ANSYS has entered a partnership with GE to create model-based digital twin technology for commercial businesses and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
According to a company press release, ANSYS will work with GE Digital, GE Global Research and GE’s industrial businesses to expand and integrate ANSYS’ leading physics-based engineering simulation and embedded software development platform with GE’s Predix platform to power digital twin solutions across a wide range of industries. Scaling digital twin solutions from the edge to the cloud will accelerate the value of ANSYS simulation, drive Predix adoption and open new opportunities to explore disruptive business models and commercial relationships.
“Pairing physics and analytics models via the digital twin is essential to providing our customers with the 360º insights they need to create competitive advantage in a rapidly changing world,” said Eric Bantegnie, ANSYS vice president. “We are excited to be taking another step forward in our long-standing partnership with GE.”
“We are building the digital industrial ecosystem to drive better outcomes for our customer through the Predix platform,” said John Magee, chief marketing officer, Predix. “ANSYS is the market leader in physics-based simulation, and we are pleased to work with them to scale model-based digital twin solutions on Predix to provide our customers with new insights that were not possible before.”
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.