Five Trends In Internet Of Things To Watch Out For In 2018

  The year 2018 showed that the biggest advancement in technology is nothing but Internet of Things or IoT. The most attractive feature of IoT is remote accessibility. For instance, IoT helps unlock doors as well as cars, access security cameras of smart homes, and even control room temperature using smartphones. It is said that there are roughly 20 billion internet connected devices globally as of 2018. Thus, several experts believe that 2018 is “the year of IoT”. According to a research firm, Progressive Markets, the IoT market is expected…

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Walmart files patent for IoT Robotic Bees that pollinate plants

Retail giant, Walmart, has joined many in trying to resolve the problem facing our world caused by the endangerment of bees.  Bees are regarded to be one of the world’s most important species as most crops (about 70 percent) today require pollination to develop fruit, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.     On 8 March 2018, Walmart filed a patent for autonomous robotic bees which can pollinate plants.  Five other patents were also filed and these included additional farming drones such as drones used to track down pests and drones to…

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The Biggest World Summit on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to be held in Moscow in May

More than 100 countries at the level of top officials and curators of blockchain technologies from states, more than 3,000 participants, more than 300 speakers, 2 days.     World Blockchain and Cryptocurrency summit (hereinafter: WBCSummit) will be held on May 19-20, 2018 in Moscow. The Organizing Committee of the Summit heads the counselor to the President of the Russian Federation for Internet development German Klimenko   For the first time, the Summit was held in Moscow on January 27, 2018, and brought together representatives of more than 30 countries…

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New IoT White Paper explains Hacking Vulnerability and Solutions

With the unhindered growth and acceptability of internet globally, the revolution and evolution of its successor, Internet of Things has been massive, slowly erasing the distinguishing line between real and virtual.     This thrilling piece of technology is maturing at an unparalleled rate, connecting innumerable diversified smart objects in an all-encompassing network.   The technological ecosystem can be imagined as a three-node cycle comprising of “people” that run the ecosystem, “internet” on which the ecosystem runs and “intelligent device” that support the ecosystem.     Unfortunately  “most good things…

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Smart Cities and IoT

Firstly, what is a Smart City?   With the use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as connected sensors, lights, and meters, data is collected and analyzed.  This data is then used to improve infrastructure, public utilities, and services, etc.  All this to deliver and promote an efficient and safe city experience for residents and visitors.   Various Smart City projects and IoT applications are being undertaken globally.     Amsterdam is one of the leaders in smart city development with numerous projects such as Infrastructure and Technology; Energy,…

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