Multi-access Edge Computing is redefining social gaming

Keeping players engaged during quarantine with edge computing-enabled social gaming. With much of the world’s population facing stay-at-home orders or recommendations in the wake of Covid-19, many industries need to rethink how they deliver value to their customers. One of the lesser-known casualties of the pandemic is social gaming, which uses augmented or virtual reality […]

Why does a flying COW need edge computing?

In the aftermath of hurricane Maria, the flying Cell On Wings (COW) was deployed in Puerto Rico. This was AT&T’s first official deployment of the flying COW. The hurricane left Puerto Rico’s communication infrastructure in shambles. As cleanup efforts got underway, emergency services and the local population needed connectivity more than ever. When nature strikes, getting communication […]

A Platform for Mobile Edge Computing – White Paper from AWS, HPE & Saguna

What’s the “killer app”? A couple of years ago, this was a typical question in discussions about Mobile Edge Computing (MEC).  Today, things are changing. Edge Computing is gaining momentum across the industry with a proliferation of MEC use cases. Services targeted by MEC providers include initiatives like AT&T MEC AR, VR Test Zone,  Vodafone, AWS & Saguna’s […]

Drone control

Dance of Drones – a demonstration of autonomous logistics over mobile networks, enabled by MEC @ BT Innovation2017 Guest blog post by Andy Jones Last week I spent a couple of days at BT Innovation Week – a yearly event in which the UK operator showcases its latest communication research and innovations. Throughout the week, […]