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Executive Viewpoint: Digital twin—Today’s disruptive technology leader

Among numerous emerging technologies in the process industries, the digital twin is the most powerful and disruptive.

Micklem, D., Yokogawa Corporation of America

Among numerous emerging technologies in the process industries, the digital twin is the most powerful and disruptive. Why? The reason is because it constitutes a rich way to look at the past, present and future of an asset. The digital twin is a new way of describing certain characteristics of technologies, some of which are not new, but for which there are many exciting new innovations. As a result, the concept is rapidly evolving—as are perceptions—and, understandably, there are many sceptics. A digital twin is a virtual, digital copy of a device, system, human or process that accurately mimics actual performance in real time, is executable, can be manipulated and allows a better future t

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