Though somewhat overshadowed by more pressing trends in the payments industry, bitcoin and blockchain were a frequent topic at the annual Money20/20 conference held in Las Vegas last week.
Blockchain World, a booth sponsored by blockchain technology firm Chain, for example, showcased proofs-of-concept created for name-brand financial institutions including First Data subsidiary Gyft and Nasdaq.
Elsewhere, Visa’s booth featured a full-size connected car, outfitted with mock technology that illustrated how the blockchain could one day allow consumers to secure car leases directly from the vehicle of their choice.
Bitcoin and the blockchain were equally visible on the exhibition room floor, where bitcoin payment processor BitPay, hardware wallet provider Ledger and bitcoin debit card startup Blade were on-hand to educate attendees on their product offerings.
For a closer look at all the action, view our full slideshow of the four-day event below:
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