Distributed ledger innovation is pushing the capabilities of blockchain technology into sectors beyond finance such as healthcare and logistics. Distributed ledgers have advantages and disadvantages. The advantages being the immutable audit trail of transactional data housed in blocks. The disadvantages are two fold. For public blockchains like Bitcoin, disadvantages lie within transaction speed. For permissioned ledgers, also known as private blockchains, scalability is a major issue.
Peer Ledger is a Canadian blockchain software startup that specializes in identity management. Their primary current offering, Identity Bridge, links blockchain accounts to externally certified real-world identities. This real-to-digital identity mapping, according to the Peer Ledger vision, […]