SITA case study

Distributed drone registry      

Industry
Aviation
Category
Blockchain
Solution
Applied Blockchain has been commissioned by SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and information technology for the aviation industry with a turnover of $1.6 Billion and 4,500 employees, to develop the world’s first distributed drone registry. The private blockchain platform brings together drone operators, drone manufacturers and regulators together with a single source of truth.

Flight path data captured by a drone during a flight can be uploaded onto the same shared ledger and represented visually on an interactive map. As this data is attached to a registered drone, aviation authorities can plot the flights of a specific drone, all drones of a given operator, or even all drones from a specific manufacturer, all on a single map and in real time. This access to data is a paradigm shift from legacy-based systems, which inherently rely upon a single trusted party to maintain the data and provide the correct level of access to users.
Client Testimonials
Stephane Cheikh
Ventures & Innovation
Manager,
SITA
"Applied Blockchain have always been very helpful by coming up with new concepts and new developments. They challenge you as a customer, they say ‘have you thought about this, have you thought about that?’. This has been very refreshing and I would definitely recommend Applied Blockchain."