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DIGITWIN (Overseas arm of Virspatial) wins IDC Asia Pacific Smart City Award

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

In January 2022, Digitwin Technologies project【Digital Twin System of Zhangjiawan Town, Beijing Sub-center (Tongzhou)】was awarded as the Best Asia Pacific Smart City Project in the recent IDC 2022 Smart City Awards Asia Pacific (SCAPA) under the "Urban Planning and Land Use" category assessed by IDC Government Insights.

This award is a great achievement for Team Virspatial and DIGITWIN in the Asia Pacific region and Virspatial hopes to share more industrial and technology insights of this Zhangjiawan Town project and more to come in the future.

"Digital twin technology is playing an increasingly important role in the construction of smart cities, and we are pleased to see that the industry is working in a collaborative manner to help digital twin cities become a reality. The digital twin system of the Zhangjiawan Town project provides a macro to a micro granular twin, effectively improving the management and service capabilities of the park, reducing O&M management costs, and providing a model for park-level digital twin applications." - IDC analyst quote

Digital Twin System of Zhangjiawan Town, Beijing Sub-center (Tongzhou)

The project is a forward-looking representative of the digital twin city sector. Through the Twinverse® platform, it realizes the collation and presentation of data from the whole area of the town, the access to intelligent sensing devices from the whole area, and the retrieval of historical data from the whole area, greatly enhancing the control of the town managers over the planning, construction and management data of the town, and improving the speed and accuracy of data-based decision-making.

As a starting point, Zhangjiawan Digital Twin Town realizes the transition from Beijing to Tongzhou Sub-center and then focuses on Zhangjiawan Town in a large 3D reality view. Refined restoration of the whole area of Zhangjiawan town with 3D all-elements scenes Support for multiple sources and real-time dynamic data access, enabling real-time monitoring and management of Zhangjiawan assets, population and activities, providing a reliable basis for decision-making in Zhangjiawan town. As a Top 5 digital twin solution provider in 2022, on the B-side, Twinverse® platform can be used to create an Enterprise Metaverse to help traditional industries leverage digitalization to improve productivity. On the C-side, Twinverse® can use digital twins to empower the construction and upgrade of smart cities, smart manufacturing and smart energy to enhance people's production life and provide a better experience.

Background of DIGITWIN Technologies (Overseas Arm of Virspatial)

Headquartered in Shanghai, China and, specializing in digital twin and Enterprise Metaverse technologies, Digitwin Technologies, founded by Michael Ma and Eric Liu, enables people to recreate the past, control the present and anticipate the future through the Twinverse® platform. We are delighted to be recognized by IDC Government Insights," said Michael Ma, founder and CEO of Digitwin Technologies. In the Enterprise Metaverse, using our Twinverse® platform allows you to immerse yourself in the digital world and travel through time: you can recreate the past, control the present and foresee the future. We are already empowering Enterprise Metaverse applications in multiple industries such as smart cities, smart manufacturing, smart ports, smart water, smart energy and, more with our spatial digital twin technology in Shanghai, Beijing, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Jiangsu, Tianjin, Sichuan, Fujian in China and overseas markets such as Singapore and Malaysia. We look forward to contributing to global digital innovation." The IDC Smart City Awards Asia Pacific uses the six-stage benchmarking framework of the IDC Smart City Development Index to rank the best smart city projects in the Asia Pacific. The Index is designed to help city planners analyze the current status of their smart city initiatives so that these executives can effectively develop future development plans. The survey also includes a public voting component and reflects public recognition of the region's leading smart city organizations and/or cities through the IDC Smart Cities Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA).

About the IDC Smart Cities Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA)

-The IDC Smart Cities Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA), formerly known as the Smart Development Index, was launched in Shenzhen in 2015 to provide a solid platform to examine the latest trends in the Asia Pacific region and to address common challenges faced by cities, local governments and their ICT providers across the region. challenges faced by cities, local governments and, their ICT providers in the region.

Now in its eighth year, SCAPA aims to bring together some of the most sought-after regulators, practitioners and, service providers to focus on the growing smart city industry in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan), discuss relevant strategic projects, and share successful experiences of project implementation.

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