Hexagon’s COVID-19 response
COVID-19 is affecting everyone on a global scale, which means that we all must work together to limit the spread of the virus and protect the people at risk. At Hexagon, our priority is keeping our employees and customers safe, and we are following all guidelines and recommendations set up at national, regional and local levels to do so.
Through all of this, we recognize that our employees and our customers are relying on Hexagon more than ever. Rest assured that we are taking all necessary steps to protect you, our employees, and to minimize risk to the supply of our products and our services to you, our customers.
Hexagon’s Geospatial division has created public map-based applications that anyone can use to visualize and understand the latest information regarding COVID-19. They are updated daily. Read our article in Geospatial World for more information on how data can keep us safer during the pandemic.
Free Trials and Discounted Subscriptions to Mobile Alert
Reporting problems related to COVID-19 must be quick and easy. In turn, this helps local authorities to resolve situations more effectively. To support citizen reporting during this crisis, Hexagon’s Geospatial division is offering government authorities and service providers free trials and discounted subscriptions to Mobile Alert.
Google Maps Credits for Crisis Responders
As developers work on crisis response websites and apps to aid the public and in staying informed and healthy, Google is expediting applications for Google Maps Platform Crisis Response credits. The credits are issued in a dollar amount that is automatically applied to your billing account at the end of the month against the cost of your usage of any Google Maps Platform APIs or SDKs. Google also created a special collection of APIs and SDKS that are most commonly used for crisis response implementations.
The Value of Location Intelligence in Navigating the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing we’ve seen in modern history, but we live in an era where data and the technologies to leverage it are readily available. Learn more about how location intelligence and geospatial technologies are being used to better understand, monitor, and navigate the daily challenges during this global health crisis in our Hexagon Radio podcast interview with Christoph De Preter, Chief Sales Officer of Hexagon’s Geospatial division.
Digital Transformation in Transportation in the Age of COVID-19 Webinar
The transportation industry is facing unprecedented challenges in the age of COVID-19. Most sectors have been impacted by a rapid decline in global demand for passenger travel, significant budget shortfalls due to lost revenue, and the need for major operational changes due to shelter-in-place orders, travel restrictions, and social distancing requirements. Our webinar explores the digital transformation in transportation and outlines specific example cases where location intelligence is enabling customers to achieve new levels of safety and productivity.
Crisis Management Webinar
The rapid spread of COVID-19 challenges government organizations on national, regional, and local levels. Geospatial technology can help these organizations manage their response to the COVID-19 crisis and other humanitarian disasters and better inform and engage with citizens. The deployment of location-based data can be relevant for all phases of disaster management, including prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and relief. Watch our webinar to learn how Hexagon’s Geospatial division is assisting government authorities by providing location intelligence and situational awareness tools that help them visualize, analyze, and communicate COVID-19 issues, including in real time.
Keeping Students Safe on Campus with Google Webinar
Google can add value to your campus map and website and keep students safer from threats like COVID-19. Let Google’s technology and rich data content help keep your campus smart and secure. This webinar provides an overview of the Google Maps Platform and its capabilities, including managing the impact of COVID-19 by using Google’s APIs to show which buildings are open and closed and their capacity limits.
Mobile Alert Webinar
COVID-19 is threatening communities across the world. Getting information to the right person quickly can both protect and save lives, but sharing of actionable information isn’t always easy. Hexagon’s Mobile Alert can aid in reducing the burden on critical services by crowdsourcing the collection of location information during this crisis. Watch this webinar to learn how authorities can benefit from citizen reporting of COVID-19 related issues.
Navigating to Business Success with Google Maps Platform Webinar
Google Maps is a powerful tool for transforming your business in the time of COVID-19. For example, your hours of operation may fluctuate, but you can keep customers well informed of changes, with the latest updates visible to anyone searching Google. Watch this webinar to learn more about this and other applications, including how you can easily deploy and optimize Google Maps for your business.
How Communities are Responding
Our customers are leveraging location intelligence to monitor and mitigate problems resulting from COVID-19. We are sharing their stories in hopes of inspiring you. Perhaps their great ideas will give you some great ideas of your own, and you'll be able to aid your community in a smart and innovative way.
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