Skyward to the Network of Things

During her CES 2019 Keynote address, Maria Scott, the CEO of Skyward (Verizon’s commercial drone subsidiary), provided critical insight into how the 5G network topology will evolve not only to drones but also a wider suite of devices and applications.  5G technology has the potential as described to create synergies between people and devices to […]

5G/Blockchain the Payment and Ticketing “Killer Application”

QR code-based payment systems such as WeChat could eventually be replaced with 5G technology working in synergy with a Blockchain database. Easier than turning a car key, Blockchain could provide transactional security between 5G nodes and “dumb” 5G POS nodes in tight geographic proximity, secured by one-time use codes and two key encryption, transparently and […]