Industrial and institutional news
IOTA related news and updates from industrial and institutional partners, collaborators and contacts of the IOTA Foundation (full alphabetical list).
Alessandro Maloberti, Director of Partner Ecosystem at STMicroelectronics explains the advantages of STM’s customer base of ~100,000 companies now having access to IOTA through its hardware
MV Index Solutions (Van Eck), a US-based investment management firm, lists IOTA with stock/indices ticker symbols for ISIN, FIGI, WKN, Reuters, Bloomberg, Stock Exchange DOList, german and swiss ticker symbols.
Members of the University of Pisa publish a paper on "Virtual private ledgers: embedding private distributed ledgers over a public blockchain by cryptography", showing how private ledgers can be embedded in existing public ledgers, including IOTA.
Members of the Kyung Hee University, Korea, published a paper “A Provenance-based Solution for Tracking Sensor Data in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain”, using IOTA (MAM) to to share data transparently among all participating entities
Qualcomm selects BiiLabs as one of ten teams for its six months lasting “Qualcomm Innovate in Taiwan Challenge (QITC)”, assisting them in development, with counselling, engineering resources and patenting. The three winning teams will receive a total of $300,000
Members of the University of Innopolis published a paper on "Towards Blockchain-based Multi-Agent Robotic Systems: Analysis, Classification and Applications", citing IOTA as an improvement over traditional blockchains.
The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Blockchain in Atlanta, USA, holds a session on "Properties of the Tangle for uniform random and random walk tip selection".
Spare parts online-shop Autoteiletrend.de now offers IOTA as payment option for all its 300,000+ products.
Hamoun Karami, CEO of TwoIoT (LidBot) shares images of a production version of a LidBot V1 and an AutoDesk design of its casing.
The Object Management Group publishes a press release about its vote on a set of standardized definitions required in government regulation, discussing standards for crypto assets as well as its progress on standardizing IOTA.
Members of the Centre national de la recherche scientifique of the University Paris-Saclay and SAMOVAR Telecom SudParis publish a paper on "An IoT-Blockchain Architecture Based on Hyperledger Framework for Healthcare Monitoring Application", referencing IOTA.
Members of the University Sorbonne-Paris published an academic paper titled “Metamorphic IOTA”, proposing a new metamorphic tip selection algorithm for the Tangle.
Accessec shares a link to an article published in a German mobility industry magazine, explaining the downsides of public key infrastructure in automotive security systems, and the benefits of its IOTA-enabled automotive cyber system.
The team of XDK2MAM and DanielTrauth of the RWTH University/IILA met and discussed their vision and future collaboration.
Lman Chu, CEO of BiiLabs presented on TangleID and digital identity at the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) in Washington hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the US Department of Commerce, also meeting Mathew Yarger (IF)
Members of the University of Toulouse and the Macquarie University publish a paper on "When Air Traffic Management Meets Blockchain Technology: a Blockchain-based concept for securing the sharing of Flight Data", referencing IOTA.
Holger Koether (IF) is invited as speaker on the topic of "Fee-less transactions as a driver for the Internet of Things" to the congress on Blockchain in der Energiewirtschaft.
Members of the University of Aveiro publish a paper on "Enabling Proof-of-Work for Low-End IoT Devices", referencing IOTA
Accessec presented its IOTA CarWallet at the 5th VDI Conference on Cyber Security for Vehicles.
Hamoun Karami of LidBot notes that they "just spoke with head of Europe from Fujitsu - they want to talk about lidbot & IF collaboration".
Members of the Birmingham City University and the Centre for Citizenship publish a paper on "Blockchain as a Value Enabler: Bridging Financial Assets and Intangibles ".
BiiLabs Jim Huang will deliver a speech at the International Information Security Organization's Taiwan Summit (InfoSec Taiwan 2019) on "Introducing a Decentralized Identity System"
Members of the University of Auckland publish an academic paper on the topic of “Leveraging Blockchain Technology in a BIM Workflow”, referencing IOTA.
PACT Care provides an update on the development of its IOTA-based platform allowing safe exchange of medical records and patient data.
BiiLabs joins the smart city forum with Taipei City Government and Major Ko, participating in the Taipei City Digital Citizen program to assist infrastructure construction of decentralized identifiers.
The IOTA Foundation invites to the IOTA Barbecue Sattelite Event during TOA, with Dominik Schiener (IF), Regine Haschka.Helmer (IF), Holger Koether (IF) and Janna Zielinski (IF) presenting.
Odyssey reports that ChainMix, one of the winning teams, is now developing an IOTA-based prototype with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KVK) in order to enable businesses to verify the validity of invoices.
LidBot notes on Reddit that "In the future we will work closely with NVIDIA in developing an autonomous waste fleet".
Members of the Technical University of Moldova publish a paper on "Internet of Things, Advantages and Disadvantages", referencing IOTA.
Navin Ramachandran (IF) is invited as speaker by the UK All-party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG).
LidBot (TwoIoT) publishes a video, mentioning that "40+ clients are waiting for sensor completion", as well as further proof-of-concepts with American Airlines, Festo and Alba Suez.
Dominik Schiener (IF) represents the IOTA Foundation as speaker at the Distribute 2019 conference in Hamburg, Germany.
Students of the Fraunhofer Institute win the pitch at the DLD Conference with their IOTA-based platooning demonstrator.
XDK2MAM tests the first transactions publishes by the BOSCH XDK110 sensor using the IOTA MAM-C library.
The german Union of the Automotive Industry (Verband der Automobilindustrie) shares an image of Anne Smith [IF] presenting on the "importance and relevance of digital payments for Mobility-As-A-Service (MaaS) and ConnectedCar solutions".
Anne Smith (IF) is invited for a presentation about "IOTA for mobility and automotive" at the New Mobility World Digitaltage of the Verband der Automobilindustrie.
PACT, developing IOTA-based healthcare data solutions, announces that it has been selected by Data Market Services, an accelerator funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Programme, helping data centric startups, to join its 2019 programme.
Akita launches a “VirtualLab” linking to physical robots, demonstrating an IOTA-powered supply chain in a machine-to-machine economy.
Accessec GmbH is looking for a C-developer interested in IOTA-based industrial security and identity solutions for the automotive sector.
Members of the University of Granada publish a paper "The Tokenization of the eParticipation in Public Governance: An Opportunity to Hack Democracy", referencing IOTA.
A member of the University of Santa Catarina publishes their work on "Collecting metal coins and compensating owners with cryptocurrency" to counter "small change shortages" and demonstrates it with a prototype of an automated kiosk-system using IOTA.
The OECD publishes a working paper on "The Potential for Blockchain Technology in Corporate Governance", referencing IOTA).
XDK2MAM concludes Phase 1 of their EDF grant with a Dashboard release, visualizing/storing datasets produced by the Bosch BCDS XDK110 sensor and publishing data bundles via decentralized IOTA MAM transactions.
LidBot-founder Hamoun Karami reports that the "Tapipei City Hall proof of concept turned into a request for purchase".
Members of the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene publish an academic paper on "Efficient Distributed Authentication and Access Control System Management for Internet of Things Using Blockchain", citing IOTA.
A member of the Polytechnic University Bucharest publishes an academic paper on "Applying Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to Digital Health", citing IOTA.
Members of the Polytechnic University Torino (ISMB, Icelab) publish an academic paper on "A Classification of Distributed Ledger Technology Usages in the Context of Transactive Energy Control Operations", citing IOTA.
The "Vice President Innovation & Architecture" at Software AG shares his opinion on Facebook's Libra coin on Twitter and suggests "if you want to do something global, go look how iotatoken is doing this".
Mathew Yarger (IF) discusses IOTA at a meeting with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority.
Odyssey tweets that one of the winning teams from VXCompany is now working with the Dutch Kadaster (land registry) on a "digital bulding dossier".
Primority and the IOTA Foundation partner to collaborate in order to ensure food transparency and consumer safety on an easy-to-use and innovative approach combining the best of cutting-edge technologies.
The German-Mexican Energy Partnership, comprised of the german Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI) and the Ministry of Energy of Mexico (SENER) in collaboration with the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) publish a paper "Blockchain meets Energy" on "Digital Solutions for a Decentralized and Decarbonized Sector", naming IOTA as a new approach circumventing known problems of DLTs.
BiiLabs announces on Twitter that it is "building virtual FPGA clusters to accelerating IOTA transactions".
Accessec GmbH publishes an article on how "digital patients can obtain privacy" through IOTA in a german magazine.
Students of the University of Lima and the Grande Prairie Regional College present their project IOTA-based aquaponics project "Ayni".
The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) publishes a paper "Using Blockchain in Financial Services", naming IOTA.
BiiLabs reports that The W3C Credentials Community Group approved the registry of IOTA-based TangleID as Decentralized Identifier (DID) Method implementer, jointly developed with the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU).
A peer reviewed study about "Designing a DLT System for Interoperable and GDPR–Compliant Health Data Exchange: A Use Case in Blood Glucose Data" by PACT Care and Navin Ramachandran (IF) of the University College London is published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Michele Nati (IF) is invited as a speaker to talk about IOTA's work to build an telecommunications asset marketplace within the TMFDigital Catalyst at 5GWorld Telco Blockchain Forum.
STMicroelectronics N.V., Europe's largest chip manufacturer, publishes an expansion software package “X-CUBE-IOTA1” for its STM32 ARM processor series, including middleware to enable IOTA DLT on-chip functions. The suite has been presented to the IOTA Foundation at SumSum 2019.
Nicolai Bartkowiak and Yannik Zuehlke from Volkswagen attended the Corporate Day of the IOTA Summer Summit.
Lewis Freiberg (IF) is invited as speaker to the Fifteen Seconds Festival 2019 for a talk about "Enabling the future of mobility with DLT's/blockchain".
Members of the Polytechnic University Madrid,Copenhagen Business School and Kristiania University College publish a paper "Accelerating Health Data Sharing: A Solution Based on the Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Technologies", proposing a solution based on IOTA MAM..
Dominik Schiener is invited by Ernst&Young to their EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year event as speaker for the "Entrepreneur-only and Industry session" to talk about "Future cities and mobility".
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited as speaker by Communicate Norge to a talk on "How to build trust in the value chain?".
IOTA shares a booth with Enexis and ElaadNL at CIRED 2019, the 25th international conference on electricity distribution.
Pierre Hoffmann (IF) is invited as speaker to the Eclipse IoT Day 2019 to talk about "Networks of trust in a connected world".
A member of the University of Huddersfield publishes a paper "Enabling Distributed Intelligence in the Internet of Things using the IOTA Tangle Architecture".
A Bosch representative talks about Distributed Ledger Technology - Economy of Things @ Bosch at the Chicago Connectory, in particular about technical implementations and the impact on future business models.
Lu Xinke, the Chief Information Officer of the City of Taipei provides further information on Taipei"s efforts to digitalise governmental services based on Tangle-ID, developed in cooperation with BiiLabs.
Thorsten Kroke from eCl@ss showcases IoT demonstrations including eCl@ss standards and IOTA at the W3C "Web of Things Open Day", hosted by Siemens.
Members of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology publish a paper "Mind the Gap: Trade-Offs between Distributed Ledger Technology Characteristics", including IOTA.
Members of the Manchester Metropolitan University publish a paper "Demonstrating Blockchain-Enabled Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading and Sharing", citing IOTA as potential infrastructre.
Members of the University of Prague publish a paper "Cryptocurrencies market efficiency ranking: Not so straightforward", including IOTA.
Senseering GmbH publishes information of its "Edgebox" which "immutilizes sensor data e.g. on the IOTA ledger".
ITHome reports that the cooperation to develop an IOTA-based energy marketplace between BiiLabs and NextDrive reached the PoC stage.
The IOTA Foundation announces that the IOTA token is available for OTC trade at Cumberland, one of the world's leading crypto OTC liquidity providers for retail investors, hedge funds, businesses and approved investor.
Members of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Kommune and ITARK Consulting publish a paper on "A Smart City Ecosystem Enabling Open Innovation", detailing how IOTA can be used as a solution.
Members of the University Rostock, University Stockholm publish a paper "Challenges and Research Directions for Blockchains in the Internet of Things".
A member of the University of Maribor publishes his thesis on "technology of Certification of Blocks and the Potential use in Constructing Contracts".
Members of the Middle East Technical University publish a paper on "Blockchain for Ensuring Security, Privacy, and Trust in IoT Environments: The State of the Art", basing their research on IOTA.
Members of the East China Normal University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and University of Hyogo publish a paper on "Preimage Attacks on Reduced Troika with Divide-and-Conquer Methods".
BiiLabs announces that it is "about to provide FPGA and SIMD accelerated IOTA full nodes officially along with the improved load balancer".
