Poor performance from control room design

A control room is a component of a complex system where people and equipment interface to monitor and control multiple systems. Many people struggle to visualise drawings or plans, and control room workflow simulations or ‘mock-ups’ are time consuming and often unproductive.

To achieve the optimal control room, the design costs using traditional design and review methods can be significant.

The likelihood of design error is substantial as drawings do not involve all relevant stakeholders and don’t provide a dynamic environment for all critical operational requirements to be considered.


Immersive control room design visualisation

CADwalk’s patented life-sized digital design sessions offer a collaborative and immersive control room design process. Interactive 2D control room plans are projected on the floor at any scale, up to 1:1, so your stakeholders can walk through the control room in life size, provide feedback and make changes in real time. A 3D model is simultaneously projected on the wall and in virtual reality, providing validation of the control room from all angles.

A CADwalk design session removes the protracted design process, irrespective of complexity and size. It saves significant design time and cost, with stakeholders able to visualise and provide input into the proposed control room design. Analysis has shown design costs are reduced by 50%, design time by 80% and stakeholder input improved by 99%; considerably reducing project risk.

Feel assured and confident in your control room layout and functionality, by testing and validating scenarios. Avoid design errors, ensuring your design is fit for purpose before any money is spent on control room construction. Contact us if you’re serious about de-risking your control room project.


“We saved months on the project by having the concentrated design workshop with CADwalk.”




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Case Studies

Sydney Trains
ScopeRail Operations Centre (ROC) Operational Visual Display System for over 100 operators.
South 32
ClientSouth 32
ScopeCritical room at key Northern Territory facility.
WA Police
ClientWA Police
ScopeDesign and deliver a video wall system for the State Operations Centre (SOC) with ...
WA Utility
ClientWA Utility
ScopeDesign, project management, supply and install of Control Room technical hardware ...
ScopeCritical room works for both the Gorgon (On Shore) and Wheatstone (Off Shore) projects.
ScopeTo create an interactive “fly through” visualization for a new space center.
Ergonomie Australia
ScopeTo create an interactive VR design tool for Ergonomie to assess the human factors (HF) ...
Genesis Energy
ScopeEngaged as consultant to advise on the consolidation of critical operations into one ...

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