Nearabl Inc., maker of augmented reality-based indoor navigation technology, adopts the Bentley iTwin platform to augment infrastructure deployments

Nearabl Inc. earns the “Powered by iTwin” designation and becomes an iTwin Premier Partner, joining a growing digital twin ecosystem to scale infrastructure deployments globally

NEW YORK, October 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Nearabl Inc., the Metaverse of Accessibility Company, announced a partnership with Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY). infrastructure engineering software company to expand the use of its technology in the global infrastructure, construction and design industries. The company is now an iTwin Premier Partner and its Nearabl app has earned the ‘Powered by iTwin’ designation.

Infrastructure projects, beginning with the construction phase, can now process work orders based on iTwin data and visualize this content on site as digital signage via Nearabl’s Augmented Reality iOS mobile application. In addition, the integration of Nearabl iTwin’s indoor navigation technology allows users real-time occupancy monitoring of their infrastructure and supports the general wisdom of the digital twins.

“We are very pleased to announce this partnership! It is a gigantic step to establish our presence in the infrastructure market. As an academic spin-out, integration with Bentley’s open-source digital twin technology was a no-brainer for many reasons,” he said Arber RuciCEO and Co-Founder of Nearabl, Inc. “The greatest value for us has been the familiarity and ease of use for our end users – we launched our mobile visualization as a mobile-first application, but soon enough we realized that our end users wanted mobile Nearabl Editing and modifying content much more conveniently on an iTwin desktop/web interface. We quickly integrated the process and deployed it to some cool places.”

“We are very pleased that Nearabl, Inc. is adding its Nearabl iOS application to the Powered by iTwin program,” he said Sheena Gaynes, Director, Business Development, iTwin Platform, at Bentley Systems. “Nearabl joins the growing ecosystem of software developers enabling digital twin solutions with the Bentley iTwin platform. Nearabl is a great example of how BIM and Augmented Reality (AR) can be combined and visualized in a mobile app to improve safety and productivity of construction teams.”

Combined with Digital Twin technology, Nearabl’s best-in-class indoor navigation accuracy and augmented reality visualization lays the foundation for a metaverse of the built world and creates the potential for significant innovation in the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure around the world.

Nearabl is a wayfinding and navigation tool that enables users to view accurate indoor digital maps and signage, record new paths and points of interest, and expand access to physical experiences. The company’s easy-to-use, affordable, and customizable technology has been deployed for diverse audiences, including construction site managers, digital tourists, the visually impaired, and Metaverse enthusiasts. Nearabl’s technology is the work of 25 world-class researchers in advanced robotics, computer vision and mixed reality. Emerging from a university-backed research center, Nearabl gained an advantage of the state of New York robust innovation ecosystem to accelerate its growth and continuously improve its technology.

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About Nearabl
Originally designed to meet the navigation and wayfinding needs of those who are blind or partially sighted, Nearabl was designed with the mission of creating a metaverse of accessibility. That NYC-based startup digitizes physical experiences in buildings and cities by adding a layer of 3D images and sounds.

About the Bentley iTwin platform
The Bentley iTwin Platform is an open, scalable cloud platform that enables development teams to build applications that create, visualize and analyze digital twins of infrastructure assets. Applications built on the Bentley iTwin platform allow users to integrate engineering data created by various design tools into a living digital twin and correlate it with reality modeling and other related data without changing current tools or processes interrupt. The platform also enables visualization and tracking of all changes, including changes in real-world conditions from drones and IoT-connected sensors. The Bentley iTwin platform enables solutions that provide decision makers with actionable insights across the asset lifecycle. The Bentley iTwin Platform is the foundation for iTwin-powered applications and digital twin solutions developed by Bentley and its strategic partners, digital integrators, systems integrators, independent software vendors and software developers.


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