Digital twin of a tanker. (Picture courtesy of Visionaize.)
What have Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) brought us? Data. Lots of it. Never before have we had so much data.
Think about the data generated by physical objects (the “things” in the Internet of Things) that capture information and share it in real time over the Internet or other communication networks. In industrial applications, this information needs to be monitored and used to gain insights into optimiz…