Digital twin refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes and systems that can be used for various purposes. The digital representation provides both the elements and the dynamics of how an Internet of Things device operates and lives throughout its life cycle.

The technologies integrated in Digital Twins are Computer Aided Design, artificial intelligence, machine learning including 3D Scanning, Computer Aided Simulations, software analytic, as well as various rapid prototyping techniques including 3D Printing.