Dash & Litecoin Now in Testing for Release to Universal Wallet

Big things have been happening at Ethos and we have some exciting news for our community!

Recently, we announced our Simplex Integration & ShapeShift Partnership, while continuing to build invaluable business relationships with other leading blockchain companies behind the scenes to advance and enhance our ecosystem.

One of the most exciting and highly-anticipated updates, is our new coin integrations coming to the Universal Wallet. In this article we highlight how our coin integration process works, which coins are almost ready to be added and give you direct insight into the progress being made.

Coin Integration – Development, Integration & Progress

Our blockchain developers are now working in two high-performing teams, both building features end-to-end. Team A and Team B are both focused on feature enhancements which are prioritized by applying feedback from the community, with Team B working specifically on new coin integrations.

Prior to onboarding a coin or blockchain to the wallet, it must go through a vetting process. When vetting coins, factors taken into consideration include, but are not limited to: complexity of integration, market cap, quality of the token, liquidity of the network, community demand and size of the community.

Once vetted, Team B gets a new node up and running, wraps the node and integrates the node with Bedrock. Extensive internal testing is undertaken prior to moving forward with beta testing through our Product Council. Following beta testing, the integration is ready to be deployed to Ethos Universal Wallet users globally.

These improvements will support us in streamlining our coin integration process and solidify our position to be the truly universal wallet solution.

The first new coins lined up to make their Universal Wallet debut are Litecoin (LTC) and Dash (DASH)! We are now testing these two coins internally – placing them at 95% completion. Integration is right around the corner, and we are excited to bring the Ethos, Litecoin and Dash communities closer together.

Here’s some more info on the two coins coming soon to Universal Wallet – stay tuned for updates on what’s coming next!

Litecoin (LTC)

Progress: 95% complete - currently undergoing beta testing.

About Litecoin
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency meant to enable instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. LTC is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized and a fork of Bitcoin Core. LTC seeks to solve many of the technical issues that plague the Bitcoin network and intends to be an alternate store of value to Bitcoin. If Bitcoin is “Digital Gold” then Litecoin is “Digital Silver”.

LTC seeks to activate network upgrades such as the Lightning Network which other coins have adopted in order to increase network throughput and solve scaling issues.

Dash (DASH)

Progress: 95% complete - currently undergoing beta testing.

About Dash
Dash is Digital Cash, aimed at making instant private payments online or in-store using a secure open source platform. Dash uses a self-governing, self-funding protocol with masternodes that drive development growth where participants propose and fund projects directly within the network. Dash has been expanding their payment infrastructure globally.

Want to stay updated on the progress of Coin Integrations?
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Our newly created Dev Dashboard, allows you to see the real-time progress of our coin integrations. It’s updated weekly based on our developer milestones, and allows you to know what’s going on at Ethos behind the scenes.
In the coming weeks, we will be releasing a People-Powered feedback survey to the Ethos community, to hear your input on what coins you would like us to integrate next. Thanks for reading…

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