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Shyam is the Creator-in-Chief at RadioStudio. He is a technology buff and is passionate about bringing forth emerging technologies to showcase their true potential to the world. Shyam guides the team at RadioStudio, a bunch of technoholiks, to imagine, conceptualize and build ideas around emerging trends in information and communication technologies.

Dec 30

Build a Live Score Streaming Platform for Realtime Sports Update

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

If you are a die-hard sports fan, then you probably get impatient too quickly. Particularly in a situation when you are unable to watch the match live. To add to the misery, the live score that you see on your phone is often playing a catch-up game. Sounds like a familiar situation? In this blog post, we present to you a model system for managing sports score streaming using the components of the IBM Cloud platform, including PubNub. This system can serve live score updates in real-time to millions of users simultaneously. And, in case you want to indulge in betting, then it can do more to help swing the odds in your favor.

Oct 09

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Agricultural Supply Chain – Part 2

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

This is the second and concluding part of the earlier blog post where we introduced you to the agricultural supply chain use case of Blockchain. In this post, we will witness the execution of a set of transactions which will accomplish the primary end to end operation of a typical agro supply chain.  This is implemented using the Multichain platform which is one of the popular private Blockchain platforms available out there.  

Sep 10

How To Make Your Smart Bin Smarter With IBM Bluemix

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing , Internet of Things

Have you ever wondered how does an IoT-enabled smart bin works? If not then this blog post will show you exactly how to build one for yourself and you can use it too.

These days, there is a huge impetus on smart city initiatives across the world. One of the popular use cases of Smart City is the concept of Smart Bins. As we all know, efficient waste management is a growing challenge in urban areas. Hence, this Smart Bin concept has also drawn a lot of attention as part of automating the public infrastructure across cities.

Sep 06

Eight Blockchain platforms for rapid prototyping

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

Blockchain, the brainchild of a person or a group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto, was developed as a secured distributed database in 2008. Since then, it has found many applications in securing and streamlining distributed ledger and transaction based applications across the world. In this post, we explore eight  popular Blockchain platforms that you can try out to quickly build a prototype application.   

Sep 02

How Blockchain can Revolutionize Agricultural Supply Chain – Part 1

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

Information sharing has become the cornerstone of our daily activity. It has many modes like in the case of sharing information between two different companies, departments within an organization or among a group of individuals. When this information sharing becomes a requirement as part of a business process, it becomes all the more necessary to nurture it effectively. This greatly assists in improving the efficiency of the process and conducting audits when the need arises. Blockchain is one of those emerging technologies which is finding newer applications every day and many of these applications are addressing the problem of authentic information sharing.

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