NTT DOCOMO launches app based on eeGeo’s 3D Maps

By Bart Denny on 4th April 2014 | Announcements


The NTT DOCOMO app, called 3D地図, was built by ZENRIN DataCom (ZDC) using eeGeo’s revolutionary 3D mapping technology.

The app showcases eeGeo’s powerful mapping platform, which allows mobile developers to use dynamic, immersive maps, and provide a significantly better user experience

These immersive 3D maps can be extensively customized, as seen by how the Japanese environment has been localized to show distinct regional variation.


Upper photos shows a temple and residential buildings from Kagoshima, and the lower shows the unique style of buildings found on the island of Sapporo.


Our maps can change style dynamically via themes. Themes can create distinct seasonal changes:


An area in Niigata Prefecture shows all four seasons in one scene.

These themes can also be tied to real-time data, for instance NTT DOCOMO’s display of current weather conditions and time of day.


Tokyo’s Skytree shown on a snowy night



Geocoded tweets can be browsed on the map, in real time.

The NTT 3D地図 App illustrates clearly the extensive benefits of the Eegeo Platform

The fluid map rendering provides a more engaging environment to explore social media, such as NTT docomo’s geo-located Tweet functionality


Point to point directions are shown as an overlay within the 3D world.

eeGeo maps excel at presenting location data in a clear, understandable way, increasing user orientation and recognition…


An animated character walks down the street in the walking direction route playback mode.

…yet eeGeo’s playful, video game animation capabilities shine through, as seen in this animate character’s walking direction playback.

NTT DOCOMO promotional video.

Bart Denny

Bart Denny is Director of Business Development and is based in Berkeley, California.

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