Thorste Kroke from eCl@ss describes why IOTA "offers the best technique in the DLT", why it is more interesting for companies and the efforts of eCl@ass to establish a uniform data structure description for IOTA.
Dominik Schiener (IF) meets with a minister of the Taiwanese National Development Council.
Dominik Schiener (IF) represents IOTA at the IOTA Taipei Community Meetup where also BiiLabs is attending.
Researchers of the Institute of Network Technology at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, University of Sheffield, University of Paris and Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications release an academic research paper analysing "Performance and Security of Direct Acyclic Graph based Blockchains for Internet of Things: Performance and Security Analysis", including IOTA, Hashgraph and Byteball.
Ledger reports that it will equip Veolia's water sensors (throug its subsidiary Birdz) with Ledger’s specialized microchip (a certified EAL5+ Secure Element) to sign and encrypt all collected data before it is sent to the IOTA tangle.
The Forschungszentrum Informatik is looking to fill an acadmic position on "Blockchains ins Supply Chain Management" with knowledge in IOTA.
The Fraunhofer Institute presents its IOTA-based platooning prototype at the german Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI) blockchain forum.
The Fraunhofer Institute publishes an article detailing its IOTA-based platooning prototype.
Alexander Renz (IF) and Markus Soppa, the CEO of Accessec are invited as speakers to the 14th Handelsblatt Jahrestagung, which is moderated by the EDAG Engineering GmbH CEO, to talk about "Blockchain and Mobility" and "Utility vehicles and new mobility concepts für blockchain".
The Asian Development Bank publishes a paper "Fintech for Asian SMEs", attesting IOTA to be the only cryptopcurrency that might overcome "several issues".
The IOTA Foundation sponsors the Texas Smart Cities Summit and hosts a working group session with attendees from from Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston and beyond.
IOT1 tweets from a meeting "Executive Management Forum for Digitalization in the Pharmaceutical Industry", invited by Zuehlke to speak about DLT and IOTA.
The Chicago Connectory shares a video of the thoughts on IOTA of an industrial IoT expert from BOSCH.
Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) is invited as speaker to the European Blockchain Convention in Copenhagen, Denmark.
An update on the grant of "Digital Liquid Democracy: Delegative End-to-end Verifiable E-voting" the University of Lancaster, Cybernetica AS and IOTA are working on is published.
Members of the University of Chongqing, Xidian University, University of Glasgow, Institute of Telecommunications Portugal and University of North China publish an extensive academic paper on "When Internet of Things Meets Blockchain: Challenges in Distributed Consensus", analyzing the IOTA tangle.
Outlier Ventures publishes a paper "Convergence in Smart Cities" including a citation of Mark Nixon (IF).
XDK2MAM publishes an update of their IOTA XDK for the BOSCH110 sensor array, now including USB connectivity.
Luigi Vigneri (IF), Wolfgang Welz (IF), Alon Gal (IF) and Vassil Dimitrov (IF) present "Achieving Fairness in the Tangle through an Adaptive Rate Control Algorithm" at the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.
Members of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and University of Plymouth publish a paper on "Distributed Ledger Technology for Trust Management Optimisation in M2M", referencing IOTA.
A whitepaper is published by TMForum, detailing the ongoing work on creating a telecommunications asset marketplace, developed by the IOTA Foundation, in collaboration with Orange, Vodafone, Nokia, Infosys, Oracle, Zita and the Stanford University.
Members of the Amity University publish a paper on "Enhancing IoT Security and Privacy Using Distributed Ledgers with IOTA and the Tangle".
Dominik Schiener (IF) attends an event in Berlin with 40 C-level executives, hosted by IOT1.
The IOTA Foundation, in collaboration with Orange, Vodafone, Nokia, Infosys, Oracle, Zita and the Stanford University developed two telecommunications infrastructure marketplaces (based on IOTA MAM) as a TMForum Catalyst project.
The University of Southern California (USC Viterbi) publishes an academic paper on "A Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Distributed Publish-Subscribe System with Immutable Blockchain-based Persistence" using MQTT broker and a modular choice of “pluggable” blockchain platforms including Ethereum, IOTA, HyperLedger Fabric and Tendermint.
Prof. R. Shorten (IF), et al, from the University College Dublin in collaboration with IBM Research release their research on "Spatial Positioning Token (SPToken) for Smart Mobility, a permissioned distributed ledger based on the IOTA Tangle".
Nick Rogers, Executive Director at Jaguar Land Rover presents at the BOSCH Connected World 2019 on the future of mobility, that includes the IOTA token (see image).
BOSCH publishes a video explaining blockchains, Distributed Ledgers and "the alternative approach for use-cases with higher transaction limit requirements", a Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAG) in which every transaction confirms tow previous transactions.
Moody Alam (IF) participates in a panel discussion on "Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrencies: Opportunities & Challenges " at the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.
The german Federal Ministry for Mobility and digital Infrastructure (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur) publishes an extensive expert report on "Chances and challenges of DLT in Mobility and Logistics", analyzing 8 DLT's in detail, of which IOTA is one of the three permissionless systems (next to ETH and BTC).
Evrythng, Avery Dennison, 1017 ALYX 9SM and the IOTA Foundation publish the result of their collaboration for a supply chain tracking solution that is already in production (see link), based on the IOTA Tangle.
Dominik Schiener (IF) is invited to a panel discussion in the "AI and Data Strategy track" together with the Vice President of Watson AI of IBM and the Product Lead of Vodafone India at the TMForum, a non-profit, global industry association representing over 850 member companies comprised of communications service providers at its Digital Transformation World event. The Foundation, including Michele Nati (IF) also shares a booth with InfoSys, Nokia, Organge and Vodafone.
OKP4, the developers of the SmartFarmers platform, describe how they implemented IOTA, its advantages and plans to reward farmers for their contributed data.
Members of the USC Viterbi publish a paper on "SDPP: Streaming Data Payment Protocol for Data Economy", describing a proof-of-concept implementation using the TCP protocol for data communication and IOTA as both cryptocurrency and a distributed ledger.
Two members of the University of Dubai publish their research on IOTA on IEEE, containing and two IoT applications; a smart utility meter and a smart car transaction system connected through LPWAN IoT networks.
An industry news portal reports that Ubirch GmbH developed a solution in collaboration with WZL/RWTH (IILA) and Deutsche Telekom Labs to save sensor data to the IOTA ledger.
Anne Smith (IF) and Holger Köther (IF) are invited by the Verband der Automobilindustrie to hold a workshop.
DWF Germany invites Julie Maupin (IF) to its Meetup on Electronic Securities and Registers taking place after a hearing of the German Ministry of Finance, for an expert assessment on waving the current paper requirement for Blockchain based securities and registers.
Daniel Trauth of the IILA tweets about representatives from Ford, visiting for a presentation of the IOTA use-case.
Rocket Wagon Venture Studios appoints Jochen Renz (IF) as Managing Drector to "realize technology-driven business model innovations that are based on the convergence of IoT with robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality and distributed ledger technologies".
Dominik Schiener (IF), Jochen Renz (IF) and Alexander Rieger from Bosch, as well as SonicMessenger are giving an update on IOTA at the Chicago Connectory.
Members of the Middle East College publish a paper “Role of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to Enhance Resiliency in Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem”, referencing IOTA
Members of the Sogang University publish a paper on "Decentralized Directed acyclic graph based DLT Network", analyzing IOTA
Bearingpoint, a management and IT consultancy, publishes a report on DAGs for machine-to-machine communication, asserting IOTA the best qualities.
BOSCH publishes an article about data monetization on its homepage, mentioning two options to monetize data: fiat or IOTA.
Two IoT publishes an article summing up the previous two months of their IOTA-based LidBot, as well as their next steps.
Dominik Schiener (IF), Mathew Yarger (IF) and representatives from the City of Austin Department of Transportation announce their partnership on smart city collaboration and provide deep insights into their vision of the future.
Jaguar Land Rover officially partners with the IOTA Foundation, integrating IOTA wallets in their vehicles in order to compensate drivers for submitted environmental data like congestion or road conditions.
The University of Southern California (USC Viterbi) publishes a new protocol dubbed "PayFlow", enabling micropayments for end-to-end QoS reservations in software-defined networks, based on IOTA.
Members of the University of Xi'An publish a paper on "A Cross-Chain Solution to Integrating Multiple Blockchains for IoT Data Management", using IOTA and Hyperledger.
Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) presents on the topic of "Blockchain enabling the next generation of trade & logistics" at the Global IoT Tech Expo 2019, of which the IOTA Foundation is platinum sponsor.
IOT1 launches its new IOTA Onboarding Course for Developers exclusively in cooperation with the IOTA Foundation.
VXCompany speaks about their IOTA-based Digital Identity solution at the Self Sovereign Identity Meetup and participates in a panel discussion with KPN and ING.
The City of Austin Transportation Department reveals that it is partnering with the IOTA Foundation to bring the future of mobility to Austin, Texas.
Hamoun Karami, founder of Two IoT is invited as speaker to the DLT101 Summit in Taipei, presenting their IOTA-based "LidBot".
Anes Hodžić (IF) presents about "IIot in Aerospace" and participates in a panel discussion about "Predictive maintenance" at the IoT Tech Expo 2019 in London (unsure in which capacity: IOTA or Airbus, or both).
Tonik Consulting is looking for an "IoT Platform Engineer", well versed in the IOTA protocol.
A student of the Czech Technical University in Prague publishes his master thesis on "Analysis of IOTA Protocol and its Use Cases".
BiiLabs publishes its IOTA-based authentication suite "Alfred" on the Amazon AWS marketplace for one-click deployment.
Ubirch GmbH presents a "blockchain demonstrator" writing signed production data to the IOTA ledger at the Hannover Messe 2019.
Researchers of the Huawei Research Center, Trinity College Dublin and IOTA Foundation publish a reaserch paper "Learning to Cache With No Regrets", introducing a novel caching analysis.
Julie Maupin (IF) represents IOTA and gives the keynote speech at the International Economic Law in the Era of DLT 2019.
Akita publishes an article about their "Smart Machine Agent prototypes and first physical Use Cases" based on IOTA.
XDK2MAM publishes a status report regarding their integration of the BOSCH XDK 110 sensor array with IOTA.
The WZL of the RWTH Aachen University publishes an article detailing its plans for SPAICER, an AI-based resiliance management tool, including IOTA-based Digital Twins.
The head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center shares an article on "Blockchain Business Models for Autonomous IoT Sensor Devices", listing the extensive advantages of IOTA over blockchains.
The Head of Tradescouting of Trianel talks about how their "Open Innovation Initiative", started by Trianel and the IOTA Foundation in 2018, attracted a number of major players in the european energy market and how they explore how IOTA could be applied in the context of Peer to Peer (P2P) energy markets.
The Fraunhofer Institute publishes another video about its IOTA-based platooning proof of concept.
A team from VX Company wins a track of the Odyssey Hackathon with their IOTA-based identity solution.
SonicMessenger LLC releases versions for MacOS, Windows and Linux for ther IOTA Rapid Development Platform, icluding an updated IOTA MAM version.
Terry Shane of the bIOTAsphere is invited by the Canadian National Research Council to its "Voice of Industry" workshop.
Lewis Freiberg (IF) attends the Odyssey Hackathon and meets some of the teams developing their solutions based on IOTA.
BiiLabs publishes an article further describing their collaboration with TransIoT to offer a Tangle-based "Usage-Based Insurance" architecture.
The IOTA Foundation hosts representatives during the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2019, the leading international forum for key stakeholders of the energy sector.
Jochen Renz (IF) presents "The car as its own economic agent" in the blockchain track of the SAE WCX World Congress.
Sopra Steria hosts a meetup with its partners Entra, DNV GL Veracity, Mimiro-InFuture, NEXT Biometrics, IOTA Foundation, Den Norske Bank and other key Norwegian stakeholders "explore new pathways to value creation in the Internet-of-Things and the new digital economy".
Two IoT (LidBot) meets with the Director-General of the Taoyuan City Government to discuss working with them on smarter waste management.
BiiLabs tweets about their collaboration with Gigabyte to provide DLT ready appliances through Gigabyte, storing data in the IOTA Tangle.
The "Head of Blockchain, AI and NLP" of BMW presents the holistic view of the mobile connected ecosystems at the BMW headquarter in Munih, featuring IOTA and Hyperledger on their roadmap.
The IOTA Foundation publishes a video of the IOTA-based eCl@ass demonstrators from the Hannover Trade Fair 2019, developed by Neoception and Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH.
The bIOTAsphere publishes a short video of its recent "half-day educational session for senior leaders at PricewaterhouseCoopers".
The IOTA Foundation publishes a video with comments from Dominik Schiener (IF) and Julie Maupin, attending the digital signing of the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) from the European Commission headquarters.
