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Market Guide for Digital Twin Portfolios and Enabling Technologies


Widespread IoT adoption is driving increased deployment of digital twins. Application leaders should understand how to source COTS digital twin templates and digital-twin-enabling technologies. They should recognize the trade-offs in effort, time-to-deployment and flexibility.

Published: 24 January 2020

ID: G00451434

Analyst(s): Benoit Lheureux Alfonso Velosa Peter Havart-Simkin Marc Halpern Marc Kerremans

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Digital Twins as a Feature of Products
  • Digital Twins as a Feature of Applications
  • Portfolios of Commercial Off-the-Shelf Digital Twin Templates
  • Custom-Built Digital Twins
  • Digital Twins Can Sometimes Be Sourced in Different Ways From One Provider

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction

Market Recommendations

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