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DRIVING PROCESSING POWER TO THE NETWORK EDGE
The trend of making normal consumer products into digital devices now extends to hairbrushes, forks, water bottles and other mundane objects advertised as “smart.”

Most, if not all, of these supposedly smart consumer goods don’t have the right kind of intelligence to provide significant user benefits. However, it’s a different story when it comes to smart commercial and industrial products, which typically can provide substantial benefits if implemented correctly.Automation systems originally required physical centralization and significant installation. However, recent developments have resulted in all sorts of powerful computing and sensing devices with far smaller packaging, minimal power consumption, and the ability to be cost-effectively installed almost anywhere and connected with wireless networking.
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