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Bad Hersfeld’s digital twin can be used for more than just the Hessentag. It will also make planning the town’s future festivals easier, for example.

Topcon’s infrastructure specialists produced a “digital twin” of Bad Hersfeld in just a few days. The town administration can now use this digital model to plan traffic flows, emergency access routes, and the entire event logistics of the festival period down to the smallest detail. Read the case study here

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SBG Systems is a leading supplier of MEMS-based inertial motion sensing solutions. The company provides a wide range of inertial solutions, from miniature to high accuracy. SBG inertial navigation sensors deliver roll/pitch, heading, GNSS position and heave data (marine application). Combined with cutting-edge calibration techniques and advanced embedded algorithms, SBG Systems’...
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