Drones and Mobile Edge Computing
Verizon and AWS Expand Locations: Easy Aerial Tests Advantages for Drones and Mobile Edge Computing
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Verizon and AWS are expanding their mobile edge computing service, Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength, to Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles and Minneapolis. The real-time cloud computing platform brings AWS compute and storage services to the edge of Verizon’s wireless network and minimizes the latency and network hops required to connect from an application hosted on the platform to the end user’s device. Launched in 2020, 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength enables developers and businesses to create and deploy a range of applications including machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and video and game streaming. Mobile edge computing is available in 17 locations in the U.S. via AWS Wavelength zones.
Fermata Energy, a Verizon Ventures company, and Easy Aerial, a leading provider of drone-in-a-box-based monitoring and inspection…