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Edge Computing vs. the Cloud in the Smart Home: Analyzing the Choices

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Report Summary:

The majority of smart home solutions today are cloud-based in order to provide remote access and control as well as to process routines and algorithms for smart home applications. But there are potential drawbacks to the cloud: longer latency, security concerns and costs that increase with usage – to name a few. Several companies provide alternative edge computing approaches that address the drawbacks of cloud computing, but will they gain traction in a market heavily invested in the cloud approach?

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