We have already explained what Digital Twins are and explained the UK's plans for a National Digital Twin. Therefore, this article carries on the topic of digital twins as we delve into the Gemini Principles by answering the following questions: What are the key milestones for the National Digital Twin? What are the Gemini Principles? and Why do we need the Gemini Principles? Keep reading to find out more about the National Digital Twin and the Gemini Principles to help you to #ONEUPYOURBUSINESS!
In the previous article we explained that the UK plans to produce a National Digital Twin (a family of connected twins that can all communicate and understand each other by secure data sharing). In relation to achieving a National Digital Twin, the National Digital Twin Programme (NDTp) was developed creating major key milestones that focus on information management in order for data to be shared openly and securely between future digital twins. The key milestones include:
The Gemini Principles are a common set of values for sharing information created on the core themes of:
In 2018 The Gemini Principles paper by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) was released to help support the National Digital Twin and help data to be shared securely.
The principles core themes of purpose, trust, and function carry nine values that include:
As the vision for the UK's National Digital Twin is to improve the built environment, principles are needed to guide the way for the National Digital Twin development and use. Therefore, the Gemini Principles make the National Digital Twin functional, trustworthy and useful across the built environment through its nine values.
To learn and understand more about the Gemini Principles you can click here to read The Gemini Principles report published by the Centre for Digital Built Britain.
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