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Welcome to the OpenFog Consortium blog. Our members represent some of the leading thinkers in fog computing, and we hope you enjoy some of their unique insights. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only and reflects the viewpoints of the individual author contributors.


November 13, 2018

For OpenFog, The Best is Yet to Come

By Helder Antunes Outgoing Chairman, OpenFog Consortium Link to Press Release - Matt Vasey Elected Chairman & President of the OpenFog Consortium The OpenFog Consortium has come a long way since a handful of us came up with the idea at the Princeton University campus almost exactly three years ago.  We launched with six members…  Read More

 

September 3, 2018

One-on-One with Helder Antunes, Chairman of the OpenFog Consortium

by John W. Koon Editor-in-Chief, Tech Idea    Q: Helder, the OpenFog Consortium has made a lot of progress in the past few years. What are the main goals for the next few years? Helder: Yes, it’s been a tremendous journey and an incredible learning process for us all. Our number one priority is to develop…  Read More

 

June 1, 2018

Fog Computing: Bringing SDN to IIoT

Ravi Baghavatula and Morris Novello, Nebbiolo Tech, and members of the OpenFog Consortium. This blog originally appeared in Embedded Computing Design.  The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is heralding a new wave of modernization, across many industries, with customers and internal stakeholders demanding advances in productivity, management, security, and flexibility across various verticals. However, IIoT deployments continue to…  Read More

 

April 30, 2018

Redesigning security for fog computing with blockchain

by Susanto Irwan, Xage, and member of the OpenFog Consortium. This blog originally appeared in Embedded Computing Systems Design. As more connected devices come into use across the industrial IoT (IIoT), traditional cloud computing architectures are no longer sufficient. Current centralized systems simply don’t hold up to the scale and security requirements of so many…  Read More

 

April 5, 2018

How fog computing is driving Industrial IoT systems evolution

by Brett Murphy, RTI, and a member of the OpenFog Consortium. This blog originally appeared in Embedded Computing Design In the last century, transportation, medical, power, and industrial systems were built from individual devices, usually programmed one at a time. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is changing all of that, transforming isolated programmable devices…  Read More

 

March 6, 2018

Using Fog Computing & Networking for Drone Camera Efficiencies

By Dr. Aakanksha Chowdhery, Associate Research Scholar,  Princeton University   This is part two of a two-series blog on this topic.   In my first blog, I highlighted how fog computing works with drones to make them more efficient and help to locally process necessary information.  Fog-computing-based architectures can provide two key benefits to emerging…  Read More

 

February 27, 2018

Send in the Drones: Enabling Operational Efficiencies through Fog Computing

by Aakanksha Chowdhery, Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University This is part one of a two-series blog on this topic.   We have entered an era where commercial drones have processing capability similar to smart phones.  For example, drones come equipped with many types of sensors, and they allow developers to develop and sell applications…  Read More

 

February 9, 2018

IoT Evolution Expo Reveals a Broad Range of Platforms, Standards, and Approaches

by Charles Byers, Principal Engineer with Cisco's Corporate Strategic Innovation Group.  This post was originally published by Cisco.   On January 22-25, I attended the IoT Evolution Expo conference at Disney World in Orlando.  This is a broad based conference focused on IoT and related technologies.  This is the 19th event in this series of conferences…  Read More

 

January 4, 2018

Just the Facts: Insights of Fog for 2018

A survey of fog trends by members of the OpenFog Consortium.  This blog is an excerpt from the original content written for Embedded Computing Design.   As we usher in 2018, one thing is certain: there will be a whole new set of predictions on what technologies will be hot in the coming year. Some of…  Read More

 

December 4, 2017

Fogonomics: Pricing and Incentivizing Fog Computing

by Liang Zheng (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University) and Carlee Joe-Wong (Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University)   What are the economics behind the emerging market for fog computing?  Fog computing enables advanced digital deployments in AI, IoT and 5G, and also creates new business models from new services.  Yet there are additional economic factors at stake.  …  Read More

 


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