Bosch Testing Ethereum Based Car Charging Stations

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They’ve entered into a partnership with EnBW, a publicly traded electric utilities company with €22 billion in yearly revenue, to prototype a blockchain based car charging station. We couldn’t establish whether it is a public of private ethereum blockchain, but another company now known as Innogy launched hundreds of ethereum based electric car charging stations running on the public blockchain. Their aim is to personalize the payment experience and to automate the car charging process by offering different prices to different customers based on numerous factors. They’re further looking for an Engineer in IoT Security specifically with ethereum experience, rather than blockchain in general. Such machine to machine payments and communication is what Bosch is calling the economy of things and that might be the future which they’re working towards building.

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Bosch, the German giant with €78 billion in yearly revenue, has laid out a vision of the economy of things running on the blockchain with the utilization of smart contracts.

“In the future, things will not only be communicatively networked but will also cultivate business relationships with one another,” says Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner.

They’ve entered into a partnership with EnBW, a publicly traded electric utilities company with €22 billion in yearly revenue, to prototype a blockchain based car charging station.

Their aim is to personalize the payment experience and to automate the car charging process by offering different prices to different customers based on numerous factors. They say:

“The idea is to streamline and tailor the entire...

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