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IBM AR Patent with Blockchain

From: Leonard Daly <web3d@realism.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 17:47:13 -0800
To: public-immersive-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <e6ea84cb-1f9f-dea7-870b-1670aabe3fd9@realism.com>
IBM has applied for patent that uses blockchain (secure public ledger) 
to identify and deter users from "undesirable" locations.

The full system seems application-specific to me; however, it might be 
useful to have hooks in the interface to facilitate this kind of 
identification.

Article: 
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ibm-patents-blockchain-system-to-create-trust-between-ar-game-players-real-world-locations

Patent: 
http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220180311572%22.PGNR.&OS=DN/20180311572&RS=DN/20180311572


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*Leonard Daly*
3D Systems Architect & Cloud Consultant
President, Daly Realism - /Creating the Future/
Received on Tuesday, 6 November 2018 01:47:56 UTC

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