‘Digital twin’ tech is twice as great as the metaverse
The article addresses the metaverse hype before defining digital twins with greater practical value – outlining the NASA origins of digital twins, a definition of digital twins, and one 2027 (4years away) example of digital twins.
Why it’s relevant to Nextspace
The article is of interest to Nextspace Partners because it’s intent is in the right place. The only issue might be whether it’s vision of 2027 is a bit ambitious but its conclusion holds insight into the difference between metaverse hype and industrial twins –
“This is the sharp end of the digital transformation revolution, using advanced technologies for agility, cost-efficiency, time-efficiency, and safety.
It’s time to re-adjust the benefits of the technologies we’re always talking about. IoT becomes mission-critical technology. AI partners with engineers to optimize every process in real-time. And AR and VR make digital twins come to life as vividly as their physical counterparts.
Virtual spaces aren’t just about creating metaverse fantasy worlds. They’ll be better used to improve the real world.”