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Blockchain Applications: Beyond Fintech to the IoT

Blockchain is an emerging technology that promises to revolutionize digital transactions. This report will focus the evolution of blockchain technology, as a distributed ledger technology, and will analyze the features, drivers and obstacles to its development, the transformative opportunity as it relates to the emergence of new applications, with a focus beyond financial services, before diving into the current vendor ecosystem.

Table of Contents

  • 1. BLOCKCHAIN and DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGIES
    • 1.1. The Success of Cryptocurrencies
    • 1.2. The Emergence of Smart Contracts
    • 1.3. Not All Distributed Ledgers Are Blockchains
    • 1.4. Barriers to Growth
    • 1.5. Standards Development
  • 2. A TRANSFORMATIVE OPPORTUNITY
    • 2.1. Blockchain Investment
    • 2.2. Information and Communication
    • 2.3. Legal and Social Applications
    • 2.4. Internet of Anything
    • 2.5. Hardware Requirements
    • 2.6. Industrial and Manufacturing
    • 2.7. Utilities Applications: Energy and Water
    • 2.8. Healthcare
  • 3. EMERGING ECOSYSTEM
    • 3.1. BigchainDB
    • 3.2. BITNATION
    • 3.3. Blockchain of Things
    • 3.4. Chronicled
    • 3.5. Digital Asset
    • 3.6. Factom
    • 3.7. Filament
    • 3.8. modum.io
    • 3.9. MultiChain
    • 3.10. riddle&code
    • 3.11. Symbiont