Have you heard about the latest technology trend “digital twin?” While it is not a new idea, the term has been gaining huge momentum in the modern era. The concept has been in existence since the initial days of in-depth space exploration. However, with improved connectivity along with the advent of high-end technologies like IoT and Virtual Reality (VR), the overall hype around the technology of the digital twin has been spreading lately.
Appearition was very fortunate to have the opportunity to chat with the insightful and thought-provoking Antonio Grasso to chat about all things digital transformation, digital technology adoption and the rapid development of technologies enabling it’s users to perform powerful tasks.
Blockchain technology allows digital information to be distributed but not copied’. It’s a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography. Outside of the widely known ‘Bitcoin’ application, blockchain as a technology has lots to offer for several industries. Appearition’s Developers Simon Galanakis and Sujanth Sebamalaithasan talk about the technology, its application and the future:
Digital content was superimposed on vehicles so that a 3D engine emerged from the bonnet of the AMG GT R before exploding into component parts and retracting to show labels. On its rear spoiler a small digital version of the AMG GT R sat spinning on a virtual turntable, changing colour and size at a touch.
Augmented Reality (AR) in its current definition is the overlay of digital information on a real-world view. In practical terms, it is the process of recognising specific physical objects in a device’s camera and superimposing digital content such as video, audio or 3D models.
Splunk Inc, global leaders in database and analytics recently conducted an all-day event called SplunkLive at the Palladium, Crown, Melbourne. Over 700 companies from three streams – namely Security, IT Operations and industry-specific attended.
The foundations of economics are built on the fact that humans have traded goods and services since the dawn of time. Trading of goods for consumption and services for functionality were the basis for this trade between humans and as time passed, between nations and organizations as well. As such, there was a need for centralized bodies to facilitate and moderate these trades.