Prysmatic Labs is the engineering crew behind Prysm, Ethereum’s main consensus layer consumer. Prysm is an Ethereum proof-of-stake consumer that pioneered the Ethereum merge.
Offchain Labs stated the transfer to onboard Prysmatic Labs finds root of their shared dedication to scale Ethereum. Offchain Labs developed the layer-2 scaling resolution Arbitrum which runs as a roll-up chain on Ethereum.
Prysmatic Labs co-founder Raul Jordan famous that the merger was an ideal match as the 2 groups develop their software program within the programming language Go and are aligned to maintain delivery software program that can drive the success of Ethereum.
Prysmatic Labs developer Preston Van Loon added:
“Scaling Ethereum is extra necessary than by no means and this merger will assist Ethereum additional its impression globally” added.”
Expectedly, the merger will see a detailed collaboration between the main layer 1 and layer 2 developer groups as they work towards delivering sooner applied sciences to scale Ethereum.
Going ahead, builders at Prysmatic Labs will be a part of Offchain Labs’ core crew. Nonetheless, they are going to proceed to assist Prysm and stay a impartial consensus consumer on Ethereum, whereas constructing out Arbitrium. The crew may even be actively concerned in growing Ethereum’s EIP-4844 data-sharding initiative.