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Digital twins in the smart factory

  • What does the factory of tomorrow have to offer for companies? This question and its aspects are the focus of many actual articles and publications. According to Gartner digital twins, one of 2017 strategic technology trends will play a big role for the future of manufacturing. At the moment digital twins are gaining more importance for the industrial application. If companies want to be competitive in the future they have to implement the digital twin in the factories of today. Therefore this paper provides a basic overview of the concept of the smart factory and its requirements. In addition, digital twins are identified as a necessary concept for the evolution of the factory of today.

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Author of HS ReutlingenGreger, Marius; Hermann, Julian; Palm, Daniel
Erschienen in:Journal of engineering, management and operations
Place of publication:Wien
Document Type:Article
Year of Publication:2018
Page Number:14
First Page:41
Last Page:54
Tats├Ąchlich erschienen 2019
PPN:Im Katalog der Hochschule Reutlingen ansehen
DDC classes:330 Wirtschaft
Open Access?:Nein