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Smart City Ecosystem Using Blockchain Technology

Carmen ROTUNA, Alexandru GHEORGHITA, Alin ZAMFIROIU, Dragos-Marian SMADA
2019 Informatică economică  
Blockchain, initially perceived through its association with cryptocurrency bitcoin, offers an innovative perspective on how smart cities can be organized and a more transparent economic model for resource  ...  This study analyses how blockchain technology-based services can contribute to the development of smart cities and proposes a Smart City ecosystem model based on SSI (Self-Sovereign Identity) authentication  ...  Crearea de laboratoare privind cercetarea datelor de mari dimensiuni în vederea dezvoltării unor produse inovative și a unor aplicații în domeniul internetul viitorului (Creating research laboratories for  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/23.4.2019.04 fatcat:6kbk3mx2unhyxksgcrka4ra2sm

Blockchain-Based Secure Device Management Framework for an Internet of Things Network in a Smart City

Seonghyeon Gong, Erzhena Tcydenova, Jeonghoon Jo, Younghun Lee, Jong Hyuk Park
2019 Sustainability  
Through the framework proposed in this paper, the confidentiality and availability of device management on smart city network as well as integrity, auditability, adaptability and authentication for each  ...  All management history of each device is stored in the blockchain and transmitting firmware between vendor and management node is conducted through a smart contract of blockchain for security and resilience  ...  IoT for Smart City A smart city is a network environment for solving traffic, environment and energy problems by integrating various information and communication technologies [17] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11143889 fatcat:2ccf6qyhibgfxk6vsyehhead5q

A Systematic Review of a Digital Twin City: A New Pattern of Urban Governance toward Smart Cities

Tianhu Deng, Keren Zhang, Zuo-Jun (Max) Shen
2021 Journal of Management Science and Engineering  
Many countries and governments consider smart cities a solution to global warming, population growth, and resource depletion. Numerous challenges arise while creating a smart city.  ...  the transformation of the current urban governance paradigm toward smart cities.  ...  For DTCs, it is important to focus on data acquisition and information feedback through 5G-based IoT sensor devices when conceptualizing smart cities.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jmse.2021.03.003 fatcat:6cygrnkvpzdyhcpr5nwnmnc4vm

Smart Contracts with Blockchain in the Public Sector

Jenny Alexandra Triana Casallas, Juan Manuel Cueva-Lovelle, José Ignacio Rodríguez Molano
2020 International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence  
It concludes with a recommendation to use blockchain along with smart contracts through platforms such as Ethereum or Lisk, mainly given its flexibility and current development on topics with similar functionalities  ...  This is how Blockchain-based techniques are being applied to many fields, focusing in this article on the public sector, as a possible solution to the demands for transparency, participation and citizen  ...  ", the results of which were presented at the IV Congress of Smart Cities in 2018 [32] .  ... 
doi:10.9781/ijimai.2020.07.005 fatcat:6r7cmmpt3balzfc5626cdvwc3i

A Novel Blockchain-Based Authentication and Access Control Model for Smart Environment

Nakhoon Choi, Heeyoul Kim
2021 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
The physical pass or application for user authentication and authorization are integrated to one ID through the proposed model.  ...  With the increase of smart factories and smart cities following the recent 4th industrial revolution, internal user authentication and authorization have become an important issue.  ...  In addition, flexible scalability in a smart environment is secured through a blockchain, and reliability of services and information provided to users is guaranteed.  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj060171 fatcat:h3oexxvvrbgj7ftx6pjeaddygq

Blockchain as a Service: securing bartering functionalities in the H2020 symbIoTe framework

Pietro Tedeschi, Giuseppe Piro, Jose Antonio Sanchez Murillo, Nemanja Ignjatov, Michal Pilc, Kaspar Lebloch, Gennaro Boggia
2018 Zenodo  
and air pollution services in a Smart City.  ...  This letter extends the baseline implementation of bartering functionalities and formulates a novel methodology that properly integrates and takes advantages from the Blockchain technology.  ...  and air pollution services in a Smart City.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2572611 fatcat:av2drje3xnhabgctungafiyxni

Blockchain Technology and Smart Cities - A Review

Shilpi Shilpi, Mohd Ahad
2018 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Smart Cities  
In this paper, the current status of "blockchain based smart cities" is discussed.  ...  Smart cities ecosystem is one such domain wherein blockchain is finding numerous application and implementation avenues.  ...  an integrated smart city.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.13-7-2018.163846 fatcat:fyd5zd7zmjeddoqnd37etz3swi

A unified framework for data integrity protection in people-centric smart cities

May Altulyan, Lina Yao, Salil S. Kanhere, Xianzhi Wang, Chaoran Huang
2019 Multimedia tools and applications  
We propose a holistic framework for ensuring integrity of data in smart cities that covers the entire data lifecycle.  ...  Prior work has focused on ensuring integrity of data in a piecemeal manner and covering only some parts of the smart city ecosystem.  ...  In this paper, we propose a hierarchical framework to guarantee data integrity in smart cities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-019-7182-7 fatcat:stus55sh4jhjjfh5w3rcowcs4y

