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The W2W SIM dashboard.
BY WILLIAM STOICHEVSKI
Since its recent launch, this analyt- W2W, SIM for offshore wind operations
Ship owners can expect a rich digitalized offering from ics “ecosystem” reminiscent of the App training that seems to unite the ship’s
Kongsberg Group after the merger of its software-pro-
Store, to some, is billed as the perfect engine, motion compensating gangway platform to learn hard lessons from controls and the human operator. It is ducing, oil-and-gas technology division; its maritime an installation’s digital twin; to teach understood that W2W — the SIM — crews or to encourage via the algo- will be available for ship owners, their simulation (SIM) business and the company’s renewable rithms of machine learning. It’s in the favorite training academies and wind energy department. Kongsberg Digital is the successor to background that Kongsberg Maritime’s farm operators in the second-half of digital learning experts have quietly 2017. Already, a major contract to de- these, and among the new entity’s cloudlike offerings are sped along the development of a se- liver Kongsberg’s K-SIM simulator tech ries of training academy SIM modules to Dutch Simwave appears to revolve new ways to learn and train, as well as new SIM business that respond to sector and technology partly around letting the trainers “lead trends, and the resultant hopes of ship- their own training and research” while models. Behind it all is the ultimate learning academy, ping and energy company organizations marrying ship owners’ own “3D math- one for all the world’s SIM and the Internet of Things — for easier training and new ways of do- ematical ship and environmental mod- ing things. els”. Doubtless, all that will be offered, their trademarked digital “ecosystem”, Kognifai.
First there’s the new walk-to-work, or as well, via Kongsberg’s cloud-based
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