DIGITAL TWIN: CONCEPT, OBJECTIVES AND METHODS

According to the National Infrastructure Commission in the UK, NIC (2017): “The digital twin is effectively a data representation of the infrastructure that takes real-time and other data into the management processes of that real-infrastructural component.” The Gemini Principles (CDBB 2018) define a digital twin as “a realistic digital representation of assets, processes or systems […]

ASHVIN project at BDTIC 2021!

ASHVIN project will be presenting its achievements in the 2nd BDTIC international conference dedicated to Building Digital Twins, organized by the Building Digital Twin Association. The 2nd edition of the Building Digital International Congress at the CAATEEB on 26 May 2022. During the morning there will be 4 workshops dedicated to: Ontology and Semantics, Privacy […]

ASHVIN H2020 Newsletter vol. 3 is here!

Our third newsletter is a fact! It highlights information regarding our recent achievements and activities during the last 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 […]

ASHVIN’s Value Proposition!

Value proposition usually refers to why customers recognize and are willing to buy the products or services of a particular enterprise, that is, what value the products or services of an enterprise can bring to customers. To this extent, the value proposition determines the positioning and integration of the strategic direction, operation structure and overall […]

THE DIGITAL TWINS MARKET: AN OVERVIEW

The existence of several firms active in digital twin technologies, as well as supportive government measures, have contributed to the growth of the digital twin market. As a result of the COVID-19 issue, critical infrastructure businesses are focused on strategic alliances to support development projects. Germany is known for its advanced technological capabilities and will […]

STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING (SHM): CONCEPT AND OBJECTIVES

A SHM system is defined as both “the observation” and “the analysis” of a built asset over time using periodically sampled response measurements to monitor changes to the material and geometric properties of engineering structures such as bridges and buildings. The fundamental objective of SHM is to manage the risks and to take the appropriate […]

D8.3 IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND EXPLOITATION INTERIM REPORT is out!

This deliverable reports the Interim exploitation activities of the ASHVIN project and the plans of each partner for further exploitation into the future. ASHVIN’s Impact Assessment and Exploitation Plans report has been developed through a creative process of reflection and fermentation among project partners, each of one representing different stakeholder groups, this plan reflects their […]

D5.1 SHM DIGITAL TWIN REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND BRIDGES IS OUT!

Structural health monitoring (SHM) is required in the definition of Digital Twins (DT) regarding surveying the condition and thus managing decisions related to the built environment. The first leg of any system based on SHM is data collection. However, appropriately embedded data-collection within existing digital twin platforms is still in its infancy. It is necessary […]

D8.2 DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION INTERIM REPORT is out!

Research & innovation is a driving force for economic growth, the creation of new job opportunities and the enhancement of the standard of living. It is therefore important to ensure that the knowledge generated within research and innovation projects is properly diffused and that the means through which such knowledge can be delivered to the […]

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 […]