In collaboration with the Ottawa Autonomous Vehicle Meetup Group, you’re invited to a special guided tour of Area X.O, operated by Invest Ottawa, Canada’s unique smart mobility R&D facility, a serious playground for developing and validating next-generation technologies.
Event Site: Area X.O, 1740 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2G 3R8 (View Map)
Price: This event is free to attend
Parking: Complimentary parking is available onsite within clearly marked parking areas
Receive a Guided Tour of Area X.O
Founded and operated by Invest Ottawa, Area X.O is an all-weather R&D complex that accelerates the development, time-to-market and commercial adoption of next-gen smart mobility, autonomy and connectivity technologies. These applications span telecom; smart agriculture; defense, security, and public safety; unmanned aerial vehicles; and smart cities.
Or R&D complex is integrated with state-of-the-art technology to enable efficient product design, development, testing and client or regulator demonstration.
Leveraging generous support from FedDev Ontario, and building on critical public and private sector investments at Area X.O, this novel centre will help researchers, innovators, companies, regulators and their collaborators across many sectors test, evaluate and demonstrate the performance, safety and impact of their drones and advanced robotic technologies.
Discover how Simulation is Impacting Smart Mobility Development & Testing
The new recently launched Area X.O Simulation Discovery Portal powered by Ansys, promotes simulation to reduce time, cost, effort, and risk and get your innovations to market faster.
Learn from knowledgeable Area X.O simulation engineers about:
- how simulation is impacting the product development journey
- why Area X.O developed a simulation discovery portal and community,
- some exciting examples about how clients can interact with the digital assets that have been built.
Explore the first of its kind in Canada, the NEW Drone & Advances Robotics Testing & Training (DARTT) Zone
Learn how companies are utilizing DARTT to test and evaluate the capabilities of aerial and ground robotics. Experience the unique outdoor testing environment consisting of varied surfaces, ramps, water obstacles, in accordance with National Institute of Standard Technologies (NIST), designed to challenge and validate the latest innovations.
Important Details to Help Create a Great Experience for You
Committed to Your Safety – Waivers: At Area X.O, your safety is our top priority. All participants will be required to sign a waiver prior to entering Area X.O consistent with the security protocols and policies established for our active R&D and test site.
- Please complete our Area X.O online waiver here
- All waivers must be completed online before entering Area X.O
- We regret we will be unable to permit entry to our R&D facility without a signed waiver
- Our welcome team will greet you upon your arrival to ensure your form is complete
- These protocols help keep you and all visitors safe at Area X.O
- All guests must be 18+ to enter this event
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