The 0xcert NFT Spotlight Series is aimed at bringing to light the 50 shades of non-fungibility. From games to cards, and from protocols to supporting services, there is no shortage of uniqueness.
After a short break, the Mintable.app hits the stage. For all your unique assets, there is a simple way to mint and manage them as ERC-721 non-fungible tokens.
(Have other non-fungible needs? More posts at the bottom could help you out.)
📢 What is Mintable?
Mintable is an app that allows for simple and straightforward tokenization of your unique assets. If you don't know where to begin turning your one-of-a-kind precious into non-fungible ERC-721 tokens, Mintable can solve it for you.
💪 What's the benefit of Mintable?
The aim of Mintable is pretty straightforward. You own a unique asset, and Mintable helps you mint an ERC-721-compliant NFT, manage it, and browse its place in the NFT world. Three core functions for one asset (and more coming up!), all within the Mintable manager.
🔧 How do they do it?
The Mintable app is currently available in alpha version, but it still offers the minting and storing functionalities for your NFTs. For both, you need to connect to the Ethereum blockchain via MetaMask.
Soon, the beta version will allow you to batch mint the non-fungibles you own, which comes handy - and with lower overall fees - if you have a bouquet of unique asset you'd like to tokenize at once. At Mintable, they didn't even forget about the option to upload ERC-721 files, it's planned for the full launch in Q3.
⛓️ Mintable in action
First off, make sure you're connected to the Ethereum Mainnet via MetaMask. In the Create section, choose the name of your item (an image, an API, etc.), attach unique metadata to it, and submit the transaction to the blockchain with one click.
Now that you own a new ERC-721 NFT, you're free to manage it as you like - transfer it to a friend, interact with it, or sell it in a few months once the Exchange is up.
❓ Non-fungible Q&A
Mintable app is the brainchild of Zach Burks, an enthusiastic NFT fan and developer, and we're glad to have him join our NFT Spotlight series for an expert view of the non-fungible future.
1. What do you expect to see in 10-years time in the non-fungible field? The most creative answers count double.
Within 10 years, a lot of possibilities could emerge for the NFT space. We could see government adoption of these tokens for asset classes like permits, licenses, certifications, etc. This would mean that you'd have a government-issued wallet, that could hold these tokens. You would then use that government-issued wallet to interact with government-issued tokens, such as your birth certificate.
We will definitely see tokens used commercially for tracking of assets like food products, rare items such as wine, cheese, artwork, etc. We will also see these tokens being used within IoT devices, as ways to digitally manage a slough of different assets for each device.
2. In terms of other NFT projects, which one would you nominate for a Golden Globe and why?
This is a hard question... There are so many projects in the space, so nominating one is like nominating one company in the world for an award.
But if I had to choose, I'd probably say OpenLaw since they have the first working implementation of land registry transfers/sales as NFTs. With the legal side handled as a smart contract as well, their project is really aiming for what we are trying to achieve in the upcoming years.
3. What would you rather have - your pet cat tokenized on the blockchain or a tangible, strokable 3D-version of your favorite crypto-asset?
I don't really need a pet cat tokenized. That doesn't really do it for us at Mintable. A strokable 3D version of any digital asset is definitely much better, but still limited. I would like to be able to do more than just 'look' at my asset in a VR world.
Let's have assets that are purposeful and can be interacted with. Say... a badge to log into my computer as an NFT in my wallet. Then it's not a 'collectible' but instead its similar to my car keys. That is something I need.
4. A CryptoKitty and an Axie enter the ring. Who wins?
Probably Axie, since last I checked my CryptoKitty doesn't have attack powers. Pretty symbolic for early generation software, right? They are great for creating the NFT standard, of course, but let's keep moving forward!
5. Finish the joke: "Mintable walks into a bar..."
..."A pint of Fungible IPA," it says.
The bartender pours the pint and says, "That'll be 3.50".
Mintable mints a coupon code and pulls out a QR code.
The bartender says, "Oh, we don't accept non-fungible tokens, only DOGE."
Where ever your asset comes from, Mintable has a place for it. While many other projects integrate NFTs as a valuable addition to another core feature, the Mintable is focused first and foremost on non-fungible tokens, whatever their origin might be. It's a great place for collectors of crypto items, and we're sure Mintable will have an important role in enhancing the growth of non-fungible space with its ease of use and accessibility.
Big thanks to Zach for taking part in the Series and for his contribution to the world of NFTs.
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