Digital Twins: The Technology and Its Industrial Use Cases

April 19, 2019 | State of the Market Report

Digital twins are the digital representations of physical assets or processes built on information about the physical world. Interest in digital twins is on the rise, and rightfully so, as digital twins could become the platform that integrates many disparate Industry 4.0 initiatives. Given this increased interest and the advantages the technology offers, this report defines the technology and provides a broad overview of its use cases in industrial environments to guide the choice towards a compatible solution.

Coverage Area

  • Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Introduction: Defining digital twins
  • Use cases: How digital twins are applied in the real world
  • Recommendations and outlook

Lead Analyst

Venkatesh Konanur
Senior Research Associate


Katrina Westerhof