Japanese company Sony and IT services firm Fujitsu creates blockchain for educational proficiency documents
As per the information from Asahi Shimbun, one of the Japanese international corporation Sony as well as IT equipment services company Fujitsu have planned to shape an encoded information data for instructive skill documents.
The records, hat allegedly services blockchain technology, is created to avoid and stop fake language ability forms, which few of the foreigners allegedly use to obtain a local position to educate in Japan.
Foreigners must give a Japanese language ability certificate to the Migration Bureau in order to have the resident status to get educated in Japan. As per these certificates, it could give by Japanese educational institutions overseas. Japanese language universities in the country would give certificates on behalf of organizations globally.
There are many other institutions as well as campuses of learning around the world have been retaining blockchain technology to match false diplomas. Recently, the government of Maltese government stated that each educational certifications in the country, that has from the state, parochial and private schools, will be stowed on a blockchain.
The above well-known companies made the platform by uniting Fujitsu’s online learning system with a blockchain industrialized by Sony secondary firm Sony Global Education Inc. With the help of the platform, Japanese linguistic schools can associate certificates with pieces of information registered on the blockchain so that it could check that the documents are reliable or fake.
Fujitsu and Sony will supposedly test the platform in March, before organizing for real-world use in April. The experimental will take place at Human Academy Co., which runs Japanese language schools in the cities of Osaka, Tokyo, and Saga.
In September 2018, the government of Bahrain has given the importance of blockchain technology for the country’s economy while influencing cybersecurity attentiveness. Abdulhussain Mirza, Bahrain’s minister of water and electricity affairs, stated that:
“Blockchain’s ability to protect user’s data is a true mark of progress, especially due to the fact that it can be applied in different companies from different industries including cybersecurity.”
Not only this, but the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has also delivered blockchain-based digital certificates to more than 100 alumni as part of an experimental program as of mid-October 2017.
The Blockcerts expansion team clarified:
“Blockcerts provides a decentralized credentialing system. The Bitcoin blockchain acts as the provider of trust, and credentials are tamper-resistant and verifiable. Blockcerts can be used in the context of academic, professional, and workforce credentialing.”