DIgital Twins for SecurityCoachella’s Organizers Should Have Created Digital Twins for Security

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival began on April 14th, when over a quarter million people descend on the desert of Indio, California. Event organizers for festivals of this scale need to make strong considerations when it comes to security preparations. Crowd control issues that could have been prevented have led to tragedies at festivals in the past. Less than two years ago, ten young fans were killed in the crowd at Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, with hundreds more injured. Astroworld had only a fraction of fans in attendance, compared to Coachella.

Technological advancements and the implementation of drones for event safety preparations have created the opportunity for…