NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveAether, the serverless fog computing platform taking on incumbent cloud providers, will be a headline sponsor at the upcoming Fog World Congress in San Francisco. Fog World Congress is fog computing's biggest annual event, where industry, research and technical stakeholders come together to drive the global adoption of fog computing. The event features an impressive lineup of speakers, including Apple Co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak, and representatives from other sponsor companies including Cisco, Hitachi, FogHorn and more.
ActiveAether CEO & Co-founder, Dr. Robert MacInnis, will be leading discussions on a number of topics at the event, including a keynote titled "Serverless in the Fog: the Holy Grail of Distributed Computing" and a technical session for developers titled "Getting Real: ML, AR and Fog Computing Collide with Magic Leap". "Fog computing is a necessary architectural evolution that will support rapid growth in fields like IoT, Machine Learning and Augmented Reality," said Dr. MacInnis. "We're looking forward to demonstrating how developers can start leveraging the fog right now with platforms like ActiveAether. Fog World Congress provides an important opportunity for those of us building out global-scale fog solutions to ensure we're working together to construct a vibrant, sustainable fog ecosystem."
The OpenFog Consortium was founded to accelerate the adoption of fog computing and address bandwidth, latency and communications challenges associated with IoT, 5G and AI applications. Committed to creating open technologies, its mission is to create and validate a framework for secure and efficient information processing between clouds, endpoints and services.
"We're pleased to welcome Dr. MacInnis as one of our keynote speakers and ActiveAether as a Diamond Sponsor," said Carl Ford, who is part of the team coordinating Fog World Congress. "It's an exciting event that features outstanding opportunities to engage with industry leaders and innovative companies pushing forward fog technologies and new business models."
Fog World Congress will be held October 1-3, 2018 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. Please visit https://www.fogcongress.com/.
ActiveAether is a serverless fog computing platform that leverages untapped processing power on devices across the globe to provide compute on demand for software developers. ActiveAether's patented orchestration service deploys and un-deploys software services automatically, matching service demand with optimal Hosts based on criteria like low-latency, performance and cost. ActiveAether is powered by the FogCoin cryptocurrency, which enables computer owners worldwide to rent out idle processing power for profit as Host Providers.
About Fog World Congress
Fog World Congress is the largest fog-centric conference, created to bring business, technology and research together to explore the technologies, challenges, deployments and opportunities in fog computing—the enabler for AI, IoT and 5G. Produced by the OpenFog Consortium, the three-day conference will take place in San Francisco from October 2 – 3, with a pre-conference day on October 1 for technical tutorials and the latest research findings. For more information, visit fogcongress.com.
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