AT&T to adopt edge computing to power new technologies

Tuesday 18 July 2017 | 11:42 CET | News
AT&T wants to boost the potential of self-driving cars, AR and VR, robotic manufacturing, and other technologies, by embracing a model called edge computing (EC) to move the data crunching from the device to the cloud. For instance, EC will be used in a self-driving car scenario to move secondary systems like updating or accessing detailed maps to the cloud to decrease the amount of data processed by the car's computer itself. Driving it will be single-digit millisecond latency that only tomorrow's 5G can deliver. The company said it will power EC through its software-defined network.

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