On 2012-09-19 the first NDS Public Day took place in Shanghai, China. More than 60 companies followed the call of the NDS association and attended the meeting with in total about 200 participants. The objective of the Public Day was the exchange of information and discussion with Asian companies involved in maps, navigation and telematics . In the meeting, an overview on NDS and its achievements was given including presentations of various NDS members using NDS in their products. The presentations were followed by an Open Forum in which the participants had the opportunity to see NDS demonstrations and to discuss with NDS experts. A number of Chinese Media reported on the NDS Public Day, among them Sina, xcar.com.cn, Xinhuanet, pcauto.com and Sohu (link 1, link 2).
The opening speech of the NDS Chair and a presentation of the history and motivation of NDS are available for download. If you are interested in further material presented on the Public Day, please contact the NDS Administrator Dr. Markus Junker ().