Sep 20, 2019 at 12:10
The Value of Blockchain Technology in Industry 4.0 in Italy
In the development paths of Industry 4.0 the Blockchain is called to play an increasingly important role and it is now clear that this technology can allow many Italian companies to find new forms of efficiency and new competitiveness. However, the big theme and challenge is to clearly identify where and how the blockchain brings new value.
Aug 05, 2019 at 14:31
Volvo Cars Manufactures First Cars With Recycled Cobalt Mapped Using Blockchain
Volvo Cars, a Swedish luxury vehicles firm and a subordinate of the Chinese automotive firm Geely, has manufactured the first-ever cars using reprocessed cobalt delineated with the help of blockchain tech and has further entered an isolated initiative to oversee cobalt from different mineral-rich countries including the DR Congo (DRC), Uganda and others.
Jul 22, 2019 at 12:36
Nestlé, McDonald’s and Virgin Media will Try Blockchain
Topnotch company Nestlé (a food and beverage firm), McDonald’s (a US fast food firm) and Virgin Media Ltd (a UK telecom company) have engaged in the JICWEBS distributed ledger tech (DLT) trial to enhance trust as well as transparency in digital advertising. JICWEBS was formed by the United Kingdom and Ireland media sector to guarantee independence, maverick and affinity of measurement on the web.
Italy to Add Another Use Case for Blockchain in Supply Chain
Italy will add another major use case for blockchain tech in supply chain tracking. This time around, the technology will be used to track cod and artichokes. Bofrost, a startup dealing in frozen food products, has adopted to apply the EY OpsChain Traceability solution that is developed on Ethereum’s Blockchain. Among the two products to be traceable using this blockchain system are the Northern Cod Fillets plus the Artichoke Heart Slices, probably early next month.
Blockchain Tech to Expose New Value in Logistics Industry
The blockchain technology promises to bring new forms of innovative management to the logistics industry in Italy, and this will help in getting rid of the traditional and centralized way of doing things, and further help in identifying and testing new organizational models and new ways of engendering value in this sector.
Blockchain to Increase Food Traceability Quality in Italy
The Politecnico di Milano has published a Smart Agrifood Observatory booklet detailing the significant impact of digital innovation on the food traceability process, efficiency and benefits of using blockchain and other innovative technologies for traceability, enhancing food quality and multiplying revenues, opportunities and problems provided by blockchain for product traceability in Italy.
Blockchain to Combat Modern Slavery in Supply Chains
In an effort to fight modern slavery in supply chains, major companies are exploring and experimenting with blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Ascertaining whether products especially minerals including cobalt, gold, copper, etc., are obtained and produced decently is very hard when it comes to supply chains since it is a complex process.