Johnson Controls and Accenture join forces on new AI-enabled OpenBlue innovation centres

New York, USA. 23 June 2022 – Accenture and Johnson Controls, the global provider of smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, are collaborating to deliver and operate two new OpenBlue Innovation Centres.

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Digital twins: bringing the future to water management

21 April 2022 – The current scenario of uncertainty has accelerated the adoption of digital twins in the water sector. Their application in drinking water distribution, sanitation and sewerage systems is picking up speed across the globe. In 2022, and over the next few years, digital twins are set to be one of the most

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Digital twins: building sustainability and resilience in water-smart cities

Sound water resource management will be essential in the cities of the future. In water-smart cities, digital twins will be instrumental in encouraging more responsible water use thanks to the active role of citizens and the extraction of value from infrastructure information, says Pilar Conejos, digital twin manager, Idrica.

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The six water technology trends for 2022, according to Idrica

January 19, 2022 – AMI infrastructure, digital twins, intelligent asset management, Geographical Information Systems, 5G and Artificial Intelligence are the water technology trends for 2022, according to Idrica. These global trends are set to bring innovative use cases to revolutionise the water industry.

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Lack of performance design awareness hindering built environment decarbonisation, says new research

Greater awareness of performance-based building design could be the key to more energy-efficient buildings and rapid progression in the built environment’s contribution to the climate change fight, reveals new report.

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Re-defining the virtual world through the metaverse

In a world where everything is moving further and further into digital, the metaverse is part of a wider transformation of our digital lives. It is a pure online world where people can choose to retreat to game, work and communicate. It is considered bymany as the latest evolution of interpersonal communications. In another way,

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HERE and Bentley’s Orbit enable reality modelling and digital twins

HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, announced the availability of a solution that makes it easier for U.S. departments of transportation (DOTs) to conduct fixed asset management activities, plan capital investments, and deliver infrastructure performance assessments according to federal regulations.

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Spend on digital twins to reach $12.7bn by 2021, as solutions offer IoT investment RoI

A new study from Juniper Research has found that total global spend on Digital Twins will reach $12.7 billion (€11.3 billion) by 2021; an increase of 17% from $10.8 billion (€9.6 billion) in 2019. Digital Twins are a digital representation of physical assets that utilise IoT data; enabling use cases such as predictive maintenance when

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Digital Twins: why virtual replicas of assets create real business value

The idea is not new. The concept behind Digital Twins goes back to computer-aided design representations of things, and models to evaluate “what if” scenarios. But Artificial Intelligence, advanced data analytics and IoT add a new dimension to these models.

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Digital twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – part 1

If your work relates to the Internet of Things (IoT), you are likely to have witnessed a surge of activity around the idea of ‘digital twins’ recently, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies.

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Digital twins present the fast track to increased productivity

Digital twins are not a new thing. Companies have been using a virtual representation of a physical asset for years, but it’s only with the Internet of Things (IoT) that they’ve become truly accessible and cost-effective, writes Maurizio Canton

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IIoT has promise but it’s not a slam dunk

Much has been written about Industrial IoT and its tremendous potential to help businesses improve operational efficiencies, drive down costs and enable new revenue streams. However, while opportunities to apply IoT within industrial settings abound,

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Digital twins: The fast track to increased productivity

Digital twins are not a new thing. Companies have been using a virtual representation of a physical asset for years, but it’s only with the Internet of Things that they’ve become truly accessible and cost-effective.

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