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This is Fog: Autonomous Mapping Robots at Fog World Congress 2018

September 17, 2018 / Ken Briodagh

The upcoming Fog World Congress 2018 will feature autonomous mapping robots, according to a recent announcement. They will be traversing and mapping the venue floor in real-time for conference attendees. This demo is fog in action, designed to validate that fog computing systems from various domains can communicate, explained conference organizers. Taking place October 1-3 in San Francisco, Fog World Congress 2018 is the largest gathering of fog computing leaders and edge influencers worldwide. It is produced by the OpenFog Consortium in collaboration with IEEE Communications Society. A live, proof-of-concept demonstration of the autonomous mapping robots will take place in the exhibitor area during the conference. The purpose of the demo is to validate that fog systems belonging to different domains can communicate with each other. These proof-of-concept robots are designed based on the OpenFog Consortium OpenFog Reference Architecture, which has been adopted in the IEEE standard for ...