Hexagon’s Geospatial Division and Planetek Sign Agreement to Distribute Rheticus Monitoring Services Worldwide
Planetek Italia and Hexagon’s Geospatial division signed an agreement to distribute Rheticus® monitoring services worldwide, through the global network of Hexagon’s partners.
The agreement was signed on June 12th, 2018 during the HxGN Live Conference 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, Hexagon’s digital technology solutions conference, where Planetek Italia was invited to present the latest innovations in the field of satellite monitoring services and the introduction of Planetek’s Rheticus® services as a Hexagon Smart M.App®.
Rheticus® is the platform designed by Planetek Italia that provides subscription-based monitoring services, transforming big data satellites into valuable information for a variety of users.
Thanks to the integration with the Hexagon Smart M.Apps, Rheticus® has made a new step forward increasing its ability to respond to specific knowledge needs in support of decision-making and operational activities in different application fields.
HxGN LIVE 2018 provided an opportunity to present new applications dedicated to the monitoring of roads and bridges, parks and aquaculture facilities, in addition to the already tested Smart M.App Rheticus® Network Alert, used by some of the main integrated water network operators in Italy and abroad.
Massimo Zotti, Head of Government & Security SBU, Planetek Italia declares: “We are excited to collaborate with our international partners of Hexagon. Rheticus® helps professionals and decision makers in a wide range of application areas to obtain critical information for their operations. The service is already active in an increasing number of countries, based on the solid professional support of our partners all over the world. Through the integration of the Rheticus® monitoring services into Hexagon Geospatial Smart M.Apps, we can offer in-depth analysis and dynamic maps to users all over the world.”
Giovanni Sylos Labini, CEO of Planetek Italia adds, “The Rheticus® is considered a cutting-edge platform, which transforms the ESA and Copernicus Sentinel data into highly useful geoinformative services in many application areas. This distribution agreement will enable the monitoring capabilities of the Copernicus program to be extended globally through the network of Hexagon partners.“.
“Planetek Italia is a valuable partner, dedicated to combining their research and development efforts in remote sensing and space technologies with innovative Hexagon Smart M.App development,” said Jason Sims, Chief Channel & Marketing Officer, Hexagon Geospatial. “We are thrilled to help Planetek extend their market reach, and believe that their automatic cloud-based geo-information service has the power to provide meaningful insight to protect infrastructure and lives.”