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Background to the Gemini Principles

Greater data sharing could release an additional £7 billion per year of benefits across the UK infrastructure sectors [1] , equivalent to 25% of total infrastructure spend. [2] The Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) launches the Gemini Principles , bringing together key voices from government...

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Dr Matthew Danish

Research background

Matthew Danish is a Research Associate within the Networks and Operating Systems group of the Systems Research Group in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. He is interested in systems verification, sensor networks, machine learning, infrastructure and the built environment.

CDBB projects involved with

West Cambridge Digital Twin

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Dr Richmond Ehwi

Research background

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Read more at: Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum over four...

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Read more at: Building Interactive Smart Acoustics into Buildings and Clothing

Building Interactive Smart Acoustics into Buildings and Clothing

Can people who use hearing aids experience the detailed soundscapes of the buildings they are in? This project aimed to build multiple microphone sensors and ways to interrogate the acoustic environment into wearable technologies for hearing-impaired users. These would make the built environment...

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Read more at: Co-Creating a City-Scale Digital Strategy and Framework: A Systems and Co-production Approach

Co-Creating a City-Scale Digital Strategy and Framework: A Systems and Co-production Approach

Digital technologies have the potential to unlock major social and economic change for the World’s rapidly growing urban populations, creating value through more liveable, healthy and environmentally sustainable cities. However, this can only happen if city leaders are empowered to make intelligent...

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Read more at: Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

11 December 2019

brydon_wang.jpeg As part of CDBB’s series of blogs to mark Gemini Principles: One Year On, Technology and Construction Lawyer and Sessional Academic at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Brydon Wang, considers the role of principles in making smart cities and digital twins trustworthy. Can we utilise the...

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Gemini Principles

CDBB has published the first output of its Digital Framework Task Group, The Gemini Principles. The paper sets out proposed principles to guide the national digital twin and the information management framework that will enable it.

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

20 July 2018

visualising.png Project background Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum...

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