5G and Blockchain – are ready to depend vigorously on one another as far as the change they are probably going to bring. Let’s see what are the possibilities we can expect from this combination…
IBM Research and SweetSense, a sensor tech provider, have partnered with the University of Colorado Boulder and The Freshwater Trust to use blockchain and IoT sensors for tracking the underground water in aquifers in north California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The project will use blockchain to share water extraction data with orbiting satellites, which will also be used for detection of rainfall and weather correlations.
During the ongoing World Government Summit 2019 in Dubai, blockchain expert Bettina Warburg has praised the capabilities of blockchain and IoT. During a session at the three-day event being held at Madinat Jumeirah, Warburg has claimed that distributed digital ledger-based trade has the potential to open great business opportunities for countries in the upcoming years.
The Kenyan Division of IBM Research has partnered with US-based Hello Tractor to boost the African agriculture industry with the implementation of Blockchain and Internet of Things. The duo intends to address the various issues faced by the Agriculture industry in Africa by offering a Blockchain-based digital wallet.
BMW Group in Munich, is going to host an event demonstrating the use of blockchain in vehicles by next year. The first stage winners of the MOBI Grand Challenge will demonstrate their models in this event. For this, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA), have joined together, as published in a press release on October 10.