As digital transformation (DX) becomes more widespread, the use of data is becoming ever-more important. Meanwhile, the amount of data continues to grow, and more data than humans can imagine is being generated around the world every second.
Is it possible to visualize and intuitively handle vast amounts of data in an easy-to-understand manner? A new technology called "digital twin" is expected to help solve this problem. This article will explain the meaning and benefits of a digital twin, as well as examples of how Hitachi uses the technology and the solutions that it has developed, in layman’s terms.