Tracking Drugs on Blockchain: How Significant Is Walmart and IBM’s New Collaboration?

Суббота, 22 июня 2019 07:23
Walmart is no stranger to distributed ledger technology (DLT). Back in October 2016, the multinational food retailer began collaborating with IBM on a blockchain-based system that could identify and flag recalled foods. Since then, it has dived into a number of patents and trials — e.g., tracking meat in China, tracking delivery drones, patenting smart deliveries and tracking live food in the United States.
And in addition to several other U.S. patents and global initiatives, Walmart has recently announced its latest foray into applying blockchain technology.