Last week we started a series of articles for an introduction to Self-Sovereign Identity components. In the first article, we have taken a look at some of the fundamental elements of SSI – Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs), their corresponding DID Documents and Verifiable Credentials. We now understand that DIDs are the digital and sovereign representation of […]

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Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) is increasingly mentioned in connection with innovations and digital identities. Even in the context of the coronavirus crisis, SSI finds possible applications, such as the possible use of a tracking app for infected people or as a digital staff “passport” in hospitals that respects each user’s privacy. To support others in classifying […]

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Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic and partial lockdown in Germany, the KOSMoS consortium held the fourth consortial meeting. Initially planned to take place in Munich, all participants joined a shared video conference from their safe places at home. Despite the circumstances to not be physically present, the two-day consortial meeting turned out to be a […]

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If you are setting up a blockchain-based system, one of the first questions you face is what kind of blockchain is best suited for your use case. This question also arose at our KOSMoS project where we are implementing a consortium blockchain for a group of german machine manufacturers and their clients. In cooperation with […]

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We from Datarella are always encouraged to be experts in the field of blockchain-related concepts and technologies and also to share our knowledge with the blockchain community. This blogpost should raise awareness about Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), a fundamentally new approach of digital ID enabling users to have autonomy about their decentralized identifiers (DIDs) on the […]

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We want to use the event of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing to give some updates on the KOSMoS project we are currently working on. Together with partners from the industry, university institutions and software development, we are continuously making one step after another to reach our goal, to deliver a blockchain-based solution […]

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In casual discussions about blockchain and DLT it’s easy to mix up anonymity with pseudonymity.  People often use the one term when they mean the other. There is a small but important difference we’ll explore in this post. On the one hand anonymity describes the situation when the identity of an acting party is completely […]

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The number of and capital raised through ICOs have been in steep decline since mid-2018. Non-existing regulatory frameworks, fraud, and the decline of cryptocurrency prices were among the reasons. So called security token offerings promise to fill the gap approaches to compliant offerings based on actual assets. Will asset-backed STOs initiate a second wave of […]

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The successful XSC Wallet for Android and iOS just got a new pedometer function! You can now incentivise your employees to move more and stay healthier with automatic coin rewards. Everyone knows regular physical activity is good for your health. The more a person moves on a daily basis, the healthier she tends to be. […]

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