In practice, the integration of heterogeneous IoT components is often a complex and confusing process. The different ways of representing information about individual assets create the desire for a standardized representation. The asset administration shell creates a digital exchange format for this purpose with the potential to significantly increase the degree of automation in the integration of IoT components.
Chair for Digital EngineeringUniv.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Detlef GerhardUniversitätsstr. 15044801 Bochum