Beyond Protocol Partners with Vanderbilt University on Biometric Wearable Technology | News

ATLANTA, November 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Beyond the protocol, the distributed ledger technology platform, is pleased to partner with Vanderbilt University use biometric technology to study mental health. The platform has already teamed up with the front man of Cage the Elephant Matt Schultz incorporate Beyond Protocol’s unhackable blockchain technology into his performances on stage, and NFL tight-end Rob Gronkowski to securely send the athlete’s vital data via blockchain. The new partnership with Vanderbilt University will build on these use cases by collecting biometric data and analyzing mental health metrics in high achievers and athletes.

“The wonderful from Vanderbilt University Innovation Center is excited to be part of Cage The Elephant Tour developing adaptive clothing that will soon contain biometric data such as: Matt Schultz’s Brain waves that are regularly monitored and are part of the performance, “said Alexandra Sargent Capps, Director of the Wond’ry Fiber Arts Lab, Vanderbilts Innovation center. “Seeing that Beyond Protocol encompasses clothing and related data while drawing attention to overall mental health and inclusivity promises to be an amazingly positive and productive collaboration.”

To celebrate the partnership, both Beyond Protocol and Vanderbilt collaborated this Saturday at a concert with Cage the Elephant and Metallica:


Jonathan Manzi, Founder and CEO of Beyond Protocol

Tony Loiaccono, CEO, Heads and Tails, Inc. & Senior Advisor, Beyond Protocol

Matt Schultz, lead singer of Cage the Elephant & Beyond Protocol Partner

Alexandra Sargent Capps, director of the Wond’ry Fiber Arts Lab


Beyond Protocol and Vanderbilt University Announce Biotechnology & Mental

Health partnership; Celebrate with a concert with Metallica and Cage the Elephant


ATLive @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA


Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. ET

About Beyond Protocol:

Beyond Protocol is a distributed ledger technology project that provides a secure and likely non-hackable solution for communication between devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). With one line of code, the Beyond Protocol platform enables secure messaging between devices through the use of blockchain technology and unique hardware signatures, and equips devices with a cryptocurrency-based payment gateway for automated transactions behind the scenes. Beyond Protocol strives to develop real, practical solutions for device security and payments within a machine economy.

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