The developer of the Status blockchainBlockchain
is a continuous and sequential block chain of information (digital linked list). When building a blockchain, copies of related blocks are simultaneously stored on multiple computers.Details platform has published a press release about the restart of its hardware wallet under the new name – Keycard – as reported by the CoinDesk news agency.
The popular Status crypto-platform has become known for being a browser, social network and instant messenger at the same time. The company also developed its own hardware crypto-wallet, which is currently undergoing rebranding. According to the press release, the wallet will function under a new name – Keycard.
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Hardware wallet from the Status platform
The new version of the Keycard wallet is open source. According to a press release, the wallet will first be sent out free of charge to interested blockchain developers and platform partners for testing. Then the final version will be sold directly from the Status website at $ 29.
Guy-Louis Grau, Status project manager, commented on the rebranding and hardware wallet upgrades: "The new hardware for cryptocurrency is exactly the same form as the Visa card that is in your wallet today (...) We made the design as close and convenient as possible."
In his public speech on February 10, Grau spoke a bit about the nuances of the new wallet: "Keycard is contactless. The wallet will be integrated with your mobile crypt-wallet. You just need to click on your key card on your mobile device to sign or approve transactions. Functionally, this is indeed a hardware wallet, but it works with mobile devices."
According to the press release, Status Keycard is compatible with several cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, BitcoinCash, litecoin, XRP, Ethereum and all ERC20 protocol tokens.
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Status blockchain platform announced the release of its hardware cryptocurrency wallet. It is expected that the first batch of Keycards crypto-wallets will be sent to interested parties in early March of this year. According to Grau's statements, "initially they will not be user oriented."
Editor: Yulia Krasnaya