Internet of Things Research & Development: What Will Work for Africa?

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Contributor list: Masinde E

Publisher: IEEE

Place: Cape Town, South Africa

Publication year: 2019

Start page: 20

End page: 24

Number of pages: 5

ISBN: 978-1-7281-3465-9

eISBN: 978-1-7281-3464-2

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In the case of the developed regions, Internet of Things has already stepped out of its infancy - it has been earmarked as the key driver of Industry revolution 4.0 as well as of the Future Internet. In Africa however, most countries have not kept pace with both the underlying technology advancements and research required for Internet of Things. Consultative and deliberate efforts towards a strategic plan for research and development in the Content are one way of redressing this gap. Such an Internet of Things roadmap needs to contextualize Africa’s inherent challenges and opportunities this roadmap is the focus of this paper.


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