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Curiosity Lab Ribbon Cutting: America’s First 5G-Powered Smart City Tech Proving Ground to Awaken Cloud Robots, Autonomous Vehicles and More

September 10, 2019

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 10, 2019--

The City of Peachtree Corners is celebrating the grand opening of Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners – the nation’s first intelligent mobility and smart city living laboratory powered by cutting-edge infrastructure and Sprint’s True Mobile 5G– where companies will prove out Internet of Things (IoT/connected device) applications and technologies that will change the way people live and the way businesses operate in the near future.

“Companies that are paving the way forward with next-generation IoT technologies have been missing one step in the development process: a living laboratory environment to test the technology that has graduated from a controlled laboratory environment,” said Brian Johnson, city manager for Peachtree Corners. “Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners provides a first-of-its-kind, real-world testing environment to prove out these technologies – creating realistic conditions that enable robotics, artificial intelligence solutions, autonomous services and countless more use cases to be optimized and ultimately scaled for the suburban and urban landscapes of tomorrow.”

WORLD-CLASS COMPANIES. HIGH-PROFILE GUESTS. GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY COMING TO LIFE.

LIVE SMART CITY INFRASTRUCTURE. UNPARALLELED IN THE UNITED STATES.

Media/analysts interested in attending the grand opening ceremony can contact the City of Peachtree Corners public relations team at Peachtree@godriven360.com or by calling 310-374-6177.

About Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners

Curiosity Lab is a 5G-powered autonomous vehicle and smart city technology living laboratory located in Peachtree Corners, Ga. – a northern suburb of Atlanta. The centerpiece of the lab is a 1.5-mile test and demo track which provides a real-world environment to prove out emerging Internet of Things (IoT)/connected device technologies – from self-driving machines and services, cloud robotics to countless more applications that will redefine the way people live and businesses operate into the future. Additional infrastructure includes a network operations center, smart poles, DSRC units, dedicated fiber and a 25,000-square-foot technology incubator. Additional information can be found at www.curiositylabptc.com

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CONTACT: City of Peachtree Corners – Communications

310-374-6177

Peachtree@GoDRIVEN360.com

Jacob Hamilton

O: 404.929.0091 ext. 203

M: 678.863.9860

jhamilton@arketi.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MOBILE/WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY PERFORMANCE & SPECIAL INTEREST PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENERGY URBAN PLANNING AUTOMOTIVE PUBLIC TRANSPORT ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES/FUELS TRANSPORT OTHER TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING STATE/LOCAL MANUFACTURING

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