Why modern manufacturing needs digital twins and the digital thread

March 23, 2021
10:00

One of the primary reasons digital twin technology is rapidly being adopted is there are multiple use cases across the industrial enterprise: engineering, manufacturing and operations, and maintenance and service. Digital twins are made possible (and improved) by a multitude of Industry 4.0 technologies – IoT, AR, CAD, PLM, AI, edge computing, to name a few – to create a powerful tool that is driving business value. With high-fidelity twins users can identify the data and insights most appropriate to their specific situation. This not only creates flexibility, but also opens up a variety of use cases and applications.

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