Digital twins are virtual representations of real-world environments, products or assets, used for a host of purposes.
Manufacturers use digital twins to manage the performance and effectiveness of machines and plants, while city planners use them to simulate the impact of new developments and roads.
The Singapore government uses them for urban operations. Siemens MindSphere supports digital twins for a number of industries. What’s on the horizon: cognitive twins, which not only simulate environments but help design solutions.
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