Most folks pair up the concepts of Digital Twins and the Internet of Things. But are they truly exclusively together? In this post, we find they’re not by looking at an MSC Software offering applied to drilling heads.
IoT and the Digital Twin
Are Digital Twins Really New?
People have been feeding sensor data to simulations for years. How are Digital Twins different? This post explains the key difference between the two scenarios and where companies
Disambiguating the Digital Twin
There’s lots of confusion around the Digital Twin. In this post and video, provide an overview of the three definitions used in the industry and highlight the one we use.
ANSYS Twin Builder: Connecting IoT Data to Simulations
ANSYS’ Twin Builder can set up Digital Twins by connecting IoT sensor data to simulations. This post reviews its functionality and value to manufacturers.
Creo Product Insight: Realizing the Digital Twin
Creo Product Insight is a new module that drives simulation models from IoT sensor data from Thingworx or csv. This post reviews its capabilities and value.
In IoT Era, IT Becoming Fourth Key Role in Product Development
I remember back in 2006 when I first heard the term mechatronics. At that time, the term described a burgeoning concept that traditional products were undergoing a transformation. They were no longer just composed of mechanical hardware: electronic hardware and embedded software were increasingly part of products. That idea, of course, carried some serious implications for product …
Four Contemplative Takeaways from LiveWorx
Yes. Yes. I know. It has been a solid six weeks since PTC’s LiveWorx. The wave of posts and articles on the event has come and gone. So why publish my thoughts on it now? Well, I try not to leap onto the bandwagon for the latest technology trend unless it is truly warranted. So I …