Tag Archives: Aviation

NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data

NASA – the National Aeronautics and Space Administration – is examining blockchain technology as a means to ensure the privacy and security of aircraft flight data. Ronald Reisman, an aero-computer engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, published a paper on Monday, suggesting that blockchain networks and smart contracts can help mitigate some security issues. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the… Read More »

US Navy Launches Blockchain Research in Mission to Improve Tracking System

A U.S. Navy command is exploring the potential of blockchain technology in tracking aircraft parts. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) – which provides material support for aircraft and airborne weapons systems for the navy – announced in a press release Friday it is investigating whether blockchain could trace parts through their life-cycle more efficiently and cost-effectively than with current… Read More »

Lufthansa, SAP Competition Seeks Ideas for Blockchain in Aviation

Major airline Lufthansa has partnered with software giant SAP to launch a blockchain competition aimed to boost blockchain adoption in the airline industry. Announced Friday, the Aviation Blockchain Challenge seeks “groundbreaking ideas” for blockchain applications that can advance the airline industry and lead on to pilot programs assisted by Lufthansa and SAP. The initiative comes as a response to… Read More »

You Too Can Apply to the Lufthansa and SAP.iO First Ever Global Aviation Blockchain Challenge

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) in collaboration with SAP.iO have launched the first ever Global Aviation Blockchain Challenge. The challenge is geared towards exploring the potential opportunities in blockchain technologies as well as ways of how the aviation industry can adopt the revolutionary technology. Both firms are enthusiastic that the Travel and Mobility tech scene can attract blockchain… Read More »