Postech To Issue Blockchain-Based Diploma Certificates With The ICON’s BROOF Platform

Postech To Issue Blockchain-Based Diploma Certificates With The ICON’s BROOF Platform

Blockchain News
January 15, 2020 Editor's Desk
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At this point, many market developers, analysts, and cryptocurrency supporters can accept that blockchain technology has plenty of use case situations, the greatest of which can positively-disrupt entire industries. Presently, recent reports show that Postech, which is one of South Korea’s top-ranking universities, will start circulating blockchain-based graduation diplomas, utilizing ICONLOOP’s BROOF platform.  To put
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At this point, many market developers, analysts, and cryptocurrency supporters can accept that blockchain technology has plenty of use case situations, the greatest of which can positively-disrupt entire industries. Presently, recent reports show that Postech, which is one of South Korea’s top-ranking universities, will start circulating blockchain-based graduation diplomas, utilizing ICONLOOP’s BROOF platform. 

To put things into view, BROOF renders a service that is based on the ICON public network, aiding the issuance and storage of certifications. Acknowledgments to the immutability of the blockchain network, falsification is efficiently limited. In principle, BROOF can be considered as one of ICONLOOP’s ways of attaining the mass-adoption of blockchain technology. 

Collaborating authorities such as the Citizen’s Hall, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Studypie, or Postech are hence able to significantly decrease the cost and labor linked with issuing and storing paper-based documents. 

Furthermore, the proposed recipients of such documents have a more comfortable time verifying their authenticity, while decreasing the risk of material destruction or loss of the respective certifications. 

BROOF’s alliance with Postech was declared through a tweet issued by Min Kim, the founder of the ICON project. According to him, blockchain-based certifications signify the future de facto model for universities, schools, educational organizations worldwide. 

“Postech, one of Korea’s top universities, plans to issue college diplomas using #BROOF. We envision this will one day be a de facto standard for all universities, high schools, junior high schools, primary schools, online schools, etc. Now that’s real adoption.”, the tweet stated. 

Digital certifications like this offer several advantages, as opposed to paper-based diplomas. First and foremost, it becomes easier for universities and other public or private institutions to circulate and sign attesting certifications since labor is greatly lessened. 

Secondly, certificate recipients no longer have to bother about storing their documents securely, provided that once given, a certification can be digitally-accessed in a few clicks. Last but not least, BROOF-based documents give an impressive assurance against deception. 

Thus, potential employees, government institutions, and universities can quickly verify the authenticity of a certificate owing to the security and immutability of the blockchain network.

Based on everything that has been discussed so far, blockchain projects like ICON are bound to promote the digitalization of our society, thus adding to an improved quality of life worldwide.

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