Hexagon Geospatial Announces Partnership with HERE
HERE to provide map data and location services for Hexagon Smart M.App developers15 November 2016
NORCROSS, Ga., USA, November 15, 2016 – Hexagon Geospatial and HERE have signed an agreement that will enable Hexagon Smart M.App developers and end-users to access and benefit from a variety of map data and location platform services from HERE. Through this partnership, developers will be able to utilize HERE services to use with their Hexagon Smart M.Apps.
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, collects highly accurate road, building, park, and other location information in multiple countries. The quality of HERE’s data provides an ideal basemap for the Hexagon Smart M.App developers. Subscribers to the Hexagon Geospatial Developers’ Network will be able to access basemap data, as well as other HERE services such as geocoding, routing and transit information.
“The innovators creating Hexagon Smart M.Apps are changing the way we experience location information,” said Mladen Stojic, President of Hexagon Geospatial. “Our new partnership with HERE provides developers with a fast and easy way to connect their Smart M.App to HERE basemap data and platform services, wherever they are in the world.”
This partnership equips developers with a variety of the latest HERE services to plug into their Smart M.App. In addition to the basemap and imagery, they will be able to access geocoding, vehicle and pedestrian routing, traffic information, and basic transit search and coverage.
“We are pleased to provide Hexagon developers access to map data that is accurate, fresh and reliable, as well as location platform services that are trusted by leading enterprises around the world,” said Eric Fumat, VP Sales, Internet of Things at HERE. “With these location functionalities, Hexagon developers now have more ways of building location intelligence into their apps.”
The Hexagon Smart M.App has revolutionized the way we envision, experience and communicate geographic information. These targeted, information services combine fresh geospatial content and workflows to deliver an interactive experience that includes the map and an engaging dashboard of insightful analytics. Combined with HERE data, end users are given a completely new way to solve real world issues in a smart, fresh way.
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.
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's Geospatial division creates solutions that visualize location intelligence, delivering a 5D smart digital reality with insight into what was, what is, what could be, what should be, and ultimately, what will be.
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