NTT DATA, MapmyIndia to develop 3D map datasets for India

NTT DATA Corporation (TOKYO:9613), a global IT solutions provider, and MapmyIndia, India´s digital mapping, navigation and location technology company, has announced that they have partnered to develop India´s first large-scale 3D map datasets, named AW3D India, the company said.

The joint undertaking will deliver unrivaled digital-elevation datasets on a fast, cost-effective basis, combining NTT DATA´s expertise and international experience in mapping and 3D technologies with MapmyIndia´s two-plus decades of experience in mapping the Indian terrain.

AW3D® is the world´s most precise, pre-produced global series of digital-elevation models covering all land spaces with five-meter resolution. AW3D also provides high-resolution 3D maps across the globe with up to 0.5m resolution. AW3D was developed and is marketed jointly by NTT DATA, a world provider of elevation data, and the Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC).

Headquartered in New Delhi (India´s capital) with offices across the country, MapmyIndia (C.E. Info Systems Pvt. Ltd.) was founded in 1995. The company is India´s provider of premium quality digital map data, APIs, GPS navigation, telematics, location-based SaaS and GIS Solutions.

NTT DATA is a IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in over 50 countries. For more information, visit www.nttdata.com.

AW3D is the world´s most precise, pre-produced series of global digital-elevation models covering all land spaces with five-meter resolution. NTT DATA developed and sells AW3D jointly with the Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC).