The Star Name Service is spearheading innovation in omnichain naming services by leveraging cross-chain protocols like LayerZero and seamlessly integrating cross-chain messaging protocols. Currently, they have launched seven distinct domain extensions on L1/L2 Mainnet, garnering significant traction with over 450,000 registrations.
What sets Star apart is its omnichain name service, allowing users to utilize a single domain (e.g., star.zk) across both L1 and L2, thereby enhancing interoperability. This distinguishes Star from ENS and facilitates a more seamless experience for users navigating different blockchain networks.
Astar Protocol introduces the first on-chain identity aggregation on the internet. Drawing inspiration from pioneers like Loot, ENS, and 1inch, Aster serves as a hub for multi-chain Web3 protocols, bridging the gap between traditional social media platforms (Web2) and Web3 applications.
The Astar Name Service enables over 5 billion users to access blockchain assets and transition into the Web3 world without a steep learning curve. This facilitates easier adoption of applications in NFTs, DeFi, SocialFi, DAOs, and the Metaverse. The goal is to bring diverse user scenarios to the blockchain industry.
Recognizing the challenge of aggregating IDs across multiple chains, Star Protocol has strategically partnered with Layer Zero to address this issue. By deploying smart contracts across various chains such as Aptos, Polygon, Ethereum, Avalanche, and Sui, and with ongoing smart contract audits, Star Protocol has positioned itself as a leader in streamlining the identity aggregation process.
Through Layer Zero’s cross-chain messaging service, Star Protocol achieves interoperability across 25 blockchain networks. Users can now use the same domain name seamlessly, eliminating the need for additional purchases on different blockchain networks.
The project’s broader impact is seen in its contribution to the ownership economy and the empowerment of Web3 Social. Star Protocol introduces a Synthetic Web3 Account, allowing on-chain asset transfers to any account on social networks. The Aster Name Service functions as a world-first ID aggregator, connecting social accounts with Web3 wallet addresses.
Additionally, Star Protocol offers a range of features, from exclusive airdrops and NFT faucets for users to creating NFT marketplaces accessible from any social media platform. It also provides solutions for Web3 marketing, including the distribution of NFTs, raffles, and token incentives on Web2 platforms.
The project’s practical applications, from account credibility restoration to NFT marketplaces, contribute to a more user-friendly and accessible Web3 ecosystem.
Follow Star Protocol here:
- Website: https://star.co/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/star_protocol
- Discord: https://discord.com/invite/KqR8Tr57Kw
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