Sony Seeks Blockchain Patent for User Authentication System
Electronics giant Sony has proposed a two-part blockchain-based multi-factor authentication system in a new patent application.
Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.
Japanese technology giant Sony wants to patent two approaches to hosting and maintaining blockchains, newly published documents show.
The two Japanese tech giants have partnered for a trial using blockchain to provide educational records that cannot be faked.
Sony believes a blockchain can be used as a digital rights management solution by storing ownership information.
Sony goes through how it would develop nodes for a blockchain in a recently-released patent application first filed in January.