Blockchain-based traceability platform VeChain can be used to energy the issuance of a limited-edition run of licensed Nike Air Max 1 footwear.
Introduced on June 24, Australian shoemaker Chase Shiel and retailer The Kickz Stand have partnered to provide a restricted run of the sneakers — that are additionally based mostly on Stussy’s ‘SB Dunk’ shoe that was launched in 2005.
The footwear will go on sale from June 28 and can be offered completely by way of Chase Shiel’s web site.
VeChain authenticates customized footwear
The Kickz Stand introduced the upcoming restricted launch of the Air Max 1-inspired footwear on June 24, with a tweet emphasizing that the footwear can be traced utilizing VeChain’s ToolChain Suite and Thor Blockchain.
The Australian shoemaker first revealed that they had been partnering with VeChain in November 2019, tweeting that the traceability platform could be leveraged to show authenticity and combat counterfeit merchandise.
Chase Shiel’s footwear are delivery with VeChain’s monitoring chip, which permits prospects and retailers to entry detailed product data by scanning a QR code.
Whereas the choice to work with a licensed shoe producer to make sure the authenticity of non-genuine Nike’s might amuse some, Redditor ‘Nopers5’ believes the blockchain firm is angling to get a name from Nike correct as soon as they spot VeChain’s work with licensees:
“That is one of the best technique by Vechain. Goal the small shoe corporations which have launched Nike licensed merchandise, and possibly ultimately Nike comes calling.”
VeChain expands meals tracing in China
The collaboration with Sam’s Membership will see a modified model of ToolChain employed to trace a wide range of meals merchandise throughout their provide chain for Sam’s Membership, whereas ToolChain can be used to trace pork merchandise for Yuhongtai’s retailer, Meijiada Contemporary Meals.
On June 20, VeChain’s medical information administration platform ‘I-Dante’ was additionally launched on the Mediterranean Hospital within the Republic of Cyprus.