The CEO at Great Lakes Science Center, Kirsten Ellenbogen reveals that their institution is ready to accept cryptocurrency. Basically, they are looking forward to facilitating the enhancement of a local blockchain ecosystem. He says,
There is a lot of excitement around the conference. Accepting bitcoin is just a small part of the momentum to grow a blockchain ecosystem in Cleveland.
Third Museum Accepting Bitcoin Payments in the US
Great Lakes Science Center cryptocurrency integration follows Hublot, basically a Swiss luxury watchmaker. It starts accepting Bitcoin to sell out 210 pieces from its limited edition “Bitcoin-themed sports watch” for around $25,000 per piece. Moreover, it generated almost $5.25 million purely via sales using Bitcoin.
Texas Coastal Bend Museum was the first to accept cryptocurrencies. Florida St. Petersburg Museum of History starts following Coastal bend and starts accepting BTC payments. Great Lakes Science Center Museum is the US third official museum to accept cryptocurrencies as a payment gateway.
Bitcoin is becoming a mainstream value store for worth over $110 billion. This crypto considers as a proper asset by various large-scale institutions. Some big names include NASDAQ, ICE, Fidelity, the New York Stock Exchange, etc.
Ellenbogen believes that visitors can buy admission tickets via cryptocurrencies for visiting NASA Glenn Visitor Center. This is one amongst the brand launch mobile app which uses augment and virtual reality. Thereafter, this AR and VR offer visitors an entirely new experience.
Last year we launched our mobile app that uses augmented and virtual reality to allow guests to experiment with flames in space and test spacecraft designs re-entering Earth’s atmosphere when they visit the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, and now they’ll be able to use their phone to pay for their admission using Bitcoin.
Bitcoin integration counts under the second huge initiative of the institution. The first was the launch of a new mobile app. Moreover, this aims the visitors for better study, experience, and evaluating the work at NASA.
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