The ultimate solution that needs to be provided for IoT is security, and Blockchain might be the answer. The lack of understanding of how to use and apply Blockchain is the opportunity. IoT solution providers need to get immersed in Blockchain to develop the next generation of inherently secure IoT devices.
Annual wildfires have become the norm in California, and the scale and impact of them has intensified due to global climate change. Wildfires catalyze larger public health issues as smoke pollution causes acute, and potentially chronic, upper-respiratory problems, among other harmful side effects. Now, dozens of IoT air quality monitors are coming to market to help communities measure pollution.