Open‐source terrestrial laser scanner for the virtualization of geometrical entities in AEC classrooms

Our partner Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) released our first peer reviewed paper! Carlos Ramonell and Professor Rolando Chacón, published our first paper entitled “Open‐source terrestrial laser scanner for the virtualization of geometrical entities in AEC classrooms”. This paper depicts a case study that shows an open-source Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS) for use on the virtualization […]

ASHVIN’s 1st GA Meeting for 2022!

Our first two-day virtual meeting for 2022, hosted by TUB, took place on the 20th and 21st of January 2022 setting the tone for tasks and activities which will take place during the second phase of the project. Representatives from all project partners attended to discuss on progress made, recent developments on pilot sites and decide on key milestones and […]

ASHVIN at BIMTECNIA2021! (Keynote Speech)

Professor Rolando Chacón from Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) was invited by the Industrial Sector as a Keynote Speaker at the BIMTECNIA2021, a conference on BIM Technologies and Construction 4.0 activities, that took place at 14th December 2021 at Valladolid, Spain. Professor Chacón presented on “The potential use of digital twins in design, construction and maintenance of […]

ASHVIN’s 2nd Newsletter is here!

Our second newsletter is a fact! It highlights information regarding our recent achievements and activities during this first phase of the project. You can read our newsletter online directly from here or download it in .pdf from here! Do you want to know more about our project? You can go through of all our public deliverables from here and follow and […]

ASHVIN at the XIII Conference on Steel and Composite Construction! (Keynote Speech)

Professor Rolando Chacón from Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) represented ASHVIN in the XIII Conference on Steel and Composite Construction that took place at 25-26 November 2021, presenting about the potential of BIM-enabled digital twins for steel structures in design, construction and maintenance.   The purpose of the conference was to disseminate the most recent innovations and achievements […]

ASHVIN IoT Platform: A short overview

In the context of the ASHVIN project, we want to establish means to collect data generated during the process of building design, production, and maintenance. To do this, we need an all-encompassing IoT platform able to digitally represent real world devices, enable message exchange between devices and applications, persist messages in a database and, finally, […]

DEMO #2: 3D Scanning for a Digital Twin!

ASHVIN has released its second video from out Demonstration Sites! This video shows the point cloud, that is the output of the 3D scanning process for demonstration site #2 Building renovation in Poland. It is a first step in development of digital twin for the building. This project will demonstrate how the ASHVIN innovations can support renovation […]

ASHVIN at the IABMAS Technical Committee on Bridge Load Testing!

ASHVIN project participated in the IABMAS Technical Committee on Bridge Load Testing that took place at Monday, 25/10/2021. IABMAS mission is to become the premier international organization for the advancement of the state-of-the-art in the fields of bridge maintenance, safety and management. Dr. Rolando Chacón from UPC represented ASHVIN and shared a presentation about Bits […]

Demo #6: From LIDAR to Digital Twins Video!

ASHVIN has released its first video from out Demonstration Sites! Using a Lidar, it has been possible to measure the deformation of the post-tensioned slabs from the generated point clouds. These point clouds have been measured sequentially during the concreting phases, which provides added-value information on the evolutionary construction of MILE. With the accuracy of […]