Implementing the Digital Thread and Digital Twin with PLCS
The concept of a Digital Thread has been gaining traction for a while. It often seems to be focused on manufacturing:
Digital thread is a communication framework that connects traditionally siloed elements in manufacturing processes and provides an integrated view of an asset throughout the manufacturing lifecycle.
Sometime the longer perspective is allowed for:
The digital thread refers to the communication framework that allows a connected data flow and integrated view of the asset’s data throughout its lifecycle across traditionally siloed functional…