Nike Explores Blockchain for Supply Chain Data Collection

Nike Explores Blockchain for Supply Chain Data Collection

Alabama’s Auburn University successfully completed a pilot in partnership with Nike, Macy’s and Kohl’s using Hyperledger to upload supply chain data onto the blockchain. The Chain Integration Pilot (CHIP) of the Auburn University RFID Lab in Alabama has published a proof-of-concept whitepaper that seeks to demonstrate the efficiency savings blockchain technology can unlock across the contemporary supply chain. The proof-of-concept was designed to ingest, encode, distribute, and store serialized data from multiple points throughout the…

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Volvo Adopts Oracle’s Blockchain for Its Supply Chain — Here’s Why

Volvo Adopts Oracle’s Blockchain for Its Supply Chain — Here’s Why

Cointelegraph takes an in-depth look into why Volvo is using blockchain to provide global traceability of cobalt that is used in its electric vehicle batteries. Volvo Cars announced last week that it is using Oracle’s blockchain platform to trace cobalt, one of the main components in electric car batteries. Following the unveiling of the company’s first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge, Volvo has come up with a new business strategy that includes introducing…

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Publicly-Listed Firm Files Patent to Put Cannabis on the Blockchain

Publicly-Listed Firm Files Patent to Put Cannabis on the Blockchain

Australian Securities Exchange-listed firm Security Matters has filed a patent application in the United States for a blockchain-based cannabis supply chain system. Australian Securities Exchange-listed firm Security Matters has filed a patent application in the United States for a blockchain system to securely manage the cannabis supply chain.The proposed system could be applied to mark, track and manage the supply chain for cannabis plants, products and cannabis-derived ingredients, ZDNet reported on Sept. 3.Cannabis on…

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US Air Force Will Use SIMBA Chain to Secure Its Supply Chain

US Air Force Will Use SIMBA Chain to Secure Its Supply Chain

SIMBA Chain will provide the blockchain that will be used to secure the supply chain of the United States Air Force. The United States Air Force (USAF) has chosen smart contract startup SIMBA Chain to provide the blockchain which will be used to secure its supply chain.In a news release published on Aug. 26, SIMBA Chain said the technology it develops will be used on the battlefield and at home.USAF hopes blockchain will make its…

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VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

Australian winemaker Penfolds has partnered with VeChain to make a case of special wine bottles with blockchain authentication. Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale, as part of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative.More specifically, the launch of Penfolds Bin 407 in July marks the beginning of VeChain’s WTP phase 2, per a press release from VeChain on Aug. 6….

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