Four areas where blockchain technology aligns well with the Internet of Things: (1) supply-chain management; (2) devices that sell capacity or other services to other devices; (3) devices that sell sharing-economy services to humans; and (4) devices that sell or share data with other devices or third parties.
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A future with autonomous vehicles is fast approaching, and with it, the idea that blockchain technology could connect automobiles and other Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices is getting its fair share of attention.
Blockchain Could Move Self-Driving Cars Into the Fast Lane
With autonomous cars on the horizon, blockchain startups are eagerly building IoT systems for the fledgling industry.
In the latest example of a public agency considering blockchain technology as a mechanism for cataloging changes in land ownership, the UK's national land registry is looking to test blockchain for improving the speed and efficiency by which land titles change hands.
UK Land Registry Plans to Test Blockchain in Digital Push
HM Land Registry has revealed it is looking to test blockchain as part of a digitization effort called 'Digital Street'.