Luciad Wins Geospatial Excellence Award

31 May 2016

We are happy to announce that Luciad has won the 2016 Geospatial World Innovation Award for its 3D situational awareness app for browsers.

The accolade for exemplary usage of geospatial tools in various industries was awarded to Luciad on May 25 at a gala dinner at the Geospatial World Forum, Rotterdam, 2016.

Luciad CEO Marc Melviez said, “We are honored to win a Geospatial World Excellence Award for this development. LuciadRIA and its new 3D capability brings a new dimension to the web for real-time tracking of moving objects. We believe this technology will help drive the future of web applications for big data, IoT, smart cities and many other visualization and analysis tools.”

LuciadRIA software enables the development of intuitive browser applications using advanced web-based technologies. Luciad announced the 3D capability in 2015 with an app that allows users to view global flight traffic data. More than 60,000 people have downloaded the app, which Fortune Magazine and Gizmodo called “pretty staggering” and “bewilderingly addictive.”

Traditionally such applications were only available to specialist users in demanding industries such as aviation and defense. And they needed to run on powerful desktop computers. This award winning solution runs efficiently on any device and allows any user to view data in an engaging and instinctive way. Its application extends to tracking any object in transit such as vehicles, pallets, packages and mobile phones

 

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ABOUT HEXAGON'S GEOSPATIAL DIVISION


Hexagon's Geospatial division is part of Hexagon,  a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built into all processes. Our division creates solutions that visualize location intelligence. From the desktop to the browser to the edge, we bridge the divide between the geospatial and the operational worlds.

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE). Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 4.3bn USD. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION   


Jim Dobbs
Global VP of Marketing
jim.dobbs@hexagon.com

 
 

 

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