Aerodyne Group, a Malaysia-headquartered international drone-based managed solutions provider, has formed a partnership with Japan Infrastructure Waymark Co Ltd (JIW), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp. The partnership intends to provide drone-based services for Infrastructure management within Japan as well as on behalf of Japanese companies overseas.
A member of Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)’s Global Acceleration and Innovation Network (GAIN) program, Aerodyne delivers enterprise-integrated managed solutions by combining drone-as-a-service and software-as-a-service to a multitude of industries including telecoms, constructions, agriculture, oil & gas, power, renewables and Infrastructure. Through the partnership, Aerodyne will provide inspection and data processing services in addition to a comprehensive reporting platform for key Infrastructure assets in several sectors including power and construction. Aerodyne is aiming to use their technology and knowhow to develop effective turnkey solutions for the Japanese market.
Other recent collaborations involving Malaysian and Japanese technology companies are between Soft Space Sdn Bhd and Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co Ltd, N2N Connect Bhd and SBI Japannext Co Ltd, iPay 88 (M) Sdn Bhd and NTT Data Corp, and Macrokiosk Bhd and GMO Payment Gateway Inc.
(Sources: The Malaysian Reserve; Aerodyne Group)