On May 2nd, 2018, the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announced, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, the selection of six Regional Technology Development Sites (RTDS) under the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN).
Objectives of Windsor-Essex Project:
Provide access to specialized equipment, hardware and software to spur greater innovation
Provide business advisory services to assist in the commercialization of technologies developed to move goods, people and services within Canada and abroad efficiently, effectively and safely.
Area of specialization:
Industry Participation: Partner with major companies and industrial associations to raise awareness of VR technologies and their benefits.
Partnership with the University of Windsor and St. Clair College: Provide access to professors and students to industry-leading technology to help spur innovation and entrepreneurship.
Supporting the Local Ecosystem: Provide public access to specialized equipment, hardware and software that is not currently available in the Windsor-Essex area to SMEs and others to develop, commercial and deploy new technologies.
Partnership with Physical Test Sites: Ansys has developed a virtual MCitytrack. Discussions underway with other test sites in Ontario to develop digital twins in a virtual setting.
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