Research institutes

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Supporting industry research and development

Investing in leading research institutes for a brighter tomorrow.

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Research institutes are the vanguard of all STEM-focused industries, paving the way for new products and methodologies to influence all our futures. By supporting researchers gaining valuable new insights, Hexagon recognises the importance of collaborating with and investing in research institutes to support the continual development of smarter, more sustainable technologies.

  • Overview
  • Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Cities and nations
  • Autonomous mobility
  • Defence
As civilisation grows and evolves, the needs of infrastructure are always changing. Hexagon provides powerful tools and solutions that merge the physical world with digital twins, creating Smart Digital Realities that will drive innovation forward at the foundation of human life.

Construct phase

Maintain a data-driven approach to orchestrate the entire construction phase, creating a 3D model of productivity and efficiency — with higher quality, fewer reworks and less waste — while layering 4D cost and 5D BIM scheduling data throughout the project.

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Democratising access to technology is a key focus for the manufacturing industry. By developing relationships with research institutes and imparting our smart manufacturing expertise, Hexagon is forging a more autonomous and sustainable future for manufacturing and beyond.

Design and engineering phase

With Hexagon’s innovations in manufacturing technology, users can digitally simulate and optimise product design and engineering to ensure component manufacturability, production productivity and output quality.

Production phase

Maintain a digital thread through production, optimise machine tools, measure environmental variances and prevent downtime with predictive data analyses.

Inspection phase

Automate and digitalise quality measurement with our world-leading metrology hardware and software, creating a bridge between the real and digital worlds.

Digital transformation

Deploy Hexagon’s sensor software systems to transform siloed and disconnected processes into an integrated, data-driven manufacturing ecosystem that captures and creates value across the product lifecycle, enabling new business models and automating workflows to become increasingly autonomous, efficient and sustainable.

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Cities and nations

Industrial and commercial resiliency

Forge safer industrial and commercial facilities with scalable surveillance, security and incident management capabilities.

Mapping solutions

Leverage location intelligence with solutions that capture, visualise, analyse and derive insights from location data to address a variety of urban and national challenges.

Public administration solutions

Easily share data for census, cadastral management, public works and interagency situational awareness with cloud-based applications and collaborative solutions.

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Autonomous mobility
The evolving field of autonomous mobility is moving forward with incredible speed, and the next innovations are always just around the corner. Hexagon’s autonomous solutions are keeping up with the pace of new technology and leveraging powerful data to provide tools for a sustainable future in mobility.

Deployment solutions

Deploying autonomous solutions that enable customers to quickly scale from prototype R&D and testing phases to full production in a variety of emerging and fast-paced market segments.

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Defence presents a unique set of needs in a constantly changing global landscape. Hexagon’s technologies support defence research and implementation to improve operational awareness and ensure that systems stay ready.

APNT (Assured positioning, navigation and timing)

Ensure resilient and robust positioning, navigation and timing through anti-jamming and anti-spoofing technologies critical to prevail in contested environments.

C4ISR solutions

Deploy high-performance visualisation and analysis applications for C4ISR across air, land, sea and joint battlefield operations and command centre strategies.

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