We are closing a year that marked our lives.
We saw a deadly virus span into a worldwide pandemic; we lost some of our venerated icons and loved ones; we witnessed cities burn, and our hearts broke watching neighbours fight against each other. We have seen a global shift in the way we relate, live and work. Despite the adversities faced during 2020, at this moment, we feel fortunate and very grateful.
HASHWallet started as an idea way back late 2018, but it was in February 2020 when The National Cybersecurity Institute, INCIBE, awarded us the most innovative Spanish start-up. Soon, major media publishers (Bitcoin.com, Coinspeaker, The Merkle, Coin Telegraph, Blockonomy, CoinTalk, Investing.com, etc.) and proof-of-concept certifiers like Arrow featured HASHWallet as “one of the outstanding innovative technology in the crypto space”. …
It’s been a while since our latest project update. In eSignus, we are very grateful for all the support received from our community; your help is moving the HASHWallet project forward and will make it happen very soon. Your support is especially meaningful to us in these challenging times that all of us had to face.
2020 is turning out to be a strange year, to say the least. The pandemic has affected us all globally and has triggered a ripple effect on our supply chain. Although we have tried to keep the momentum going from the beginning, the coronavirus has hit hard, especially in Europe, where the eSignus team and its main partners operate. …
Here at eSignus, our team is focused on creating new tools that facilitate the cryptocurrency mass adoption. HASHWallet is our first step to extend the crypto landscape and we want you to know the full picture.
Why are cryptos not used by everybody? We, believers, all know cryptos will free us from the government’s surveillance, even more with the digital currencies promoted from the economic behemoths. We will be forced to abandon untraceable cash and to enter in a big brother’s world.
Then, how can we recover, or at least not to lose, our freedom? Cryptocurrencies are the solution, but nowadays, my mother can not use them. She cannot buy some goods on the corner’s grocery with a few Satoshis. We need to democratize the use of cryptos. But how? We need to make it so transparent that you don’t even notice you’re using them. Of course, this cannot be done in one step, but we have to design a complete path to reach this goal. …
The eSignus development team continues to deliver on the planned schedule. In this series of articles, we will keep our community updated on every step we take and on the progress of the HASHWallet project.
Following HASHWallet’s testing and adjustment schedule, we have just hit another milestone. Let’s see the stages as a whole.
As the spread of COVID-19 continues, most of the people around the world are now quarantined and stay at home. Our team is mostly based in Spain. Here at eSignus, we have been adopting to work from home. During these uncertain times, we would like to assure you that our hardworking team and partners will continue to operate and work together to ensure the best service possible.
Working from home enabled us to expand our working hours, which let us communicate with fellow blockchain projects all around the world for possible partnerships. …
Although biometric access is an expanding feature in technological devices across the board, only a few hardware wallets incorporate this system, and most of them opt for a PIN, and sometimes also they add a passphrase. Why do they choose these methods? Does this mean that PIN is a better security measure? Or on the opposite, is this due to economic reasons?
Let’s evaluate both features.
If you are a cryptocurrency user, nowadays you do not use your cryptos for everyday actions, and if you are a HODLer, your operations can be even less. You can not use your cryptos because of the containers. …
CardLab is a leading manufacturer of electronic smart cards for credit cards and other uses. Its technological innovations include the Snap Switch to turn on the card, and off when not in use, the biometric FPC1321 T-shape(TM) fingerprint sensor for fingerprint authorization, the RFID jammer to prevent wireless hacking, the ability to communicate wirelessly with any host device and the ability to include a dual dynamic magnetic strip.
Via the partnership with CardLab, eSignus will be able to manufacture, in Q3 2020, a credit card-shaped hardware wallet with a biometric authorization that does not compromise privacy regulations. The wallet can include wireless and contactless NFC/Bluetooth connectivity, plus other features that CardLab’s unique expertise makes possible. The hardware wallet will also be able to have additional security services, such as inheritance and plausible denial. …
The number of users who start buying cryptocurrencies is growing every day, and they get introduced to it through different systems. We can classify the solutions to store crypto-assets in two main groups: hardware wallets and software wallets, each one with its pros and cons.
It is widely believed that software wallets are secure enough, and their use is widespread for two reasons: it is convenient to carry a software wallet in the smartphone, and we avoid the expense of a hardware wallet.
In this post, we will show why you should trust a hardware wallet instead of other weaker solutions. …
HASHWallet has been chosen as one of the top innovative start-ups ideas and entrepreneurship contest which was co-hosted by INCIBE together with ICE, an entity attached to the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Junta de Castilla León and ILDEFE (Leonés Institute for Economic Development, Training, and Employment), under the Municipality of León which was held in Barcelona at the Naturgy Innova Hub.
HASHWallet initiative has received the first prize awarded with an amount of eight thousand Euros (€8,000).
Those who missed such an informative AMA on CryptoDiffer Telegram group can read the full transcript on:
HASHWallet is a hardware wallet that is based on an innovative technology deployed on a smart card that allows the user to authenticate or sign a transaction, in a secure environment that avoids any risk of impersonation and the possibility of fraud.
Telegram Discussion: https://t.me/hashwallet