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Beamo signs MOU for the Research and Development of Digital Twin Service with NTT Bizlink
Beamo signed MOU on joint research and development projects for the development of an advanced digital twin service for intelligent enterprise management.
3i inc. behind the Beamo signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on joint research and development projects with NTT Bizlink for the development of an advanced digital twin service for intelligent enterprise management.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Feb 06, 2023 – 3i, a company of metaverse technology such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) announced that they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on joint research and development projects with NTT Bizlink on the 6th, for the development of an advanced digital twin service for intelligent enterprise management.
Ken Kim, CEO of 3i (left) and Takeshi Kazami, CEO of NTT Bizlink (right) taking picture to commemorate the signing of an MOU on research and development of digital twin service between 3i and NTT Bizlink on February 6. (photo : courtesy of 3i)
In 2021, 3i signed a distribution and supply contract with NTT Bizlink, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, for corporate facility management service 'Beamo' based on digital twin technology, expanding its business to the Japanese market. Beamo is a 3D digital twin solution that enables facilities and construction managers to create, manage, and navigate immersive digital twins of buildings more easily and quickly, using their existing 360-degree cameras and smartphones.
Through this business agreement, the two companies will carry out a joint R&D project for the development of advanced digital twin services. 3i plans to advance digital twin-based space creation technology and design and develop service platforms. When NTT Bizlink determines the specifications of security requirements for the service platform, it plans to develop security elements for the service platform that reflect the requirements and diversify hardware tools that collect data to support efficient management and operation.
NTT Bizlink is a comprehensive ICT outsourcing company in Japan, providing video communication collaboration solutions and data center integration solutions. Through this joint R&D with 3i, they plan to continuously conduct local tests and create business opportunities based on the definition of local UX/UI templates.
Takeshi Kazami, CEO of NTT Bizlink, said, “NTT Bizlink provides efficient solutions that reflect the needs of enterprise customers through joint research and development on digital twin services with 3i, thereby optimizing workspace and improving productivity. and expand local business opportunities in Japan.”
“3i, as a metaverse technology company, is very honored to have signed an R&D MOU with NTT Bizlink to provide improved digital twin services,” said Ken Kim, CEO of 3i. “We plan to further target the global market by advancing Beamo, our corporate facility management service, and further expanding the business areas to which it can be applied.”, he added.
3i Inc. is a South Korean company based in Seoul. Founded in 2017, 3i imagines and invents innovative yet intuitive software and hardware solutions to inspire individuals and companies to achieve their own digital transformation, challenge the status quo, and get creative.
Our flagship product, Beamo, is an enterprise-grade digital twin solution for mission-critical facilities and remote sites. Delivering speed and agility, Beamo creates a dynamic digital twin that you can explore in the closest detail – conduct remote inspections, maintain equipment remotely, collaborate with your team, and provide immersive tours of your most critical assets.
Beamo’s state-of-the-art hardware and software platform is the foundation of our solution and allows you to capture 360-degree images through a guided process, leading to a 30% reduction in capture time. Our Visualization Engine is a patented technology that uses highly tailored computer vision, AI, and machine algorithms that translate 360-degree captures into living, immersive digital twins.
About NTT BizLink | www.nttbiz.com
NTT BizLink was launched in July 2001 as a company offering data center services to enterprises. It subsequently developed into a comprehensive ICT outsourcing business that meets the cloud and outsourcing needs of customers through the integration of multipoint video-conferencing services and other technologies.
The company is now expanding into the new business areas of Communication & Collaboration Solutions and Data Center Integrated Solutions by leveraging the data center and video-conferencing operational capabilities it has developed since its founding.