Tag: Hexagon

PTC’s big picture is getting bigger

PTC’s big picture is getting bigger

PTC has been tirelessly outlining its strategy for an extended view of PLM that integrates design, software, service, and operation. GfxSpeak sums it up.

Hexagon acquires portable metrology software specialist New River Kinematics

Hexagon acquires portable metrology software specialist New River Kinematics

The first company to sell a 3D solution for on-site industrial scanning has a solid list of customers. Hexagon has added to its portfolio of acquisitions with the purchase this week of New River Kinematics (NRK), a US-based engineering company that specializes in 3D analysis software for portable metrology applications. The NRK customer list reads [...]

Geomagic Spark unites 3D scan data with MCAD geometry

Geomagic Spark unites 3D scan data with MCAD geometry

The product combines Geomagic point cloud and mesh editing expertise with SpaceClaim’s direct modeling technology. New technologies had to be created to make the product possible. Last week at Euromold Geomagic announced a new product that combines 3D point cloud data, mesh editing, and MCAD solid modeling in one product. Geomagic Spark is the result [...]

Hexagon acquires myVR for 3D GIS interactive viewing

Hexagon acquires myVR for 3D GIS interactive viewing

The Norwegian company creates software that enables high-resolution real-time viewing of interactive maps over low bandwidth. Technology conglomerate Hexagon AB has acquired all shares in the Norwegian company My Virtual Reality Software AS. Known as myVR, the company provides software for 2D, 3D and 360-degree viewing for desktop and mobile. myVR has developed a patented [...]

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Software is transforming every stage of the manufacturing process. Small companies with niche technologies are being gobbled up. By Kathleen Maher May Day is over and the workers of the world are still pretty much wearing their chains. Ironically, the children of workers over in China are driving Ferraris and sporting Prada handbags. And, if [...]

Hexagon extends geospatial reach by acquiring MicroSurvey Software

Hexagon extends geospatial reach by acquiring MicroSurvey Software

The Canadian vendor of desktop and field software is both an Autodesk and IntelliCAD developer.  Swedish technology conglomerate Hexagon has agreed to acquire MicroSurvey Software Inc., a Canadian developer of surveying and mapping software for the land surveying, construction, and forensic markets. The price was not given. Based in Kelowna, British Columbia, MicroSurvey currently employs [...]

Apple acquires 3D mapping company C3 Technologies on the sly

Apple acquires 3D mapping company C3 Technologies on the sly

It may be about relying less on Google, but Apple isn’t the only company building a GIS portfolio. Build or buy? Apple has opted for building and buying many technologies around its iOS environment and certainly one point of vulnerability is maps. Apple has famously fallen in and out with Google; it has been obvious [...]

Hexagon Eyes Disruptive Opportunities in $2.1 Billion Acquisition of Intergraph

Hexagon Eyes Disruptive Opportunities in $2.1 Billion Acquisition of Intergraph

The Swedish congolerate plans a go-to-market strategy of laser scan for full-time plant and asset analysis, using Intergraph software as the presentation layer. Swedish measurement technology specialist Hexagon AB yesterday announced the acquisition of Intergraph, a leading provider of geospatial and process engineering software, for $2.125 billion. The new owner expects “significant synergies” from the [...]