Researchers of the University of Rome publish an academic research paper on "M2M Learning Environment for Electric Applications", analysing IOTA in an electric context where different energy providers and electric autonomous vehicles can interact.
Akita Blockchain Solutions posts a video and a link to their presentation at the Smart Dubai Blockchain Challenge.
Topocare publishes a summary of its pay-per-use IOTA-based prototype it presented at the Hannover Trade fair 2019.
XDK2MAM publishes a series of video tutorials, explaining the IOTA MAM integration for the Bosch XDK.
The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), publishes a press release about its official launch, announcing Julie Maupin (IF) as one of its ten (and only DLT-related) board members.
Alexander Renz (IF) represents the IOTA Foundation in a talk about "Blockchains in the New Mobility" at the Vehicle Electronics & Connected Services conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Members of the Kyung Hee University and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology publish a joint paper on "Orchestrating Product Provenance Story: When IOTA ECOSYSTEM Meets The Electronics Supply Chain Space".
The Object Management Group holds another meeting, discussing "IOTA: An Alternative Blockchain Architecture Using DAGs", hosted by the OMG Finance Task Force Co-Chair.
Samuel Reid (IF) represents the IOTA Foundation at the Alberta Exponential Manufacturing Summit.
Akita Blockchain Solutions presents an IOTA-based proof of concept, a "car [that] makes an automated, real time micro-transactions to a parking space based on the exact parking duration. Afterwards the parking space pays tax to a virtual government machine wallet" at the Smart Dubai Blockchain Challenge.
VX Company publishes a first article of an upcoming series about the challenges of Digital Identity and details its IOTA-based approach.
Lewis Freiberg (IF) is invited by the DLT Working Group of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to present the IOTA Foundation's "Trade Facilitation & Customs Management".
Leopold Sternberg from Fujitsu explains Fujitsu's industrial, IOTA-based audit trail proof-of-concept in a video, further remarking Fujitsu's intention to bring its solution to the market.
e-Shelter presents the IOTA-based access control system IAMPASS, developed by Akita Blockchain Solutions at the Hannover Trade Fair 2019.
eCl@ass exhibits a set of precise sensors in a demonstrator at the Hannover Trade Fair 2019, further developed by the IOTA Foundation, Neoception and Pepperl+Fuchs Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH. One of the sensors is e.g. measuring the distance to an object and categorizes the retrieved data through a specific, unique, standardized ID. Any measured distance is being immutably recorded as a data point on the Tangle. From that point, it is easily audible and can be purchased through a micro transaction.
Fujitsu publishes an article detailing its showcases for the upcoming Hannover trade fair 2019 and describes how it will "demonstrate how IOTA can be used to track component and process data as part of supply chain management and how it can be stored unalterably in the IOTA Tangle – for example, as proof of original components or for warranty management".
Actiware Development GmbH tweets from the Hannover Trade Fair 2019 about its "blockchain by design" module, showing IOTA as one of the available modules.
Members of the University of Boston, the MIT Media Lab and Harvard University publish a paper on "Cryptanalysis of Curl-P and Other Attacks on the IOTA Cryptocurrency".
Proxeus, by Blockfactory AG, announces a succesful IOTA-based trial of shipment tracking, using RFID chips to track palettes across connected terminals.
The Aspen Institute invites Julie Maupin (IF) to discuss "AI For the People" in a panel discussion.
Topocare publishes an article detailing their use of IOTA Masked Authenticated Messaging to achieve data integrity.
BiiLabs publishes an article detailing the use of their IOTA based platform "Alfred" jointly with cloud platform provider TransIoT to enable usage-based insurance (UBI).
Janna Zielinski (IF) and Regine Haschka-Helmer (IF) are invited as speakers to the C3 Crypto Conference 2019 in Berlin, Germany, together with representatives of Riddle & Code and Innogy.
Janna Zielinski (IF), Regine Haschka-Helmer (IF) and Jan Pauseback (IF) speak at the an IOTA Ecosystem Meetup, hosted by Schüco International KG.
Michele Nati (IF) presents an IOTA solution based on 3iVerify by Primority at the Food on the Move Conference in London.
Researchers of the University of Bristol publish their research on "A Block-Free Distributed Ledger for P2P Energy Trading: Case with IOTA?".
Michele Nati (IF) represents the IOTA Foundation at the DLT and Internet of Things event, sponsored by Lutron Electronics in collaboration with the IOTA London meetup.
Sopra Steria announces a meetup with its partners Entra, DNV GL Veracity, Mimiro-InFuture, NEXT Biometrics and other key Norwegian stakeholders "explore new pathways to value creation in the Internet-of-Things and the new digital economy".
Zeux integrates IOTA for crypto payments at any retail stores accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay.
Members of the Technical University Vienna publish a paper "Blockchains for IoT Payments: A Survey", including IOTA.
Bosch announces to present an IoT demonstration for smart factories that "will be able to pre-process data and execute local data analysis, as well as accept payments with cryptocurrencies like IOTA".
Prof. Robert Shorten (et al) from the University College Dublin and member of the IOTA Research Council publish their research results of "IOTA parasite chain attacks" and propose improvements to the IOTA tip selection algorithm.
Prof. Robert Shorten (et al) from the University College Dublin and member of the IOTA Research Council publish a research paper on "varying transaction delays [...] based on extensive simulations [...] to describe IOTAs behaviour and validation" in light of viability for smart mobility and smart city applications.
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited to the European Smart Grid Cyber Security Conference to present IOTA within the track of "Security issues when integrating electric vehicles to the smart grid".
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited as speaker to the Oslo Big Data Day 2019 to talk about "Smart Cities, IoT and Proptech".
Fujitsu Central Europe confirms that it will present their IOTA-based robot showcase at the Hannover Messe 2019.
Members of the University of Barcelona publish an academic paper on "Digital Assets Horizon in Smart Cities: Urban Congestion Management by IoT, Blockchain/DLT and Human Reinforcement", citing IOTA.
Julie Maupin (IF) participates in a panel discussion on "Big Data, Society and a Charter for Fundamental Rights for the Digital Age" at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum.
Members of the University of Central Florida publish their analysis of "A survey on Consensus Protocols in Blockchain for IoT Networks" in which they also discuss "how private blockchains and tangle can be a better alternative to public blockchains for IoT networks".
Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF), Andrew Brough (IF) and Navin Ramachandran (IF) present a live showcase on global trade at the UK All-party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG) hosted at the UK parliament.
XDK2MAM holds a workshop at the first Uruguay Campus Party, introducing the BOSCH XDK110.
The Object Management Group invites Mike Bennett, Head of Standards for the IOTA Foundation to present IOTA.
Biilabs releases a decentralized data marketplace that allows data consumers to place bids on auctions for high-value sensor/IoT devices.
Akita Blockchain Solutions has been selected as one of 20 apllicants from 700 submissions to present their IOTA based M2M proof of concept at the Dubai Blockchain Challenge.
Biilabs releases four IOTA-based proof of concept demonstrations for Decentralized Certification, Tangle Credentials, Agricultural Product Tracking and Tangle Lottery.
Members of the Technical University Vienna publish a paper on "On IOTA as a potential enabler for an M2M economy in manufacturing".
Bill Buchanan (IF) and Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen are invited by the British Blockchain Association to its International Scientific Conference where Bill Buchanan is admitted as fellow.
Dr. Navin Ramachandran (IF) participates in the meeting of the UK All-party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG) discussing DLT applications in healthcare, energy and environment.
Biilabs releases a proxy server, called "Tangle accelerator", caching IOTA node API requests as open source.
Members of the University of Alberta publish a paper on "Towards A Scalable DAG-based Distributed Ledger for Smart Communities", analyzing IOTA.
Sopra Steria promotes its sponsorship of the IOTA "Smart District challenge" hackathon on Twitter.
Researchers from the University of Aalborg publish a scientific research paper on "Communication Aspects of the Integration of Wireless IoT Devices with Distributed Ledger Technology".
Ariwonto releases a one-click deployment solution for IOTA fullnodes and ICT nodes on Microsoft Azure (including free $200 credit).
The IILA publishes an article describing the "finite element method as a service", in which it way to establish a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication between an industrial fine-blanking press and a finite element (FE) server to generate a digital twin for each physically manufactured workpiece, based on IOTA.
Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) is invited by the British Blockchain Association (BBA) to represent the IOTA Foundfation in a speech at the Blockchain International Scientific Conference (ISC2019).
Dave de Fijter (IF) is invited by the Buenos Aires IOTA Community Meetup to introduction to IOTA tools for developers.
Researchers from University of Siegen publish their research results on "Distributed Ledger Technologies for M2M Communications", analysing IOTA and Hedera Hasgraph in collaboraion with Carmeq GmbH in scope of its "Mobility 2030" project.
Fujitsu announces to present its Industry 4.0 IOTA-based showcase at the Hannover Messe 2019.
The IOTA Foundation becomes a founding member of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA).
The IILA presents their work on IOTA at the third network meeting on AI in industrial environments.
The IILA presents their work on IOTA at the third network meeting on AI in industrial environments.
Members of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute publish a paper on "Cryptographic Hardware Acceleration Proof-of-Work for IOTA".
Members of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (UCLA) publish a paper on "MOTIVE: Micropayments for trusted vehicular services" using IOTA for payments, including accompanying GitHub repositories and a video of their proof of concept.
Dominik Schiener (IF), Lewis Freiberg (IF) and Lukas Tassanyi (IF, remote) present at the IOTA Barcelona Community Meetup.
Members of the University of California publishes a paper on "Proof-of-Authentication for Private Distributed Ledger", basing their "NDN" network partly on IOTA.
Dominik Schiener (IF) is invited to the official launch of the DENA (the german energy agency) blockchain study.
Members of the Imperial College London publish a paper on "DAGsim: Simulation of DAG-based distributed ledger protocols", analyzing IOTA.
Open Source Foundries present its Zephyr microPlatform, publishing sensor data streams to the IOTA tangle, at the Mobile World Congress 2019.
Sopra Steria publishes a press release about its sponsoring of the IOTA "Smart District challenge" hackathon.
Wilfried Pimenta (IF), Dominik Schiener (IF) and other members of the IOTA Foundation attend the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The Deutsche Telekom apparently released a solution to deploy a private IOTA tangle in a one-click solution on their Hashstax platform.
The IOTA Foundation and its partners Groupe Renault, Engie Lab Crigen, Birdz (Veolia), Sopra Steria, Tech Mahindra, Future State CoFoundery, the City of Austin and Norske Helsehus announce its Smart City Hackathon.
Alexander Renz (IF) is invited as juror to the Deutsche Telekom T-Labs Blockchain Mobility Hackathon in Barcelona, Spain.
Akita Blockchain Solutions tweets about their latest integration of generic smart devices with a dedicated IOTA machine wallets.
Members of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute publish a paper "Data-Centric Hyper-distributed Autonomous Infrastructure Technologies", comparing different architectures, including IOTA.
The University of Magdeburg is looking for an assistant or a student willing to base their thesis on "Industrial use cases of IOTA".
The IOTA Foundation publishes a video from their 2019 Research Summit (ReSum), answering questions from the IOTA Community, including statements from Andrew Grewe, Hans Moog, Serguei Popov, Moody Alam, Wolfgang Welz and Bartosz Kuśmierz.
The German Federal Department of Economics and Energy offers a grant for "Blockchain-based metering and management of energy distribution systems: Feasibility study and pilot concept", mentioning IOTA as possible architecture.
Members of the North China Electric Power University, Fayetteville State University, Temple University and Qatar University publish a paper on "When Energy Trading Meets Blockchain in Electrical Power System: The State of the Art", referencing IOTA.
The University Hospital of Cologne holds a presentation on use cases for IOTA in cardiac surgery and intensive care.
The University of Southern California (USC Viterbi) holds a blockchain hackathon around Hyperledger, Ethereum and IOTA.
Orange Business Services, a division of Orange telecom, publishes an articles "Blockchain: from geneis to evolution", naming IOTA the last iteration of DLT technologies.
Students of the Fraunhofer Institute present their IOTA-based Platooning proof-of-concept at the BMW Information Technology Center during the MOBI Grand Challenge.
Outlier Ventures (early IOTA investor) tweets a picture from a BMW presentation during the MOBI Grand Challenge at the BMW ITZ (Information Technology Center), showing IOTA on their roadmap for "track and trace, value exchange and sale and autonomy".
The IILA integrates a Philips Hue extension with their IOTA-based Industrial IoT proof of concept.
Researchers from the University of Paris-Sorbonne publish an academic paper, proposing strategies to improve the IOTA tangle in terms of resilience to splitting attacks.
Touching Innovations 2019 invites Regine Helmer (IF) to speak about "DLT, IOTA and IoT Beyond Blockchain and Economy of things".
Paracosm publishes details on its plan to transition from Hyperledger to the final IOTA protocol in April/May 2019.
