Mapper is an application that is used to connect and control devices. The responsibilities of mapper are as follows:

  • Scan and connect to the device.
  • Report the actual state of twin-attributes of device.
  • Map the expected state of device-twin to actual state of device-twin.
  • Collect telemetry data from device.
  • Convert readings from device to format accepted by KubeEdge.
  • Schedule actions on the device.
  • Check health of the device.


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For other mappers, we could follow this guide to genenrate your own mapper to control the edge devices.