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        <h1>IOT Technology May Be The Key To protecting Our Wildlife</h1>

        <h2>Will the internet and devices save our rhino?</h2>

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        <time class=”op-published” datetime=”2016-06-29T010:30:16Z”>June 29th, 10:30 AM</time>

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          <a rel=”facebook” href=”http://facebook.com/tracy.king”>Tracy King</a>

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          <a>TR Vishwanath</a>

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        The lOT (Internet of Things) is a network of Internet enabled objects, together with web services that interact with these objects. Underlying the Internet of Things are technologies such as RPID (radio frequency identification), sensors, and smart phones.



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      <p> Leveraging the power of the IoT, Intel and Dimension Data have created a multicomponent system to deter poaching efforts. 



The kit includes an RFID chip embedded in the rhino’s horn, and an ankle monitor which is both used to track the location of the animal and to alert authorities if the proximity of the horn and ankle monitor changes, signifying an attempt to remove the horn. The ankle monitor is a Kevlar-encased, nearly indestructible device powered by an Intel® Galileo Board. The wearable tech is outfitted with a solar panel to recharge the device’s battery as the rhino roams the wilderness, transmitting encrypted data through 3G to a central location and enabling authorities to monitor location and movement, while alerting them to the separation of the horn if such an unfortunate event occurs.




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      <p>Fighting to save rhino is a many pronged strategy. This is another fantastic method. Well done Dimension Data and Intel!



       <p>Poaching has decimated the rhino population.  

         <a href=”http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/iot-technology-may-be-the-key-to-protecting-our-wildlife”>IoT technology</a>may be the key to saving these majestic creatures.



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