Category Archives for "SAMPL"

Why Security Is Paramount in Blockchain and 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing and blockchain technology are commonly described as disruptive technologies.  Nevertheless, these technologies have created new markets, value networks, and have the potential to displace established market leaders. Blockchain technology allows a direct connection between consumers and suppliers using cryptography to keep exchanges secure. The technology provides a decentralized database or ‘digital ledger’ of […]

Secure Additive Manufacturing Using Blockchain Technology with SAMPL Project

Because additive manufacturing processes quickly creates prototypes and spare parts for example, a number of security and copyright issues arise. Companies must take measures to have only authorized users have access to the data, ensure the original data is printed, and prevent pirate copies for being created. A solution prototype was developed within the framework […]