All post by: Kelly Reed

1. Leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) for Mobile Money

Today, if you don’t find the quickest and easiest way to integrate and mainstream your offerings, you’re almost irrelevant. This week, I’ll take a look at Internet of Things (IoT) from a mobile money perspective. Google defines the IoT as an environment in which objects, animals or people are each provided with a unique identifier and enabled to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Imagine a world where utility meters are smart! An electricity meter that can link directly to your household’s lighting or heating and moderate the energy spent depending on how much you budget or how much is remaining on your mobile money account with that provider. A world where water tanks automatically ensure you have enough water left for the month based on your regular consumption and expected rainfall for the next few days. These Read More...