IoT, Cybersecurity is a Public Safety Concern

The IoT market is growing rapidly as more devices and things are becoming connected to the internet.  This network of devices is called the “Internet of Things”, IoT.  Experts are predicting that more than 80 Billion devices or things will be connected to the internet by 2025.  When we think of connected devices, we typically think of mobile phones, printers or security cameras and generally not household appliances such as fridges, doorbells and vacuum cleaners or even motor vehicles, trucks and ships.     The “Internet of Things” is bigger than we can…

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IoT and Blockchain, a Match made in Heaven

What is IoT? The Internet of Things (IoT) is a collective name for hardware devices linked to the internet from high-level devices such as smartphones to very simple devices like a kitchen device or a sensor. The IoT market has been on an upward trend for the last few years and started to grow exponentially  in 2017 and there are IoT projects ongoing from “Smart Agriculture” to “Smart Cities” Gartner research estimates  20.4 billion internet-connected devices in use by 2020 which raises many questions regarding the shortcomings that come with conventional…

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EOT makes Agriculture Smarter

Can EOT make that Apple a day fresher?  Did you know that an Apple can be more than 9 months old when you buy it in a supermarket?  And how do you know the orchard, where the apples are picked, treat their workers fairly? These and many more questions can be answered by what is now called Smart Agriculture.     Let’s see How IoT devices, EOT and Blockchain can help making Agriculture smarter.     Smart Devices measuring the optimum time to pick that apple: The IoT industry is currently producing a…

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Qtum Foundation, Trusted IoT Alliance, and Chronicled, Inc. to Develop Secure IoT Use Cases

SAN FRANCISCO, 2 Jan 2018 /PRNewswire/ Chronicled, Inc. and The Qtum Foundation have announced a collaboration to combine the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain technology, developing real-world use cases integrating smart devices with a secure distributed ledger back end.  This will take place in collaboration with researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.  Through this partnership, Qtum and Chronicled will work together to define and support a roadmap of fundamental research at UC Berkeley, developing post-quantum applied cryptography, zkSNARK-based privacy-preserving smart contracts, and zero knowledge proofs for large computations.     “The partnership with…

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Bitcoin Price Predictions Bullish but EOT may be set up for the “Perfect Storm” in 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, Cryptocurrency traders are sharpening their pencils and there are numerous predictions for Bitcoin prices in 2018.   See this story for the main Bitcoin predictions for 2018   However, not everyone might be so bullish on Bitcoin and as Bitcoin futures falters a bit there might be traders looking for an alternative.  As reported on CNBC Bitcoin futures traded lower on debut on the CME [Chicago Mercantile Exchange] – See full article here   It is clear that people are looking for alternatives or…

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Embedded Downloads welcomes launch of IOT data marketplace with Blockchain network IOTA, Microsoft, Fujitsu and others

Embedded Downloads welcomed the news earlier this week that Microsoft, Fujitsu and twenty other companies launched a public accessible IOT data marketplace with Berlin-based crypto startup IOTA.   As reported by Reuters – Click here to read the full article   According to a spokesperson for Embedded Downloads, it was great news that large enterprises are seeing the potential of blockchain and IOT [Internet of Things] integration.     The company announced earlier this week that the Limerick Blockchain Mastermind will have as the discussion topic at its next meeting at…

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