requirements.
“Building owners and operators rely on their service partners, digital solutions and services to help build strong and effective automated processes”, said Fabio Ponzio, vice President of Hexagon Building Solutions. “Geomap and Leica Geosystems provide their customers in the field and the office with best-in-class reality capture and IWMS solutions and services. We are excited to announce our partnership and look forward to enabling our customers worldwide to leverage the power of digitalization in their daily environment.”
Geomap was established in Milan in the late 1990s, and has over 25m sq m managed through its systems.
With more than 200 years of history, Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon company, is the trusted supplier of premium sensors, software and services to professionals in surveying, construction, infrastructure, mining, mapping and other geospatial content-dependent industries.