Smart Industry Blog: Fog, Mist and Hardware in Factory Automation

Although cloud computing is pervasive and popular in consumer technology, the cloud isn’t always ideal in industrial applications because factory automation needs real-time connectivity without latency or intermittent-connectivity issues, as well as industrial-grade equipment that can handle the factory environment.   The next generation of computing–fog and mist–and the applications for factory automation and embedded…

Embedded Intel® Solutions: Hardware for IIoT Mist Computing…at the Edge

“The latest industrial Intel® Atom™ processors are empowering new, small form factor systems—as IIoT hardware optimization using a bottom-up approach gathers momentum.”     Much has been written recently about the difficulties with current IIoT implementations, as IIoT continues to expand into the far reaches of the industrial and commercial environment. In many of these…