The Fraunhofer Institute publishes a video on their IOTA based platooning proof of concept.
The IOTA-based platooning proof of concept developed by the Fraunhofer Institute wins the third place during the MOBI Grand Challenge.
ElaadNL publishes details of its proof-of-concept, developed in collaboration with Enexis, of a self-balancing energy smart grid, incentivized through IOTA-tokens.
PARACOSM publishes details on monetary incentives for IOTA node operators/IOTA Controlled Agents (Ict nodes).
Daniel Trauth from the IILA talks about their IOTA-based fineblanking proof-of-concept during the first annual general meeting of the new "Cluster of Excellence".
Alexander Renz (IF) and Klaus Schaaf (IF) attend the MOBI Grand Challenge at the BMW headquarter in Munich, Germany as jurors.
The Fraunhofer Institute publishes an official press release regarding the IOTA-based platooning proof of concept developed by its students and faculty staff.
A member of the Northeastern University publishes a paper on "The fluid limit of a random graph model for a shared ledger", analyzing the limits of the IOTA Tangle.
Entra ASA, one of Norways leading real estate companies publishes an article outlining the setup of the surplus energy building in Brattørkaia, Trondheim, and the meeting of leaders from Engie Lab Crigen, Entra, IOTA Foundation, NTNU, POWEL, Trianel, Trondheim municipality and TrønderEnergi to explore new energy solutions and business models around IOTA’s distributed ledger technology.
+CityxChange tweets about the recent workshop with Entra ASA, Powel AS, TrønderEnergi, the NTNU and FourC AS around the Brattørkaia energy surplus building, trading energy over IOTA.
Blockchain2Energy Europe invites Harm van den Brink (IF) to present on "Distributed Ledger Technology in smart grids".
IamPass, one of Akita Blockchain Solutions' IOTA-based projects is nominated for the German Data Center Award.
Researchers from the Polish Naval Academy, Institute of Naval Weapons and Computer Science and the University of Technology Sydney, School of Electrical and Data Engineering, publish an academic paper on "Blockchain-based renewable energy exchange management system" while “comparing Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric and IOTA” on IEEE.
Two IoT (LidBot) publishes an article detailing its IOTA-based case study on a "Waste Management System" with the Taipei City Hall.
Akita Blockchain Solutions details its plans for its upcoming machine economy proof of concept.
Accessec is looking for a Security Analyst and PenTest expert, interested to work on IOTA-based projects.
Mobility Pioneers 2019 invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to represent IOTA with a talk about "How Blockchain is Enabling a Truly Shared Economy" and a real-life demonstration.
Dr. Navin Ramachandran and fellow collaborators submit a paper "Designing a distributed ledger technology system for interoperable and GDPR-compliant health data exchange - a use case in blood glucose data" for peer review to the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Dave de Fijter (IF) represents IOTA at the Deep Dive tracks "Digital Nation's Infrastructure" and "Fossil Free Future" in preparation of the Odyssey Hackathon.
Jannik Lockl from the Fraunhofer Institute presents several projects, the Open Mobility System (OMOS) and the mobility platooning proof-of-concept based on IOTA.
The Object Management Group continues its efforts to establish the IOTA protocol as an industry standard, as outlined in the February progress report of the Finance Domain Task Force of the Enterprise Data Management Council.
Representatives from the Bosch XDK team visit the IILA and talk about further use-cases of the IOTA-based XDK2MAM library within the Internet-of-Production PoC.
Lewis Freiberg (IF) holds a workshop on "Building on IOTA" at Odyssey TDD in Den Bosch, Netherlands.
The Artech Digital CEO Adrián Ruiz explains the strategic alliance with the community driven IOTALatino network.
Julie Maupin (IF) is participating in an event of the European Commission in preparation of the launch of the "International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA)".
The IOTA Foundation becomes a member of tmForum, a non-profit, global industry association representing over 850 member companies, generating USD 2 trillion in yearly revenue. TMForum drives the transformation of communications service providers (CSPs) and their suppliers.
A student of the University of Catolica-Lisbon publishes their master thesis "On the disruptive potential of distributed ledger technologies", evaluating the dairy industry, including Tine SA in regard to IOTA.
The DZ Bank AG, a central entity representing 900 financial institutes, publishes an extensive article about IOTA.
Energinet and the IOTA Foundation sign a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in experimentation with the IOTA Tangle in the IoT and energy market domains.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology BlockchainLab developed a Proof-of-Concept to exchange transactions via IOTA tokens during a competition.
DXC publishes an article detailing its proof of concept exploring no-fee M2M micropayments for a smart, decentralized solution to show how electric vehicles can make fast, secure, frictionless payments to charging stations based on IOTA.
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited by SINTEF as speaker to a "Seminar on Data Sharing Ecosystems" to present "IOTA Tangle, an opensource Distributed Ledger Technology for a decentralized Internet-of-Things economy".
The Deutsche Bahn is looking for a software engineer with knowledge in Hyperledger and IOTA.
Vispiron Engineering is looking for someone interested in writing their thesis on the topic of fleet management while reseraching how IOTA can benefit their business models and determine how DLT can be integrated in hardware used by vehicles of Vispiron customers.
Eric Chong, President & CEO of Siemens Asia allegedley mentions IOTA in relation to smart cities in a Hong Kong event.
Lukas Tassanyi (IF) and Daniel Trauth (IILA, RWTH Aachen) are invited as speakers to the IOTA Hamburg Meetup.
Dominik Schiener (IF) and Julie Maupin (IF) attend the World economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Jason Hsu, member of the Taiwanese Parliament, details Taiwans plans to set up a "blockchain special economic zone" and mentions IOTA as a leading example of a DLT community productively focused on building actual real world use cases.
Julie Maupin (IF) speaks at a Consensys workshop "Breakfast Conversation: Blockchain in Europe with the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum" during the World Economic Forum in Davos.
SAP publishes an amusing video from its recent blockchain summit “Outside the Block” in Berlin, where it challenged its partners and experts by asking: "How you do you associate random objects with DLT?", featuring Julie Maupin (IF).
Holger Koether (IF) participates in the Deutsche Telekom "T-Labs Blockchain Identity Hackathon".
The IOTA Foundation is a community partner at the Deutsche Telekom "T-Labs Blockchain Identity Hackathon".
Members of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute publish a paper on "Tango: The Beginning-A Semi-Synchronous Iota-Tangle Type Distributed Ledger with Periodic Pulsed Entries".
The European smart city consortium +CityxChange tweets from an "IOTA smart energy workshop", co-creating "a roadmap for advanced ICT and tech solutions as mediators and drivers for an open, more democratized energy system and market based on renewables".
BMW is looking for someone willing to write their thesis on "blockchain for logistics and compare different projects such as Hyperledger, Ethereum, and IOTA with regards to IoT or specific use-cases".
Ernst & Young invite Dominik Schiener (IF) and Julie Maupin (IF) to speak at their Dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Members of the State University of New York publish a paper on "Semi-synchronocity Enabling Protocol and Pulsed Injection Protocol For A Distributed Ledger System", basing their reasearch on IOTA.
Elaad showcases a proof-of-concept developed in collaboration with Enexis of a self-balancing electric grid at an IOTA meetup and publishes an accompanying article.
Jelle Millenaar from VX Company showcases their IOTA-based identity PoC at the Dutch IOTA meetup.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines invites teams to develop solutions for their "biometric safety challenge" based on IOTA (Ocean or Sovrin) at the Odyssey hackathon.
The Dutch IOTA meetup No.4 invites Doninik Schiener (IF), Harm van den Brink (IF) and Dave de Fijter (IF).
Simon Jegelka, Managing Director of the flood protection start-up Topocare talks about their IOTA-integration in the IOTA podcast.
Daniel Trauth, Leader of the Industrial IOTA Lab Aachen and Department Head at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering of RWTH Aachen University talks about their integration of IOTA in the IOTA podcast.
A video explaining a DXC proof-of-concept surrounding a vehicle charging station and car wallet emerges.
The Crypto Storage AG partners with the IOTA Foundation to offer a secure storage solution for IOTA tokens, ready for institutional implementation
A representative from Finaris Financial Software Partner GmbH announces a presentation on automated data processing and storing in the IOTA Tangle at the Digital Future Congress.
The IBCS Group and the IOTA Foundation announce their partnership in using the Tangle technology for Track and Trace Supply Chain Solutions.
Jochen Renz (IF) hosts a casual IOTA Meetup at the CES 2019 Las Vegas, inviting to the High Mobility booth.
The IILA publishes a video interview, describing its goal to further develop the current result of the project into a big data marketplace and offer Pay-per-Use as well as subscription models to establish new data-driven business models.
A student of the University of Alberta publishes his master thesis "Performance Analysis and Design of an IoT-Friendly DAG-based Distributed Ledger System", analysing IOTA.
A member of the University of California publishes his master thesis "Private Distributed Ledger over Named Data Networking", analysing IOTA.
The IILA publishes its 5th status report on their collaboration with Grandcentrix on inclusion of IOTA micro-payments, secure audit trails and zero-marginal costs based on the IOTA tangle.
Members of the University Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College and Fordham University publish a paper on "A Review on Crypto-Currency Transactions Using IOTA ".
XDK2MAM integrates Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities that can be used to send sensors data to the Tangle.
The Peace Innovation Foundation holds a workshop on securing our DLT-based ID-system for humanitarian workers with their partners from AccesSec, IOTA, Mobaxe, BiiLabs, B4P Solutions and Motorola.
The IOTA Foundation publishes a video of the talks at the Humanitarian Blockchain Summit at Fordham University.
High Mobility, the bIOTAsphere and the IOTA Foundation hold a live webinar, showcasing how High Mobility's platform can be used to develop IOTA-based vehicle blueprints.
Members of the Institute for Infocomm Research publish a paper on "Adding Confidential Transactions to Cryptocurrency IOTA with Bulletproofs".
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) lists IOTA as one of the technologies their software engineering department will explore in 2019.
The IILA publishes a video of their IOTA-enabled fineblanking production including payments made for MAM data streams.
NEXT Biometrics announces its partnership with the IOTA Foundation, joining forces to accelerate IoT identity management solutions.
Members of the National Cheng Kung University publish a paper on "A Tangle-Based High Performance Architecture for Large Scale IoT Solutions".
Biilabs publishes an article describing their Sentinel Appliance that helps enterprises and governments to monitor water quality with the help of DLTs (IOTA tagged as article keyword).
An AUDI manager comments the IOTA collaboration with "The last five months we had a great time [...] working in crossfunctional teams with IOTA on a new project. With the focus on enabling trust for the user in emobility we pushed a new usecase to reality."
Topocare releases its second status report on its work of their IOTA-based pay-on-production (PoP) model.
Ariwonto and Indracompany host an IOTA meetup at the Indracompany Peru headquarters where they will be showcasing a live presentation of their Dmoct Microsoft Azure integration.
Prof. Robert Shorten (IF), (at al) of the University College Dublin publishes a paper about "IOTA-based Directed Acyclic Graphs without Orphans".
The BOSCH Product Owner for DLTs in mobility, Peter Busch, provides a broad overview on BOSCH's activities in DLT in a (german) podcast, mentioning IOTA several times in particular in terms of scalability.
Microsoft invites Daniel Trauth from the IILA to present their PoC at the "Microsoft Machine Builder Day".
Traduko expresses their interest in fee-less transfers of value, specifically the IOTA token, for their translation business, mentioning more to come "in due time".
The European Union Observatory and Blockchain Forum invites Julie Maupin (IF) to the 1st internal meeting of the „Blockchain Policy and Framework Conditions” working group.
Harm van den Brink (IF)/ElaadNL and Terry Shane of the bIOTAsphere talk about how they are using novel technologies, and in particular IOTA, to accelerate the evolution of electric vehicles.
The Object Management Group hosts an event where Richard Soley (IF), Alexander Renz (IF) and Paul Handy (IF) present different aspects of IOTA.
Feintool publishes an article describing the use of their machines within the IOTA-based fineblanking process.
The Object Management Group invites Alexander Renz (IF) to talk to a panel about "The Future of Distributed Ledger" at the OMG Blockchain event in Seattle (with Richard Soley (IF) present).
eCl@ss includes the IOTA Foundation officially into the lits of partners on ther website.
Members of the Technical University Munich publish a paper on "CIDDS: A Configurable and Distributed DAG-based Distributed Ledger Simulation Framework"
BiiLabs tweets about their "research prototype that has been adopted by the NCKU as career verification platform, using verified credentials with IOTA".
Members of the University College Twente publish their paper about "How to break IOTA heart by replaying?".
Paracosm updates their business case PDF in which the setup of IOTA, JINN and their VR game engine is cited.
