Microsoft Adopts Blockchain to Manage AI Applications

Asia Blockchain Review
November 15, 2019

Major tech firm Microsoft has revealed that it is adopting blockchain technology to ensure that data entering the artificial intelligence (AI) system is transparent and trustworthy.

Enhancing AI Algorithms with Blockchain Tech

Microsoft disclosed that it is adopting blockchain technology to simplify the way AI systems are utilized, according to The Coin Republic. 

The company added that many Microsoft customers have been concerned with using AI, so the firm is introducing blockchain that can help AI systems carry out the process of machine learning to manage large sets of data.

To introduce this service, Microsoft has launched a tool under the name of Azure Blockchain Data Manager in Orlando, Florida, that can send on-chain data to other applications and integrate the blockchain system with AI applications.

Transforming Businesses with Blockchain and AI

Marc Mercuri, Principal Program Manager for Blockchain Engineering for Azure, stated that “from manufacturing to energy to the public sector to retail, artificial intelligence is digitally transforming business in every vertical”. 

Moreover, he revealed that blockchain can ensure data and algorithms in the system are trustworthy. For example, to track a shipment of organic beef originating in Argentina, technologies such as blockchain, IoT, and artificial intelligence can be integrated to ensure the transparency of the delivery process.

In this case, blockchain technology will let all stakeholders access shared data and agree on the location of the shipment as well as terms and conditions for the logistics operation. 

Avivah Litan, Vice President at Gartner Research, agreed that blockchain can help enhance the efficiency of AI models.

“With blockchain you get a shared, single version of truth and an immutable audit trail so it’s a much better source of data to feed your AI models,” Litan said.


About Asia Blockchain Review

Asia Blockchain Review is the largest initiative for media and community building in Asia for blockchain technology. It aims to connect all blockchain enthusiasts on a regional scale and facilitate the technological foundation of blockchain through a range of group discussions, technical workshops, conferences, and consulting programs.

Our goal is to cultivate and encourage a collaborative community for our members to gather, share their experiences and endeavors in the blockchain space, and brainstorm the potential uses of blockchain technology.

Follow Asia Blockchain Review on:

    Related Article
    Expert Insights On The Asian Crypto Market
    Trescon hosted its first virtual edition of the popular World Blockchain Summit (WBS) series on Thur...

    August 11, 2020

    Digix Partners with Axie Infinity In Gaming
    The world’s first asset-backed digital gold token, Digix has partnered with Axie Infinity on a digit...

    August 11, 2020

    Distributed Ledger in Education: UCSI Explores
    Asia Blockchain Review had the opportunity to chat with the director of ICSDI at UCSI on the whole d...

    August 11, 2020

    Mainstreaming Of Cryptocurrency Investments? An Exploration
    While the security and the regulation is well chronicled. The big question that needs to be answered...

    August 10, 2020

    We provide information about Asia Blockchain Review latest activities as well as global blockchain news and research. Subscribe to our Newsletter now or Contact us