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“You can have these machines on-site for a long period of time, you can have them connected to the internet and you can do a lot of business from them.
You can also use them for monitoring the quality of the water.
You just need to understand the requirements.”
Blyth said this is an important technology for a variety of business needs, but added that it would be a good idea for consumers to make sure their homes are not exposed to the environment.
“It’s a lot more expensive than an IoT device.
But if you have an IoT, then it’s much more difficult to connect,” he said.
“It is not as easily accessible.”
Bridging the divideIn order to deploy these servers, the company will need to purchase a custom license from an industrial supply chain company, which will then contract with Amazon to install the servers.
Blyst said the company is working on a custom software and hardware platform for use in this process, which could also be used for other devices such as home security cameras.
The company plans to be ready to ship in 2020, with a first batch of machines set to go out by 2020.