Representtatives from UNOPS join IOTA and Consensys at the 2nd Humanitarian Blockchain Summit by the Fordham University.
The Second Humanitarian Blockchain Summit, organised by the Fordham University invites Mariana De La Roche (IF) to represents IOTA in a workshop about "Scenarios from the IOTA ecosystem".
Accessec, represented by Sven Feuchtmüller to talk on the topic of articifial intelligence, IoT and IOTA at the Torino IOTA meetup.
eCl@ss, a joint venture formed by (mostly) german industry giants to establish commonly used standards and the IOTA Foundation announce their partnership to "support the exchange of digital resources" and "introduce IOTA as a payment model for eCl@ss" as well as to "establish the eCl@ss standard in the data market as well as in the IOTA protocol".
A High Mobility introductory video titled "How to Send Car Data over the IOTA Tangle using MAM and the High-Mobility API" is published, explaining on how blueprints can be created on the High Mobility platform.
Members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) publish a paper on "Impact of Security Aspects at the IOTA Protocol".
The ISMB represented by Guido Perboli and two further employees present about Digital Identity, Smart Cities and IOTA.
The ICT 2018, Europe's biggest annual tech conference, inites Julie Maupin (IF) to discuss the need for agile innovator-regulator interaction and iterative policymaking.
A document from the Object Management Group outlines the ongoing efforts for standardization of the IOTA protocol.
Ariwonto gets the opportunity to introduce itself and IOTA to the Peruvian Health Minister
The IOTA London Community Meetup invite Charley Varley (IF) and Andrew Brough (IF) to present IOTA, where they provide an outlook into Trinity 2.0 and "improving customer experience in supply chains"
Riddle&Code GmbH and the IOTA Foundation agree on a partnership to "enable the Industrial Internet of Things", specifically end-to-end encryption from device authentication to storage in the IOTA Tangle.
Members of BEIA Consult International publish a paper on "Comparative Analysis of Distributed Ledger Technologies", including IOTA and the community-developed "Bolero" node.
The IEEE invites Jochen Renz (IF) to present about "DLT in New Mobility" at the IEEE Fall Conference in Chicago
The CGI Group hosts an exclusive IOTA hackathon in Braunscheig, in cooperation with the IOTA Foundation, also presenting projects their employees already worked on.
The IILA releases a press release regarding their memorandum of understanding with the NCKU DLT Lab of National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, on collaborating in the field of Internet of Everything, Internet of Production and distributed ledger technology-driven Data Economy based on IOTA.
The World Trade Organization recognizes IOTA, its low energy footprint and fee-less nature in their report "Can Blockchain revolutionize international trade?".
The European Space Agency (ESA) invite Julie Maupin (IF) and Samuel Reid (IF) to discuss "exciting cooperation opportunities in LoRaWAN, spectrum management, and Earth observation".
The European Blockchain Convention 2018 invite Wilfried Pimenta (IF) as speaker for IOTA while Lewis Feeiberg (IF) participates in a talk on "Smart Cities and The IoT (R)evolution – Decentralised Connected Networks" together with Dr. Stefan Junestrand from the European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum.
Harm van den Brink (IF) is invited as speaker to Flexcon 2018 to talk about "Distributed Ledger for the Smart Energy Transformation".
The Apiida CTO Sebastian Rohr hosts an IOTA workshop for the "International VDI Workshop - 3rd Gen Blockchain Technologies".
The Volkwagen Financial Services Startup Pitch Day invites Janna Zielinski (IF) to participate as a juror.
The UK All-party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG) lists Dr. Navin Ramachandran as "Permanent Advisory Board member".
The Future of Money conference invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to represent IOTA at the Monetative Conference.
Bosch's Product Owner for DLTs in mobility, Peter Busch, is quoted with "Bosch is very close to use IoT together with IOTA" after his presentation at the Frankfurt School of Blockchain.
The political party Bündnis90/Die Grünen invite Julie Maupin (IF) to discuss the potential of DLTs for a sustainable future. Danyal Bayaz, german minister, who recently met with Dominik Schiener (IF) is also attending.
Holger Koether (IF)/Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited as speaker to the Blockchain Leadership Summit in Switzerland.
The IOTA Argentina Community Meetup invite Serguei Popov (IF) and Eric Hop (IF) to introduce IOTA and Qubic.
The IOTA Munich Community Meetup invites Alisa Maas (IF) to introduce IOTA; together with the IILA, Fraunhofer Institute and Trive.me.
BOSCH officially includes the community-developed XDK2MAM IOTA library in their BOSCH XDK Ecosystem.
The Axiata Group Berhad recaps its Data Unchained Datahon with 300 participants, sponsored by the IOTA Foundation and supported by Lewis Freiberg (IF), Microsoft, Google, Ericsson and further companies.
The IOTA Meetup Community Milano Meetup invites Eric Hop (IF) to introduce Qubic (remotely).
The Europen Commission invites Julie Maupin (IF) to participate in a discussion about "laying the groundwork for an EU backed public private partnership dedicated to promoting DLT/IoT/AI innovation in Europe".
High Mobility publishes an article further describing their collaboration with the IOTA Foundation.
An interview about Parascosm, showing snippets of the tangle-based "Post Scriptum" gameplay is published.
A member of the Polytechnic University Madrid publishes a paper on "IoT Blockchain Technologies for Smart Sensors Based on Raspberry Pi"
The IILA celebrates their complete integration of a digital twin on the IOTA tangle of their fineblanking manufacturing process, developed in cooperation with Grandcentrix and publishes an extensive video explaining their integration and processes.
The Blockchain New Economy Hangzhou Summit, organized by the Chinese Government, invites Andrew Greve (IF) to present IOTA.
The London Business School invites Mark Nixon (IF) as a speaker about "Smart City Testbed! Taking things beyond the PoC with IOTA".
Trive.me employees Marcel Duy, Shadi Aburok and Alexander Süssemilch recap on co-hosting the IOTA Forum for Future Mobility in Lindau, Germany, where they also presented their PoC trive.park.
Bytes publishes an update on their development progress, announcing to split their work into a mobile app and an IoT stack, enabling IoT devices to user their services.
The IOTA Buenos Aires Community Meetup invites Serguei Popov (IF) and Eric Hop (IF) to introduce IOTA.
The Frankfurt European Banking Congress 2018 invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA.
Wirecard CEE manager Axel Puwein describes future M2M payment models and states that Wirecard is testing cryptocurrencies "keyword IOTA, for example" in their lab.
Paracosm publishes images of the tangle-based board game "Post Scriptum" on their Instagram channel.
The BiiLabs co-founder and CEO is invited to talk about "Your City On Blockchain" at TechCrunch Shenzhen 2018.
Paracosm, the company of Sergey Ivancheglo's (IF) publishes their plans on using the IOTA as infrastructure for its virtual reality development environment and their first Poc, a game called 'Post Scriptum'.
The NASA invites Samuel Reid (IF) is to present on "SATCOM relays implementing the post-quantum-secure IOTA protocol for IoT-sensor networks".
The Zentrum Digitalisierung Bayern invites Alisa Maas (IF) to present on the topic of blockchain solutions for the mobility sector.
The NASA NSSTC Space Science Seminars invite Samuel Reid (IF) to present on "SATCOM relays implementing the post-quantum-secure IOTA protocol for IoT-sensor networks".
BOSCH publishes an extensive article explaining how their XDK hardware and XDK2MAM enables anyone to contribute to the IOTA data marketplace.
The Wirtschaftsgipfel 2018, Germanys major economic summit, invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA among Germanys Chancellor Merkel, several Ministers and known industry leaders.
The New Mobility Lab tweets about their progress towards realization of a standardized system for autonomous vehicles with IOTA and the Illinois Autonomous Vehicle Association.
Daniel Trauth from the IILA will attend the upcoming IOTA Munich meetup to speak about the ongoing work on IOTA of the IILA
Trive.me organises an IOTA meetup in Munich, Germany where insights on their work of heir IOTA-based parking app will be shared.
Spacebit publishes an article in which it explains their work of "bringing the functionality of the Tangle to its intended state, and along with a large number of corporations and international organisations".
E-shelter releases a video from their partner event, including quotes from Dominik Schiener (IF) and Rolf Werner (IF).
Fujitsu Central Europe tweets about the three evolutions of blockchain, naming IOTA as the example for its latest iteration of solutions that scale.
Akita Blockchain Solutions announces a robot that is buying its own energy and sells services to other machines to be released in january 2019.
The Automobilwoche Kongress 2018 invites Klaus Schaaf (IF) to participate in a panel discussion of the "T-Sytems Breakfast Session" about "Blockchain in the Automotive Industry".
The UK All-party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG) publish their "program 2018/2019", listing Dr. Navin Ramachandran as "Permanent Advisory Board member."
The kickoff event for the European smart city consortium +CityxChange project with Harm van den Brink (IF) and Wilfried Pimenta (IF) attending takes place in Trondheim, Norway.
The Fujitsu EMEA CTO Dr. Joseph Reger mentions IOTA as being the third iteration from DLT over blockchain to current technology in his keynote speech at the Fujitsu Forum 2018.
Ariwonto cooperates with Prozess Group to integrate IOTA in a market-ready solution with Microsoft Dynamics
CarVertical announces using IOTA as a backend for their automated parking payment solution "CarVertical.city" (including the option to pay via IOTA tokens).
New Mobility Lab tweets about their opportunity to present IOTA to North American suppliers of BOSCH at the Chicago Connectory on November 12th.
The High Mobility CEO provides an insight on their work on integrating IOTA into their vehicle applicatoin platform on the IOTA Berlin meetup.
A KLM executive is quoted on an IATA meeting "I like what IOTA is doing: read their white paper"
Accessec employee Sven Feuchtmüller shares an update on the progress of the Accessec car wallet implementation and also provides a glimpse into their research of a physical chip (in collaboration with Infineon) to store IOTA seeds.
The IOTA Foundation Berlin Meetup is hosted by Alisa Maas (IF), Julie Maupin (IF) and several other IF members, where they provide a first insight into the collaboration with High Mobility.
Axians expert Martin Bohl, expert for energy infrastructure, publishes an article "IOTA: the future of IoT and blockchain that can change our society".
The Object Management Group announces an event where Richard Soley (IF), Alexander Renz (IF) and Paul Handy (IF) present different aspects of IOTA.
The Axiata Group Berhad and the IOTA Foundation host a "Data Unchained" hackathon in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Members of the University of Bristol publish a paper on "Distributed Ledger Technology and the Internet of Things: A Feasibility Study".
ACM Sensys 2018 invites Serguei Popov (IF) to become a member of the scientific committee for the 1st Workshop on Blockchain-enabled Networked Sensor Systems
The bIOTAsphere publishes a video providing developer insights into their IOTA based proof-of-concept "Insure my car"
The Chicago New Transportation and Mobility Advisory Group invites Jochen Renz (IF) to join their them on working with the City of Chicago New Transportation and Mobility Task Force.
Accessec's CEO Sebastian Rohr reveals on Twitter that his development team is about to finalize their car wallet for one of the major german luxury automotive brands that will be released before christmas.
GeoDB reports of their participation in the Alastria Open Call and its evaluation of IOTA.
The New Zealand Law Foundation publishes a report, recognising that "blockchain now looks relatively dated compared to new DLTs such as IOTA and Hashgraph" and that "not all blockchains require payment or rewards to be made: for example, IOTA has an elegant solution" as well as "IOTA is claimed to be resistant to quantum computers. Transactions on IOTA are free."
A member of the Montana State University publishes his master thesis “Mitigating software engineering costs in distributed ledger technologies”, analyzing 20 cryptocurrencies, IOTA being one of them
Accessec employee Sven Feuchtmüller will talk about their car wallet on the IOTA Berlin meetup on November 6th.
High Mobility and the IOTA Foundation sign a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the integration of IOTA content, blueprints and tutorials into HIGH MOBILITY´s developer platform.
Elaad publishes a new video in which they showcase their testing of different EV charging stations, including an IOTA-powered charging station.
The IOTA Barcelona Community Meetup invite Andrea Villa (IF) and Serguei Popov (IF) to introduce IOTA.
The IoT Blockchain Summit invites S. D. Nelson (IF) to speak about "Blockchain in the Digital City"
Members of the University of Patras publish a paper on "An IOTA Based Distributed Sensor Node System".
TWO-founder Hamoun Karami announces their succesful deployment of 18 bin sensors in the Taipei City Hall that register fill level on the IOTA tangle. TWO mentions that the Taipei Government is interested in deploying further 300 sensors in the building. TWO expects to deploy 6,000 sensors until the end of 2019 in Taipei and are looking to expand to Hong Kong as well as western cities.
SonicMessenger LLC releases their open source rapid software development tool, enabling developers to easily create custom programs for distributed systems, optimized for developing Internet of Things and DLT applications for IOTA by integrating IOTA Components, such as e.g. Masked Authenticated Messaging.
