Which technology providers are the most influential in today’s construction industry? According to the newly released 2018 Constructech 50, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, is one of the top companies making a difference.
The industry leader in measurement technology, Leica Geosystems is known for helping the construction industry solve complex challenges. Leica Geosystems enables construction digitalization through a full range of reality capture and digital layout solutions that are innovative, accurate, robust and easy to use. Just a few examples include the Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner, which captures reality at the push of a button; the new Leica RTC360 laser scanner, which features onboard cameras that enable it to track its own position in the field to speed registration; the Leica iCR70 and iCR80 construction total stations, which deliver the most reliable, simple and automated setup routine for construction layout; and the Leica iCON gps 70 series GNSS rover and field solution, which is designed to maximize efficiency by providing permanent tilt compensation and resistance to magnetic interference.
The company earned high scores for inspiring customers to do more with tech, making the complex simple, and offering tech that is robust and accurate. Market movers include fueling innovative research, developing the Internet of Things (IoT), and advancing data analytics.
Criteria for the annual Constructech 50 awards include having a strong product/service aimed at the construction industry, ongoing customer satisfaction and growth, as well as outreach and educational efforts for the construction industry. The 2018 evaluation was even more rigorous than in the past and included a judging process by the magazine’s editors as well as input from professors, industry advisors and chief information officers.
The end result, according to Constructech, is “an impressive roster that will help construction professionals make the most informed buying decisions.”