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T established in early 2019 and , as a technology solutions provider , serves a growing number of partners and clients – for example NVIDIA , Autodesk , Cavrnus , BT , EE , Vodafone , Coventry University and Ericsson . It is an Immersive Technology Integrator and Cloud Services Provider which specialises in NVIDIA technologies such as CloudXR , vGPU , Omniverse and EGX Server .

In this instance , its client was a 3D city modelling agency , based in London , which provides 3D mapping solutions to architects , planning consultants , urban planners and construction engineers , as well as other industries including for example , design , computer gaming , TV and AI .
The client required a new approach for delivering highly accurate 3D city models which enable designers , architects and engineers to work from a variety of remote locations , enabling a building to be conceived , co-designed , engineered and deployed as a 3D model both on- and off-site . The client ’ s 3D city models started initially in London , Birmingham , Bristol , Cardiff , Detroit and Dublin and have been added to the portfolio , with more available on request .

Proximity meets requirements for Edge-based immersive VR and AR experiences

Technology solutions provider , The GRID Factory , needed to offer a new approach for delivering highly accurate 3D city models to a rapidly growing five-year-old SME business . The GRID Factory ’ s platform requires high levels of power and found the solution in Proximity ’ s Edge 7 , a data centre in Swindon . Ben Jones , Founder and CTO of The GRID Factory , outlines some of the benefits of the project and the ways in which Proximity ticked all the boxes .
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