The successful implementation of the citywide Internet in most major city centers
by the ministry of ICT through UNITA was a good foundational step towards the IOT (industrial revolution 4.0) age in Uganda.
The industrial revolution 4.0 (cyber physical systems) refers to the ability of all physical assets (cars, street cameras, watches, motorcycles, homes, television sets, kettles, lights, etc.) to be connected to the Internet.
This promises several advantages as shown below:
IOT in the Ugandan perspective
In order to put the concepts and principles of IOT into the context of the
Ugandan environment. I will discuss a few key applications that can be adopted
to solve some major challenges in our cities and towns.
The applications are to be subdivided into: