Adopts Astar zkEVM
PACKS, which develops a real-world asset (RWA) sales service specializing in trading cards such as Pokemon cards, announced on the 10th that it will adopt the solution of the Japanese blockchain “Aster Network (ASTR)''.
PACKS will develop its services based on the blockchain of “Astar zkEVM Powered by Polygon” scheduled to be released this month. He explained that Astar zkEVM will be used because it allows for faster transactions and lower fees.
— PACKS -RWA sales service- (@packs_xyz) February 10, 2024
What is zkEVM?
A scaling solution that introduces ZK Rollup, a rollup technology that utilizes zero-knowledge proofs. Compatible and equivalent with the Ethereum (ETH) virtual machine.
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PACKS is a new project that was first posted by X on February 8th. The same content is posted in multiple languages, and Japanese is also available. On the 9th, he introduced the project by stating that the purpose of providing the service is to make the collection experience “more comfortable and reliable.”
Users will be able to purchase their desired “PACKS Original Pack'' through the PACKS service. The process is to open the card digitally, check the contents, and choose whether to sell the card as is or receive it in exchange for a physical card.
If you choose to receive the physical item, our professional team will check the authenticity. Cards will always be kept in the best condition during shipping, eliminating unnecessary shipping and contributing to sustainability.
On the 9th, it was explained that sales would begin soon.Additionally, on the 12th, we announced that we have concluded partnerships with the following companies.announcementare doing.
- Dew: NFT aggregator
- Fake Busters: Authenticity appraisal service
- Trading Card Shoji: General trading company in the trading card industry
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Other employment examples
The Astar Network project announced on the 2nd that it plans to release the Astar zkEVM mainnet later this month. Especially in February, a number of adoption cases have been revealed one after another.
2/5 JAL & Hakuhodo
2/7 Yasushi Akimoto, Twin Planet, Asobi System, W Tokyo
2/9 Deloitte, Japan Sports Agency
I'll keep going. https://t.co/DXFvWMGiCU
— Sota Watanabe @Star Tale Lab (@Sota_Web3) February 9, 2024
On the 7th, Startale Lab, led by Sota Watanabe of Aster Network, announced that it will be participating in an idol project promoted by “YOAKE Entertainment Co., Ltd.'', which was established by major domestic entertainment companies including Asobi System. . It has been revealed that this next generation idol project led by Yasushi Akimoto and others will use Astar zkEVM.
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Additionally, on the 9th, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC announced that its NFT development tools will be compatible with Astar zkEVM in order to support companies and organizations in building NFT-based services.
The company is building a prototype of the baseball-themed NFT game app “Besslog'' on Astar zkEVM under the “Sports x Technology Utilization Promotion Project'' promoted by the Japan Sports Agency.
connection: Deloitte Tohmatsu utilizes Astar zkEVM in Japan Sports Agency demonstration project