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Cloud gaming, V2X communications and Industrial IoT biggest use cases for edge development

June 25, 2019 / James Bourne

Edge computing is being spoken of more and more – but predominantly from the hardware side. What does it mean from a software and development standpoint?According to new research from MobiledgeX, multi-player and cloud gaming, V2X communications and Industrial IoT are the most viable short-term edge use cases.The company has released its research after a three-year effort, alongside Deutsche Telekom, which collated standards and use cases based on market opportunity, venture capital activity, time to market, and required network coverage. The research also explored pertinent factors specific to edge, from latency to data exchange and data residency. Naturally, MobiledgeX is looking at an opportunity itself here. The company has launched an early access program which offers ‘free access to live edge infrastructure, consultative support, discovery and guidance from a team of edge experts, promotional support and opportunities to network with other edge application developers&...