Track and Trust successfully completed the BlockStart accelerator program, which initially started in March 2020. We want to look back on the last six months and share how we upgraded Track & Trust from an MVP to a market-ready product. It all started at the ideation Kick-Off in March, where many startups presented their innovative […]

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How can a blockchain-based system without a central authority be managed in a well-organized manner? Often, problems like a limited amount of trust or missing rules and processes make it easy to create chaos in such an ecosystem. The challenge is to define processes and a binding set of rules while leaving enough space for […]

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Today, the long-awaited Covid-19 tracing app will be released in Germany, which should help to detect infection chains and warn potentially infected people that they were in contact with someone infected with the virus at some point recently. The decentralized approach of the app raises some questions: Are there parallels to the concept of Self-Sovereign […]

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Last week, Martin Schäffner gave an introduction to blockchain-enabled Self-Sovereign Identity at the Crypto and Blockchain Meetup bdvb HG Bayreuth. Did you miss it? No problem! Re-watch his webinar on YouTube (link below).  Self-Sovereign Identity is a trending topic in the blockchain-scene. It aims to take away dependency on classic online identity providers such as […]

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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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