How well do you know the history of digital twins and how the concept was introduced for product lifecycle management? (Image: Monopoly919/Adobe Stock)

A digital twin is a computational model that evolves over time and continuously represents the structure, behavior, and context of a unique physical asset such as an aircraft, ground vehicle, or any object that generates data and needs monitoring over its product lifecycle. Over the last decade, the advancement of computing, networking, simulation software, and sensors have enabled digital twins to become ubiquitous with product lifecycle management.

Test your knowledge about the history of digital twins, including some of the earliest references to the concept and how it has evolved over time, with this quiz.