10 March 2022, Shanghai — Akila is excited to announce that it has become a member of the Digital Twin Consortium™, an international organization based in North America, dedicated to creating collaborative partnerships between digital-twin users and experts working in industry, government, academia and the tech sector. Akila will bring to the Consortium its own expertise and insights on using digital twin as an optimizer of the built environment and a powerful tool to streamline ESG reporting. At the same time, Akila will benefit from the Digital Twin Consortium’s extended ecosystem of innovators, thought leaders and industry leaders.
Philippe Obry, Akila’s Chief Innovation Officer, said, “We are witnessing a true revolution in the power and applications of digital twin. Through Akila and many like-minded innovators in the Digital Twin Consortium, we are confident that we will drive a data and software-based revolution in built environment, one which will fundamentally change buildings’ planning, construction and operation, all in the direction of creating cities and workplaces with far lower carbon emissions and a far higher level of human-centricity.
“We welcome Akila as a member of Digital Twin Consortium,” said Dan Isaacs, CTO, Digital Twin Consortium. “Their experience with digital twins for the built environment will be valuable to our members as we work to advance the adoption of digital twins in the industry.”
Akila is a digital twin platform built to revolutionize sustainability, performance and human-centricity in the built environment, while also streamlining ESG reporting for portfolio managers and C-level leadership. Akila collects and links all data from the built environment, building users and building systems, covering the fill property lifecycle: design, construction and operation. Backed by partnerships with Dassault Systemes and Microsoft, Akila currently has a growing team of 80+ members and 1.5M square meters managed across 20 sites of deployment.
About Digital Twin Consortium™
Digital Twin Consortium™ is The Authority in Digital Twin. It coalesces industry, government, and academia to drive consistency in vocabulary, architecture, security, and interoperability of digital twin technology. It advances digital twin technology in many industries, from Aerospace to natural resources. Digital Twin Consortium™ is a program of Object Management Group. For more information, visit https://www.digitaltwinconsortium.org.
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