Overview of the IoT technology components

We will define three broad areas in which all of the technology pieces required for enabling the IoT can be classified. The first one is edge-related technologies, which enable all of the activities that can be performed close to the source of the data. This includes sensors and sensor hubs that interface with the actual machines and devices. These perform data acquisition, basic data filtering, and data transfer to the cloud or gateway. Data from the sensor hubs flows to controllers or mobile devices that are used for storage and perform advanced data cleaning and filtering. The analytics on the edge happen on the gateways where data aggregation and analytics take place. Edge applications can also ...

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