Blockchain, the secure ledger system behind the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, is becoming increasingly important in key usage cases throughout business and industry. It provides a persistent, unalterable record system that is becoming increasingly important to security. And secure transactions are of critical importance in sensitive areas such as finance and health. But one of the most important areas that is now emerging is the connection with the Internet of Things (IoT). The surprising benefits of incorporating blockchain concepts in IoT development are creating intense interest as companies grapple with the needs of new infrastructure.
In these videos, we provide several discussions on the intersection of blockchain and the IoT. The videos are under standard YouTube license, and the description provided is from each video’s landing page (with minor edits).
Blockchain and the Internet of Things explained (IBM Internet of Things)
Published on Nov 2, 2016
A blockchain ledger can create a tamper-resistant record when information needs to be shared among business partners without setting up a costly centralized IT infrastructure. Let’s look at how supply chains benefit when data is shared through a private blockchain.
Next Generation IoT Technologies Using The Block Chain (Samsung Developer Connection)
Published on Dec 1, 2014
Talk by Gurvinder Ahluwalia
An overview of how Samsung and IBM are thinking about the next generation of IoT infrastructure, and why they are using Blockchain. This presents an approach to address the problems of cost, privacy and longevity of smart devices on the Internet Things.
Key Use Cases Intersecting Blockchain and IoT (IBM Internet of Things)
Published on Dec 9, 2016
Jerry Cuomo (Vice President Blockchain Technologies, IBM), Mika Lammi (Head of IoT Business Development, Kouvola Innovation), and James Murphy (Offering Manager, IBM Watson IoT Platform – Risk Management & Security) talk about the trends in business that are driving the pairing of Blockchain and IoT.
Blockchains for the Internet of Things – Solving the IoTs Most Critical Problems (blockchainofthings.com)
Published on Jul 7, 2016
Blockchains are poised to revolutionize the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by providing security, peer-to-peer device communications and new functionality via smart properties. Andre De Castro CEO of Blockchain of Things, Inc. discusses why blockchains make sense for the IIoT