April 20, 2014 12:58 PM ET

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Company Overview of Leica Geosystems Holdings AG

Company Overview

Leica Geosystems Holdings AG offers products that help professionals to capture, analyze, visualize, and present spatial information. It offers agricultural guidance and precision farming tools, airborne sensors, hardware and software solutions for GIS asset collection and management, GNSS/GPS systems, high-definition surveying laser scanners and software, laser tracker systems, lasers, levels, measuring and analysis software, and accessories, as well as mining, mobile mapping, machine control, and monitoring solutions. The company also offers Leica DISTO for distance measurements of length, squares, and volumes; Leica FlexLine that allows customers to choose the right instrument for their t...

Heinrich Wild-Strasse

Heerbrugg,  9435

Switzerland

Founded in 1997

Phone:

41 71 727 31 31

Fax:

41 71 727 46 74

Key Executives for Leica Geosystems Holdings AG

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
President of EMEA Region Operations and President of Mining Division
President of NAFTA Region Operations
President of New Business and President of Russia Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Leica Geosystems Holdings AG Key Developments

Leica Geosystems Introduces New 3D Laser Scanner

Leica Geosystems AG has introduced a new 3D laser scanner, the ScanStation P15. Combining high performance scanning with a user-friendly interface, the ScanStation P15 is the ideal entry into the world of 3D laser scanning. Businesses can benefit significantly by offering 3D scanning presentations to customers. Laser scanning provides clients with clear and realistic visualisations which are easily to understand, enabling them to make better decisions faster. Suitable for a wide range of non-surveying applications, including interior and short-range uses, the latest model offers a simplified user interface and optimised workflow, with no prior surveying knowledge or training required for operation. The ScanStation P15 is reliable, robust and suitable for a range of environmental conditions and delivers high-quality data fast. Based on the advanced canStation P20, Leica Geosystems' ScanStation P15 offers the same high performance 3D scanning technology with high measurement speed and accuracy up to 40 metres at an optimised price point. The ScanStation P15 can capture entire scenes within minutes and create highly detailed scans with overlaid images of the real 3D world bringing added value to end users.

Leica Geosystems Holdings AG Unveils Leica ICON gps 80 Machine Control Receiver

Leica Geosystems Holdings AG announced that it has unveiled Leica iCON gps 80, a GNSS receiver developed for a range of machine control applications to increase positioning performance on all construction equipment. It easily and safely fits into any construction machine cabin, communicates seamlessly with all iCONtrol solutions on site and integrates iCON telematics fleet management software. Flexible communication provides smooth integration with equipment and solutions for OEM partners that require a reliable GNSS position. Return on the investment of construction equipment depends on machine productivity and uptime, regardless of the application. The robust, accurate and reliable positioning of the new iCON gps 80 GNSS receiver helps operators complete jobs faster by saving material and fuel costs in many earth and road work activities. The future proof GNSS receiver using xRTK technology is designed to provide accurate positions, even in the harshest environments, and reliable guidance, where none was possible before. The new iCON gps 80 integrates components such as a built-in display requiring no separate controller, a built-in modem and radio requiring no additional radio devices and a robust GNSS-optimised CAN bus system resulting in faster communication between control system and machine. All iCON gps 80 models are extremely compact and fit in any machine cabin quickly and easily. Remote access via the web-based Leica iCON telematics software provides quick data transfer as well as service support thus increasing machine uptime. As a new member of the iCONtrol pillar, the iCON gps 80 delivers a flexible solution for on-machine applications using the iCONstruct sensor portfolio. This allows reliable and seamless sensor communication, streamlined workflows and data handling. In addition, the sensor can be used as a GPS base station to provide reliable GPS correction data. The Leica iCON gps 80 fits perfectly with iCON solutions and brings maximum benefits as well as supporting open standards for a variety of systems. The receiver easily integrates into different platforms due to its flexible communication setup and brings higher return on investment.

Leica Geosystems Introduces Leica Rugby 600 Series Rotating Lasers

Leica Geosystems has introduced the Leica Rugby 600 Series, expanding its portfolio of rotating lasers. All of the five models of the Rugby 600 Series offer a professional solution with an outstanding price-to-quality-ratio allowing quick levelling and aligning for general construction and interior applications eliminating costly errors, rework and downtime. The Rugby 600 Series lasers include the customer care package 'PROTECT by Leica Geosystems', which offers a life time warranty and a three year no cost period. Whether construction workers need to align formwork, level ceiling, set-out walls or check grades on constructions sites, the Rugby 600 series provide an easy user-friendly interface for straight-forward operation thus increasing customers' productivity and efficiency on site. The Leica Rugby 610 is a one-button laser that works perfectly for simple horizontal alignment tasks, the Rugby 620 adds a manual slope feature for matching existing grades. For quick and easy interior and exterior alignment works, the Rugby 640 is a perfect choice; the multipurpose rotating laser includes Leica Geosystems' exclusive 'Scan 90' feature, beam down and power-saving sleep mode. The Rugby 670 and 680 are semi-automatic grade lasers providing continuous monitoring of the laser plane ensuring accurate performance over the course of the day. The new generation of long-lasting Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery is extremely robust and allows more than 40 hours of operation per charge. The battery packs are interchangeable throughout the new Leica Rugby 600 Series. Customers will benefit from the unique PROTECT by Leica Geosystems service offered. The warranty covers the entire product lifetime and features free of charge repair or replacement for all products that suffer defects as a result of faults in materials or manufacturing. The 3 Year No Cost periods includes the repair or replacement of all defective parts, labour time, adjustment and calibration.

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