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Research project

Digital tools for construction

In a project due for completion in 2021, a consortium of industry and research partners is developing digital tools and methods along the construction value-creation chain. DigitalTWIN stands for Digital Tools and Workflow Integration for Building Lifecycles , a project funded within the scope of the “Smart Services World II” programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs & Energy.

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Interdisciplinarity across all industries

The research partners se commerce GmbH (a seele group company), the Heinrich Hertz Institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Telegärtner Karl Gärtner GmbH, Carl Zeiss 3D Automation GmbH, planen-bauen 4.0 and Werner Sobek Stuttgart AG are working together on the DigitalTWIN research project.

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Research findings

From bits to BIM, from ERP to AR

The work has been broken down into the following packages:








System integration


Demo structure

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Use Case 3: Assembly support with AR technology

Use Case 3 addresses the issue of more effective and efficient installation using the digital tools as well as flexible and safe use in harsh site...

The use of AR technology in safety goggles will enable users to find their way around the construction site. It will also provide additional...

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