Analytics – Data analytics is the science of analysing and reviewing raw data in order to make conclusions about that information
Artificial Intelligence (AI) – The theory and development of computer systems that are able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages
Blockchain technology – Blockchain is a shared, immutable ledger that facilitates the process of recording transactions and tracking assets in a business network. An asset can be tangible or intangible. Virtually anything of value can be tracked and traded on a blockchain network, reducing risk and cutting costs for all involved
Data – Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Distributed ledger technology – Is a database that is consensually shared and synchronised across all involved networks. It can be accessed by anyone and all transactions only have to be recorded once, eliminating the duplication of effort that is typical of a traditional business network
Gateway – The LoRa gateways (physical device) connect to the internet via the standard IP protocol and transmit the data received from the LoRa embedded sensors to the internet i.e. a network, server or cloud.