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Tech 101: Digital Twins


08/19/19 – Tech 101: Digital Twins
Construction Dive’s new series, Tech 101 By Jenn Goodman

The lessons learned from a twin mean less risk and more return on investment for builders, architects and developers.

Using its OneModel approach, Gafcon is applying digital twin technology to several projects, including the $1.2 billion JW Marriott expansion project in Los Angeles and the $1.5 billion redevelopment of San Diego’s waterfront. >> Read Article - Digital Twin OneModel

Construction Dive’s new series, Tech 101, provides quick, top-line information about emerging construction technology. What type of tools would you like a primer on?

While digital twins have been used for years in manufacturing and aviation, adoption is slowly making its way to construction.

A digital twin is a virtual model of a building that collects real-world information about the structure via sensors, drones and other wireless technology. The “twin” continuously learns from multiple sources, including advanced analytics, machine-learning algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) to gain valuable insights about the performance, operation or profitability of a project, whether built or in progress...Read More>

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