Firmwave’s sensor management system delivers low power fog computing at the edge
31st May 2016
The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating challenges in procuring, connecting, and securing the wide range of sensors necessary for enabling commercial and industrial grade IoT solutions in healthcare, smart home, and smart building, and other applications. Consider that Machina Research forecasts a dramatic increase from 5 billion device connections in 2014 to 27 billion connections in 2024. The firm estimates that 69 percent of the connections in 2024 will be short range wireless – in-building Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth* Low Energy (BLE), ZigBee*, Thread, and others.