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Xwatch and MDiG to join forces at the Futureworx technology event

Xwatch and MDiG will both be exhibiting at Futureworx 2022 – 30 & 31 March.

Xwatch Safety Solutions is launching a brand new safety system at the event and showing the latest machines from Sany fitted with Xwatch technology. The company has also teamed up with Plantforce Rentals who are revealing their ‘Cancer Research’ pink Charity machine, an SK85 Kobelco fitted with an Xwatch XW4 system.

The XWatch XW4 Excavator safety system (height & slew control) can be configured to work on a variety of articulated hydraulic plant. Height and slew limitation is controlled using proportional soft-stop hydraulic valves providing accurate and repeatable performance without detriment to the machine.

Plantforce Rentals is also bringing the latest hybrid and semi-autonomous machines from Kobelco, also kitted out with Xwatch and Leica technology.

MDiG will be showcasing the Leica MC1 machine control system which is a revolutionising software platform for all machine control solutions and applications.  The Leica MC1 is the one-for-all software solution platform to guide and automate all heavy construction machines. The Xwatch and Leica MC1 systems have recently been integrated to provide safety for the operator.

The Leica ICG60 Base Station will also feature on the stand. Leica’s latest GNSS hardware and IMU (Inertial measurement unit) releases the need to use the poles bubble, unlocking faster data capture! Icon’s field software integrates with all modern construction workflows to minimise downtime with data transfers. Other products from Leica include the Leica iCON windows field tablet.

MDiG will also showcase products from Topcon and Smart Construction. The Topcon X53x is said to deliver the most advanced and precise GPS positioning technology, coupled with advanced sensors, controllers, and simple on-board software. Productivity improvements of 30% or more are common – even for experienced operators. The Topcon Hyper VR Base Station will also feature.

A DJI M300 RTK drone will be also be on display – the DJI MATRICE 300 RTK is reported to be the most powerful and versatile commercial drone platform by DJI.

Registration is now open for day two of Futureworx (31st March) for the conference and exhibition Showcase please visit  and enter the code FWXG22. Places are limited and space is filling up fast.