News for the week of June 13–19.
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A perfume brand Byredo and Rtfkt are planning to create the first in the world perfume in the metauniverse.
The vials will be marked with tags which will be connected to NFT and will be able to scan with NFC.
This is the first startup in the perfume field.
He rejects digital projects such as NFT, considering them a theory of great deception.
Bill Gates criticizes NFT
Bill Gates, speaking at a climate conference in California, announced that he is not an investor in non-interchangeable tokens. He rejects digital projects such as NFT, considering them a theory of great deception. Earlier, in a dispute with Elon Musk, he also criticized cryptocurrency. The entrepreneur advocates for digital banking services and called them more effective compared to currency tokens.
Tickets for the 2024 Olympic Games can be sold using blockchain
The Olympic Committee of the French government wants to introduce blockchain technology into the ticket sales system. Thus, France wants to protect the audience and provide them with non-transferable personalized passes.
Tickets purchased with a QR code will be sent out a few days before the start of the event, and at the entrance each spectator will mark and deactivate their ticket.
The interministerial delegate of the French government for the Olympics, Michel Cadot, believes that in the future this technology can be successfully implemented in other sports events which are held in France.
TAG Heuer introduces NFC-enabled smartwatches
The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer is working with the Meta Mask NAT community and Ledger Live to create smart watches. The watch will be able to connect to cryptocurrency wallets and display a non-interchangeable token. The device supports animated and static NFTs. It will be possible to transfer several tokens at the same time. The size of the NFT can be changed and set in three available clock options.
Exclusive Corvette NFT
General Motors (Chevrolet) subsidiary company concluded a partnership with the SupeRare trading platform for the sale of NFT. Chevrolet is planning to put it up for auction as the only digital collector’s copy of the Corvette Z06 which is getting ready for release in 2023.
The NFT illustration was created by Xsullo artist and shows the car in green color. This is Chevrolet’s first appearance in the Web3 space with a project called “Own the Color”. The winner of the auction will receive not only an exclusive token, but also a physical version of the car.
TOP collections for the week:
- CryptoPunks, floor — 48,9 ETH (↑)
- Bored Ape Yacht Club, floor — 85,5 ETH (↓)
- Art Blocks, floor — 0,02 ETH (↑)
BTC: 20,9 $ // ETN: 1,0 $ // SOL: 31,1 $