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How is Blockchain Technology useful for various industries?

Cryptocurrency is the most secure currency. Do you know why? Because the technology used for storing cryptocurrency is based on Blockchain Technology. Around $6.6 billion has been spent globally on blockchain technology. Due to advancements in technology, the banking system is diversifying towards digitalization so security is the most important thing in the banking sector for that assurance Blockchain Technology is used. This technology is known as the most secure way of storing your data.

What is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain is the technology that is used for storing any digital data or transaction. In blockchain technology, the data is stored in such a way that it is near impossible to change, hack data. Blockchain technology stores the information in a digital ledger format. Blockchain is a type of DLT( Distributed Ledger Technology) in which information is recorded in an immutable cryptographic keyword known as a hash.

Blockchain technology was first conceptualized by a group of people called Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Since then this technology is evolving day by day. At first, this technology was limited to the cryptocurrency and banking sectors. Now, this technology is useful for every sector because every industry desires security.

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The usefulness of Blockchain Technology for various industries.

As this technology is believed to be the most secure technology for storing data, it is preferred by many industries. Foremost this technology is used by the banking and cryptocurrency sector for storing their transactional data. Blockchain technology is also essential for monitoring the supply chain. By removing paper works and adapting digitalization you can suspect the errors in the supply chain. As big brands are introducing exclusive reward points for their loyal customers this technology is useful for storing that reward points securely to their accounts.

Around 1 billion people globally fear insecurity in sharing their personal details on social media platforms because of data hacking and leaking. For securing the personal information of users, blockchain technology is an essential tool. Blockchain technology will be used for storing and sharing data between the parties securely. This model of blockchain technology is still in the beta stage. More than 35 brand names have already registered for this model including tech giants like Microsoft in this model.

Now the business of musicians and content creators is flourishing due to advancements in technology. Copywriting and royalty payments are the prime sources of earning for them for securing these assets. Blockchain technology can be a useful tool for musicians and content creators. Blockchain technology is also helpful to government days have gone when offline voting was a thing now every election has online voting. In online voting, the government gives foremost importance to the security of the vote for storing voting data in the safest manner blockchain technology is useful.

The foremost goal of blockchain technology is to “lessen the use of paper”. If you buy or sell any property it comes with a lot of paperwork so for lesser use of the paper blockchain technology is useful for transferring title between the parties. Allowing transparency of transactions among the parties. Another use of blockchain technology is tracing the food products from their initial stage to their final stage since this technology is immutable you can securely trace the food products from their origin to their end-stage.

Blockchain technology is also useful for data backup. Cloud storage is more preferred for data backing up but there are some chances of hacking and data leakage so cloud storage companies should use blockchain as a data backup for their data. Another use of blockchain technology is for preserving the rights of workers. Coca-Cola has tied up with the U.S. Department and is working on developing a blockchain registry that will manage the contracts and rights of the labor workers.

For the medical sector blockchain technology is useful in creating an environment among patients and doctors in such a way that the patient has full control for access to information to the concerned doctor. Blockchain technology is useful for storing wills and inheritance details in a safe digital manner.

Blockchain Technology is useful in numerous ways. This technology is going to change the market scenario. Blockchain technology's prime focus is saving paper and storing contracts and documents in a safe digital manner.

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