WorldDEM™ Now Commercially Available

Discover the WorldDEM™ Equation

Airbus Defence and Space is proud to announce the commercial launch of the WorldDEM™. This game-changing technology provides the first truly global, single-source, high-precision Digital Elevation Model. The WorldDEM™ accuracy surpasses that of any global satellite-based elevation model available today.

WorldDEM™ - Port Augusta, Australia

The WorldDEM™ is establishing a new standard of global elevation models. With this product, Airbus Defence and Space can provide an unrivalled solution to customers that are looking for global terrain information with a uniquely high level of detail and accuracy.

Bernhard Brenner Senior Vice President Geo-Intelligence


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Taking Global Elevation Models to the Next Level

A multitude of applications such as satellite image orthorectification, military and civil aviation, management of oil and gas fields as well as defence and security related missions, benefit from the unique WorldDEM™ dataset. 

WorldDEM™ Database

Initially three WorldDEM™ products will be available:

  • WorldDEMcore: Unedited Digital Surface Model, usually contains radar artefacts and voids
  • WorldDEM™: Edited Digital Surface Model with assured hydrological consistency (i.e. flattening of water bodies, consistent flow of rivers, editing of shoreline)
  • WorldDEM DTM: Digital Terrain Model representing the bare Earth terrain (vegetation and man-made objects are removed).

WorldDEM™ Now Commercially Available