Hexagon adds virtual reality to improved mine planning solution

22 June 2018


TUCSON, ARIZONA, JUNE 27, 2018 – Hexagon‘s Mining division today introduces an improved mine planning solution. HxGN MinePlan 3D (formerly MineSight 3D) now features full virtual reality, bringing a new and compelling dimension to visualizing and sharing mine plans.

MinePlan 3D users can visualize their mine plans and geological models in complete virtual reality. They can then share and showcase their designs to all key stakeholders, using the same medium.

Today’s release responds to customer feedback, and includes improvements to the application’s time and efficiency. MinePlan 3D now automatically generates more accurate solids, easier-to-condition surfaces, and quicker-to-design ramps. The solution speeds up design and evaluation time and delivers unique tools to validate geological models.

“We are the only general mine planning application with true virtual reality embedded directly within the application,” said Ian Blumel, Planning Product Manager. “Imagine stepping into a model to validate that the geology is more accurate, that scheduling makes sense, and that the design is sound. MinePlan 3D users can do that!

“We have listened to customer feedback and delivered improvements that allow users to obtain mine designs faster.”


About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes.

Hexagon’s industry-specific solutions leverage domain expertise in sensor technologies, software, and data orchestration to create Smart Digital Realities™ that improve productivity and quality across manufacturing, infrastructure, safety and mobility applications.

Hexagon’s Mining division solves surface and underground challenges with proven technologies for planning, operations, and safety.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 24,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 5.2bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.


For further information

Neville Judd
Communications Director,
Hexagon Mining
+ 1.604.505.6154

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