Somerville, MA – September 12, 2018 – VIA, a leader in solving energy industry problems using artificial intelligence and blockchain, today announced its utilization of BigchainDB to support the further enhancement of VIA’s Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC) application. BigchainDB provides blockchain solutions for developers, startups, and corporations to help them build their blockchain applications. VIA will use BigchainDB’s database to make its TAC application a consortium blockchain.
“Over the last nine months, we have reached some exciting milestones in TAC’s development,” said Jesus Cardenes, Team Lead, System Architect at VIA. “We are happy to have found a solution in BigchainDB. We’re utilizing their blockchain database to allow TAC to maintain the immutability of the information in a decentralized and semi-private architecture, providing access to the network by invite-only.”
“We’re proud to work with VIA on what we expect to be a transformative blockchain application for the energy industry. They have also been instrumental in providing feedback on modules and other technical aspects to help make enhancements to our systems. We hope to co-develop together in the future,” said Troy McConaghy, a developer at BigchainDB.
VIA helps energy companies across the globe realize the value of their data through AI and blockchain. Since 2016, the company has worked with the world’s largest utilities and government agencies on AI initiatives like predictive maintenance and contingency planning. VIA has developed a blockchain-based application, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC) to help energy companies reduce the burden of preparing and sharing their data. TAC (patent pending) is the bridge that securely connects power company data, distributed across many locations, to potential AI solutions. Headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts, VIA has been featured in Wired and Inc. Magazine for its leadership in technology innovation. For more information, please visit www.solvewithvia.com.
BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assets. BigchainDB allows for the deployment of large-scale applications in a variety of use cases and industries from intellectual property and identity to supply chain, IoT and artificial intelligence. BigchainDB provides unique solutions for developers, start-ups and enterprises to successfully build their concepts, platforms and applications as big as they can dream. For more information, please visit www.bigchaindb.com.