Don’t ‘Twin’ Digital Twins and Simulations

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> The question I am often asked at digital twin conferences is, “What is the difference between a digital twin and a simulation?” This question implies that the two concepts are similar, if not the same. Digital twins and simulations, however, are two very different things. … Read more

Next-Gen GPUs Power the Rise of Digital Twins

Check out more coverage of GTC Fall 2022. NVIDIA is upgrading its graphics processors to help logistics, manufacturing, retail, and industrial giants in creating more realistic and intricate digital twins of their physical operations and products. At GTC 2022, the Santa Clara, California-based company rolled out a new generation of hardware called OVX, specifically for … Read more

How Digital Twins Can Ensure Happy Customers

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Defining Digital Thread Versus Digital Twin Energy

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> In the energy sector, there is no point in nice-to-have technologies and applications; they need to build value. With a holistic approach to building the digital thread and digital twin, companies can realize improvements in project execution, operational efficiency, sustainability, and revenue. In this article, … Read more

Why I’m not keeping all my digital eggs in the Google basket

Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority Google has built a ton of services, all of them accessible via one account. In fact, with a few exceptions here and there (YouTube, Google Search, Google Maps), you can’t actually use most of the company’s major services without creating an account in the first place. Needless to say, it’s … Read more

IC Verification Tool Tackles Blurring Lines Between Analog and Digital

Check out videos and other coverage from DAC 2022. Siemens EDA unveiled a new mixed-signal verification tool that chip designers can use to evaluate systems-on-chip (SoCs) used everywhere from data centers to 5G networks to cars to IoT devices. Symphony Pro, as Siemens portrays it, is a state-of-the-art platform that aims to upend the status … Read more

A Brief History of Transnational Communication in the Digital Age

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Communication between nations and at great distances was not always as available, and certainly not as fast, as it is in many places today. The site of the first transatlantic communication via cable is Valentia Island, Ireland, where over 160 years ago the first telegram … Read more

Chip Giants Gear Up for Digital Factories of the Future

Chip makers are fortifying their wares for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) era, rolling out high-end embedded processors and microcontrollers (MCUs) with the rigor required to run the factory floors of the future. NXP Semiconductors, Renesas Electronics, Texas Instruments, and other firms are getting more serious about the segment, upgrading their offerings to run … Read more