Germany’s Lufthansa Airline to Award Hackers at Unibright Hackathon

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Germany’s Lufthansa Airline to Award Hackers at Unibright Hackathon

One in all Europe’s largest airways, Lufthansa AG will reward blockchain builders taking part in an occasion partnership with Unibright, the “Hackathon and not using a single line of code” on the Pillar Unconference 2018.


The second #PillarUnconference, often known as the “Woodstock of Crypto,” begins July 15th, 2018, in Vilnius, Lithuania, and is about to draw a large mixture of the cryptocurrency and blockchain neighborhood together with entrepreneurs and builders. The convention consists of workshops, a “devcon” monitor for blockchain and sensible contract builders, and various hackathons.

No Coding Wanted

Lufthansa, by far the largest non-crypto model represented on the convention, has partnered with enterprise blockchain firm Unibright to supply awards to the most effective builders, and certainly non-developers, competing within the “Hackathon and not using a single line of code.”

Unibright gives template-based, sensible contract enabled, blockchain applied sciences for companies. Hackathon individuals will use Unibright’s “no-coding-needed” templates to work on visible definitions for actual life makes use of case eventualities supplied by Lufthansa. The case eventualities individuals might want to create blockchain-based options for embody asset life cycles of planes and gear, the airline’s and its companion’s loyalty program, voucher administration and even seat and flight reserving administration programs.

Stefan Schmidt, CTO of Unibright, says that blockchain is at an early stage of “mass adoption,” and that:

By including actual use instances from actual enterprises we are able to actually present how blockchain could make a change.

Hackathon without a single line of code

Lufthansa Desire to Make Actual Use of Blockchain

In a transparent affirmation that Lufthansa is investigating blockchain-based know-how for the airline’s future, Lufthansa will reward the most effective individuals with flights from Vilnius, Lithuania to a follow-up blockchain use-case workshop in Frankfurt. The follow-up workshop will contain successful individuals, Lufthansa, Unibright, and know-how answer supplier Zühlke, and be held later in 2018.

Dr. Jörg Liebe, Senior Director Digital Improvements Hub Airways and Airline Merchandise at Lufthansa, says that blockchain is commonly a “buzzword” and that Lufthansa “prefers to make actual use of it.” He states:

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