Chris Adkins

Electrical Engineering expert in security solutions to protect the privacy and integrity of embedded systems of cloud solutions. Worked at NSA, Infinite Horizon, and Lexmark. Holds 40 US patents, BS & MSEE

Does blockchain really make sense for digital-manufacturing supply chains?

Modern manufacturing is driven by digital data that must be secured. The transition from the classic engineer–manufacture–distribute model to the Industry 4.0 model of engineer–distribute–manufacture means that manufacturing and IT teams must address the implications of digital IP information flowing across engineering, distribution, manufacturing, and logistics/tracking. Is blockchain the solution? Applications for blockchain technology have …

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