KDDI and Mawari to Launch a Digital Human as a Service (DHaaS) Using AWS Wavelength

TOKYO & SAN JOSE, Calif.–()–KDDI and Mawari are happy to announce a Digital Human as a Service (DHaaS) that may debut in December 2021 leverages the ultra-low latencies enabled by AWS Wavelength.1

This proof of idea options a multilingual, Digital-Human Guide who supplies seamless indoor and out of doors wayfinding companies in Ginza, Tokyo, all delivered with AWS Wavelength and the KDDI au 5G Network. For instance, customers can expertise simple navigation from the subway to a shopping center, and upon coming into, navigate to particular outlets and discover particular presents. A video demonstrating the PoC is out there at

This proof of idea is facilitated by the mixed strengths of every of the companions on this mission:

  • Outdoor navigation capabilities of the system make the most of Sturfee’s Visual Positioning System (VPS) primarily based on high-definition satellite tv for pc imagery, whereas indoor navigation makes use of Immersal’s VPS primarily based on maps made with pre-scanned photos of inside areas. When transferring from open air to indoors the system transitions easily offering an uninterrupted consumer expertise.
  • Content supply to cell units is powered by AWS Wavelength, KDDI’s au 5G community, and Mawari’s proprietary XR Streaming CODEC that allows the very best content material constancy to be streamed to smartphones by considerably decreasing the heavy processing necessities of real-time digital people, lowering value, knowledge dimension and battery consumption whereas unlocking scalability.

The complete consumer expertise can be augmented with digital steerage indicators and opens B2C choices by way of commercials and useful info that may be positioned exactly in each out of doors and indoor environments.

In addition, a demo of the Digital-Human Guide can be obtainable within the AWS Marketplace2 in mid-December, showcasing Mawari’s patent-pending 3DXR content material streaming platform for the Metaverse. This is the primary of many companies that can be working on Mawari’s 3DXR content material streaming platform, and the companions anticipate third occasion deployments of those capabilities globally in areas spanning sports activities services, universities, hospitals, vacationer locations, museums and instructional centres.

Mawari Quote

“Our staff could be very proud to be a part of this collaboration between modern companions. Over the previous 3 years Mawari has labored intently with KDDI – some of the visionary firms in Japan – to launch award-winning AR streaming, client going through installations throughout the humanities, promoting and retail sectors. These tasks have been instrumental in growing and delivering the suitable technical and aesthetic capabilities to develop and ship our CODEC and platform contributions to this mission.”

1: AWS Wavelength: AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage companies on the fringe of 5G networks (together with the au 5G community) and allows builders to construct functions and companies that require elevated speeds, large bandwidth, and ultra-low latency, such as machine studying inference, Internet of Things (IoT), and video and sport streaming.

2: AWS Marketplace: A managed and curated software program catalogue that permits clients to discover, purchase and instantly deploy third occasion software program

About KDDI Corporation

To particular person clients, we offer smartphone, cell phone, and different cell communication companies as properly as fixed-line companies together with “au HIKARI.” Furthermore, we’re additionally offering MVNO companies inside group firms such as UQ Communications as well as to cell companies below the au model. Going ahead, we are going to additional broaden and combine telecommunications companies with life design companies such as commerce, finance, power, leisure, and training to present new types of expertise worth for the enjoyment and comfort of our clients. In order to accomplish that, our purpose is to perceive clients’ wants by analyzing numerous sorts of knowledge, providing interesting proposals, and changing into an essential a part of our clients’ lives.

About Mawari Inc.

Mawari, Inc. has been pioneering the creation of cloud rendering and streaming expertise for interactive XR experiences since 2018. Since then, Mawari’s associate record is a who’s-who of visionary innovators in telecom and leisure together with Sapporo Breweries Ltd., Adways Co., Ltd, AFK Australia and KDDI Corporation. As a part of its bigger expertise stack, Mawari has developed a proprietary, XR-focused 3D Streaming CDN that renders 3D content material within the cloud and delivers it effectively to units. Core to that is Mawari’s distinctive, patent-pending 3D Streaming CODEC / compression expertise that minimizes the burden of 3D content material and allows real-time rendering and streaming to smartphones and XR glasses. Mawari’s mission is to speed up the arrival and widespread adoption of artificial actuality experiences to meet the calls for of its visionary shoppers and has been working relentlessly to resolve real-world challenges to meet the calls for of visionary XR companions.

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About Sturfee Inc.

Sturfee Inc. is a expertise firm growing breakthrough options in Visual Positioning Service (VPS) enabling smartphones, wearable, and autonomous machines acknowledge 3D environment and function intelligently utilizing AI and laptop imaginative and prescient. Our mission is to create a extremely scalable 1:1 machine readable illustration of the world from the skies and floor. We supply 5G AI infrastructure as service offering spatial intelligence to any digital camera gadget merely with a few photos taken from the bottom. In different phrases, we permit machines to “see” the world by way of cameras related to how people do. Once our cities turn out to be VPS-enabled, the chances are infinite. Augmented Reality (AR) is the primary use case we allow.

About Immersal Ltd.

Immersal Ltd is a Helsinki, Finland primarily based firm with a mission to present software program options for Spatial Mapping and Visual Positioning for everybody, in all places and any gadget. Company delivers options globally with its core give attention to Mobile Operators and Large Enterprises. Immersal ltd is a totally owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB, listed in Stockholm Stock Exchange.

For extra info contact:

Anttoni Vesterinen, CEO Immersal Oy, +358 40 750 1717 [email protected]

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