Symmetry Dimensions' Digital Twin was used to compare point cloud data before and after the landslide in Shizuoka Prefecture to assess the consequences of the recent disaster.
The deadly mudslide began at 10:30 in Atami, a popular resort on Japan’s Izu Peninsula. The city experienced excess rainfalls at the beginning of July, and this led to a horrifying landslide that destroyed houses, swept away cars, and buried people in the mud.
Symmetry Dimensions specialists were invited to create a digital twin to estimate the damage in Atami. Digital twin creates a virtual reproduction of static and dynamic events that occur in the real world. Physical and digital data with analysis based on digital twin can be used for "future forecasting and optimization of maintenance operations." In essence, the platform turns events happening in real life into digital data for building an infrastructure that anyone can use.
This tool can redefine civil engineering and urban planning thanks to its ability to digitalize and analyze relevant data from the real world.