Walmart Wants Blockchain to Make Shipping ‘Smarter’
Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.
Blockchain drone technology continues to grow, particularly with commercial development by major brands like Amazon and Walmart.
Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application.
IBM has won a patent for a blockchain system which tracks packages in case they're stolen by drones.
Walmart's patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, this time it's a project that sees a way for drones to talk.
A team of Russian engineers and entrepreneurs wants to link heavy-duty delivery drones using blockchain.