The Deutsche Telekom invite Paul Douglas (IF) and Alexander Renz (IF) to participate in their "T-LabsHACK" event in Seatlle. Alexander Renz acts as one of the judges for the event. The winning team created a P2P WIFI sharing network based upon the IOTA token on top of hashtaX.
The Bayern Innovativ GmbH hosts an IOTA-specific event in cooperation with Edag Engineering GmbH and their brand Trive.me for automotive OEMs at which Alisa Maas (IF) and Andreas Osowski (IF) introduce IOTA.
Server24 announces on Twitter that they retrofitted their wind turbine with a Scada system that they are planning to integrate with IOTA.
The International Astronautical Congress publishes a video from the session "The Nexus of Blockchain and Space", including Julie Maupin (IF).
The Eclipse Foundation adds the IOTA Trinity wallet as a project, dubbed Eclipse Trinity, aiming to create "a toolkit to support the cross-platform development of frontend applications on the IOTA network".
Fujitsu releases an article describing their "IT-Business meets Science" event, briefly featuring the presentation of Holger Köther (IF).
EnBW invites a representative from Fujitsu to explain how IOTA and Hyperledger can enhance traditional databases while being compliant to GDPR.
The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure invite Alisa Maas (IF) to an expert group of in preparation of a report on "Blockchain Technology in the mobility sector".
The Nordic Smart Cities Conference & Expo invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to showcase the use of blockchain in a real use case in Stockholm.
The European Commission invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to be part of a panel discussion on "Technology Enablers for open energy marketplaces" of the "Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology" and the "Directorate-General for Energy" of the European Commission in a workshop on "Open marketplaces to spur innovative energy services, jointly organised between DG Ener and DG Connect and the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)".
The IAA Convention, Fahrzeug Telematik Award 2018 invites Janine Härtel (IF) to participate in a panel discussion about "KI, Blockchain and autonomous driving – How far along are trend technologies for transport and logistics?".
Edag Engineering GmbH publishes an article, announcing further development of concepts to utilize IOTA.
The ITS World Congress 2018 invites Alisa Maas (IF) to present IOTA and DLT for transport and mobility.
Prof. Robert Shorten (IF) of the University College Dublin (et al) and a member of the Northeastern University publishes a paper on "Distributed Ledger Technology for Smart Cities, the Sharing Economy, and Social Compliance".
Members of the University of Bolzano publish a paper in which they compare several DLTs, including IOTA.
Navigato presents its "new high-end service" based on IOTA at Autonomy Urban Mobility Summit
Members of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute publish a paper on "Parameterized Pulsed Transaction Injection Computation Model And Performance Optimizer For IOTA-Tango".
The Fiware Foundation presents on "Predictive Maintenance across different IoT platforms using open source", naming IOTA as reference architecture.
The European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology and the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission invite IOTA to a panel discussion on „Open marketplaces to spur innovative energy services".
Bytes releases a video of an PoC app of their internet access trading app, based on Ethereum and IOTA.
The MCI - Management Center Innsbruck invites Dominik Schiener (IF) as speaker at the opening MBA course "Digital Business".
Think Beta 2018 invites Julie Maupin (IF) and Dr. Rolf Werner (IF) to participate in panel discussion.
BiiLabs officially announces their launch of their open source GDPR-compliant identity system based on IOTA.
I am Pass publishes a short video demonstrating their IOTA based access control solution to a server rack.
Spacebit announces to explore the "IOTA architecture, ensuring interoperability with EOS, which will include some of the first Qubic protocol layer applications over the Tangle", using IOTA "for specific space related applications such as an IoT network of multiple space vehicles using Qubic for AI and outsourced heavy computing".
The IILA publishes their "WZL x GCX x IOTA — Status Report 04", introducing a pay-per-use data marketplace and IOTA micropayments.
SonicMessenger presents their their car title transfer solution based on IOTA to the MOBI consortium.
The Deutsche Bahn invites Regine Haschka Helmer (IF) as a panelist to its 2nd Blockchain Public Day
The Fransk-Norsk Handelskammer (CCFN) invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to present IOTA in Oslo, Norway.
Members of the University of Grenoble and the National Institute for Solar Energy, CEA-INES publish a paper "On the applicability of distributed ledger architectures to peer-to-peer energy trading framework" in which they compare different "blockchain" architectures, including the IOTA Tangle.
ElaadNL is working on a (partially virtual) energy grid balancing system, that is able to autonomously balance itself by [automatically] asking grid participants (machines) to lower or raise their energy demand, all registered and stored on the Tangle. Collaborators are incentivised through a small IOTA fee in return, according to a comment on Discord by Harm van den Brink from Elaad.
The NextDrive CEO Jerry (Yan Zhe Yuan) provides further insights during an interview into the IOTA-based energy market place, NextDrive is building together with BiiLabs.
TWO-founder Hamoun Karami reveals in a comment on the IOTA discord that TWO is officially installing sensors posting their data to the IOTA tangle on the following weekend.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) mentions IOTA in its analysis of "How digital technologies are transforming global commerce" within its "World Trade Report 2018".
The 69th International Astronautical Congress invites Julie Maupin (IF) as a panelist to discuss the "The Nexus of Blockchain and Space".
The Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Orbit Recycling and the IOTA Foundation discuss "The Nexus of Blockchain and Space", represented by Julie Maupin (IF) at the 69th International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany.
Biilabs releases a Github repository for TangleID, supposedly used for the City of Taipei Citizen ID card.
Entra ASA is building a surplus energy house, the "Powerhouse Brattørkaia" (Trondheim, Norway) in collaboration with TrønderEnergi, producing more energy than is used for the production of building materials, operation and disposal of the building. IOTA will be used as the crypto-technology to deliver and charge for the energy. The building thus will be part of a large-scale demo project for how to utilize and control energy distribution between different actors in a neighborhood. The "Powerhouse Brattørkaia" is part of the EU project "+ CityxChange".
RWTH Aachen won the "cluster of excellence", a Federal German initiative with their IOTA-based internet-of-production protoype and receive federal funding for 7 years (potentially additional 7 years afterwards).
Terry Shane of the bIOTAsphere presents a proof-of-concept for a situation-based car insurance model during NewCO, reading data from a Tesla X and streaming it to the IOTA tangle, paying insurance fees based on driver behaviour. Apparently, Shane was already in talks with insurers (see link)
Arup will host a "Biotasphere South" location in a new digital Lab to test proof-of-concepts and ideas, as announced by Terry Shane, founder of the "Biotasphere" and CEO of Refined Data Solutions Inc., during a Q&A.
Dominik Schiener (IF) discusses blockchain infrastructures in data centers during the e-Shelter event and poses with Harald Zapp, former CEO of Relayr (which is also part of the BOSCH XDK Ecosystem), and current CEO of Next Big Thing AG
E-Shelter (Europe’s largest data center operator) invites Dominik Schiener (IF) and Rolf Werner (IF) as well as Alibaba Cloud representatives and several other major data center operators to discuss "blockchain infrastructures in data centers" in their "e-shelter Partnerforum 2018". During the event, Nino Ulrich from Iampass presents their proof-of-concept palm vein authentication based on the IOTA protocol
BoschRexroth Brazil provided BOSCH XDKs for a workshop held by XDK2MAM, teaching participants to connect to the IOAT data marketplace.
Blockcrypto Brazil invites Serguei Popov (IF), Olivia Saa (IF) and Paulo Finardi (IF) to a panel discussion about IOTA and the Tangle.
IOTA & Evrythng invites Michele Nati (IF) to present on "DLTs & Supply Chains: Use cases and business opportunities with IOTA & Evrythng".
Prof. Dr. Winkelmann from the University of Wuerzburg presents on the topic of changes in fundamental data architectures and its effects on businesses, referring to IOTA in his presentation
The Nordic Edge Expo and Conference invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to present IOTA during the "Norway-China Smart City Forum: From green building to green smart city".
Topocare publishes the first status report, describing their IOTA-based proof-of-concept.
The director of USC Viterbi Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things, Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, announces the open source release of "DDM", an experimental prototype implementation of a decentralized IoT data marketplace based on IOTA
Bayern Innovativ hosts an industry event, outlining IOTA use cases and implementation for the automotive industry, including talks by EDAG Engineering GmbH, DLT Lab Hochschule Reutlingen, Trive.me, Accessec GmbH and Adasens Automotive GmbH
The Switch! Conference invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to present IOTA at the largest technology and entrepreneurship event in the Baltic region.
The Electronic Identity Forum invites Michele Nati (IF) to present IOTA at the e-ID Forum Switch!, the largest technology and entrepreneurship event in the Baltic region.
Biilabs announces testing of a multi-threaded AVX2 accelerated full node and the upcoming set up of a FPGA cluster for radically fast transactions, open to the public
Fujitsu anounces to host an expert talk about using Iota along the supply chain, manufacturing process, and product lifecycle during their Fujitsu Forum 2018
General Electric invites Jochen Renz (IF) to present IOTA at the GE Innovations Showcase.
Deutsche Telekom links to an article about IOTA expanding its strategic cooperations with Fujitsu, Bosch and Volkswagen
BOSCH endorses XDK2MAM, an open source IOTA community project in a tweet on programmers day
The IILA, presents their PoC and their vision of the IOTA-based manufacturing economy to representatives from 3M, ABB, BASF, BMW Group, BOSCH, Evonik, LG, TUI, and several other companies (see link)
General Electric invites Jochen Renz (IF) to presents IOTA during the "GE Innovations Showcase" event
Accessec GmbH, represented by Sebastian Rohr (CEO) and Markus Soppa (Research Consultant) explains the advantages of IOTA over first generation blockchain architectures in industrial use cases in an extensive article in a professional journal "Computer Automation" (german) in its safety and security section
The GSM Association, a bodz representing the interests of worldwide mobile network operators, publishes an extensive paper comparing six "solutions" (Hyperledger, IOTA, EThereum, Ripple, Sovrin and BigchainDB)
The Industrial Internet Consortium invites Jochen Renz (IF) and Alexander Renz (IF), also directors of the New Mobility Lab, to its Chicago meeting to present IOTA
The Object Management Group Finance Domain Task Force plans a meeting to review the draft RFC for the standardization of the IOTA tangle architecture
The Chicago Connectory invites Dr. Richard Soley (IF) to speak at an IOTA meetup at the Chicago Connectory, announcing that the Object Management Group began standardization prodcedures which are expected to be completed "likely next year".
The IILA publishes its third progress report about its IOTA-based manufacturing PoC, showcasing their frontend and announcing their plan of implementing micro-payments utilizing IOTA for each part produced.
Jonas Weisensel from Maritime Data Systems GmbH presents an IOTA based proof-of-concept at SeaDevCon.
The Future Cities Laboratory invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to speak at the FCL lunch talk.
ENGIE Lab CRIGEN, the corporate research center of the ENGIE Group, a global energy player and an expert operator in electricity, natural gas and energy services and the IOTA Foundation sign a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in experimentation with the IOTA Tangle in the energy and related IoT domains
The IOTA NYC Community Meetup invites Serguei Popov (IF) and John Licciardello (IF) to introduce the mathematical side of IOTA.
The IILA presented their vision of an IOTA-based manufacturing economy to their fineblanking working group, consisting of –60 participants from 33 companies.
Accessec explains the advantages of IOTA in a two-page article in a professional journal "Funkschau" focused on mobile communication
The OECD Blockchain Policy Forum invites Julie Maupin (IF) as a panelist in the "Blockchain for Sustainable Development"-track.
BOSCH publishes a video interview with Domink Schiener (IF), providing a closer look at the potential of distributed ledger technology, explaining what technologies like blockchain are able to achieve and how the IoT can benefit
Julie Maupin (IF) represents the IOTA foundation in the "Development & Co-operation" discussion of the OECD Policy Forum on "DLT opportunities and challenges".
Three researchers from University of Aveiro, Portugal publish an academic research paper, determining "IOTA Feasibility and Perspectives for Enabling Vehicular Applications"
Dominik Schiener (IF) meets with Danyal Bayaz, german Minister of the Bundestag and representative for Startup innovation to discuss Open Data, eGovernment and Blockchain for public value.
Members of the University of Lviv and Cherkasy State Technological University publish a paper on "Сryptocurrency and Internet of Things: Problems of Implementation and Realization", analysing IOTA.
Edag Engineering announces to host an event for automotive OEMs where IOTA use cases for the automotive industry, IOTA payment systems, e-wallets, autonomous driving, pay-per-use models and supply chain examples are presented and discussed.
The IEEE Vehicular Tech Conference invites Jochen Renz (IF) to speak about "distributed ledger technology in automotive".
