Ever wonder about all the fragmentation that exists in the Internet of Things (IoT), where there are myriad communication protocols? A new project in the Linux Foundation doesn’t solve that problem—if there is one to be solved, that’s debatable—but it aims to make it easier to work with all those layers.
Here’s the gist: A lot of enterprises know they need to get into the IoT game, but they’re reluctant to do so because it means they have to make a decision on which solution to choose and making the wrong choice could take a long time to undo.
The EdgeX Foundry is essentially saying they don’t need to procrastinate anymore. It’s designed to provide an open source edge software platform for interoperability between connected devices, applications, sensors and services across a range of use cases.
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