Deloitte has launched a mobile, self-contained
technology platform that offers intuitive, tangible blockchain demonstrations
Dubbed as “blockchain in a box”, or BIAB, the platform
has the ability of hosting blockchain-based solutions across four
small-form-factor compute nodes and three video displays, in addition to
networking components that allow integration with external services, such as
cloud-based systems. Each of these compute nodes accepts Secure Digital (SD)
media cards, enabling easy and quick selection and exchange of demo solutions
customised according to specific client requirements.
Linda Pawczuk, principal, Deloitte Consulting and US
blockchain leader, said: “Deloitte custom built this solution based on client
interest in understanding blockchain capabilities in live interactions. What’s
often misunderstood about blockchain is that it is an entirety of a technology
solution — when in reality, it’s a technology component that enables larger
business applications and approaches. Our mobile demonstration is practical,
tactical and most importantly, tangible to clients.”
The BIAB solution was also demonstrated to several Deloitte
clients, along with a broader blockchain and emerging technology community at
multiple conferences, including the Consensus 2019 event.
Deloitte was also among the list of 20 blue chip and crypto companies that was recently selected by IDEO CoLab to launch Startup Studio – a new blockchain accelerator. According to IDEO CoLab Ventures’ MD, Ian Lee, the new initiative will see all partners hosting acceleration programmes to provide enterprising blockchain entrepreneurs and companies with the necessary tools and funding they need to promote the development, adoption, and impact of the blockchain technology.
Interested in hearing more in person? Find out more at the Blockchain Expo World Series, Global, Europe and North America.
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