How Digital Twin Technology Is Central To Smart Buildings

Since the term “smart building” entered into our lexicon, companies have been trying to figure out the best way to fulfill the promise of IoT devices and the data they generate. Yet, overcoming the abundance of data and lack of integration between systems is no small feat. As more connected things are introduced, the tangle of data, systems, and devices is becoming ever more complex.

Enter the “digital twin”.

Acting as a virtual replica of the physical environment, a digital twin can be used in advanced ways to truly automate, optimize and connect systems — not to mention empower people — in the built environment.