The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Tag: Digital Twin

Digital Twins on AWS: Driving Value with L4 Living Digital Twins

In working with customers, we often hear of a desired Digital Twin use case to drive actionable insights through what-if scenario analysis. These use cases typically include operations efficiency management, fleet management, failure predictions, and maintenance planning, to name a few. To help customers navigate this space, we developed a concise definition and four-level Digital […]

Managing Organizational Transformation for Successful OT/IT Convergence

Introduction Industrial organizations are facing a new challenge as they try to merge the traditional physical world (Operational Technology or OT) and the digital world (Information Technology or IT). In our experience, companies who prioritize organizational change management when implementing digital solutions get better results from their investments. This is even more true when building […]

How to convert and compress OBJ models to GLTF for use with AWS IoT TwinMaker

Introduction Trying to get started with AWS IoT TwinMaker and need to convert your OBJ file to glTF? Perhaps you have performed a point cloud scan of your environment with Matterport and it’s not clear how you can import the Matterpak bundle into AWS IoT TwinMaker. In this blog, you will apply a model conversion […]

Digital Twins on AWS: Understanding “state” with L2 Informative Digital Twins

In our prior blog, we discussed a definition and framework for Digital Twins consistent with how our customers are using Digital Twins in their applications. We defined Digital Twin as “a living digital representation of an individual physical system that is dynamically updated with data to mimic the true structure, state, and behavior of the […]

Increase military readiness with AWS IoT for Defense and National Security

In this post we discuss how AWS IoT for Defense and National Security (IoT4D) increases readiness by driving operational excellence for manufacturing and supply chains, improving sustainability for buildings and bases, improving equipment maintenance and uptime, and providing situational awareness at the tactical edge. IoT workloads securely collect, aggregate, and store data from fleets of […]

Digital Twins on AWS: Predicting “behavior” with L3 Predictive Digital Twins

In our prior blog, we discussed a definition and framework for Digital Twins consistent with how our customers are using Digital Twins in their applications. We defined Digital Twin as “a living digital representation of an individual physical system that is dynamically updated with data to mimic the true structure, state, and behavior of the […]

Edge to Twin: A scalable edge to cloud architecture for digital twins

Are you seeking ways to get an immersive 3D view of your systems and operations to optimize efficiency, increase production, and improve performance? Perhaps you are generating all the data you need from various on-premise systems, but are unsure how to gain access to this information in a living virtual representation. In this blog post, […]

Digital Twins on AWS: Driving value with L1 Descriptive Digital Twins

In our prior blog, we discussed a definition and framework for Digital Twins consistent with how our customers are using Digital Twins in their applications. In particular, we described a Digital Twin leveling index to help customers understand their use cases and the technologies needed to achieve the business value they are seeking. This Digital […]

Digital Twins on AWS:  Unlocking business value and outcomes

Every day, we hear from our customers about the desire to implement Digital Twins to improve operations, product offerings, and business value delivered to their own end customers. The concept of twins is not new and dates back to the early days of the space program. The Apollo 13 mission in the 1960s is an […]