US Navy to employ blockchain to control 3D printers

US Navy to employ blockchain to control 3D printers

The U.S Department of the Navy (DoN) has revealed plans to use a blockchain to control its 3D printers. The U.S Navy is increasing its implementation of 3D printing and earlier this year ordered its first Concept Laser metal 3D printer and also recently produced its first 3D printed aircraft part . Lieutenant Commander Jon McCarter has now revealed in a blog post that the DoN will begin trialling blockchain this summer before issuing a report in September on the proof-of-concept. The difference between a centralized network and Blockchain. Image via U.S DoN. Decentralized network Blockchain is an example […]

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