Edge computing is our 2019 technology of the year.
Comment & Opinion
Victor Bahl, Distinguished Scientist and Director of Mobility and Networking Research at Microsoft, tells Nature Electronics about the future of edge computing.
Different Internet of Things (IoT) applications demand different levels of intelligence and efficiency in processing data. Multi-tier computing, which integrates cloud, fog and edge computing technologies, will be required in order to deliver future IoT services.
Europe’s data protection laws must evolve to guard against pervasive inferential analytics in nascent digital technologies such as edge computing.
Edge computing processes data on infrastructure that is located close to the point of data creation. Mahadev Satyanarayanan recounts how recognition of the potential limitations of centralized, cloud-based processing led to this new approach to computing.