2019 First Friday - March - Curiosity™ Lab
Creating the Future in Peachtree Corners
Sprint and the City of Peachtree Corners recently announced an all-new ground-breaking project where the city is building an intelligent vehicle test track. The project which will feature Sprint’s low-latency 5G technology combined with Curiosity™ IoT and micro-positioning. Curiosity™ Lab at Peachtree Corners, a real-world laboratory, will consist of a 1.5-mile test track constructed within the 500-acre Technology Park. Launching in the spring of this year, the track will be used to develop and test self-driving shuttles as well as act as a testbed for advanced vehicles and IoT services.
Brian Johnson, City Manager for Peachtree Corners, commented: "Only Sprint has an incredible platform that combines both IoT and 5G which allows us to realize new goals in this digital age."
Join us as we hear more from Brian Johnson about this exciting development that could feed into future transportation initiatives by Gwinnett County. Another reason to vote YES to approve the upcoming March 19 referendum.
Brian L. Johnson became the City Manager of Peachtree Corners, Georgia on November 21, 2016. As City Manager, he is the Chief Executive Officer of the City and is responsible to the Mayor and City Council for the management of all city departments and of all city affairs.
Mr. Johnson previously served as the City Manager of Garden City, Georgia and most recently of Anniston, Alabama. He is currently one of only 1,280 local government management professionals worldwide and one of only 57 in Georgia to have earned the prestigious Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association.