Aigues de Barcelonathe Spanish water company in conjunction with CaixaBank They reported having also developed with the Catalan startup Validated ID, the proof of concept for a decentralized digital identity solution based on blockchain technology.
According to a statement from Aigües de Barcelona, The objective of the project has been to demonstrate the feasibility of using digital identity in a decentralized manner to provide people with control of their identity and facilitate secure user access to online services.
In this sense, they also reported that the pilot test developed, and that was made with fictitious usershas helped build an identity solution that enables the identification of a customer and the exchange of secure information between two companies.
It should also be noted that for this proof of concept, CaixaBank has issued verifiable credentials through the Dalion ecosystem (a sovereign digital identity collaborative project based on blockchain technology) in the Alastria network. While for its part, Aigües de Barcelona has used Ethereum to issue credentials. “It has been possible to test the interoperability between different blockchain networks and sovereign digital identity standards”They commented on it in a press release.
Finally, Validated ID would have developed a platform for sovereign identities called VIDchain, and designed to help users take control of their digital identity and exchange digital credentials in a simple, secure and private way. “Thanks to blockchain technology, users can manage their personal identity data securely and can collect digital credentials and save them, as well as choose what data they want to share with third parties at any time”they mentioned.
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