Implementation of Industrialised IoT achieving the balanced QoS/QoE for radical innovative blockchain technology market

Project: Research

Project Details


Blockchain is a shared, distributed immutable ledger technology that facilitates the process of recording transactions and tracking assets in a business network. When it is combined with IoT then it enables machine-to-machine (M2M) transactions. The IoT enables devices across the Internet to send data to private blockchain networks to create tamper-resistant records of shared transactions. There can be numerous business technology management issues which can be improved by developing data mining models and acquisition-seeking resilient solutions. The system, however; can become vulnerable to new security threats. Implementing IoT with robust and resilient security features reduces the risks of distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks which are essentially required in all stages from conceiving, and designing to implementing and operating, respectively.
A holistic approach must be considered to address any sector’s IoT requirements for implementing products and services. The industry revolution 4.0 is fast moving forward whilst dealing with 5G/6G, optical, wireless, and cellular mobile and manufacturing technologies. The upcoming Li-Fi (light fidelity) is considered as a disruptive innovation, expected to complement the advanced 5G/6G and Wi-Fi solutions. The Li-Fi supports networks for high-capacity, high data-speed, and resilient security for various indoor and outdoor transfer of data for various M2M applications, besides illuminating the inside/outside buildings, and other spaces (i.e., residences, offices, laboratories, streets, roads, motorways, hospitals, airports, etc). The new market with new Li-Fi technology based on visual light communication (VLC) will see some radical innovations when dealing with supply chain and blockchain mainly delivering the quality of services (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE). In most of these aspects, the communication and message protocols are key concerns when developing the interoperability standards for cloud-based IoT integrated services. The interoperability standards ensure smart switching of the services from one provider to another (i.e., Microsoft Azure to amazon web service (AWS) or Google cloud platform (GCP) or IBM cloud, etc).
The project requires designing and implementing a model to simulate and analyse various key parameters of QoS and QoE based on suitable protocols used for communication and messaging in realising various cloud-based services. The research is expected to establish the relationship and dependence of data and compromises to achieve the best results for interoperability features in realistic scenarios.

Layman's description

The new telecommunication system and network based on optical wireless communication will fast invade homes, offices, buildings, streets, roads and motorways. It fundamentally works on the principles of visual light communication (VLC) where the light from the ceiling lamp can additionally be used to send or receive data signals, besides illuminating the room. The light signals travel faster than other types of signals, hence this new system/network is much faster than standard Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity), The new LED-based communication system has been termed as Li-Fi (light fidelity) for better marketability. Various Internet of Things (IoT) has been used in business management for supply chain and blockchain technology using wireless, cellular mobile networks connecting business via the Internet. The Li-Fi can replace or work together whilst achieving better results. However. there are some technical concerns which cause security threats in existing networks and therefore businesses cannot seek customers' and clients' feedback or efficient reporting to commission the quality of products and services. The new technology has better features and can effectively support businesses. The project will investigate everyday aspects of business transactions and communications with enhanced security.

Key findings

Blockchain technology viability using Li-Fi networks;
IoT implementation for Blockchain with enhanced security;
Developing a road map of Interoperability protocols for IoT based cloud services;
Optimising QoS and QoE solutions implementing the IoT products and services;
AcronymIoT, QoS, QoE, DDOS, VLC, Li-Fi
StatusNot started


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