A hardware platform for the Brazilian IoT program

Doghouse – IoT

Article from Issue 218/2019
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In conjunction with Caninos Loucos, maddog helps develop a hardware platform for the Brazilian IoT project.

I have been spending a lot of time in Latin America recently, in particular Brazil. The object of my visits has been the Brazilian Internet of Things (IoT) program and the project Caninos Loucos ("Crazy Canines," in Portuguese).

The Brazilian government formulated a plan a couple of years ago to stimulate IoT in Brazil. They feel that the IoT industry could generate more than $200 billion in goods and services, and perhaps as much as 20 percent of the Brazilian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will depend on technologies used in IoT.

Some time ago, I cofounded Caninos Loucos [1] along with Dr. Marcelo Zuffo of LSITEC, an NGO associated with the University of Sao Paulo.

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