aitos.io awarded a grand prize during the 4th Bloom Cup 5G Application Competition from the (MIIT) Ministry of Industry & Information Technology
BoAT• Roaring achievements | aitos.io awarded 2nd place prize during the 4th Bloom Cup 5G Application Competition from the (MIIT) Ministry of Industry & Information Technology for a Smart Finance Special Gala!
Heavy-weights in the ICT industry in China market recently joined-together to participate in the 4th Bloom Cup 5G Application Competition; this successful undertaking is sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, the 5G application industry body, the IMT-2020 (5G) promotion group, the China Communications Standards Association, and the Chinese branch of the BRICS Future Network Research Institute, with thunderous synergies for cooperation. The Smart Finance Contest theme for Bloom Cup 2021 is “Navigating the correct path leads to actualization”. The content saw 255 project participants from within 156 participating organizational departments across the country. The declared projects cover fields such as supervision, banking, finance, carbon credit payments, securities, insurance, the Stock Exchange, Fin-Tech, beneficial agricultural industry sectors, the leasing industry, the communications ecosystem. After a rigorous selection process and competitive procedure, experts assessed candidates with core criteria value from key technologies, commercial applications, and corporate strength of the product offering. In the end, 65 projects won as finalists in the Smart Finance Special Competition.
As the competition heated up between the September 26th and 27th time frame, each participating team interacted and engaged the on-site group of expert judges to explain the business model behind each project plan. After the on-site defense actions, the scoring was completed. The constructive outcome resulted in 7 first-place prize winners, 13 second-place prize winners, 20 third-place prize winners, and final 22 outstanding awards.
aitos.io skillfully articulated its BoAT IoT+Blockchain Trusted Data Framework value-proposition for the trusted Beef Cattle Financing Solution. As the process moved briskly through three rounds of fierce competition, from preliminary to semi-final then final round, BoAT stood out among the 255 participating projects nationwide to capture the second prize.
The major significance of this Blossoming Cup to aitos.io is to achieve the highest industry recognition for BoAT application of “5G+Blockchain” in a rural revitalization strategy environment. By demonstrating the successful full life-cycle phase for beef cattle fattening by registering the data on-chain, it strengthed the trust of biological assets from the source.
“BoAT IoT+Blockchain Trusted Beef Cattle Financing” is essentially the metamorphosis from a traditional industry into a blockchain-transformed sector, based on the utilization of Blockchain IoT modules. It is the catalyst helping to actively open up both ecosystems to underlying IoT and Blockchain solutions, helping all kinds of Governments, enterprises, and consumer scenarios to blossom with a new openness and exchange of data to jointly create a credible digital base for 5G technology and financial innovation.
aitos.io is a technology start-up focusing on the integrated innovation of IoT and Blockchain. By combining its own rich resources in the IoT industry, aitos.io has raised the standard for an open-sourced blockchain application framework BoAT (Blockchain of AI Things) with delivered via IoT chipset and module to enable IoT devices quickly implement trusted data on-chain and access the blockchain services. At the end of 2019, aitos.io and nine mainstream cellular wireless module manufacturers jointly initiated the Blockchain IoT Module alliance, and successively released their own brands of BoAT blockchain module products. This resulted in hundreds of millions of IoT devices equipped with the capability of blockchain services access as a trusted entry of IoT+Blockchain application. aitos.io’s vision is to leverage an alliance of global IoT vendors to empower them to tap the value of applications and data.
At the beginning of the project launch in the end of 2018, aitos.io received angel investment from the IoT industry expert group and strategic investment from Wanxiang Blockchain. In December 2018, aitos.io was awarded membership into ARM Accelerator Camp. In June 2019, aitos.io emerged as the founding member of China Unicom IoT and Wanxiang Blockchain IoT+Blockchain Joint Innovation Center. In November, aitos.io became a empowerment partner of Microsoft’s AI and IoT Lab . In August 2020, aitos.io transitioned into Tencent’s Blockchain Accelerator program as the first member. In February 2021, aitos.io joined RISC-V International as strategic member and initiated to form new Blockchain SIG (special interest group). In April, aitos.io initiated 1st China technical requirements standards for trusted blockchain access of IoT terminals.