Ci­tyzenith forms In­dian sub­sidiary to tap smart city op­por­tu­ni­ties

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ityzenith has an­nounced that it will be es­tab­lish­ing its In­dian sub­sidiary Ci­tyzenith In­dia Pvt. Ltd, to be­gin de­ploy­ing its 5D Smart City™ city in­for­ma­tion man­age­ment plat­form in cities around In­dia. The com­pany's an­nounce­ment comes on the heels of the Min­istry of Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment's an­nounce­ment of the first 20 In­dian cities to win the 100 Smart Cities Chal­lenge pi­o­neered by Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi, Ci­tyzenith said in a re­lease. The In­dian com­pany will be lo­cated in New Delhi.

Ci­tyzenith's ground-break­ing city in­for­ma­tion man­age­ment plat­form ag­gre­gates, cu­rates, and vi­su­al­izes the tor­rent of in­for­ma­tion pro­duced by mod­ern cities in a 3D vir­tual sim­u­la­tion of a city that ev­ery­one can eas­ily use. Fi­nal­ist at the World Smart Cities Awards for In­no­va­tion in 2013 and re­cently named 1 of the top 100 gov­tech com­pa­nies in the world by Govern­ment Tech­nol­ogy Mag­a­zine, Ci­tyzenith has emerged as global leader in the Smart City in­dus­try, and is now work­ing in 10

Clead­ing global cities across six ma­jor world re­gions—Sin­ga­pore, Lon­don, Barcelona, Am­s­ter­dam, Chicago, San Fran­cisco, Wash­ing­ton DC, Toronto, Mex­ico City and Rio de Janeiro.

Ci­tyzenith be­gan ex­plor­ing the In­dian Smart City mar­ket in 2014. That year, CEO Michael Jansen keynoted the Smart Cities In­dia con­fer­ence in Mum­bai, con­vened a meet­ing with Sec. of Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment Mr. Shankar Agar­wal, and formed a knowl­edge part­ner­ship with the GOI's Na­tional In­sti­tute of Ur­ban Affairs. With the foun­da­tion set, the com­pany is cur­rently con­duct­ing a re­view of pro­posed Smart City projects in In­dia and in­tends to col­lab­o­rate with 5-10 In­dian cities this year. In­ter­views with cities, in­dus­try part­ners, and real es­tate de­vel­op­ers across In­dia are un­der­way, the re­lease added.

Ci­tyzenith is a tech­nol­ogy com­pany based in Chicago with sub­sidiaries in Lon­don, Sin­ga­pore, and New Delhi. The com­pany's mis­sion is to trans­form life in cities around the world.

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