CHENNAI : In a bid to provide Chennaites glimpses of the city’s future plans, Digital Experience Centre is being set up at T Nagar (Area Based Development) at a cost of Rs 50 lakh.The Digital Experience Centre will have customised and highly advanced systems to experience a highly advanced environment for showcasing the projects being implemented under the Smart City programme to Chennaites.Cities like Pune and Ujjain in India and many other cities in the world have established such Digital Experience Centres.
In Pune, the Digital Experience Centre is a quick preview to glimpses of the city’s plan for the present and for the future. The Centre is considered as a space for spreading awareness among people about the city’s vision.Sources said that once the Digital Experience Centre was set up, it would demonstrate 5D modelling, a building information modelling (BIM), which has been identified as a new paradigm which could help the construction industry move towards a position of significantly improved efficiencies, fostering a new culture of better partnering and collaborative practices.
It will also provide insights into artificial intelligence, cyber modelling and gesture-based approach to enable remote virtual experience.The centre will also be used for awareness creation and educational campaigns for officers, department staff and citizens. It will also have state-of-art one stop to encapsulate the progress and strides made by the Chennai Smart City Mission.
There are also plans to use the centre as an interface to connect with industry leaders besides improving citizen-government connect through various shows, visits, modelling and interactive sessions on the locations.As the process of establishing 100 smart cities gathers momentum across India, many firms like Hewlett Packard Enterprise along with Intel and other smart-technology providers are offering governments and city administrations an opportunity to accelerate time to value and deliver innovative and interactive services to the citizens.