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WTP (Wood Tracking Protocol) uses blockchain technology to bring transparency and traceability to the wood industry in South America, and help to save the Amazonia.

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Illegal Wood logging in Peru

With more than half of its territory covered by forests (about 72 million hectares) Peru continues to face significant deforestation, which was estimated at 143'000 hectares in 2017 for the Amazon region.

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
2 minutes

Blockchain

Blockchain is a decentralized, distributed, immutable digital database that use cryptography to secure transaction.

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
2 minutes

Innovative method for tracking wood

Various innovative methods have been proposed in international level and other are still under research... Here are a short list

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
5 minutes

BlueTooth technology for wood identification

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Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
~1 minute

RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags for Wood Identification

The RFID tag are extremely small and can be affixed to an object and used to track and manage inventory, assets, wood, etc...

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
5 minutes

DNA Fingerprinting for wood identification

That log tracking method is based on annual rings which are unique for each tree and are further recorded in database with samples.

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
2 minutes

QR Codes for Wood Identification

QR code are a two-dimensional barcode that can be read using a QR barcode reader, camera or smart phone application.

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
2 minutes

Barcodes for Wood Identification

Barcodes have become a regular part of modern life, adopted in international trade and nearly all products contain a barcode on it.

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
~1 minute

Chemical Paint Marking for wood identification

Marking logs with paint, where the color is the code, is one of the oldest and also low cost methods

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
~1 minute

Sistemas de identificación de madera

sistemas digitales de información de rastreabilidad de madera para reconocimiento, rastreo y monitoreo de troncos, incluidos códigos de barras, códigos QR, RFID, microchips, etc...

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
38 minutes

Wood Identification Systems

Summary of various digital wood traceability information systems for recognition, log tracking and monitoring, including barcodes, QR codes, RFID, microchips etc...

Michael Fabing Michael Fabing
32 minutes

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