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AWS and Verizon bring private 5G and edge computing to life with Corning

April 6, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Verizon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have a real-world customer, in the form of Corning’s fiber optic cable factory, for their Private 5G Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) service with AWS Outposts. The combination of the two technologies brings the security, reliability, and speed of a private 5G network together with the increased performance and reduced latency that edge computing applications enable.

Corning is using the technology to power autonomous robots that can monitor real-time production, the movement of materials, and other processes that are designed to improve the consistency, quality, and efficiency of their demanding manufacturing methods.

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