Saturday, March 02, 2019

XY / XYO: Blockchain + IoT GeoLocation (vs. GPS)
Join The Movement Disrupting The $11+ Trillion Location Market
"XY, the leading location hardware business powering the world's first people-powered location network called XYO"
XYO = XY "Oracle Network"

"Because of this, the XYO Network has developed location-based technologies that connect the digital world to the physical world. To achieve this, XYO has created a location-based consumer product business with the purpose of putting Bluetooth and GPS tracking beacons out into the world."

OpenWhisk: serverless cloud functions

Apache OpenWhisk is a serverless, open source cloud platform

"Apache OpenWhisk (Incubating) is an open source, distributed Serverless platform that executes functions (fx) in response to events at any scale. OpenWhisk manages the infrastructure, servers and scaling using Docker containers so you can focus on building amazing and efficient applications.
The OpenWhisk platform supports a programming model in which developers write functional logic (called Actions), in any supported programming language, that can be dynamically scheduled and run in response to associated events (via Triggers) from external sources ( Feeds) or from HTTP requests. The project includes a REST API-based Command Line Interface (CLI) along with other tooling to support packaging, catalog services and many popular container deployment options."