May 24, 2002
Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

Implementing demonstration of 3-D Route Guide using 3D-GIS



MPHPT will demonstrate the "three-dimensional (3-D) route guide using 3D-GIS (GIS: Geographic Information Systems)" at the Tokyo Station of East Japan Railway Co., showing 3-D underground and surface routes in the Tokyo Station and vicinity districts, to spectators visiting Japan for 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan, thereby introducing Japan's information and communications technology to them.

For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/020524_2.html

Please refer questions concerning this press release to:

International Policy Division, International Affairs Department
Telecommunications Bureau
Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
Tel: (03) 5253-5920 Fax: (03) 5253-5924
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