Admittedly, it’s a German original: The “Adventskalender”. Every year on December 1st, children’s eyes in Germany start to shine – the Christmas countdown starts! This tradition has been going on on for decades. In the last few years, advent calendars have grown more and more elaborate, heating up the greed for consumption. This year at SmartAid, […]

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In the past years, we have built numerous blockchain projects – most of them private permissioned networks with Proof of Authority (PoA: A defined number of nodes “control” the network). Every now and then, we encounter the question “Are private permissioned blockchain systems less safe?“. We sat down to clarify this question on a high […]

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In 2018, we at Datarella started developing the Track & Trust System – the humanitarian supply chain on blockchain – for DFID. The first issue for Track & Trust Proof of Technology to tackle was to track custodianship of shipped goods. This test shipment was a replenishment of family tents, to be delivered from the […]

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At Datarella we have been active in the humanitarian space since our first project with the United Nations World Food Programme, saving them millions of Dollars every year. Supporting aid agencies by adding trust to supply chains & logistics has been another highly interesting effort. Lately, in October 2019, we launched the R Wallet – […]

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October last year in London, we kicked off the Humanitarian Supply Blockchain Proof of Technology with members of Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID) and their Frontier Technology Livestreaming (FTL) programme. The technology to be “proven” in this case was blockchain, specifically within the setting of humanitarian supply chain management. Over the last months, we […]

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In October 2018, we started developing a blockchain based supply chain solution for UK government’s DFID. The system was supposed to track accountability of goods on their way to disaster areas. In June 2019 we successfully tracked a shipment from Pakistan to Dubai, involving four parties managing and handing over the shipped items. With this […]

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Proof-of-Stake is an energy-efficient way of coming to a conclusion on the accurate state of a distributed system.

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Companies soon will be held responsible by the EU for environmental, social and governmental (ESG) impact. Hence, Datarella proudly presents its latest addition to the XSC Smart Wallet: Coins for Climate. With Coins for Climate, employees are automatically rewarded for saving CO2 – by walking in stead of driving. As I am writing this, the […]

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On the basis of our humanitarian supply chain project with the UK Government, we explore how to combine security and UX best practices. A question we have in each of our blockchain projects is that of the user-friendliness of having a decentralised architecture. In fact, it’s not only us having that problem but, according to […]

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