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Read more at: Digital Twin Journeys: the journey to the Smart Hospital of the Future

Digital Twin Journeys: the journey to the Smart Hospital of the Future

27 October 2021

Digital twins can help organisations achieve various goals. In some cases, the end goal is for buildings and infrastructure to last longer, use less energy, and be safer. In others, it is enhancing the lives of people who interact with the built environment and its services. As highlighted by the Gemini Principles , these...


Read more at: Infrastructure Mapping Application (IMA) - Gemini Case Study

Infrastructure Mapping Application (IMA) - Gemini Case Study

22 March 2021

The I nfrastructure M apping A pplication for London (IMA) seeks to address London’s need for improved coordination around infrastructure delivery to minimise disruption. The Greater London Authority (GLA) created the tool in 2015 t o provide insight into London’s future growth, development, and infrastructure investment...


Read more at: Case Study: Gemini Principles - Smart Mobility Living Lab, London

Case Study: Gemini Principles - Smart Mobility Living Lab, London

17 March 2021

As transport systems increase in complexity and mutual dependency the cost and requirement for real-world testing is also increas ing . T herefore , the automotive and transport industr ies are seeking to augment real-world testing with simulation and virtual analysis . In the past , controlled environments such as MIRA...


Read more at: DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

DT Toolkit: Making the business case for a DT

25 February 2021

The Gemini Programme of the Centre for Digital Built Britian’s National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) have today released the Digital Twin (DT) Toolkit . This toolkit is a simple guide outlining the key areas of consideration in the approach to developing digital twins. The development of the DT Toolkit came as a response...


Read more at: Case Study: Gemini Principles - Colouring London

Case Study: Gemini Principles - Colouring London

15 January 2021

Colouring London is described by the ODI as an example of a 'successful collaborative data maintenance model ’ along with Wikipedia, Open Streetmap, Music Brainz, and O pen F ood F acts' . The problem: The building stock is the largest capital asset of a city and its most important socio-economic resource. It is also where...


Read more at: Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

14 December 2020

The d evelop ment of a digital twin of the University of Cambridge West Cambridge campus provide s a demonstrator facility to address the challenges associated with the production of a National Digital Twin (NDT), an ecosystem of connected digital twins, securely sharing infrastructure and built environment data to support...


Read more at: Background to the Gemini Principles

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...


Read more at: Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

This research network aims to take a user-centric approach to interacting with information, from search and retrieval to browsing and exploration, and to consider the following three dimensions: (1) the lifecycle of information, from its creation, delivery, capture, preservation, management...


Read more at: Designing Safe Complex Environments

Designing Safe Complex Environments

Using the principles of universal design, this project aims to create a VR environment that reduces usability issues such as balance in order to test virtual built environment designs with users who have a balance or sensory impairment.


Read more at: The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin

The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin

What part does city and regional governance play in how a city-level digital twin develops? It is necessary to understand the ways in which governance for digital twins is bound by context and the ways in which it is generalisable in order to successfully transfer knowledge and best practices among...