IBM Reveals Proof of Concept for Blockchain-Powered Internet of Things

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IBM has unveiled its proof of concept for ADEPT, a system developed in partnership with Samsung that uses elements of bitcoin’s underlying design to build a distributed network of devices – a decentralized Internet of Things.

From the article, it would appear they’re using Ethereum’s smart contracts, TeleHash for messaging and BitTorrent for bulk data transfer. This could be a great step towards an open, decentralised & privacy preserving Internet of Things.