HPE Discover: Exploring the Potential of Blockchain in IoT

courtesy of  the Internet of Things Institute

Blockchain may be the new “buzzword”; I believe it’s real, but can’t verify for myself as I don’t own any cryptocurrency, the current blockchain use type. The article calls it Blockchain 1.0.

I was taught to limit the use of 1.0 anything (I do make exceptions for Vivaldi!). Blockchain 2.0 is the enterprise and 3.0 is integrated with IoT, the main piece of this article.

Blockchain in IoT: The potential of the tech convergence depends on an organization’s willingness to support unprecedented collaboration with other companies.

Source: HPE Discover: Exploring the Potential of Blockchain in IoT

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Boomers to get hooked up with IoT and predictive aged care | ZDNet

This should be for everyone, not just boomers. #NCDHHS, are you listening?

via Boomers to get hooked up with IoT and predictive aged care | ZDNet

Li-Fi: Lighting the Future of Wireless Networks — SitePoint

When this came in my TimeLine, it was a Today I Learned moment. This is my comment at the end of the article:

Sounds to me that LiFi could be a replacement to or potentially merge with Bluetooth, as both services are high-speed and short range. Needs OS support, such as Android, Windows, and iOS for it to take off, as it uses different transceivers than radio frequencies such as WiFi and cellular.

Brian Sebele looks at Li-Fi, a way to use light signals to send data, and how it fits into the world of the Internet of Things, Wi-Fi and cellular networks.

Source: Li-Fi: Lighting the Future of Wireless Networks — SitePoint

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Nokia to buy digital health firm Withings for $191 million | Re/code

Nokia rises from the “American Dead” after all.

The maker of digital scales and fitness trackers will form the basis of a new Nokia digital health business.

Source: Nokia to buy digital health firm Withings for $191 million | Re/code