The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance EEA , the consortium charged with creating standards for businesses to build applications using the ethereum blockchain, has created a system of reward tokens to incentivize groups of companies. The system is backed by Microsoft and Intel. Showcased Tuesday at Devcon 5, the annual ethereum developers conference being held in Osaka, Japan, the so-called trusted reward token is a way of accruing and calculating rewards for active participation in a consortium.
The idea of using tokens to align companies continues a long-standing strain of thought within the ethereum community. The trusted reward token is the first use case to emerge from the Token Taxonomy Initiative TTI , born within Microsoft to establish a common framework for tokenizing value across a range of blockchain networks, not just within the EEA or on ethereum.
The TTI operates rather like a workshop where firms can decide what features they require from a token, such as being fungible or non-fungible; transferable or non-transferable; and which networks they might using, be that Hyperledger, R3 Corda or ethereum. In the same way that the ERC standard has been ascribed to various networks and use cases, the trusted reward token can be attached to any unit of value the consortium agrees upon.
To effectively incentivize participants requires not only a carrot but also a stick, said Gray, noting that all the penalty tokens a participant accumulates demerits, essentially have to be factored in before rewards tokens can be redeemed. The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.
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