Nordic Semiconductor tweets about selling data on the IOTAs data marketplace, including NordicThingy and BluetoothSig
Fujitsu Netherlands reaffirms the partnership with IOTA and states its main objective of applying the tangle technology to ensure the originality of parts and thus administer supply chain in an effective manner in a tweet
A student from Linnæus University publishes their bachelor thesis about "Distributed Data Management in Internet of Things Networking Environments: IOTA Tangle and Bitcoin Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technologies"
Fujitsu publishes a description about their PoC for production quality in manufacturing and how it can be documented in an audit trail through IOTA, announcing its readyness to roll out its IOTA solution as the new industry standard
An intern of the iCube Laboratory of the École Normale Supérieure de Rennes (ENS) publishes his internship report “Tangle analysis for IOTA cryptocurrency”
HealtHie Nevada publishes an article analyzing the potential of blockchains for health-related records, naming IOTA and Ethereum the most promising technologies.
The IILA publishes a highly detailed article describing the advantages of DLTs, IOTA in particular, its use-cases in manufacturing, an outlook on the fineblanking PoC and an outlook on its further development
The IILA mentions the effects of their Amazon AWS implementation for PoW on the IOTA tangle throughput in a tweet, citing their "use case is getting closer"
VX Company publishes an article about a solution for verifiable claims for digital identities based on merkle trees, supported by IOTA
A BOSCH North America Industrial IoT expert explains the advantages of IOTA in an interview
The Blockchain Mobility Hackathon summary is published, including statements from Amadeus, BMW, BOSCH, Datarella, IOTA Foundation, Vito Ventures; as well as videos from the individual hackathon pitches showing the three winners and the 9 of the 14 projects that used IOTA in their mobility solutions.
BOSCH states in a tweet that it wants to intensify its collaboration with the IOTA Foundation
Daniel Trauth from the IILA presents their IOTA-based Internet-of-Production proof-of-concept to Dan Dougherty, Senior Vice President of Dell EMC.
A researcher from Politehnica University of Bucharest publishes an academic paper on IEEE on "Blockchain and Internet of Things data provider for smart applications", presenting a proof of concept method for field devices to store and share data using a distributed ledger built on the IOTA tangle
Volkswagen publishes an article in which it describes their ongoing work and use cases for IOTA and other blockchains
A Fujitsu lead engineer reveals in an interview that Fujitsu starts working on IOTA related implementations with interested customers
The IILA publishes their second status report on "WZL x GCX x IOTA", detailing the progress on their IOTA-based PoC.
Accessec tweets about their appreciation being listed as a close IOTA partner in an partnership infographic
Trianel is invited by by the Government of Northrein Westphalia to provide its opinion on the changing energy distribution landscape, mentioning its work on IOTA-based solutions.
Navin Ramachandran (IF), Immanuel Baskaran and James Brogan from University College London publish a scientific article about their case study of Authenticating Health Activity Data Using Distributed Ledger Technologies, describing their PoC of using IOTA MAM channels for granting and revoking on-demand access to personal medical data.
The IILA showcases their new web frontend for their IOTA-based production audit trail to a newspaper
An Airbus Group Vice President for Digital Transformation and Internet of Things (IoT) of the Digital Transformation Office, Anes Hodžić, joins the IOTA Foundation advisory board.
BMW congratulates the winners of the Blockchain Mobility Hackathon, exploring the applications of blockchain and the IOTA Tangle erarbeitet wurden
The IILA publishes a blog post detailing their setup, goals, current work and 30+ industrial partners
At the Blockchain Mobility Hackathon Dominik Schiener (IF), Alisa Maaas (IF), Klaus Schaaf (IF) (and other IF members) participate.
Bâloise Holding AG (Basler Insurance) stopped their Ethereum based prototype and evaluates IOTA for their insurance platform enabling users to switch insurers easily
BMW AG visits RWTH University to look at their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) proof of concept based on IOTA technology
Eric Hop (IF), Paul Douglas (IF) and Samuel Reid (IF) answer community questions in the IOTA foundation Qubic AMA
David Sonstebo (IF), Dominik Schiener (IF) and Ralf Rottmann (IF) answer community questions in the IOTA Foundation Board of Directors AMA, moderated by Lewis Freiberg (IF)
The Peace Innovation Foundation hosts their kickoff event, including Julie Maupin (IF), Navin Ramachandran (IF), David Sonstebo and Tactilis.
Durina a Smart Mobility Testbed Alliance sync-meetup, Joachim Taiber (IF) discusses the future of transportation with their partners.
Participants of the Blockchained Mobility Hackathon are announced, including Deutsche Bahn, Audi, BMW AG, Siemens AG, Deutsche Telekom, Wayra (Telefonica), Amaedus, Bayrische Versicherungskammer, Jambit GmbH, Vito Ventures and Datarella GmbH.
BiiLabs participates in the COSCUP OPEN SOURCE PEOPLE'S CONFERENCE and is mentioned to be working on NextDrive's green energy trading platform based on the IOTA tangle
The +CityxChange proposal was invited by the European Commission to become a new smart city lighthouse project. The project is driven by 7 cities, 30 partners, including two Universities, six Large enterprises, two distributed network operators, eleven SMEs and two not-for-Profit organisations including the IOTA Foundation: City of Trondheim, city of Limerick, city of Alba Iulia, city of Pisek, city of Sestao, city of Smolyan, city of Voru, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), University of Limerick, Integrated Environmental Solutions Research and Development, Powel AS, Energy Agency of Plovdiv, Future Analytics Consulting Ltd., Research2Market, Isocarp, TrønderEnergi Kraft AS, ABB Norway, ATB participates, AVIS Budget Group, Statkraft Varme AS, ESB Innovation RoI Ltd., ESB Networks, Ove Arup & Partners SAU, FourC AS, Kjeldsberg Eiendomsforvaltning AS, Smart MPower, Space Engagers, Colaborativa, Officinæ Verdi SpA, NHP Eiendom AS, GKinetic Energy Ltd.
The IOTA Luxembourg Community Meetup invites Koen Maris (IF) and Harm van den Brink (IF) to present IOTA.
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos includes IOTA in their Distributed Ledger curriculum
NextDrive announces its partnership with Biilabs to create Asias first intstant green energy trading platform based on the IOTA tangle
Volkswagen engineers explain their vision of autonomous vehicles acting as autonomous agents and how they see an integration with IOTA as means of payment
Researchers of the University College Dublin and Northeastern University (Boston) publish their findings on Distributed Ledger Technology, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Social Compliance based on IOTA
Dr. Andreas Böhm of the Cluster Automotive talks with Jacek Burger from EDAG Engineering GmbH about their developments regarding IOTA presented at the Ecosytem Highly Automated Driving, announcing more to come in autumn
The GSM Association publishes a paper on "Blockchain – Operator Opportunities", referncing IOTA.
The IILA posts an image showing the 36 company members of their Blockchain working group "AKF", who are all closely following the progress of the RWTH IOTA proof-of-concept
Biilabs announces the release of TangleID among a completely decentralised identity application for the second quarter of 2018 and posts a link to a first Github repo
The Volkswagen Head of Blockchain Development, Benjamin Sinram, reconfirms in a talk that VW will launch its Digital CarPass product, relying on the IOTA protocol, in early 2019
Alliander publishes a detailed article describing their proof-of-concept for a smart energy meter that publishes data via IOTAs Masked Authenticated Messaging (MAM)
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) introduces IOTA in the "Blockchain Strategies"-track of the IoT Tech Expo 2018.
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) participates in a panel about "Smart cities and energy", reprsenting IOTA, during the IoT Tech Expo 2018.
Jochen Renz (IF) introduces IOTA at the IOTA Foundation Beyond Blockchain Chicago Meetup.
The IILA publishes a blog post describing their PoC industrial fineblanking process that registers produced components on the IOTA tangle
SinoPac and the IOTA Foundation sign a Memorandum of Understanding for future collaboration. SinoPac developed its notary solution iCertificate based on IOTA.
Vodafone invites Ralf Rottmann (IF) (no indication in what capacity, wether for IOTA or his own company)
The Crypto Valley Conference invites Dominik Schiener (IF) and David Sonstebo (IF) to present IOTA.
Gambit Communications publishes a short blog post about how the company sends telemetry from sensors through IOTA MAM channels
The Future Congress invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to speak at 2beahead, 17th Future Congress.
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited as speaker by the University of South-Eastern Norway for a talk on "Enabling the true Internet-of-Things through the Machine Economy"
Biilabs tweets about mass deployment of a self-sovereign identity management system based on IOTA for the city of Taipei until the end of 2018
The leading blockchain expert of UNOPS, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, answers questions about the collaboration with IOTA in a Q&A
Members of the USC Viterbi publish a paper "Trinity: A Distributed Publish/Subscribe Broker with Blockchain-based Immutability", announcing to integrate their framework using IOTA.
A tweet from Regine Helmer (IF) shows Dominik Schiener (IF) and the (assumed) press secretary of Deutsche Bahn posing together at the Cebit 2018 fair, referencing a meeting and announcing "more to come"
Volkswagen announces that it will roll out a first product involving IOTA in early 2019 in a Cebit panel discussion
Volkswagen invites Dominik Schiener (IF) as part of a DLT discussion panel at the CeBit2018 technology fair
Volkswagen presents a proof of concept for vehicle over-the-air updates as well as a showcase of electric vehicles earning and paying for services as autonomous agents
Alibaba Cloud, a subsidary of Alibaba, publishes an article, explaining the advantages of IOTA over other DLTs
The Ecole #42 invites Wilfried Pimenta de Miranda (IF) as keynote speaker for their IOTA hackathon.
The OECD International Transport Forum mentions IOTA in a report addressing 59 European transport ministers.
The non-profit organisation Forschungsstelle für Energiewirtschaft releases a study on "Transformation in the energy sector" in which it mentions IOTA as one of the dominating technologies.
Ralf Rottmann (IF) is asked to join the State Advisory board for the Economy of the Government North Rhine-Westphalia (not specifically in his capacity as IF director)
David Sonstebo (IF), Dominik Schiener (IF) and Ralf Rottmann (IF) answer community questions in an IOTA AMA
A member of the University of Tartu publishes an academic paper comparing IOTA and Hashgraph.
Navin Ramachandran presents on healthcare public data systems at a Construction Blockchain Consortium meetup.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) publishes a short video, introducing projects built on the IOTA tangle
A Telefonica digital transformation manager tweets about the advantages of IOTA from the Alastria HackDay
Den Norske Bank's DLT manager reveals in an interview that he recently met with the IOTA Foundation and Mercedes Benz, Audi and Porsche
The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence posts an image of John Licciardello (IF) presenting IOTA at CyCon2018
Den Norske Bank ASA signs a memorandum of understanding with the IOTA Foundation to collaborate on exploring the new digital innovation landscape made possible by the IOTA Tangle technology
Porsche Digital Lab marks Alisa Maas (IF) in a tweet, visiting Porsche (tweet later deleted by Porsche)
Fujitsu showcases their IOTA proof-of-concept during their Fujitsu World Tour in Stockholm
The Ecole #42 invites Wilfried Pimenta de Miranda (IF) and Lewis Freiberg (IF) to present IOTA.
Three researchers of the Institute of Business Administration publish an article, analysing "Zenith Certifier: A Framework to Authenticate Academic Verifications Using Tangle"
Innopolis University case study of electric autonomous vehicles has been accepted by the IEEE
USC Viterbi reasearchers publish an academic paper on "Streaming Data Payment Protocol (SDPP) for the Internet of Things", presenting an implementation of SDPP using TCP for data transport and IOTA as both cryptocurrency and a distributed ledger.
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and IOTA signs a memorandum of understanding for future collaboration
Julie Maupin (IF), Oliver Bussmann (IF) and Jamie Burke (Outlier Ventures, early IOTA investor) become members of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum.
The United Nations Peacekeeping Tech Symposium invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA.
Two announces to use the tangle for its waste management solutions and a first real world integration in Taipei
The European Commissoin Blockchain Observatory and Forum invites Julie Maupin (IF), Oliver Bussmann (IF) and Jamie Burke (Outlier Ventures, early IOTA investor) as new members.
Huawei invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA at the Huawei Channel Partner Conference
Porsche might be looking into IOTA implementations, as Eric Hop (IF) hints during an interview
The CCID, a research unit under the countries industrial ministry ranks IOTA at #8 of 30 top DLTs
Kontakt.io announces its partnership with IOTA and uses the tangle to store its sensor data
The DXC CTO is discussing IOTA with representatives of Vodafone and the CTO of General Electric at the WeAreDevelopers conference in Vienna
The Accessec CTO is invited by the VDI Wissensforum to present IOTA for industrial IT security and IT security for vehicles
Huawei invites Edward Greve to represent IOTA at its Huawei Annual Strategy Technology Workshop panel discussion
Julie Maupin (IF) represents the IOTA Foundation at the Cube Tech Fair 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
Members of the USC Viterbi publish a paper "Blockchain for the IoT: Opportunities and Challenges", citing IOTA as a new model reducing cost while providing partition tolerance.