Blockchain and Fog Computing in IoT-Driven Healthcare Services for Smart Cities

M. M. Kamruzzaman, Bingxin Yan, Md Nazirul Islam Sarker, Omar Alruwaili, Min Wu, Ibrahim Alrashdi, Georgian Badicu
2022 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
These technologies have led to the emergence of smart cities that are geographic areas driven by advanced information and communication technologies.  ...  In the context of smart cities, IoT, blockchain, and fog computing have been found as the significant drivers of smart initiates.  ...  cities, blockchain systems can be incorporated to overcome security issues. e rationale for the incorporation of the blockchain technology for integrating smart city initiatives along with the conventional  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9957888 pmid:35126961 pmcid:PMC8808208 fatcat:qygeke4clzcg5jcahpamusqmji

Blockchain as a Trust Builder in the Smart City Domain: A Systematic Literature Review

Sheraz Ahmed, Muhammad Arif Shah, Karzan Wakil
2020 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS Blockchain, decentralization, the Internet of Things (IoT), smart city domain, systematic literature review (SLR).  ...  This paper aims at analyzing how blockchain technology is used in different smart city business models, what are the features of blockchain that could consider it to be used beyond crypto currencies.  ...  (OR ''Blockchain and Smart City'') AND SLR OR ''Systematic Literature Review''. (''Blockchain for Smart City'' OR ''Using Blockchain for Smart Cities''.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2993724 fatcat:opc72tkvrzhztbpqebv6gmwday

IBchain: Internet of Things and Blockchain Integration Approach for Secure Communication in Smart Cities

Tanweer Alam
2021 Informatica (Ljubljana, Tiskana izd.)  
Introducing IBchain, a new blockchain architecture with the Internet of Things (IoT), could be an attractive framework regarding improvements in connectivity implementation through the smart cities.  ...  It reinforces blockchain and cloud to build an empowering IoT ubiquitous situation for secure communication among the smart devices.  ...  Smart cities thrive through blockchain In future cities, there are several possibilities using blockchain integration. Smart contracts, for instance.  ... 
doi:10.31449/inf.v45i3.3573 fatcat:t5x7mul6vfc4bi5g33rna4bxxy

A Review of Blockchain-Based Systems in Transportation

Vittorio Astarita, Vincenzo Pasquale Giofrè, Giovanni Mirabelli, Vittorio Solina
2019 Information  
Subsequently, the most influential contributions were analysed in depth, with reference to the following two areas: supply chain and logistics; road traffic management and smart cities.  ...  Moreover, the link blockchain-sustainability was explored, showing that this technology could be the trigger for limiting food waste, reducing exhaust gas emissions, favouring correct urban development  ...  guaranteeing data integrity.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11010021 fatcat:ix33h6rdfnf3jjb6lzh7e6fclu

The "Tokenization" of the eParticipation in Public Governance: An Opportunity to Hack Democracy [chapter]

Francisco Luis Benítez Martínez, María Visitación Hurtado Torres, Esteban Romero Frías
2019 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
This guarantees the transmission and public transparency of information, and thus leads to the development of a new citizen governance model by using technology such as a BaaS (Blockchain as a Service)  ...  G-Cloud solutions would facilitate a faster deployment in the cities and provide scalability to foster the creation of Smart Citizens within the philosophy of Open Government.  ...  The Role of Open Smart Cities and the "Smart Citizens": Opening Local Governments Our approach is part of the open government systems that have a series of digital tools for the development of eDemocracy  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-23813-1_14 fatcat:ywbndxcglvhsdnimgbfnbnntge

Combining Blockchains, Smart Contracts, and Complex Sensors Management Platform for Hyper-Connected SmartCities: An IoT Data Marketplace Use Case

Georgios Palaiokrassas, Petros Skoufis, Orfefs Voutyras, Takafumi Kawasaki, Mathieu Gallissot, Radhouene Azzabi, Akira Tsuge, Antonios Litke, Tadashi Okoshi, Jin Nakazawa, Theodora Varvarigou
2021 Computers  
The deployment and use of IoT device networks in smart city environments has produced an enormous amount of data.  ...  Smart contracts can be used to automate all the processes of such a network, while at the same time, blockchain and the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) protect sensitive data through anonymity and distributed  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: Data is contained within the article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers10100133 fatcat:ektfxltgzvegxe2yp3cwl7s5ni

Integration of Blockchain and Cloud of Things: Architecture, Applications and Challenges [article]

Dinh C Nguyen, Pubudu N Pathirana, Ming Ding, Aruna Seneviratne
2019 arXiv   pre-print
integrated architecture.  ...  Blockchain with its decentralized, transparent and secure nature has emerged as a disruptive technology for the next generation of numerous industrial applications.  ...  We summarize recent research efforts in the adoption of BCoT in smart cities via two main services: security services for smart city and smart home services. 2.1) Security services for smart city A smart  ... 
arXiv:1908.09058v1 fatcat:ik4s66nxifhthgm3gj3rrbgbey
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