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SmartCow’s CityStation AIoT Platform Users Can Now Leverage NVIDIA Omniverse to Boost Smart City Initiatives
Introducing CityStation, our latest data acquisition and control system aimed at combatting urban pollution with effective solutions and targeted analytics. With our Digital Twin integration, CityStation users can now harness the power of NVIDIA’s Omniverse, streamlining the early stages of smart city project development and assisting with ongoing stage maintenance.
The smart city development and innovation industry is rapidly expanding and is projected to grow at an annual rate of 24.4% until 2030, with a valuation of US $1,090 billion. Additionally, the digital twin market is currently valued at US $3.1 billion and is expected to reach US $48.2 billion by 2026, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 58.0% in the forecast period.
This growth is being driven by the high demand for urbanization, resource utilization, and healthy environmental living conditions. Factors such as growing populations and large-scale industrialization are driving the demand, creating an opportunity for real-time simulations to reduce costs and increase available resources for long-term urbanization planning. Our unique approach of leveraging digital twin simulations and real-time data collection will enhance how cities meet the growing needs of their communities.
SmartCow’s CityStation is a practical tool for building large-scale, customizable smart city projects. With its local setup capability, CityStation can be used in highly urbanized environments where there are no pre-existing sensors to record environmental conditions. The box collects real-time data from the actual environment, which is then used to inform our Omniverse integration. This allows for the creation of high-fidelity, realistic, and accurate simulations that work seamlessly with the fully-rendered 3D scene of our Digital Twin solution. By simplifying the process of building smart city projects, CityStation helps to save significant resources and time while meeting the unique needs of each city.
By leveraging CityStation and the digital twin solution powered by NVIDIA Omniverse, users can have greater control and interact with simulations of the urban environment. This allows for real-time testing and observation of the consequences of various changes without physically altering the environment. The integration of AI into these simulations can also aid in optimizing control of smart cities, speeding up project development, and improving overall operation efficiency.
“Imagine being able to collect real-time smart city data and plug it into a virtual world where digital twins can be used to simulate a variety of potential solutions without having to use resources to test in the physical world,” said Ravi Kiran, CEO of SmartCow. “With CityStation, a city can collect real-time data from current urban conditions, which is then transferred to NVIDIA’s Omniverse, where digital twins can test scenarios in a virtual setting and then use the outcomes to implement tested projects into real environments, saving time, money, and resources.” This has the potential to change the way governments, policymakers, and officials go about making changes that impact millions of people worldwide.”
Customers can choose the Omniverse add-on service to speed up deployment and quickly customize their city situations for complex, efficient development. Additionally, SmartCow is working to power NVIDIA’s Omniverse initiatives for its smaller customers valued under $10 million with this critical integration into the digital twin landscape, making it an invaluable partner to one of the biggest giants in the tech industry today.