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Title: Bitcoin, Blockchain and Beyond – what it means for engineering the Internet of Things.
Presenter: Nick Addison, Chief Technology Officer, Finhaus Labs
What you will learn:
- What a blockchain is
- What a smart contract is
- How IoT devices can interact with blockchains
Description: Blockchain is best known as the innovative peer to peer distributed ledger technology underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. However, the technology can also be used in engineering for the Internet of Things by creating a unique history of individual devices. In particular, by reducing complexity while proofing against tampering can enable a whole range of IOT applications that might previously been considered unfeasible.
After introducing the basic concepts of blockchain technology, this webinar will discuss use cases for IoT integration to blockchains. The presentation will go into the detail on the specific code for one use case that uses IoT and smart contracts on the Ethereal blockchain.
About the presenter: Nick is the co-founder of Finhaus Labs. Nick has spend 19 years architecting and developing IT solutions.Nick has a passion for blockchain technologies to be able to revolutionise financial services and other industries.
He is applying his extensive experience as an enterprise architect, development manager and analyst / developer to this rapidly evolving technology market.
When: 12 midday AEST (Sydney) on 1 November 2016. The presentation will last 30 minutes followed by question time.
Where: The presentation is by webinar. After registering you will be sent details of how to join the webinar.
Cost: This presentation is free to members of Engineers Australia (EA), the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and IEEE. Just provide your membership number during registration for the event. The cost for non-members is $30.
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