Today there is news that Baidu launched a blockchain open platform "BaaS" URL for chain.baidu.com. In response, Baidu Financial responded that the platform was launched on July 21 last year. Baidu's blockchain open platform "BaaS" is a commercial-level blockchain cloud computing platform, mainly to help business alliances to build their own blockchain network platform. Up to now, the platform has supported the authenticity of more than 50 billion yuan of assets.
Baidu BaaS blockchain open platform relies on Baidu Trust blockchain technology framework, is committed to creating the most user-friendly blockchain tools. To facilitate the deployment of access, reliable decentralized trust mechanism, robust service capabilities, rich operation and maintenance tools and excellent system performance as the goal, to help organizations quickly set up blockchain networks and applications. Rely on the underlying technical features for safe, efficient and low cost traceability and trading for payments and clearing, digital ticketing, bank credit management, equity certificates and exchange-traded securities, insurance management, financial auditing and more.
BaaS will customize and flexibly configure the project attributes, templates and mechanisms for the blockchain based on the actual business scenario of the enterprise. Support for high concurrency, low latency real-time block writing and query, while supporting multi-copy replication, multi-instance deployment, and to ensure data consistency.
In fact, Baidu has long been in the area of block layout. As early as 2015, Baidu began to explore the area of the blockchain in the financial field and formed a team. In June 2016, Baidu Financial invested in a global blockchain technology payment company Circle. On May 16, 2017, Baidu Finance Bai Qian leasing, Huaneng Trust, etc., jointly issued by the partners blockchain technical support ABS project; Then in August 2017 released "China's first application blockchain technology exchange ABS", in the In the project, blockchain mainly uses decentralized storage, asymmetric key, consensus algorithm and other technologies. It has such characteristics as deintermediation trust, anti-tampering and transaction tracing. In the case of a limited number of financial institutions participating in the node, in order to retain the technical characteristics of the blockchain, Baidu Finance has practically adapted the blockchain. In addition, Baidu Baas has been used in credit, asset securitization, asset exchange and other businesses.
Meanwhile, on October 17, 2017, Baidu's Baidu Finance officially joined the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger open source project as a core board member of the project. Baidu Finance vigorously build and improve blockchain technology platform, but also hope to further promote the global blockchain technology open source norms and standards.
The Superbook Core Board also includes financial, medical, Internet of Things (IoT), Aeronautics, etc., such as Accenture, Airbus, American Express, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Daimler, US Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan and others Domain giants.
In addition, Baidu's blockchain technology is also actively exploring unmanned vehicles and other fields, one can help car manufacturers and developers in collaborative optimization of unmanned vehicle technology, and second, to ensure the copyright of data and algorithms, but also to prevent the data And information leakage in the process of algorithm coordination. Baidu blockchain technology is still in the field of Internet of Things, divide and conquer computing, AI field have carried out research work.
Baidu Financial said Baidu Baidu platform is committed to helping the real economy through the block chain technology to optimize the industrial structure, improve operational efficiency, reduce business costs and improve the level of industrial inclusion. At the same time, hope to use Baidu powerful technology scene advantages, enabling Baidu financial consumer ecology, while continuing to accelerate the application of blockchain technology at the same time, output more blockchain technology solutions for partners.