Rob Tiffany

IoT Minute Episode 30: Edge Gateway Protocols

Supporting an alphabet soup of protocols is an essential feature of an Edge Gateway.

Protocols range from things like OPC, MTConnect, REST, AMQP, MQTT, CAN bus, and Modbus just to name a few. Data formats include things like XML, JSON, binary and lots of “home-grown” stuff. Lastly, an Edge Gateway must be able to translate all those protocols and data formats into something understandable by back end systems and analytics.

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