Twinning Part 2: Digital Twins in the Real World

by Pete Wassell | December 27, 2018 | IoT

In our previous blog, we established the essential elements of a digital twin: The digital twin is a functional, system model of the real-world object. The digital twin’s data elements relating to the real-world object include: identity, time series, current data, contextual data and events. You can use the twin to query the state of

Twinning: How Digital Twins Are Used to Solve Problems

by Pete Wassell | December 19, 2018 | Uncategorized

In April 1970, after the explosion of one of its oxygen tanks, the nation was glued to the television watching the disaster of the Apollo 13 mission unfold. To fix the broken component, the engineers modeled a solution on the ground using only the physical components that the astronauts in the distressed capsule had available.

The Five Layers of the IoT Cake

by Pete Wassell | December 12, 2018 | IoT

You might not be able to find an IoT cake in your local bakery, but the structure of Internet of Things closely resembles some of your favorite sweet treats. IoT is the icing on top of a five-layered cake – each layer with its own technology, market segmentation and business opportunities. Each also comes with

How to Unlock the Full Potential of IoT Devices

by Pete Wassell | December 4, 2018 | IoT

IoT continues to expand exponentially, begging the question: how can we manage a growing web of smart devices – ensuring their health, connectivity and security? In our view, only an openstandards-based IoT device management system is powerful enough to unlock IoT’s full potential. To explain why, let’s take a look at the benefits and limitations