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Digital placemaking and health and wellbeing

Digital Placemaking

Digital placemaking for health and wellbeing

Jo Morrison,

The imperative for our environments to support our health and wellbeing is high on the agendas of policy and practice worldwide – not to forget the agendas of citizens. This article explores some ways that location-based digital technologies are being used to help create more livable urban spaces. As such, it shows that a digital placemaking approach is a key element in creating the types of places where we wish to live.

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Engineering Mobile Technology

‘Digital Twinning’: Why the future is unreal for the engineering industry

Jo Reid,

Digital twins have taken hold across a range of sectors. Whether as a vision for place and property management or as an operational feature of aerospace manufacturing, digital twins are part of the mix. So much so that Microsoft has recently introduced ‘Digital Twins’ to its Azure cloud computing service – helping you to create digital models of physical environments. As a company deeply involved in all things place, aerospace and Azure we thought it timely to provide a quick dip into some of the opportunities that digital twins afford business.

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App Insights Engineering Mobile Technology

How should you prepare your business for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution?

Jo Morrison,

The Barbican’s ‘More than Human’ exhibition explores creative and scientific developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and aims to demonstrate its potential to revolutionise our lives in many ways. Having visited it last week and come away overwhelmed by the kaleidoscope of concepts, sounds, information and objects combining to explore our relationships with technology, I thought it would be useful to focus this article on the basics of the AI revolution.

So, what is AI?

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Engineering

How to measure the ROI of app technology in engineering firms

Jo Reid,

Innovation means doing something different that impacts favourably upon your business. Straightforward. That innovation can be relatively simple, like making something more efficient, or it can involve fundamental change, such as implementing a whole new engineering process to give you a competitive edge. Innovative solutions that have app technology at their core are familiar across the manufacturing sector; this article explores some ways to measure the success of harnessing app technology innovation in your business.

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Connecting with nature through technology

App Insights Digital Placemaking

Connecting with nature through technology

Jo Morrison,

All too often digital technology is positioned as being in opposition to nature. In this article I’m choosing to explore another view. How are our digital technologies contributing to and enhancing our interactions with nature? I was spurred to pursue this theme for two reasons. Firstly, I recently spoke at…

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New additions to the team

Kieron Gurner,

This summer we’ve welcomed some vibrant new team members to Calvium HQ: working in project management, visual design and technical research. Emilio Crespi Emilio joins us as a Junior Project Manager – ensuring clear communication, delivery and direction of projects. Emilio recently relocated from Bournemouth to Bristol, bringing with him…

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