Episode

MR Speaker Series: Creating a digital twin solution with Unity & Azure Digital Twins

To make it easier for developers to create real-time digital twin solutions to drive operational efficiency, Unity and Microsoft partnered on a step-by-step Learning Path and sample application that shows how to design and construct digital twin experiences by leveraging Unity's visualization and connectivity capabilities with Azure Digital Twins. The end project is a wind farm scenario where developers can place turbines in appropriate locations, integrate real-world GIS data, connect operational IoT data and share business metrics in mixed reality, all driving data-driven decision making.

While we built the training to help others learn portable digital twins concepts, we also learned a great deal ourselves! We'll share development highlights, lessons & troubleshooting tips, and surprises encountered along the way.

About the speakers:

Claire Cunningham is a Senior Interaction Designer at Unity based in Dublin, Ireland. With a background in XR across a range of industries, she's previously worked on industrial AR and created multimodal tools for city dashboards using real-time 3D. For more info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-cunningham/

Leon Miura is a Software Development Lead at Unity, based in Calgary, Canada. Leon has spent the last decade developing software for customers in a variety of industries, including telecom, healthcare and energy, and he has developed Mixed Reality applications since 2017. For more info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonmiura/

Explore the new learning path to extend your skills in digital twins: https://aka.ms/mslearn-mr-adt-unity

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