Applications and Projects

Blockchain is currently being explored for use in IoT projects. Blockchain can be used for security applications in IoT projects. By merging blockchain with IoT, the data collected by smart devices in the IoT network can be securely stored. Data is the most valuable component of an IoT network and securing it using blockchain can be vital in improving the IoT network. A few IoT applications and examples are shown in Figure 2.1.

A few ways in which blockchain can be used with IoT are as follows:

  • Smart contracts can be implemented within the IoT network. Smart contracts are contracts which get executed automatically when certain predefined conditions are satisfied. The involved parties can be certain that ...

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