BMW’s Group IT Centre in Munich will today, February 15, host the first European colloquium of the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) as the car manufacturer delves deeper into the use of blockchain in automotive enterprise.
The MOBI was launched less than a year ago by major car manufacturers BMW, General Motors, Ford and Renault, among others, in order explore the potential of the blockchain in the automotive and mobility space.
The 30 founding members of MOBI also include companies not directly related to automotive manufacturing, with some of them dealing directly with blockchain. The likes of Bosch, Blockchain at Berkeley, Hyperledger, Fetch.ai, IBM and IOTA are some of the other contributors.
The aim of the colloquium
In Munich, members of MOBI will meet at BMW’s IT centre for two days in what is being…