Digital Twins

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In this episode, we’re exploring the concept of Digital Twins.

A Digital Twin is a virtual representation of a real-world physical counterpart, they use sophisticated data models to accurately simulate changes and problems, using the virtual environment to test and monitor potential scenarios without ever altering the physical counterpart – this enables users to run various simulations and to plan for, or prevent, any issues before they become a problem.

Digital Twins are a powerful decision-making tool, but the system is reliant on data and can only be as good as the data it is provided with. One potential source of information is Earth Observation data collected from space.

Our host Dallas Campbell is joined in the studio by Mark Hennen from the Satellite Applications Catapult and Simon Evans from Arup, and remotely by Peter Bauer from ECMRWF.

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Produced by Story Ninety-Four in Oxford.