Top 10 edge computing trends for 2021

|Jan 20|magazine1 min read

9. Edge computing: digital twins

The digital twin, used to describe the existence of both a physical and digital thing, is already an important part of the IoT landscape. Smart machinery exists both on a physical basis, and also inside a computer that deems its condition, service status and behavioural parameters. But these twins are highly theoretical and rarely look the same. A change in one is followed by the change in the other. Edge could virtually eradicate the latency between the two.