Maxar Technologies has launched a 3D model of the entire planet for smart city, simulation, metaverse and VR applications.
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Hexagon, Fujitsu support urban digital twin project in Stuttgart
Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited have partnered to deliver a digital twin platform for Stuttgart.
The partnership will enable civil engineers to model urban planning scenarios and calculate and optimise energy efficiency in real-time.
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Copenhagen tops most digitally transformed cities list
Copenhagen has topped Economist Impact’s Digital Cities Index 2022, followed by Amsterdam, Beijing, London, and Seoul.
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Barcelona is developing a digital twin of itself using a giant supercomputer
Currently in a test phase, the data-driven replica of the city will be used as an urban planning tool to shape the city’s future development.
The Orlando Economic Partnership (OEP) has selected Unity to create a digital twin of the entire region to be unveiled later this year.
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Itron launches online marketplace for smart city solutions
Itron is launching an online marketplace that enables cities to explore smart city solutions from third parties.
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Shanghai named smartest city in the world
The merit was given to Shanghai in large part due to its Suishenban Citizen Cloud platform, through which residents can access more than 1,000 services.
Korean software company E8IGHT has developed a simulation-based digital twin, which it says will help accelerate the rise of ‘smart cities’.