Leica Geosystems acquires mobile mapping technology firm

Technet-Rail develops geospatial software applications for the rail industry.

EUROPE: Leica Geosystems has acquired Technet-Rail 2010, a Berlin-based firm which develops ‘big data’ geospatial software applications for the rail industry. These use a ‘highly-mathematical and probability-perception approach’ to analyse large 3D datasets for tasks such as dynamically extracting clearances and gauges over rail networks.

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