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Oaken (blockchain)

Oaken (blockchain)

Oaken is an IoT hardware and blockchain software platform developed to power smart cities.

Oaken is an internet of things (IoT) hardware and blockchain software platform developed by Oaken Innovations. Oken was built to power smart cities and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and was founded by Hudson Jameson, James Johnson, John Gerryts, and Laney Fisher. The Oaken platform provides blockchain solutions and services for device identity, device ownership, device lease agreements, device insurance, and device taxes. The Oaken platform is currently offering users inbound payments for car sharing and lease agreements, vehicle identity and vehicle history information, and outbound payment services for toll roads.



Oken is built to be a secure, autonomous, blockchain-based machine to machine IoT platform that provides the underlying infrastructure needed to power smart cities through integration with existing systems and processes. The Oaken blockchain is made for device identification, device ownership tracking, lease agreements, insurance, and tax. Companies and organizations collaborating with Oaken include: Toyota Research Institute, Texas Department of Transportation, U.S Department of Transportation, Texas A&M University, the University of Texas, and Blockchain at Berkeley.

Timeline

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Hudson Jameson

Co-Founder & COO



James Johnson

Co-Founder & CMO



John Gerryts

Co-Founder & CEO



Laney Fisher

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer



Shuang Liang

Technical Officer



Further reading

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Author
Link
Type
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Oaken Company Overview

Crunchbase

Web



Oaken Homepage

Oaken

Web



The intersection of blockchain and IoT is all about trust - IoT Agenda

Jessica Groopman

Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Blockchain Powered Mobility by Oaken Innovations and Toyota Research Institute

Oct 25, 2017

UAE GovHack - Tesla & Tollbooth on Blockchain (Official Submission)

Jan 7, 2017

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