Blockchain Powered Vaccination Passport Launched in New York

Blockchain Powered Vaccination Passport Launched in New York

A blockchain-powered passport built on top of IBM’s Digital Health pass has been lauched by the New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo.

On March. 26. The city’s blockchain powered ‘Excelsior Pass’ was launched by Cuomo.

A free and voluntary platform that verifies Covid-19 vaccination or negative test result through a QR Code for smartphone printing or scanning is where the passport is issued.

In order to assist in reopening public venues and businesses, Excelsior pass was launched by Cuomo.

IBM’s blockchain-powered digital Health pass, which enable’s user;s identity, test result and vaccination history is the platform on which the passport was built. The platform is secure and has been verified, which it won’t divulge unrelated information.

The vaccination passport is built on IBM’s blockchain-powered Digital Health Pass, which enables a user’s identity, vaccination history, and test results to be verified and securely shared without revealing unrelated personal information.

In the announcement, Governor Cuomo emphasized the importance of utilizing technology to reopen in a way that caters to both public health and the economy:

“As more New Yorkers get vaccinated each day and as key public health metrics continue to regularly reach their lowest rates in months, the first-in-the-nation Excelsior Pass heralds the next step in our thoughtful, science-based reopening.”

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