Acta Scientific Computer Sciences

Short Communication Volume 3 Issue 9

Blockchain-Empowered Digital Twins Collaboration for Smart Manufacturing

Radhya Sahal*

CONFIRM Centre for Smart Manufacturing, University College Cork, Ireland

*Corresponding Author: Radhya Sahal, CONFIRM Centre for Smart Manufacturing, University College Cork, Ireland.

Received: August 15, 2021; Published: August 24, 2021

Keywords: Digital Twins; Blockchain; Collaboration; Smart; Manufacturing

The concept of using “Twins” originates from NASA’s Apollo program (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), where at least two identical spacecrafts were built to reflect the conditions of the spacecraft during a mission in outer space [1]. Multiple digital twins are deployed to represent the up-to-date industrial data of the physical assets in operation, including asset status within manufacturing. These digital twins collaborate by sharing and exchanging information among entities and sharing tasks to act accordingly [2,3].


  1. R Rosen., et al. "About the importance of autonomy and digital twins for the future of manufacturing". IFAC-PapersOnLine3 (2015): 567-572.
  2. R Sahal., et al. "Digital Twins Collaboration for Automatic Erratic Operational Data Detection in Industry 4.0". Applied Sciences 11 (2021): 3186.
  3. R Sahal., et al. "Big data and stream processing platforms for Industry 4.0 requirements mapping for a predictive maintenance use case". Journal of Manufacturing Systems 54 (2020): 138-151.


Citation: Radhya Sahal. “Blockchain-Empowered Digital Twins Collaboration for Smart Manufacturing". Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 3.9 (2021): 67-68.


Copyright: © 2021 Radhya Sahal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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