internet of things

Blockchain and IoT in commercial transportation

The sustainability of commercial transportation companies depends heavily on their ability to adapt to consumer needs. Investing in new technologies helps increase their operational efficiency and lowers the cost of shipping. In recent years, disruptive technologies — such as the Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and blockchain technology — has […]

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Will 5G be the catalyst for blockchain and IoT adoption?

  Read the original article, published February 27, 2019 on Smartereum. Over the last year or so, we have started seeing the inevitable marketing of the “next big thing” from the cell phone carriers — 5G. The Big 4 carriers in the U.S. have all announced plans for rollouts of their 5G networks. While what […]

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Clear skies ahead with blockchain in aviation: Making airspace safer

Aviation safety is a serious concern for every traveler. But on a regular basis each of us is confronted by the news of aviation incidents. The time has come for change, the use of blockchain can improve both airspace safety and the efficiency and transparency of the aviation industry. The aviation industry is subject to […]

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What blockchain means to the justice and public safety sectors

To understand what blockchain means to the justice and public safety sectors, we first have to lay the basic foundations for what a blockchain is. An easy way to understand blockchain is to think of it as a group text message. Much like in a group text message, blockchain is a distributed, time-stamped, tamper-resistant, record […]

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Taking the next step towards deploying blockchain for business anywhere

Throughout IBM Think, an important message has resonated everywhere — empowering businesses to overcome vendor lock-in and the freedom of choice to apply IBM technology wherever data resides. Our Watson team made some major announcements this week about making AI models and applications run across any cloud. Today, we are re-stating that same commitment for […]

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Road to the future: Blockchain for transportation mobility

Driving: it’s something millions of people do each day without much thought. Now, innovations such as ride-sharing, autonomous vehicles, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and smart contracts are affecting how people view mobility. While various modes of transport are still fundamental to getting people and things from one place to another, current consumer attitudes are […]

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Creating solutions for freight management with AI, IoT and blockchain

Logistics and transportation today is built upon a universe of antiquated supply chain assets, in which eye-watering sums of capital now find their home. The investment plans for these assets were approved long ago, in a world far different than that in which we currently live. This is still the case even with tech start-up […]

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Blockchain from abstract to practical: Bringing it all together

In the last post, I covered abstract concepts, such as the value of data in relation to blockchain, and the necessity of strong networks. Now, I want to move from the abstract towards the concrete, and discuss how blockchain is maturing, what this means for our business networks, and the questions we must ask as […]

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Talk show-on-wheels meets blockchain

Who says technology must be so serious? Sure, advancements like quantum computing, blockchain and artificial intelligence are intense, no-nonsense innovations that are changing the world as we know it. Yet, there is also a lighter side of tech that piques excitement in non-techies when they envision how technology can help their lives become better. That’s […]

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