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A platform for a Factory Digital Twin

Infinity Foundry is a Portuguese startup, founded in 2017, that is now in the scale up phase having acquired over 30 large customers that use their platform. It has recently joined the scaleup program of EIT Digital. What is very interesting in their platform is the support to a digital …

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Digital Twins’ Future

I have been asked to contribute to a book on Digital Twins, and specifically to provide a Chapter on the Future of Digital Twins. I have started to put together a few ideas and I would like to get feedback, as well as more ideas, on what the evolution of …

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Megatrends for this decade – XLII

Working with smart machines From what I have discussed it is obvious that in this decade work will be intertwined more and more with intelligent machines (Machines used to include both hard -robot like- and soft -applications). As pointed out in previous posts, artificial intelligence extends the applicability of automation …

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Megatrends for this decade XXVI

18. Hi-Res VR in Retail VR – Virtual Reality- and AR – Augmented Reality- have been the talk of the town for quite a while. In the beginning the focus was on VR, the possibility of exploring with our senses virtual worlds in an immersive way to the point that …

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Megatrends for this decade – XVIII

d) Servitization The transformation of products into services is not new. Several verticals have experimented new biz models aiming at generating continuous revenues by delivering services rather than selling a product. Digitalisation creates data, the orchestration of an ecosystem exploits them, often leading to the creation of more data. In …

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Megatrends for this decade – XIV

  13. Instant economy of Things The great change brought by the Industrial Revolution was the production of goods for an unknown customer. Think about it. Before the industrial revolution production was handled by artisans and they worked on demand. Their wares were manufactured based on customer’s specification, be that …

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Megatrends for this decade – VII

6. Everything is smart, embedded intelligence This Megatrend may appear “outdated”. If you look around with a lay-person’s eye you’ll see plenty of ads claiming “intelligence” of products, most of the time in a ridiculous way. The first (that I know of) “intelligent” toothbrush debuted at CES 2017, now you …

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Megatrends for this decade – VI

5. Augmented Reality and Spatial Web Augmented Reality has been around for several years now. Actually, Virtual Reality came first, the possibility of immersing oneself in a virtual world, but in the last few years the flanking of virtual and real has taken the upper hand in several business and, …

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