Area X.O is the R&D complex in Canada’s Capital that enables and accelerates the safe and secure development, testing, and demonstration of next-generation smart mobility, autonomy, and connectivity technologies. Combining V2X expertise with Ottawa’s telecom and cybersecurity strengths, this secure, all-weather facility helps companies to experiment, develop, test, harden, and demo their emerging tech, accelerating time to market and commercial adoption.

Featuring advanced communications infrastructure with 5G, Area X.O enables multimodal testing use cases including CAV V2X; smart agriculture; defence, security, and public safety; drones; and smart cities. It includes a private gated site (750 hectares); real-world urban and rural mobility infrastructure and test track (10 miles); comprehensive networking and sensor infrastructure; cybersecurity technologies; and certified drone testing capabilities.

Event details

Date: June 8 - 9, 2022

Event contact

Mauricio Ospina
Area Director
USA: Information and Communications Technology and Automotive


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