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In the thirteenth episode of Untangled we are exploring a use case of platooning.

Jonas Brügmann, Nicolas Ruhland and Matthias Babel from the Fraunhofer Blockchain Lab of the Bayreuth University has developed a business model for vehicles to organise themselves in a platoon.

Only the leader of the platoon will be controlled by a person, while the rest of the vehicles are driving autonomously. By using the Tangle, the platoon leader can get compensated in real-time for the leading efforts.

Listen to the episode here to learn more.

Show Notes

Visit the DLT Platooning website
Watch the business model and car models here
Check out all the winners of the IOTA Smart City contest on Hackster.io
Read the full article about the latest German platooning testing (in German)
Learn more about the use case in this FOCUS article (in German)

Host: Casper Eicke
Music: Øystein Skullestad

What is Untangled?

Untangled is a podcast exploring the IOTA Ecosystem and beyond. Every other week we talk to experts within their fields about how distributed ledger technology can benefit in real world use cases.