Hexagon Gathers 150 Technology Professionals in Florianópolis
SK Reddy, Hexagon’s CPO of Artificial Intelligence, better results from using large volumes of data
FLORIANÓPOLIS, Brazil (17 September 2018) — Hexagon’s Agriculture division opened its headquarters office in Florianópolis on 14 September to 150 technology professionals. The event featured specialists in artificial intelligence, big data and internet of things.
The highlight was SK Reddy, CPO of Artificial Intelligence at Hexagon. SK who worked at Apple for six years as a product manager, talked about how developers can generate better results by using large volumes of data in more efficient processes. He highlighted the importance of predictive technology and expected advances in this area.
In the field, predictive technology and artificial intelligence are able to predict, for example, when a machine will need maintenance, avoiding huge losses. Adriano Naspolini, CTO of Hexagon Agriculture’s division, highlighted the interaction of the public in the Developers Experience. “It was the first time we had an event to exchange information with professionals from other companies, and it couldn’t have been more productive. The participants were there from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and were very interested in our solutions, questioned the speakers and interacted with Hexagon technologies,” he said.
Hexagon’s Agriculture division creates digital solutions that collect data from the field and turn it into information to optimise processes and increase profits of enterprise farms. “In Brazil there are farms with areas bigger than a thousand soccer fields and tractors that cost more than a Ferrari. In this segment, it is no longer a matter of adopting technology or not, but choosing the best partner”, said Naspolini.
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes.
Hexagon’s Agriculture division brings the smart digital reality to the industry. Its solutions provide the complete view of the operations, optimising processes, maximising resources and increasing profits. Our technologies convert data into intelligent information that enables smart planning, efficient execution, precise machine controls and automated workflows that optimise operations and increase profits. Our innovations are fuelled by a team of passionate people with deep domain knowledge of the industry. Learn more at hexagonagriculture.com or follow @HexAgriculture.