San Francisco – 9 June 2018 – The City of Seat Pleasant: A Smart City of Excellence, in Prince George’s County, Maryland will offer Virtual Reality (VR) demos of its Connected Government Solution (CGS) to attendees of the Maryland Municipal League Summer Conference on June 11-12, 2018.
Seat Pleasant’s Connected Government Solution is an advanced software platform that connects and manages all city services (Police Department, Fire Department, Public Works, Hospitals, & Transportation) while providing real-time updates from social media, CCTV, traffic, weather and other data sources.
“Our Connected Government Solution is the most advanced smart city solution available for small and medium sized cities,” says City of Seat Pleasant Mayor, Eugene W. Grant. “We are especially pleased to demonstrate its functions using VR, the most advanced immersive technology available.” The VR demos will put users into the center of the action, managing city services in response to a devastating flood and a live shooter scenario.
The VR demos were developed by Paracosma Inc, which was recently recognized as one of the “20 Most Promising AR/VR Tech Solution Providers – 2018” by CIO Review Magazine. The demos will be offered using the Oculus Go, the newest VR headset, offering users the most advanced standalone experience available for VR.
The Maryland Municipal League Summer Conference is being held in Ocean City, Maryland, June 10-13. The annual conference attracts hundreds of Maryland city and town officials to discuss municipal issues. The event features an exhibition of a wide array of products and services from healthcare and insurance to transportation and construction. Seat Pleasant will be sharing its Connected Government Solution and offering the VR demos in booths 801, 804, 805, 830, and 831.
About Seat Pleasant
Founded in 1931, the City of Seat Pleasant is a small bedroom community west of Washington, DC in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Its government is balanced with a Mayor and Seven Council members. Seat Pleasant: A Smart City of Excellence is committed to finding ways to deliver services effectively and efficiently and provide meaningful and innovative methods to engage our citizenry. The City of Seat Pleasant is the FIRST Smart City in the state of Maryland offering Smart City services that are better, faster, and personalized making it a “City for Me” using information and communication technology, with the internet of things.
For more information on the City of Seat Pleasant, visit online at www.seatpleasantmd.gov, Instagram @cityofseatpleasant, Twitter @cityofseatpleasant or Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofseatpleasant.
Paracosma Inc (www.paracosma.com) is an AR & VR consulting and systems integration company that provides solutions and skills to both small and large customers. Paracosma services include content creation, application development, and systems integration across a broad range of AR & VR platforms. Additionally, Paracosma Inc creates its own content in the gaming, entertainment, tourism and education/training spaces. Paracosma also has proprietary technology for producing, viewing, managing and distributing 360-degree photo and video content.
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