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Definition: crypto anchor


(CRYPTOgraphic anchor) A tiny computer chip from IBM that contains a tamper-proof cryptographic signature. Costing just a few cents and recorded on a blockchain, crypto anchors can be embedded in products to prove their authenticity.

IBM Crypto Anchor Verifier
IBM also has a non-chip solution with its AI-based Crypto Anchor Verifier application. Using a smartphone and the Crypto Anchor app, various minerals and plants can be optically authenticated.