IoT ecosystems: It’s time to live on the edge

IoT ecosystems: It’s time to live on the edge

Most modern IoT ecosystems rely on a permanent connection with the internet. Devices constantly send and receive data to a data center somewhere in the cloud. The obvious benefit: Users can monitor and control their system at anytime from anywhere. The obvious disadvantage: In case of connection loss, most systems stop working. Why are we willing to take that risk?

http://internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com/blog/IoT-Agenda/IoT-ecosystems-Its-time-to-live-on-the-edge