Wapice joins NVIDIA Metropolis to Kickstart Smart City Transportation and Parking Services

Vaasa – May 9th 2022 – Wapice Ltd, a leader in IoT and AI solutions, today announced it has joined NVIDIA Metropolis — a partner program, application framework, and set of developer tools that bring to market a new generation of vision AI applications that make the world’s most important spaces and operations safer and more efficient.

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Wapice develops IoT and Vision AI based solutions for a wide range of industries with a specific focus on smart city applications such as data driven traffic planning and smart parking. Vision AI is increasingly being leveraged as a valuable and cost effective means for cities to analyze how their most important infrastructure is being utilized by citizens. Wapice’s solutions rely on the NVIDIA Metropolis software stack and GPUs and they deploy edge-to-cloud from NVIDIA Jetson edge AI modules to datacenter GPUs like NVIDIA A100.

NVIDIA Metropolis makes it easier and more cost effective for enterprises, governments, and integration partners to leverage world-class AI-enabled solutions to improve critical operational efficiency and safety problems. The NVIDIA Metropolis ecosystem contains a large and growing breadth of partners who are investing in the most advanced AI techniques, most efficient deployment platforms, and use an enterprise-class approach to their solutions. Partners have the opportunity to gain early access to NVIDIA platform updates to further enhance and accelerate their AI application development efforts. Further, the program offers the opportunity for partners to collaborate with industry-leading experts and other AI-driven organizations.

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“Our solutions are deployed where accuracy and real-time AI inference is most important - including industries like manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, energy, and smart cities. Leveraging the NVIDIA Metropolis platform gives us a foundation to build and deploy on, and gives us a future-proof solution and a path to massive scale in the future”, says Mickey Shroff, Head of AI, Analytics and Automation Solutions at Wapice.