21 Unveils Vision for Bitcoin-Powered Weather Data Market

21 Unveils Vision for Bitcoin-Powered Weather Data Market

Bitcoin’s best-funded startup, 21 Inc, has unveiled a new proof-of-concept aimed at providing an illustration of how its bitcoin hardware and software can create new ways for data to be collected and monetized. Called Sensor21, the prototype outlines specifically how a precision altimeter can work with a 21 Bitcoin Computer to create a miniaturized weather tracker capable of monitoring data points such as air pressure, altitude and temperature. Using such a network, 21 contends that these devices can be made to query other cities to determine their data. Further, by gathering data from....


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