Samsung SDS gets Seoul blockchain project

Samsung SDS has won an order from the Seoul city government to design a roadmap to apply blockchain for administrative use
27 November 2017   504

Samsung SDS announced on November 26 that it will expand its blockchain business from industries to the public sector, representing its agreement with the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

The software solution development unit of Samsung will work on the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s project to create an information strategy plan based on blockchain technology.

Seoul intends to adopt blockchain technology to its administrative work within the city’s welfare, transportation affairs and by public safety 2022 to enhance transparency operations and raise convenience for citizens.  

Samsung SDS’ blockchain technology and consulting capabilities will contribute to Seoul’s leap as a top-rate global city.

 

Hong Won-pyo

CEO, Samsung SDS

Last month, Samsung SDS also tested the application of the Nextledger to logistical systems by shipping companies, including Hyundai Marine Merchant.

Swansea Hosts Blockchain and Distributed Energy Conference

The BEW'18, which will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, UK, is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain
19 February 2018   243

The Blockchain Energy Wales'18 Conference will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, United Kingdom.

The conference will introduce Klenergy and their Pylon Network, which is a decentralised energy exchange platform powered by renewable energy. The BEW'18 is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain, distributed energy, peer2peer and smart technology.

BEW conference location swanseaBEW'18 Exact Location

Location: TechHub Swansea, 221 Stryd Fawr, Swansea SA1 1NW, UK
Time: from 9AM to 1.30PM

The headline speakers include Paul Harwood, Basicincome supporter and advocate, and David Clubb, director of RUKCymru and head of digital RenewableUK.

The agenda of the conference is as follows: Blockchain technology and its application in the energy sector, future of blockchain wallet systems, buildings as power stations, building the open-source co-operation protocol for the energy sector, and more.