Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Backed Drone Communication
Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application.
A U.S. Department of Transportation report says using blockchain to track drones can make them safer.
Bitcoin’s recent price jump after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian official has rekindled a long-running debate among investors: whether it will work as a safe-haven asset like gold in times of heightened geopolitical and economic turmoil.
The space agency has awarded $124,800 in funding to Orbit Logic and Fraunhofer Labs' blockchain system proposal, called SCRAMBL.
IBM has won a patent for a blockchain system which tracks packages in case they're stolen by drones.
Blockchain drone technology continues to grow, particularly with commercial development by major brands like Amazon and Walmart.