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Area X.0 - The future of mobility and smart cities

Invest Ottawa has established a state-of-the-art automated vehicle facility where businesses can demonstrate innovative connected technologies.

Call for change

When tech meets human ingenuity

Business model

All relevant stakeholders participated in design-thinking workshops. This research shaped the recommended strategy and business model for Area X.0.

Commercial pricing and revenue model

This tool enabled the Area X.0 operations team to calculate price points for different testing scenarios and plan financially for future projects.

Cloud integration

This integration allowed test track users to sync the data captured on their vehicles with the data from the connected infrastructure.

A valuable difference

To date, Area X.0 has supported 146 firms, supporting the development and launch of 19 new products and prototypes related to automated vehicles, road safety, drones, precision agriculture, and defence.

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