2016 Year in Review: Hexagon Smart M.App


This year was a big year for Hexagon Geospatial and the Hexagon Smart M.App. From combating world heritage crimes to supporting the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and winning the prestigious Wichmann award—Hexagon Smart M.Apps live up to their name as the M.App of the Future. Let’s take a look back at the top blogs for Hexagon Smart M.Apps for 2016.

The Next Step in Map Making
From hand-drawn maps to real-time dynamic maps, we take a look at the various stages of map making throughout history, leading us to the Map of the Future. The Hexagon Smart M.App provides a new form for communicating geographic information. As we enter this next stage of map making, we are ready for whatever changes may come our way.

Data from Airbus Defence and Space Helps Fuel the Map of the Future
In the geospatial industry, content providers play an integral part in delivering useful information to people that are looking for answers to specific questions and ways to solve business problems. In order to provide end-users with solutions, Hexagon Geospatial partnered with leading satellite imaging vendor Airbus Defence and Space to fuel the Map of the Future with geospatial data.

#CultureUnderThreat Smart M.AppCombating World Heritage Crimes with the #CultureUnderThreat Smart M.App
The Antiquities Coalition and Hexagon Geospatial help identify world heritage destruction trends with the #CultureUnderThreat Smart M.App. This Smart M.App incorporates high-resolution satellite imagery from Digital Globe with Hexagon Smart M.App technology to provide a graphical representation of cultural crimes committed in the Middle East and North African region.

A Safer Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Incident Analyzer
Hexagon Geospatial Incident Analyzer Smart M.App supported Brazilian authorities efforts for a safe and secure Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Incident Analyzer enabled authorities to visualize and analyze reported crimes and other incidents in an easy-to-read dashboard view.

M.App EnterpriseIntroducing M.App Enterprise
During the Geospatial Keynote at HxGN LIVE 2016, President Mladen Stojic introduced M.App Enterprise. M.App Enterprise allows organizations to create and deploy Smart M.Apps within an organization to streamline workflows and make smarter decisions.

Wichmann Innovations AwardIncident Analyzer Wins Wichmann Innovations Award 2016!
The Incident Analyzer Smart M.App from Hexagon Geospatial won the Wichmann Innovations Award for Software at INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. From hundreds of submissions, a jury of industry leaders selected 10 products and applications to receive votes from the general public. The main criteria for the award were innovation, user-friendliness and practicality.

New Features Incident AnalyzerNew Features in Incident Analyzer
New features for Incident Analyzer are now available and let you do even more to reveal patterns and trends in your incident data! We’ve added new features including the ability to assess multiple variables within a single map view, new classification techniques, larger data sets, wider ranges of charts for complete analysis, and more!

what3wordsHexagon Geospatial integrates what3words into its Hexagon Smart M.App platform
Hexagon Smart M.App can now be customized using what3words, a global addressing system with the accuracy of GPS coordinates and the simplicity of words. In the Hexagon Smart M.App platform, what3word addresses can be entered into the search bar to locate a specific point on a map.



About Author

Rosalie Azzato

Rosalie Azzato joined the Hexagon Geospatial team as a Digital Marketing Specialist in July 2015. In her role, she helps in developing marketing campaigns and strategies to direct online traffic to the company website through social media, contributing to industry and company blogs, and keeping up to date with current digital trends. Rosalie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Communication, as well as a minor in marketing from Kennesaw State University. Outside of work, she enjoys attending concerts, spending time with her friends and family, and cuddling with her dogs, Darla and Ozzy.

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