NTT DATA and DigitalGlobe Announce Partnership to Expand Usage of Elevation Data
Westminster, Colorado, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2017 - DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, and NTT DATA Corporation (TOKYO: 9613), a leading global IT services provider, have today announced the start of an expanded partnership involving the use of elevation data in their respective products, effective immediately.
DigitalGlobe will offer NTT DATA’s 5-meter digital elevation model (DEM), called AW3DTM Standard, to customers both directly and through its global resellers, bolstering DigitalGlobe’s position as an industry-leading source for imagery and elevation information. For NTT DATA, the arrangement broadens the company’s global sales network and strengthens its role as a DigitalGlobe Information Partner.
AW3DTM Standard, the industry’s highest-resolution, pre-produced global DEM, is now part of DigitalGlobe’s Elevations Suite of products for wide-ranging applications, such as line-of-sight modelling, urban planning, and floodplain analysis. Applicable industries include telecommunications, civil engineering, and insurance and risk.