Tech Explained: Digital twin technology
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The concept of pairing, or twin, technology involves creating a model that mimics a physical system. One of the most famous examples of this was during the Apollo 13 rescue mission, when NASA engineers on the ground used components identical to those on the stricken space capsule to find a way to repair its systems and return the astronauts home. The problem the NASA engineers faced was how to repair or monitor a physical system remotely. Today, industries are using digital models, instead of physical models, to solve this problem. In 2002, engineer Dr. Michael Grieves proposed the term ‘digital…
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