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Air France pilots blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system

With travel and tourism being one of the hardest-hit industries by the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdowns, several stakeholders are increasingly prioritizing digital and contactless solutions.In this vein, Air France has partnered with MedAire, SGS, International SOS, and the International Chamber of Commerce to test a blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system.Beginning from March

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A New York airport test pilots blockchain-based coronavirus cleanliness app

With an eye towards the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic, Albany Airport has begun experimenting with the "Wellness Trace App" to track the cleanliness of surfaces and objects inside the airport.The app, developed by General Electric Co. (GE) in partnership with TE-FOOD and Eurofins, aims to provide a safe travel experience

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China Central Bank Official Reveals Results of First Digital Yuan Pilots

An official for China’s central bank has unveiled usage statistics of state-backed digital currency trials that were conducted in three Chinese cities.Speaking virtually at the Sibos 2020 conference on Monday, Fan Yifei, deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, said the bank opened 113,300 consumer digital wallets and 8,859

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Telecom Giant Telefonica Pilots Blockchain Access on 8,000 Spanish Firms

Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica has reportedly partnered with the local Association of Science and Technology Parks (APTE) to grant access to its blockchain to about 8,000 firms in Spain.According to a report published by telecom news outlet TotalTele on Jan. 9, Telefonica will deploy nodes of its Hyperledger-based blockchain

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Electra Pilots Blockchain-Based Financial Management System – Can It Compete?

Electra (ECA), the open-source Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain project focused on digital payments, will begin beta testing its flagship product this month. Known as “ElectraPay,” the product functions as a financial management system that will let merchants adopt a cryptocurrency payment method that doesn’t require third-party service providers, banks, or credit

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CULedger Pilots Blockchain Identity Solution With Three US Credit Unions

CULedger, a blockchain consortium and credit union service organization, has successfully completed a pilot project together with three American credit unions. Fintech Futures reported on Dec. 16 that the pilot focused on implementing CULedger’s blockchain identity platform in the call centers at Unify Financial Credit Union, Desert Financial Credit Union,

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Major Latin American Development Bank Pilots Blockchain for Land Registry

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is implementing three different blockchain pilot projects to test if blockchain technology is able to solve some of the problems of land titling and registries.On Oct. 28, blockchain startup ChromaWay reported that it is collaborating with IADB on a two-year project in Bolivia, Peru

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Insurance Broker Marsh Pilots Blockchain-Based Digital Placement Platform

Leading insurance broking and risk management firm Marsh has piloted a blockchain-based digital placement platform.Per a Sept. 24 press release, the Risk Exchange platform aims to ensure a more transparent and secure digital placement and enables users to receive real-time information and feedback on the placement and binding process.Insurance

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Deutsche Bank Pilots Blockchain Technology To Provide Global Beneficial Ownership Transparency Solution

Deutsche Bank Securities Services has successfully piloted a solution using distributed ledger technology (DLT) to enable further automation of custodial services – a solution which addresses the transparency requirements within many custodial services, such as around the tax processing of asset holdings at an ultimate beneficial owner level, and streamlines

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