Category: Blog

The Blog category should contain article or related topics to mF2C addressed to a wide audience.

Why is Horizon 2020 Funding Important?

  Posted by Louise Merifield, Operations Manager (SIXSQ)   Horizon 2020 is the is the biggest ever EU Research and Innovation programme, with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to...

Data management challenges in fog-to-cloud systems

  Posted by  Toni Cortès, Storage Systems Group Manager, Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Anna Queralt, Senior Researcher, Barcelona Supercomputing Center   In the last years we have seen an increase in the existing amount...

Paving the road for digital transformation

  Posted by Lara Lopez, IT Market Exploitation Coordinator, Atos Research & Innovation       75 billion connected devices are expected to be installed worldwide by 2025. We are living a phenomenon where smart devices...

Smart Boat Use Case

  Posted by Gregor Cimerman, Researcher, XLAB   Smart boat use case focuses on bringing the Cloud and Fog functionalities to the boats and marinas. Equipping boats with IoT devices capable of collecting data...

Machine learning and fog-to-cloud computing

  Posted by Jasenka Dizdarevic, Technical University of Braunschweig   Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming more relevant with the connection of millions of everyday objects to the network, generating a large amounts of...

Bringing Clarity to the Fog – the role of standards

  Posted by John Kennedy, Senior Researcher, Intel Labs Europe   The mF2C project is focused on delivering a management framework for the challenging fog-to-cloud domain. A future where mobile wireless devices can discover...

IoT, cloud, fog, edge, … do I hear more?

  Posted by Xavi Masip, Scientific Director (UPC)   Recent advances in technology have paved the way to coin a slightly large set of fancy names, sometimes unfairly used by the scientific community and...

What is a Smart City?

  Posted by Louise Merifield, Operations Manager (SIXSQ)   This basic guide to smart cities gives an introduction to one of today’s hot topics. Why is everyone talking about smart cities? It is estimated...

What is Fog Computing and why it matters

  Posted by: Antonio Salis, R&D Project Manager, Engineering Sardegna   The Internet of Things (IoT) is the set of objects within electronic devices, sensors and actuators that are widely diffused and capable of...