Podcast | Adaptive Spaces

How technology is shaping Facilities Management

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The world has changed rapidly, and how we deliver facilities management services has had to adapt just as quickly.

In this episode of Talking Property, we discuss how Microsoft HoloLens is transforming the facilities management sector through immersive communication and accelerating the timeline between fault detection and rectification.

Michael Elliott, Environmental Operations Manager at CBRE sits down with Lawrence Crumpton, Microsoft Mixed Reality Solution and Partners Lead for APAC and Miquel Vidal, Head of Mixed, Augmented and Virtual Reality Solutions for CBRE to learn more.


Michael Elliott

Environmental Operations Manager, Australia, CBRE

Michael joined CBRE in 2017 and is responsible for the building optimisation services across 45 office properties in Australia. In addition to the optimisation of assets Michael also has an intrinsic focus on the mechanical performance of properties within the portfolio and works closely with the site teams to deliver on the operational requirements and sustainable objectives of the groups' targets.

Lawrence Crumpton

Mixed Reality Solutions and Partner Lead, Asia Pacific, Microsoft

Lawrence is passionate about AI, mixed reality, and how commercial enterprises, agencies, and partners are leveraging this next wave of computing. During his 18 years working with Microsoft, Lawrence has engaged with universities, startups, and corporates to leverage the transformational opportunities presented by emerging technologies with a particular emphasis on how they are changing the way people work, play and interact.

Miquel Vidal Trilla

Head of XRS (Mixed Augmented Virtual) Reality Solutions, CBRE GWS EMEA

An evangelist on XRS (mixed, augmented, virtual) within CBRE, Miquel has worked across numerous teams presenting the values and benefits of disruptive technology, successfully running numerous PoC and Pilots with front-line workers and respective client sites. He has led teams to deliver an array of different innovative initiatives and projects from ideation to final delivery, making a positive impact to internal customers and clients.

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