The Schindler Group CEO updates his CV and includes his position as Member of the IOTA advisory board
Luxoft has been selected by the Blockchain Training Alliance as a partner because of its established partnerships with blockchain ecosystems such as Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Sawtooth, Corda, Ripple, Chain, Iota and Sovrin.
IOTA joins the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), founded by BOSCH, Groupe Renault, BMW, Ford, General Motors, ZF (and others)
The Asian Development Bank invites Julie Maupin (IF) as a panelist to the 51st Asian Development Bank Meeting.
SonicMessenger LLC is working on several applications based on IOTA technology for the IoT, including mobility communication platforms and identification systems (SonicID).
AI Labs Taiwan announces their plans to move ptt.cc (10m user taiwanese social network) onto the IOTA tangle
FlyNex announces its participation in the Hannover trade fair, marking IOTA in its announcement
InnoEnergy and ÖrebroBostäder AB partner up with IOTA on smart energy community development
Peaq.io reveals its whitepaper draft and plans to enable the creation of tokens based on top of the IOTA tangle (Note: Peaq later decided to create its own token)
Accessec's CEO, Sebastian Rohr, gives a lecture about IOTA and its security aspects at the 2018 Hannover trade fair
DXC (a spin merger of Hewlett Packard Enterprise) announces its partnership with the IOTA foundation
ElaadNL reveals the first fully automated electric vehicle charging station based on IOTA
Porsche AG, Banco Santander and Fujitsu representatives particpate in a presentation of Samuel Reid (IF) at the Google Campus in Madrid
T-Systems MMS announces a free webinar wherein the advantages of IOTA over traditional blockchains are explained
The Government Blockchain Association invites Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) to join a panel, discussing DLT supply chain solutions
Huawei invites Dominik Schiener (IF) for a presentation to its Huawei Deutschland Channel Partner Conference
Crayon invite Navin Ramachandran (IF) and Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) to speak at the Crayon Industry 4.0 meeting about the machine economy
Crayon invites Navin Ramachandran (IF) and Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen (IF) to speak at a meeting about the machine economy
Localflow publishes an article "Decentralized Local Data Flow", explaining their plans to change "local information, local social life and local economy", built upon the IOTA Tangle.
Fujitsu publishes an article explaining IOTAs advantages over conventional blockchain based DLTs
Wilfried Pimenta (IF), Koen Maris (IF) and Navin Ramachandran (IF) represent the IOTA foundation in presentations during a workshop of the Oslo Cancer Cluster.
The Fujitsu CEO presents Fujitsus IOTA-based IoT showcase to a german economy minister of state Franz-Josef Pschierer.
Sopra Steria invites Wilfried Pimenta (IF) to a "Conference Breakfast" on the "Blockchain Revolution: Impact on trusted Third Parties"
A reasearcher from the University of Strasbourg publish an academic research paper, analysing "The Stability and the Security of the Tangle"
Innopolis University researchers publish an academic research paper on Arxiv, analysing "M2M Billing for Electric Autonomous Vehicles", citing IOTA
The IOTA NYC Community Meetup imvite John Licciardello (IF) and Clara Shikhelman (IF) to introduce IOTA.
Klaus Schaaf (IF) represents IOTA at the Blockchain4Europe Summit 2018.
Klaus Schaaf (IF) vertritt IOTA auf dem Blockchain4Europe Summit 2018.
The Taiwanese Government invites Julie Maupin (IF) to meet with ministers of the taiwanese government to discuss a national IoT strategy.
The Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos holds their first meetup to explore the application of IOTA and LoRa.
BOSCH publishes an article on "How blockchain can help to prevent odometer fraud", featuring IOTA
The Porsche Innovation Lab welcomes the collaboraton with the IOTA foundation through Startup Autobahn on Twitter
BDEW publishes a presentation, explaining blockchains (transactors, miners, nodes) and mentions IOTA and its advantages as an alternative.
Fujitsu publishes an article describing the most important trends within the international industry, featuring IOTA
Members of the Haute école de gestion Fribourg publishes a paper "Alternative Distributed Ledger Technologies Blockchain vs. Tangle vs. Hashgraph - A High-Level Overview and Comparison".
The Fujitsu Central Europe CEO, Dr. Rolf Werner, presents IOTA solutions to Wacker Chemie AG
Fujitsu's Central Europe Head of the CEO office, Kai Pasing, marks Akita Blockchain Solutions in an IOTA related tweet
The Object Management Group publishes their latest presentation regarding their efforts to standardise the IOTA protocol.
Trive.me publishes an article about the M2M IOTA payment system his team developed during the BOSCH Connected World Hackathon (BCX18).
Tine showcases it's smart farm proof-of-concept based on IOTA, explaining how real-time sensor data can be shared with veterinarians or analysed for milk quality, feed quality, animal or desease activity and be sold on the data marketplace for additional revenue.
The Oslo Business Forum publishes an extensive article showcasing Tine's smart farm proof-of-concept based on IOTA, explaining how real-time sensor data can be shared with veterinarians or analysed for milk quality, feed quality, animal or desease activity and be sold on the data marketplace for additional revenue.
Pöyry publishes a report in which they describe their expectations on energy distribution and data managament of the future describing IOTA as a potential base technology and include an image from a workshop they did with IOTA and Eurelectric.
Representatives from Mercedes Benz, Porsche AG, BASF and DHL participate in an IOTA meetup for StartupAutobahn
Grandcentrix invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA at the IOTA Deep Dive @ Grandcentrix
Kontrol Energy announces having acquired a blockchain software firm to enter the IOTA cryptocurrency sector (later retracted, see link)
Dominik Schiener (IF) reveals in an interview that IOTA is working with Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Bank
The Volkswagen CDO, Johann Jungwirth, announces a cooperation between IOTA and VW at the Bosch Connected World Conference
The Bosch Connected World 2018 invites Dominik Schiener (IF) to present IOTA to their customers and clients.
Prof. Jens Strüker from the University Fresenius mentions IOTA as one of three interesting technologies in his presentation "Application of blockchain in the energy sector"
PWC Germany publishes an article dubbed "Forget Bitcoin! The future of blockchain lies in smart contracts", featuring IOTA.
The Swedish Central Bank, Riiksbank, selects IOTA as one of the contenders to explore the option for a national digital currency, the E-Krona
Tapei, the capital of Taiwan announces a partnership with the IOTA Foundation and BiiLabs to incorporate DLT into smart city applications, starting with TangleID citizen cards
APG|SGA publishes a press release describing its proof-of-concept, connecting smart city sensors through Swisscoms LoRa network to the IOTA data marketplace
SirinLabs announces its smartphone based on IOTAs technology (Note: Sirin later decided to create its own token)
IOTA is presented at the Huawei NB-IoT partner annual meeting (Opening speech by Peng Liyuan, first lady of the People's Republic of China)
The International Transportation Innovation Center announces its partnership with the IOTA foundation to build smart mobility testbeds
Umair Sarfraz (IF) and fellow members of the COMSATS University as well as University of Kentucky publish a paper on "Privacy aware IOTA ledger: Decentralized mixing and unlinkable IOTA transactions".
Philip Staupe releases a paper "Quasi-Analytic Parasite Chain Absorption Probabilities in the Tangle"
Innogy Innovation Hub publishes an article describing first IOTA prototypes, including the CarPass project (Note: IOTA discontinued working with Innogy)
The Eclipse Foundation publishes a blog post describing a proof-of-concept for monetizing data using the IOTA network, including links to open source code on Github and an explanatory video.
Xurux reveals a PoC for official document verification for the City of Haarlem, Netherlands
Harm van den Brink (IF) reveils in a talk the joint development of a digital twin (Carpass) application together with BigchainDB, Volkswagen and Innogy (Note: IOTA discontinued working with Innogy)
Dominik Schiener (IF) reveals in a presentation the joint development of a PoC EV charging network in collaboration with MotionWerk for the Oslo2Rome challenge and a PoC for industry 4.0 supply chain audit trail in collaboration with ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Applied Autonomy invites IOTA to shape Norways future autonomous, electric and connected mobility
Deutsche Bank publishes a blockchain report, suggesting IOTA having solved the fundamential problems of blockchain and calls it the "currency of IoT"
Researchers of the University of Malaya, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and Sangji University publish an academic research paper on IEEE, analysing "Decentralized Consensus for Edge-Centric Internet of Things: A Review, Taxonomy, and Research Issues", citing IOTA
Mercedes Benz, through its "Fleetboard Innovation Hub", hosts a hackathon for their truck mobility services and vehicles. One of the DLTs used is IOTA. Fleetboard GmbH is the former employer of Alisa Maas (IF).
Gridsense releases a short statement on their website in regard to their participation in the IOTA Data Marketplace
Julie Maupin (IF) of the Max Planck Institute and members of the Asian Development Bank publish a paper on "Distributed Ledger Technologies for Developing Asia".
Deutsche Telekom invites Dominik Schiener as keynote speaker to their blockchain hackathon
The Asian Development Bank publishes a research paper “Distributed Ledger Technologies for Developing Asia” investigating IOTA (and other DLTs)
Wilfried Pimenta (IF) is invited by Norwep to its "Colombia-Norway Energy Business Meeting" to present on "IOTA Distributed Ledger Technology beyond Block Chain".
Zuehlke publishes an article about the cryptocurrency bubble, mentioning IOTA as a scalable alternative.
Microsoft announces its cooperation with the IOTA foundation based on its data marketplace (Note: IOTA and Microsoft discontinued collaborating)
Lattice80, the worlds largest fintech hub, announces its partnership with the IOTA foundation
NetObjex presents its electrical vehicle charging solution based on IOTA at ITIC workshop events.
Eurelectric publishes a report on "Freedom of Charging: Opportunities and Challenges of Blockchain Technology for seamless Electro-mobility", mentioning IOTA.
Arup publishes a "Blockchain Technology Report" in which it describes the principles and advantages of IOTA.
Deutsche Telekom confirms on Twitter that IOTA is a topic in an internal IoTDay presentation
The BDEW publishes their blockchain research report "Potential for energy suppliers", naming IOTA several times in it.
PWC in cooperation with the World Energy Council publishes a report on "The Developing Role of Blockchain", recognizing IOTA as a next generation solution overcoming the shortcomings of traditional blockchains.
An article by the Fujitsu CEO mentioning IOTA is published in a traditional german economic newspaper
PWC Germany publishes an article mentining IOTA as a solution to facilitate decentralized processes without a middlemen.
Alliander starts working on its proof of concept for a smart energy meter publishing data to MAM streams.
Satoshipay anonnounces a finished PoC based on IOTA (Note: Satoshipay later received a donation from Stellar and integrated their solution with them).
Evernym and the IOTA Foundation officially collaborate to create new digital identity solutions.
Motionwerk and Innogy are referenced in an IOTA presentation at Volkswagen Financial Services
A student from Polytechnic University Torino publishes his thesis on "Advanced data management on Distributed Ledgers: design and implementation of a Telegram BOT as a front end for a IOTA cryptocurrency wallet."
Satoshipay announces to phase out Bitcoin and use with IOTA instead (Note: Satoshipay later received a donation from Stellar and integrated their solution with them).
IOTA co-founds the german blockchain association Bundesblock e.V. in the german parliament
Wilfired Pimenta (IF) is invited as speaker to Smart Mobility 2017 to talk about "Blockchain for transport".
Norway Health Tech (formerly Oslo MedTech), Oslo Cancer Cluster, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Alpha Venturi and the Norwegian Centre for E-Health Research are part of a new research and innovation network, formed by the IOTA Foundation, Oslo Cancer Cluster, NTNU Center for Cyber and Information Security, The Norwegian Centre for E-Health Research and Alpha Venturi.
IOTA visits IRT SystemX to discuss collaboration in the space of DLT for cybersecurity and IoT application
The IOTA Foundation announces their membership in the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF).
Members of the Air Force Research Laboratory publish a paper on "Practical comparison of distributed ledger technologies for IoT", analyzing different DLTS, IOTA being one of them.
Cybernetica (e-voting pioneer) supports IOTA e-voting research of the University of Lancaster
Dr. Carsten Stöcker (IF) announces that the Innogy Innovation Hub starts exploring solutions built on IOTA (Note: IOTA discontinued working with Innogy)
The Chainledger Systems AG announces their positioning as third pary integration service for IOTA technology.
The partners ElectriCChain, SolarCoin, Solcrypto, Bitseed, IOTA, and RWE, the first Chain of Things Case Study Event focused on the secure logging of solar energy production data to a distributed blockchain ledger