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University of Malaga Engineers Introduce ‘Open Twins’: Making Digital Twins Open Source

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Engineers from the University of Malaga’s Ertis research group have introduced a noteworthy advancement in the realm of digital twinning – the ‘Open Twins’. These digital replicas, built on an open-source platform, signify a practical leap in the technology.

The key highlight of ‘Open Twins’ is its open-source nature. This design choice aims to democratize access to digital twinning, making this technology more accessible to a broader range of engineers, developers, and companies. By offering an open platform, it is anticipated to foster inclusivity and ease of access within the domain.

These ‘Open Twins’ represents a significant step forward in the capabilities of digital replicas. The technology allows for the representation of complex structures and enables the easier interconnection of digital twins. This facilitates improved efficiency by enhancing communication between different aspects of operations within companies.

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Moreover, ‘Open Twins’ is expected to contribute to enhanced risk management strategies. By providing a more accurate representation of physical assets or processes in the digital space, companies can better predict and analyze potential risks. This proactive approach could lead to more effective risk mitigation and operational stability across industries.

The impact of ‘Open Twins’ is far-reaching, potentially transforming various sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, and more. The interconnected digital replicas open doors for innovation and optimization in previously unexplored territories.

The initiative by the Ertis research group underscores the significance of collaborative innovation and the potential of open-source technological advancements. ‘Open Twins’ represent a step forward in digital twinning and illustrate the capacity of academic research to catalyze real-world change.

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