Video: Blockchain's many real-world applications

Mon 12 Feb 2018 11:59 AM GST
2017 was undoubtedly the year of cryptocurrencies. But in an overheated, and possibly overhyped, market, there were many amateurs investing and/or offering their opinions on a technology they didn't really understand.

Knowing how blockchain works – the underlying platform for cryptocurrencies – is vital to knowing how cryptocurrencies might perform in the long run. And blockchain has a world of other uses that are rapidly coming to market – including here in the UAE.

In this edition of Inside AB, Jeremy Lawrence and Bernd Debusmann look at some of those applications - including healthcare and within aid agencies - and try to assess how blockchain is already aiding multiple industries.

(Source: YouTube channel)