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Each day across the globe, millions of vehicles and individuals are in transit. Crowds form and disperse. Trucks block traffic to make deliveries. Workers search for parking spots. Major and minor accidents occur. Increasingly, data about this seemingly endless movement...

Imagine the challenges associated with moving a city. This is the reality faced by Sweden’s northernmost city, the mining town of Kiruna.

As part of a Kiruna Sustainability Center initiative, the city and CGI created a proof of concept for the “Hidden City”. Using GPS-enabled and GIS data from the city, visualized through augmented reality (AR), the city was able to envision...