Ontology has partnered with Ubitus, the largest GPU-as-a-Service (GaaS) provider in Northeast Asia, and announced 99.32% of NEP-5 ONT tokens have been swapped for MainNet ONT tokens. In the partnership, Ontology will “provide comprehensive blockchain technology support for Ubitus, including data exchange, data identity, smart contracts, and other services.”
Ubitus is a technology provider based out of Taipei, Taiwan, and offers cloud-based services for “patented GameCloud®, for device manufacturers, wired/wireless communication service providers, telecommunication operators, and digital content developers.”
The partnership seeks to minimize the costs of accessing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the gaming world, through the use of blockchain, smart contracts, and other technologies. Additionally, Ontology believes the use of its underlying architecture will “ensure all users in the ecosystem share mature AI models and large training databases.”
Ubitus hopes to “introduce cloud game content and developers to the Ontology ecosystem.” Additionally, both parties strive to “carry out in-depth cooperation in product and technology promotion, information sharing, ecosystem construction, and community.”
On the partnership, Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus, stated “we look forward to making full use of Ontology’s distributed trust technology and build a decentralized AI computing power ecosystem with our cooperation, eliminating industry barriers so that the game industry can embrace more good ideas which will bring a better game content and gaming experience to players.”
Ontology NEP-5 to MainNet token swap
The Ontology MainNet token swap closed at 12:00am (UTC -12) on October 1st, 2018. In total, 99.32% of the one billion ONT token supply has been swapped for MainNet ONT.
For users who did not complete the swap prior to October 1st there is a fallback plan in place. Said individuals can complete the swap by 12:00 am (UTC -12) on Monday, December 31st. Afterward, there will be no more opportunities to do conduct the swap.
Individuals will be able to make the token swap using the ONTO mobile application, OWallet desktop application, O3 Wallet, or BitKeep Wallet.
For a step-by-step guide on converting NEP-5 ONT to MainNet ONT visit the link below:
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