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DigitalGlobe-Saab Joint Venture to Create 3D Map of Earth

By | May 26, 2015
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      A Vricon 3D product demo. Photo: Vricon

      [Via Satellite 05-26-2015] DigitalGlobe has teamed up with defense and security company Saab to form a joint venture to produce photo-realistic 3D products and digital elevation models globally. Both companies will own 50 percent of the joint venture dubbed Vricon, which combines DigitalGlobe’s archive of satellite imagery and Saab’s 3D technology.

      Vricon will initially focus on the defense, security and infrastructure geospatial markets. The joint venture will establish high scale production capabilities that will make highly accurate photo-realistic 3D products and elevation data of the earth available through a visualization platform and standard-based data formats.