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5 INNOVATIVE EDGE COMPUTING USE CASES

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Edge computing is a new advancement of cloud and IoT with several promising solutions across several industries. It’s impact on how data is processed at the edge of a network rather than centrally gives rise to interesting possibilities. Here are some edge computing use cases worth knowing.

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    Smart Cities

    Cities are fast becoming centres for the collection, storage and analysis of data. This allows for a faster response time, but the data must first be analysed before it can be used. Edge computing allows for devices to respond to changing conditions in near real time.

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    Autonomous Vehicles

    In order to drive safely, driverless cars will have to collect, store and analyse large amounts of data relating to the weather, their surroundings and communication with other vehicles on the road. Edge computing makes it possible to share data between vehicles in real time with almost no latency.

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