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Rotterdam’s Digital Twin

23 January 2019

Rotterdam’s Digital Twin Redefines Our Physical, Digital, & Social Worlds, by the EIP-SCC editor.

"The city is not only a physical space but also a social entity. It is the product of the continuous interaction between those physical and social worlds. With the emergence of the digital world, the city is now evolving from the interaction between three worlds to create the Digital City. At the forefront of the digital city movement is the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The historic port city has been developing and applying a variety of smart solutions to urban problems in recent years. A smart thermal grid is being constructed, for example, that will facilitate heat exchange between buildings and make entire neighbourhoods more energy efficient. Smart parking and intelligent (electric) mobility are supporting better traffic flow, and a range of other benefits are helping make life better for inhabitants."

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