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Blockchain and Banking

Blockchain & Banking – A Profitable Alliance

by Augmate | March 22, 2018 | IoT

Blockchain technology is completely transforming the function of traditional financial institutions: from how payment transactions are made, through to how money is raised on private markets. The very nature of the centralized data that banks currently use is one of the major reasons behind the delays that we must all deal with when transferring money….

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3 Industries Being Radically Transformed by IoT

by Augmate | March 22, 2018 | IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) now presents the global economy with a myriad of opportunities associated with functionality, productivity and more. While manufacturing has been the chief benefactor of these changes, it is important to consider the wider implications of this advancement across wider industry. Below, we outline three more markets that are going through…

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How we are CONNECTing IoT, blockchain and device management

by Augmate | March 21, 2018 | IoT Wearables

IoT device security and management is no longer a concern for users, it is a critical risk to organizational stability and performance. Technological solutions are increasing efficiencies and productivity across virtually all industries. As more and more sectors progress with industry 4.0 and the digitization of their practices, engaged parties are only increasing their reliance…

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Solving Security Issues in Healthcare – the Case for IoT

by Augmate | March 20, 2018 | IoT Wearables

Digital solutions are improving healthcare through increased efficiencies at a lower costs. A recent study found that 99% of global respondents from the sector are using big data, 94% have a blockchain project implemented or are in the process of implementing one, and 96% are using IoT technologies – clearly a huge growth market. Despite…

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Blockchain to Reform Trillion Dollar Industry

by Augmate | March 19, 2018 | IoT

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally, and blockchain has the potential to disrupt how the industry works for both customers and vendors. Although the growth of the industry has been exponential, there are still many issues to be resolved. Currency conversions, transaction fees, and fraudulent charges can cause financial headaches….

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Will Blockchain End The Password Era?

by Augmate | March 15, 2018 | IoT

Forgetting your passwords, answering numerous security questions and receiving reset emails may soon be things of the past. Industry leaders are predicting that blockchain will transform how we keep track of our identities. As we presently have to remember our passwords, the codes the majority of us rely upon are simple enough for hackers and…

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What’s the Hype with Wearables?

by Augmate | March 15, 2018 | IoT Wearables

Wearables are a subset of the devices in our lives that are connected to each other via the internet, known as the Internet of things (IoT). They have been leading the digital revolution since 2013, and have been slowly pulling away from other IoT, due to connectivity becoming faster and easier. So, what types of wearables…

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Blockchain Explained

by Augmate | March 14, 2018 | IoT

You may have heard of cryptocurrency and more specifically Bitcoin, but what do you really know about the technology that powers them?  Blockchain was originally devised for digital currencies,  but advances by a range of innovators have enabled the application of this technology across a broader range of industries and functions, ranging from IoT to…

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Wearable Tech Trend Predictions for 2018

by Augmate | March 13, 2018 | Wearables

Many commentators have stated that this is going to be a big year for wearable technology. In this article, we explore the details of this, and outline where we feel the greatest progression in the industry will be made:   Miniaturization of Wearables A watch on your wrist that tracks your calorie intake, sleep, heart…

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6 Blockchain Influencers Leading the Industry

by Augmate | March 12, 2018 | IoT Speaking & Events

We are really pleased to see one of our advisors, Margaux Avedisian, being recognised as an industry leader within blockchain. Below is the full original article:   Blockchain as a space is filled with innovative individuals, passionate about helping the advancement of technology. The Blockchain universe can be complex and that is why it is…