Internet of Things Current Affairs - 2020

Infosys launches three block-chain powered distributed applications

Infosys announced the launch of three blockchain-powered distributed applications for government services, supply chain management and insurance domains. These applications are equipped with predictive return on investment (ROI) analytics for business investments that can be tailored to meet numerous industry-specific needs. Key Highlights These comprehensive applications are designed as ready-to-subscribe business networks, thus, they would Read More…

Centre ropes in IBM for pilot study on using AI in Agriculture

Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India Private Limited (Indian subsidiary of IBM) for undertaking a pilot study to utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI) and weather technology solutions in agriculture in selected pilot districts. Key Highlights of SoI The pilot study will be undertaken in 3 Read More…

ICANN, NASSCOM collaborate to develop technology, standards for IoT

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the global internet body and and Indian apex body for IT industry NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) announced collaboration for working in developing standards and identifier technology that will feed into the global consultation for managing Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices and infrastructure using internet. Key Read More…

SAIL launches Smart Garbage Bins

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has launched smart garbage bins made of stainless steel which integrates technology for smart waste management. Smart Garbage Bins The Smart Garbage Bins will send signals to the garbage collection vehicle about the ‘fill-up’ position of the bin. This provides for better cleaning and lower human intervention. These Smart Garbage Read More…

Digital currency: Aber

The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia will launch a common digital currency called Aber. Aber will be used for financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies. Benefits of the Digital Currency The digital currency would be launched to explore the following benefits: The digital currency would aid Read More…