Ground X Launches Global Blockchain-as-a-Service to Simplify Blockchain Development

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground X, the blockchain affiliate of the leading South Korean mobile platform, Kakao, has launched its global Blockchain-as-a-Service to empower enterprises and developers to build and operate blockchain services. KAS, short for Klaytn API Service, is the Blockchain-as-a-Service to utilize Klaytn, the public blockchain platform developed by Ground X. KAS provides a set of Application Programming Interfaces that streamline the process of building and operating blockchain applications in a cloud environment. Developers can use the Klaytn network without installing a separate node. They can reduce development cost and period.

Ground X's BaaS features the following APIs:

    --  Klaytn Node API that can store and browse blockchain data in the Klaytn
        network without installing the Klaytn Endpoint Node
    --  Token History API that handily browses and confirms token information
        and transaction details
    --  Wallet API that can easily implement a blockchain wallet to manage
        accounts, transactions, and personal keys, with the help of Ground X's
        uniquely developed Key Management System
    --  Anchor API that improves data stability and transparency by regularly
        saving private blockchain data on the Klaytn mainnet.

Aimed at speeding and simplifying enterprises' journey to using Klaytn, KAS can be utilized across all industries, catering to a wide range of audiences, from micro startups to enterprise divisions. With KAS, developers can build applications to meet the needs of various sectors including finance, security, games, and more.

Further, customers can benefit from zero transaction fees, which are covered by Klaytn on behalf of all developers and service providers that run applications on Klaytn. In this way, developers would be able to deploy or execute smart contracts at no cost.

Ground X also released its technical documentations. The newly updated KAS Docs and Klaytn Docs explain guides and tools with tutorials, with a mission to help developers easily use and adapt to Klaytn.

Jason Han, the CEO of Ground X said, "We designed our global BaaS to help developers build blockchain applications with reduced time and resources. Further, developers can operate applications on Klaytn for free at no cost. We hope that KAS can be used towards driving the mass adoption of blockchain experience for millions of users across the globe."

KAS is available today, try it for free at

About Klaytn (

Klaytn is a global public blockchain platform developed by Ground X, the blockchain affiliate of the leading South Korean Internet company, Kakao. Klaytn combines the best features of both public blockchains - decentralized data & control, distributed governance - and private blockchains - low latency, high scalability - via an efficient 'hybrid' design. It focuses on empowering businesses and entrepreneurs to offer services with responsiveness, robustness, and usability on par with those based on legacy technologies so as to remove all adoption hurdles. Klaytn is also secured by participation from numerous highly-reputable brands around the globe, including LG Electronics, Worldpay, and many others, working together to create a reliable business platform atop a robust system of decentralized trust.

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