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Scavenger Hunt: Utilization of Blockchain and IoT for a location-based Game

Ahsan Manzoor, Max Samarin, David Mason, Mika Ylianttila
2020 IEEE Access  
Any IoT devices with a BLE capability and Eddystone support can be utilized for a game like Scavenger Hunt.  ...  PROPOSED ARCHITECTURE In this section, we present our hybrid architecture for the blockchain based scavenger hunt game prototype that utilizes IoT beacons.  ...  In 2016 he co-founded Improx Games, a Finnish game development startup based in Espoo.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3037182 fatcat:je2jek2exzelpg6nk25p2jrexa

Beacons and Blockchains in the Mobile Gaming Ecosystem: A Feasibility Analysis

Iakovos Pittaras, Nikos Fotiou, Vasilios A. Siris, George C. Polyzos
2021 Sensors  
We evaluate the cost and transaction delay of DLTs in a location-based mobile game ecosystem using two types of blockchains (permissioned and permissionless or public), based on defined Key Performance  ...  Finally, we show that the combination of IoT devices and DLTs in mobile gaming offers new business opportunities and enables innovative business models for both traditional mobile gaming companies and  ...  All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21030862 pmid:33525385 fatcat:jvck4qmo65fzzjubix5yxfne4e

On the Security of LEO Satellite Communication Systems: Vulnerabilities, Countermeasures, and Future Trends [article]

Pingyue Yue, Jianping An, Jiankang Zhang, Gaofeng Pan, Shuai Wang, Pei Xiao, Lajos Hanzo
2022 arXiv   pre-print
security measures, space-based blockchain, and intelligent reflecting surface enabled secure transmission.  ...  Since there is a paucity of literature on the security issues of LEO Satellite Communication Systems (SCSs), we aim for filling this knowledge gap.  ...  [45] considered the potential of blockchain-aided solutions designed for protecting the integrity of IoT networks.  ... 
arXiv:2201.03063v1 fatcat:pbh6bqtyfnadrmyea6qzf7zzwi

Mobile apps meet the smart energy grid: A survey on consumer engagement and Machine Learning applications

Spiros Chadoulos, Iordanis Koutsopoulos, George C. Polyzos
2020 IEEE Access  
Evgenia Faltaka for helping with an initial exploration of available mobile apps. The sole responsibility for the content lies with the authors.  ...  It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of DG CNECT or the European Commission (EC). DG CNECT or the EC are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.  ...  activities, through weekly GAIA Scavenger Hunt hashtag games implemented in popular social media.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3042758 fatcat:xptweaczcvf33etdodebdp5xb4

HRM Driven Organizational Change: Developing a Game Simulation Model for Strategic HRM

2019 "Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Game Based Learning "   unpublished
Existing games in exhibitions, such as scavenger hunts and quizzes, provide a way of playing through an exhibition visit, which can support the users in a self-facilitated visit while providing active  ...  Serious games use the motivational aspect of games for purposes other than entertainment. More specifically, location-based games have been used effectively in a number of domains.  ...  We apply a sequence of 3 types of memory games for Russian: Games Description The simulation-role-game LEARN Game, is an entrepreneurial context using LEGO to teach and learn in a playful manner.  ... 
doi:10.34190/gbl.19.044 fatcat:viyngbswrrcmhlgdoza362bope

Unmaking – against general applicability [article]

Viktor Bedö, Merle Ibach, Michaela Büsse, Felix Gerloff, Shintaro Miyazaki, Jamie Allen, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Loes Bogers, Letizia Chiappini
This is not the first time that China has embraced a Western model of development.  ...  Acknowledgments Thanks to John Marshall and Amelia Guimarin for feedback on this paper and Amy Ratelle for her copyediting assistance.  ...  Holochain is more aligned with our values than older blockchain-based cryptocurrencies.  ... 
doi:10.26041/fhnw-3545 fatcat:zfxzjoxm65e75gitsaibnc5xuq

Developer factor in software privacy [article]

Mohammad Tahaei, University Of Edinburgh, Kami Vaniea, Markulf Kohlweiss
Presentation of privacy information and options on platforms also heavily impact developers' decisions for their users' privacy, and platforms may sometimes nudge developers into sharing more of their  ...  For example, changes in regulations create challenges and hurdles for developers, such as creating privacy policies, managing permissions, and keeping user data private and secure.  ...  and Dr Maria Wolters, for their contributions; my host supervisor at the University of British Columbia, Professor Konstantin Beznosov, for giving an opportunity to experience a different working environment  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/1485 fatcat:cuv6itafdrdz3dif2s7mdox6ty

Wissensgemeinschaften in Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und öffentlicher Verwaltung. 20. Workshop GeNeMe '17, Gemeinschaften in Neuen Medien. Dresden, 18.-20.10.2017 [article]

:null, Thomas [Hrsg.] Köhler, Eric [Hrsg.] Schoop, Nina [Hrsg.] Kahnwald
Sukarti, and Mrs. Budi Lestari for helping us with the data collection.  ...  Dieses Konzept ist nach Deterding u. a. [2] als die Verwendung von Spielelementen in einem spielfremden Kontext definiert.  ...  Challenges and areas of action in the national university context -Virtual Scavenger Hunts -Exploring Customer Satisfaction in Alternate Reality Games Knowledge-Based Online (Collaborative) Work in Teaching  ... 
doi:10.25656/01:22405 fatcat:w6mdioqwnfetbmooap2q36rncm