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.
Up Next in Blockchain
The era of large-scale power plants may be coming to a close, to be replaced by a smart network of microgrid energy systems that can leverage the advantages of distributed ledger technology.
Microgrids and Blockchain Powering our Energy Future
WIRED UK - Chris Baraniuk
French insurance giant AXA has launched a new flight delay insurance product using the Ethereum blockchain. Referred to as 'Fizzy', the product allows travelers to insure trips against a flight delay of two hours or more, utilizing smart contracts to store and process payouts once certain conditions are met.
AXA Uses Ethereum Blockchain for New Flight Insurance Product