IBM has joined a decentralized cross-blockchain registry initiative which it states is a Yellow Internet pages analogue for blockchain projects, in accordance to an announcement September 13.
The initiative known as Unbounded Registry will be led by blockchain startup HACERA, and is developed to give “a decentralized usually means to sign up, appear up, be a part of and transact throughout a wide variety of blockchain solutions, crafted to interoperate with all of today’s dispersed ledger systems.”
The task will reportedly deal with significant troubles in the area, including reserved naming for blockchain tasks, the discoverability of blockchain networks and applications, and a catalogue of area-distinct features and products and services.
Other members of the registry involve Intel, Chinese tech huge Huawei, Batavia, Hitachi, and the Australian Blockchain Affiliation.
IBM is recognised for its openness to the examine and application of blockchain technologies across various fields. Earlier this month, the tech big revealed a Stellar-based “near-true-time” blockchain payment network identified as Blockchain Globe Wire (BWW). The resolution is created to aid international settlements amongst financial institutions.
In August, IBM and Danish transport and logistics huge Maersk jointly launched their global blockchain-enabled transport solution. The platform is reportedly in a position to track critical information about every single shipment in a offer chain in true time, producing a dispersed, immutable history on the fly.
In June, IBM iX, the business enterprise and tech consulting wing of IBM, in partnership with software supplier Mediaocean, introduced a blockchain-powered tracker for electronic media transactions to “clean points up” in the media acquiring industry.