IOTA [MIOTA]’s Dr. Rolf Werner gives keynote speech at German-Japanese ICT Dialogue
IOTA (MIOTA) is the first open-source distributed ledger focussed on powering the Machine Economy via fee-less transactions and data integrity. Dr. Rolf Werner, IOTA’s supervisory board member and Fujitsu’s Head of Central Europe recently gave a keynote address on Blockchain. He spoke at the first German-Japanese ICT Dialogue, conducted by CEBIT. In his speech he stressed the significance of important forthcoming technologies and illustrated this using Blockchain as an example. IOTA’s Tangle will be used for powering digital ID cards in Taipei as part of Taipei’s Smart City Project initiative. Taiwan’s capital city hopes to become a Blockchain-driven smart city with the smart city project.
Speaking at the summit, Werner explained why Blockchain is a key technology for the future economies. He also emphasized on the opportunities and concrete applications with proper use cases in the Blockchain field. Additionally, he also highlighted the significance of industrial production and export in both the nations.
In his speech, he elaborated on the new regulation’s challenges and benefits for the economy and consumers of both countries. Werner also spoke on policy making in his speech, especially how good it should be. This he explained is mainly for creating test rooms where new technologies can be tested transparently, in a protected area.
Speaking about Werner’s keynote address, IOTA said,
“The dialogue was part of two-day consultations between the two ministries. The exclusive event at CeBIT was about meeting the needs of the companies and economies of both countries, as well as identifying and identifying key development trends. On this basis, the participating ministries want to develop suitable programs to further promote the economy and prosperity in Germany and Japan and to promote and expand cooperation between the two countries.”
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Along with Dr. Rolf Werner, several other imminent personalities also attended the summit. This included BMWi’s Head of Digital and Innovation Policy Department Stefan Schnorr. The Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination, Ministry of Internal affairs, Japan, Masahiko Tominaga also attended the summit. Both of them spoke at the event and urged organizations and businesses to exchange more information on key innovation topics.
Fujitsu’s Blockchain Innovation Center
Fujitsu which is one of the world’s biggest IT services companies launched a Blockchain Innovation Center in Brussels, this year. The Head of Fujitsu Benelux, Yves de Beauregard spoke about the reason for creating the center. He said that the increased customer interest in Blockchain technology led to the creation of this center. Fujitsu contributed to the important incentives for innovation and technology policy by taking part in this event. Moreover, they even got meaningful suggestions on their research and development activities.
A Twitter user, Hermann Gumpp who is also a developer, commented saying,
“@ RolfWerner sounds very exciting! I would like to have been there. Greetings from Tokyo!”
The company behind MIOTA, the 9th largest cryptocurrency in the market currently is moving ahead with several projects.
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