All participants in the Internet of Things (IoT) need both connectivity and digital representation, in order to communicate with one another. The digital representation of devices and applications managing such devices differ from solution to solution.
The digital twin concept is used as the digital representation of a device with the digital twin layer service, which is based on the open source project project Eclipse Ditto.
Due to the fact the digital twin layer is based on the open source, we strongly believe that the digital twin concept should be the answer for the digital representation of a device.
Find all of our concepts in the subsequent pages.
The namespace is defined per subscription and will prefix all IDs.
Things and features
The digital twin of a physical device is called thing.
A thing holds information about the features and the attributes of the device.
The policy associated to a thing defines the access to the data and functionality if the device.
Find details regarding the fields of a thing which can be used for searching and filtering.
Examples - see How-to section > Integration - connections examples